I was recently asked to join BrewingSomeFun.com and jumped at the opportunity to contribute to a larger craft beer website focused on developing a community of beer bloggers.
BrewingSomeFun’s mission is to create a central website where readers can go to learn about craft beer from all around the country. Being able to take part in a . . . → Read More: Philadelphia’s Winter Beer Festival 2011
In the second part of the Pittsburgh beer tasting, Noah and I review RiverTowne Babbling Blonde and Fat Head’s Head Hunter IPA.
RiverTowne Babbling Blonde is a very approachable beer. It pours a clear golden yellow color and is very drinkable, a solid sessionable “lawn mower” beer. Checked out the BJCP style guidelines and they indicate . . . → Read More: Pittsburgh Beer Review – Episode 2
If your looking to get into All Grain Brewing or are already brewing all grain batches with a 5 gallon mash tun you’ll want to keep reading. When researching how to build my own Mash Tun, I decided on using the round igloo coolers for ease and efficiency. However, I deliberated whether or not to purchase . . . → Read More: 5 Gallon vs. 10 Gallon Mash Tun
My good friend Noah was kind enough to bring some local Pittsburgh Beers back for us to sample. In this episode we review Penn Pilsner and Duquesne Pislner. Penn’s Pislner is a very well balanced, sessionable Pilsner. I’m not a huge fan of Pislner’s myself but if you enjoy the style, definitely worth trying this beer . . . → Read More: Pittsburgh Beer Review – Episode 1
Step 1: Grab yourself a beer
Step 2: Go through your collection of beer coasters and pick out a few of your favorites.
Step 3: If you haven’t already acquired picture frames, visit a frame shop, craft store, craigslist etc and get some frames that will fit your coasters. I purchased 3 frames at AC Moore craft store . . . → Read More: Beer Coaster Wall Art
As the saying goes, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” So as the transitive property (yeah H.S. math) would suggest, this would also hold true with beer. Give a man a beer and you quench his thirst for . . . → Read More: Cascadian Dark Ale / American-Style Dark Ale / Black IPA
This was my second all grain batch of beer and was brewed on 11-26-10. I was shooting for a full bodied, sweet stout with a nice creamy mouth feel and I feel like I pretty much hit the nail right on the head. About 4 weeks after brewing, the beer was much sweeter (but not too . . . → Read More: Homebrewed Oatmeal Milk Stout
This “head to head” tasting is a very special one indeed. Not only do these beers represent their respective states football teams in the 45th Super Bowl (Green Bay Packers & Pittsburgh Steelers) it is also my 100th official beer review on ratebeer. I received some awesome beer from friends in Wisconsin a few months back . . . → Read More: Super Beer Bowl XLV: Wisconsin Vs. Pennsylvania
Holy hops! Talk about the unthinkable. So far plans for this merger are all talk and speculation, or so I hope.
After the merger of Anheuser-Busch (AB) and Interbrew-Ambev (InBev) in 2008, AB-InBev became the world’s largest brewer, generating 36.8 billion dollars of revenue in 2009. Anheuser-Busch InBev is currently one of the top-5 consumer product . . . → Read More: AB-InBev / SAB Miller Merger