Beer Banter

A blog for beer lovers created by beer lovers.

  • Posted by Stephen Pendergast
  • October 16, 2018

A Guide to Proper Beer Glassware: Brown Ale

It's at this point in the series that I am excited to cover possibly the most iconic beer glass in modern day drinking: the shaker pint glass and the slightly newer nonic pint glass. If you have ever ...

  • Posted by Stephen Pendergast
  • September 25, 2018

A Guide to Proper Beer Glassware: Märzen

There are few things in the beer world as traditional and characteristic as the stein glass or the modern rendition often called the beer mug. I find that there's nothing better than drinking beer out...

  • Posted by MacKenzie Zarzycki
  • September 4, 2018

Best Beers to Enjoy During Football Season

Football season is finally upon us. Whether you prefer a sports bar or the comfort of your own home, watching football is so much better when you have a cold beer in your hand. With that in mind, here...

  • Posted by Stephen Pendergast
  • August 15, 2018

A Guide to Proper Beer Glassware: Hazy IPA

One of the most subtly important aspects of drinking a beer is the vehicle of the beer itself. While beer is drunk predominantly from cans, glass bottles, glasses, and even plastic cups, most beer dri...

  • Posted by Tim LaFore
  • December 11, 2017

Drinks For Any Holiday Gathering

It’s December, which means the days are shorter and snow is in our inevitable future. One positive aspect of this dreary time of year is holiday activities with friends and family. Whether you are hea...

  • Posted by Kaylie Radliff
  • November 7, 2017

Festive Drink Recipes For the Holidays

The holidays are approaching, and what better way to impress your family and friends then with a delicious cocktail menu for your holiday party? My family always enjoys the cocktails that I make each ...

  • Posted by Guest Author
  • November 1, 2017

Why Beer Shouldn't Be Served in a Frosted Glass

Controlling the temperature of beer during storage is very important to help maintain freshness, flavors, and aromatics. According to the Brewers Association Draught Beer Quality Manual, kegs should b...

  • Posted by Tim LaFore
  • August 1, 2017

Best Beverages to Drink on the Golf Course

The weather is finally breaking, the sun is shining, and the days are longer. This can only mean one thing: it's time to break out the wrenches, golf season is here! Here at, we strive to ...

  • Posted by Kaylie Radliff
  • May 24, 2017

Your Beer Guide For Memorial Day Weekend

It's finally that time of the year – the sun is hot, the grill is ready, and the beer is ice cold. Nothing screams "hello summer" like Memorial Day weekend. Whether you spend your weekend at a backyar...

  • Posted by Brian Coffey
  • March 28, 2017

Evaluating Your Beer (AATMF)

When tasting beer, we often enjoy the intricacies of different styles and variations. We consider this evaluating beer. There are five steps to evaluating beer, which are Appearance, Aroma, Taste, Mou...

  • Posted by Zebadiah Pagerie
  • March 22, 2017

Ode to An Old Friend

Remember when you were young and you found something exciting, then fell in love? Suddenly a new object, shiny and different came along, you got distracted and moved on to a new love, then another and...

  • Posted by MacKenzie Zarzycki
  • February 1, 2017

Valentine's Day Beer & Chocolate Pairings

Chocolate. It’s synonymous with Valentine’s Day. It comes drizzled over strawberries and displayed in heart shaped boxes. It’s chock–full of antioxidants and known to be a mood booster. So, why wouldn...

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