Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sun King Brewery Isis Review

I’ve been slowly crossing beers off my 50 beers from 50 states list, and am finally able to cross the state of Indiana off my list. While Indiana has some great breweries, I’ve had a tough time getting my hands on them…. until now. Sun King Brewing, based out of Indianapolis, sent me some samples of their Wee Mac Brown, …

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Beer Cocktail: Basura Blanca Margarita

Sometimes you just have to take matters into your own hands. Now I’m not talking about the type of vigilante justice found in many a Steven Seagal or Jeane Claude Van Damme films; I’m talking about shedding the doldrums of the winter months and forcing your mentality and imagination into a more exotic mindset. Mother Nature does not always make …

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One Serious Bottle Opener – TORQ


If you’re like most self proclaimed beer nuts out there, I’m sure you own a whole plethora of bottle openers. Over the years I’ve collected (and broken) many bottle openers in all shapes and sizes. Still, the Corona opener I got on my honeymoon in 2004 still reigned supreme in my cap popping activities. Not that I’m a fan of …

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New Belgium Shifts To 16 Ounce Cans

What’s so great about 16-ounce cans? Simple, 4 more ounces of beer than your average 12-ounce can or bottle. While multiple breweries have 16-ounce cans (a pint), the 12-ouncers still remain king of beer containers in the US. New Belgium Brewing out of Ft. Collins, CO is looking at changing things up with its newest year-round beer offering, Shift Pale Lager. …

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Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale Review

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a beer review and decided enough was enough, it’s time to drink some beers. If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile you might remember last year I set out to drink 50 different beers (that I’ve never tried) from each of the 50 states (1 beer per state). I kind of stalled out …

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Brewed Awakening By Joshua Bernstein Review


You only have to scan the shelves at your local craft beer emporium to realize the beer world just keeps growing. New styles. Old styles. New twists on old styles. This hop. That malt. It can be a perplexing place for casual beer drinkers or a never-ending race to keep up for beer connoisseurs. Several book authors have attempted to …

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