Recent Beer Blog Posts

This weekend: Drink Beer, Think Clean Snow

A weekend long “Get Snowed In” event at Seattle’s Pyramid Brewering Co. this weekend will benefit The Snowrider Project (“an offshoot of  the ocean-centric Surfrider Foundation, Snowrider focuses on keeping snow and mountains clean so as not to pollute our waterways”; think Coastal Code, but on snow). The party will run Friday and Saturday nights with two great music acts on …

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The Beer Formally Known as Stella

A beer that was once both respectable & fashionable, Stella Artois has no doubt lost some of its glamour. But Britain’s Telegraph reports today, in an effort to reclaim its glory, the beer will soon be undergoing a major change – before long, the beer will be known simply as Artois (and then simply as some weird symbol after that). According to the …

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Move Aside Plain Ol’ Kegerator…

One of the dorkiest most amazing gaming systems to appear in years has just been unvailed (for now via eBay only): The Gamerator. A full-scale arcade-style gaming system, The Gamerator is loaded with 187 classic games… AND a refrigerated interior that can hold a pony-keg of beer. The system includes realistic joysticks, buttons, and trackball – all reminiscent of the arcade systems …

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Maine Brewers Festival: a Recap

To usher in “Drink Maine Beer” month, last night (Saturday November 3rd) the girlfriend and I made our way through the remains of Hurricane Noel to the 14th annual Maine Brewer’s Festival, with a whopping 15 breweries present. And suffice it to say that the only letdown was the absence of Allagash Brewing (due, apparently, to a “scheduling conflict”). Even though there is …

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A Beer After the Game is Good for Your Health

According to an article which appeared in England’s Telegraph today, having a beer after playing a game of football, a long run, or a strenuous round of golf can be good for the body, scientists are now reporting. In a bit of good news for those who enjoy their brew, Spanish researchers have announced that their findings suggest that beer can help someone who is dehydrated …

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