Michelle over at Une-deux senses recently posted a recipe for beer bread. I haven’t made beer bread in quite some time and was inspired to whip up a batch. If you’ve never stumbled upon her site from foodgawker or trolling the interwebs, definitely head over there and check it out. She posts delicious recipes, has stellar . . . → Read More: Yakima Glory Beer Bread
What to drink instead of Blue Moon
Spring is nearly upon us and what better way to welcome it in then by enjoying a delicious Belgian Witbier? In this first episode of our American Brewed Belgian Style Beers, Steve from Gardenstatebeers.com and myself sample Ommegang’s Witte and River Horse’s Double Wit.
Ommegang (Cooperstown, NY) is probably one . . . → Read More: American Brewed Belgian Wit Beer Review
In the final episode of our Pittsburgh beer tasting, Noah and I review The Church Brew Work’s Dunkel and Voodoo Brewing Company’s Wynona’s Big Brown Ale.
The Church Brew Works brewpub was previously a church which closed in August of 1993. The building was dormant until The Church Brew Works reopened the doors of St. . . . → Read More: Pittsburgh Beer Review – Episode 4
In this third episode of our Pittsburgh Beer tasting, Noah and I review Full Pint Brewing Company’s Amber Ale and Erie Brewing Company’s Railbender Ale.
Full Pint Brewing Company opened its doors in May 2010 in Pittsburgh’s North Versailles neighborhood. Since their opening, the five (yes 5!) brewmasters with 50 years of brewing experience between them, have . . . → Read More: Pittsburgh Beer Review – Episode 3
My friend Steve from Garden State Beers was kind enough to bring a growler of Trap Rock’s Trickster’s Tripel to our brew day. Trap Rock’s description for this beer really hits the nail on the head, “Don’t be fooled by the golden hues and crisp taste of this beer because it craftily hides it at 8.2% . . . → Read More: Trap Rock Trickster’s Tripel Review
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