Best of Series: What is the Best Session IPA? The Oxford Companion to Beer reminds us that one definition of light beer is “a beer with lower alcohol than most…” Which might make Joseph Owades ‘Diet Beer’ the first mass marketed session beer after Prohibition. A while back, while reviewing Lagunitas’s then new DayTime IPA we […]
On Saturday, December 8th the third annual Dark Horse 4 Elf Party featured nearly 50 beers on tap and are selling 13 specialty beers WHY GO TO MICHIGAN AT 4:00 AM? With scores of diverse and bold beers on tap, a battle of the bands, and an eclectic mix of offerings such as elk ribs, […]
Cinco de Mayo has become, for some Americans, an excuse to show off their multicultural sensitivity while putting away gallons of yellow, fizzy beer. The history of this popular holiday however, is often clouded in misconceptions. 1. Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated in Mexico. The day is celebrated in certain communities, mostly in the the […]
The Great Lakes Brewing Company Bourbon Barrel Release Party was held on January 16th in two sessions. Beers were offered for sample and the opportunity to purchase 4-packs of the 2012 Barrel-Aged Black Out Stout was afforded. Party Time! Brewery only release events come in different shapes, sizes, and levels of organization. Great Lakes, home not […]
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