Monthly Archives: March 2013

3 Easter Beers That Will Have You HOPping!


With day length increasing as the season progresses, and with even the shyest of flowers beginning to bloom, it is clear that the rejuvenation of our landscapes is arriving in the form of spring. This renewal which takes place every year transforms the barren into bounty and signals the rebirth of the nature that surrounds us. One part of this …

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The Perfect Passover Beer To Drink After Passover


As one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays, Passover is a Jewish festival which commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. Beginning on the 14th day of the month of Nisan in the Jewish calendar, Passover is in spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and is celebrated for seven or eight days. During this time, nothing leavened can be …

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T-Shirt Tuesday: Hawcreek Brewing Co.

Hawcreek Brewing Co.

This weeks T-Shirt Tuesday is another shirt that I received from the great people at Craft Brewed Clothing Co. One of the cool things about getting shirts from Craft Brewed Clothing Co. is that you get shirts from all over the US. They don’t just stick with large breweries, so you get to experience multiple breweries you may not even know existed. That …

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A Biologists St. Patrick’s Day Beer Song

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a funny video on the blog for awhile. Since St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday, I figured I’d post one of the nerdiest St. Patrick’s Day beer songs you’ll probably ever hear. It’s a unique blend of chemistry, biology, and beer. Watch and enjoy.

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What Cheese To Pair With Guinness


I do love a good conspiracy. The kind that has you feeling like something is awry in ones seemingly organized world, the kind that begs you to take action in an effort to get to the bottom of the mystery. But before jumping into my own personal Mystery Machine to engage in a caper laced with hijinks, I simply started …

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T-Shirt Tuesday: Fermented Tees Hops & Crossbones

Last week I started a new segment on the blog called T-Shirt Tuesday to showcase craft beer related t-shirts I’ve received from multiple companies. This week I’ll keep it short and sweet as this t-shirt sells itself. The shirt comes from a company called Fermented Tees. They offer a small selection of homebrewing and craft beer t-shirts along with a handful of …

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This Ain’t Yo Grandma’s Shamrock Shake


With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, the Kelly green flags and the Guinness posters will start popping up all over the place. Your local watering hole will be adorned with cheap, plastic promotional material attempting to make you feel as though the luck of the Irish is upon you as you search for the next pint of stout in the …

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Beer Cocktail: Axis & Allies


Ahhh, the finer things in life. Now I’m not talking about Ferraris in Venice or North Pole and Arctic island tours in Murmansk or any of that Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous stuff. I’m talking about the realistic finer things. Like a moment when the food and the drink align to bring the partaker to that place where the …

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T-Shirt Tuesday: That Brewery

This is the first of a new segment on the blog called T-Shirt Tuesday. Over the course of the past few months I’ve received multiple t-shirts from different companies related to craft beer and I though it would be fun to take a moment each week to highlight a new shirt every week along with the company it represents. The first shirt …

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Homebrew Kit Review: Midwest Supplies Harriet’s West Side IPA


I don’t talk a lot about homebrewing on the blog all that much, but it’s a hobby I’m passionate about and plan on focusing on a little more at Blog About Beer. If you’re not a homebrewer but enjoy beer, I’d definitely recommend that you look into getting started brewing. Not only can you save money and brew beer a …

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Ninkasi Releases Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout


Eugene, Oregon based Ninkasi Brewing Company just announced a new addition to their year round lineup of beers. Expected to hit stores in 22oz. bottles any day, Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout should be found just about everywhere Ninkasi’s current distribution reaches. “Aged on whole natural vanilla beans, Vanilla Oatis is a unique and delicious take on our traditional Oatmeal Stout,” sai Nikos …

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