Beer Reviews, Houston Beer News / 04.12.2017

The irony here is that last year we had to work pretty hard to gather all the IPAs, and do it quickly all while being mindful of the bottled/canned dates. This time, we didn't have to worry about freshness nearly as much, but we managed to wrangle all the stouts together much quicker. We met up at Drink of Ages and had Jon partake in the...

Beer Pro Tips, Houston Beer News / 02.07.2017

Craft beer fans rejoice! The industry has made big steps this week to be a little bit more transparent, thanks to the Brewers Association Independent Craft Seal. I’m sure we’ve all been there. You're strolling down the beer aisle at the grocery store wondering which craft beer to try next. You easily eliminate the latter half of the aisle stocked with Bud Light, Coors, and Lone Star, but still, so many options...

Houston Beer News / 21.02.2017

He and I both noted how the super-complex flavors were well balanced by the wood and vanilla notes, and the absence of cherries and spices allowed the dark fruit and banana flavors to meld well. As of 2/10/2017, they only had 3 half barrel kegs left, so if you're into big, complex, Belgian beer, go check it out. However, if you're more of a hop-head, you may want to keep your ears to the streets as there's soon to be a new kid on the block - SpindleTap...

Beer Reviews, Houston Beer News / 16.01.2017

The post that almost never happened: After a few weeks of gathering beer from all over town, and one long ass drive to Galveston Island, we did it. We had them all. We met up with a few other friends for a potluck meal just before Thanksgiving, and the Top 5 Best IPAs in Houston was born. None of us are official BJCP judges or cicerones (yet), as you may have read elsewhere on the site, but here's our take as consumers - just regular dudes that...