You’re at your local craft beer bar and you look up at the draft options for the day, obviously written in chalk. Your eyes glaze over the name and straight to the listed alcohol by volume. Spotted: 12 percent alcohol by volume beer. It’s a winner. Yet when it gets to you, it’s in a […]
2017 is the perfect year for a new start. It’s time for a hard reset as you find comfort in the small pleasures of life. And by small pleasures, we of course mean new craft beer releases. Don’t let those pleasures be a surprise, though. Plan your life out. Here are a few craft brewery release schedules […]
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Like IPAs? You’re not alone! According to the Brewers Association, IPAs accounted for less than eight percent of the craft beers sold in 2008. But as of August 2015, 27.4 percent of beers sold were IPAs. That’s a huge amount of growth, and the popularity of IPAs will only continue to rise.
We’ve all heard it before: beer before liquor, never been sicker, liquor before beer, you’re in the clear. But how much validity is there to this well-known pre-gaming anthem? Not much, it turns out. At the end of the day, it’s not what you drink that will make you sick, but how much you drink.
Did you know that cooking with beer uses about 50 percent fewer calories than cooking with oil? One tablespoon of olive oil has approximately 120 calories, while an entire 12-ounce can of beer has around 146, breaking down to fewer than seven calories per tablespoon. It’s even been said that cooking with beer can enhance the […]
Wilkommen in Deutschland, home of bratwurst, Oktoberfest, and above all, the greatest beers in the world. This week, we’re looking to Cologne, Germany’s fourth-largest city and the beer-drinking capital of the world. Home to more than 10 million people, Cologne is a cultural hub in Germany; the city boasts over 30 museums, hundreds of galleries, and an […]
Pairing wine and beer with food is an art. Bringing together similar and complementary tastes, finding local ingredients to match where the grapes were grown, and coordinating the weight of the beer to the weight of your food is no small task. It might as well be magic. But when it comes to choosing whether beer […]
When you hear “Buffalo Wild Wings,” your first thought is probably not craft beer. A conglomerate that cranks out 27 million wings a week, Buffalo Wild Wings is probably more often associated with the kinds of big American lagers you’d expect to find at a casual dining and sports bar franchise. But if Bud is […]