Category: Events

  • Picking Cleveland Beer Week Events

    Cleveland Beer Week is nearly here, and with over 350 events scattered all over the greater Cleveland area, picking an event can be enough to give you a hangover. And while most people know about the flagship events like Brewzilla and Culture Yourself, the smaller events can be some of the most rewarding, if you […]

  • A Visit to Cantillon Brewery

    Cantillon brewery in Brussels Belgium

    INTRODUCTION A trip to Belgium would be a waste if not for a visit to the Mecca of true gueuze blending, Cantillon. Not a far walk from the tourist friendly, the relatively quiet street on which some of the finest traditional sour beers continue to be brewed, even as most other similar blenders have been […]

  • 2014 Firestone Walker Invitational

    Firestone Walker International Beer Festival

     “Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.” – Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger   In May of 2014 Dave and Steve attended one of the greatest beer events in the world: the Firestone Walker Invitational in Paso Robles California. Here are some thoughts and images.    [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id=”2″]   […]

  • Dark Horse 4 Elf Party 2012

    Dark Horse 4 Elf Crowd

    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, […]

  • 5 Surprising Facts About Cinco de Mayo

    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 […]