Jan 06, 2014
All beers are not created equal – this I swear by. Some beers are just naturally healthier for you, while others simply are not. Before you start feeling guilty about knocking a few back, remember that beer is packed with nutrients, like hops and barley. Healthy beer drinking is a matter of finding the right beer and drinking in moderation. Here are a few brews that pack a healthy punch.
Feb 03, 2014
We've all heard some good myths and urban legends about our favorite alcoholic beverage. However, in this blog post you will find four popular myths debunked.
Jan 31, 2014
Ladies, let’s be honest… Valentine’s Day is less than a month away, and if you’re anything like me, you have no idea what to get your man. Lucky for you, I’ve done some investigative research and come up with five great gifts for a beer lover.
Feb 15, 2017
While the majority of beer drinkers look for a clear, clean tasting liquid, the growth in popularity of the so-called "New England-style IPA" has raised the question, does a hazy beer mean a bad beer? While there are some traditional styles, such as Hefeweizen, that are unfiltered (therefore hazy), India Pale Ales are not traditionally known for being murky.
Feb 08, 2017
Spring is on its way and with it brings wacky weather, new leaves, baby animals, and… SOURS? It seems the beer industry is already shaping up their spring portfolio with an ample amount of sour offerings. Just in New York State, both Ithaca and Brooklyn released a brand new sour for the spring season to add to the multitude of sour offerings in the Northeast. Sours can have flavors as simple as a tart lemonade or they can be amazingly complex like a big red wine. If you have had the pleasure of enjoying some of these unpredictable, bacteria-spiked brews, then you might be able to relate. However, if you’re just getting into the realm of face puckering sours, you might be asking the question “Why are sour beers becoming so popular?”
Feb 01, 2017
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’t we pair it with craft beer? Beer and food pairings are becoming very popular these days. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I thought I would offer some tips for pairing two of my favorite things: beer and chocolate.