Recent Beer Blog Posts

Homebrew Inspired Energy Bars – BRUBAR

Sometimes home brewers come up with concoctions that haven’t been tried before, with some succeeding, and others failing big time.  Every once in awhile a home brewer comes up with an idea that is simply delicious, yet the end result isn’t even beer.  This is the case with BRUBAR, an all natural energy bar made with barley malt, which I …

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A Quick History Of U.S. Prohibition, Twitter Style

Just the word “prohibition” is enough to make most beer fans cringe.  I’ve never lived in a world where beer was against the law, but I sure know that I don’t want to. Prohibition was a big part of U.S. history however and if you’re a nerd like me, it’s pretty interesting to learn about it. Since today marks 78 …

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Erie Brewing Company Railbender Ale Review

Living in the Northwest, I don’t have the chance to try a lot of east coast beers from smaller breweries.  A lot of the breweries with little distribution I haven’t even heard of, which is the case for Erie Brewing Company out of Erie Pennsylvania.  Luckily a Railbender Ale was included in a winter seasonal pack I got around Christmas, and am …

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Ninkasi Spring Reign Review

I am not sure why exactly, but I get the least excited about spring seasonal beers over other seasons. Maybe it’s that most seasonals that come out during spring are like teenagers, still trying to figure out who they are going to be. Don’t get me wrong though, I still enjoy them very much and was eager to try Spring …

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons Winter With Beer

I was emailed this video a few days ago and it’s pretty brilliant as it combines classical music with beer from all over the world.  If you’re unfamiliar with classical music, you can Google Vivaldi The Four Seasons and have a listen to the original if you want. The music in the video is entirely created with beer bottles, glasses, …

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