Beer Reviews / 27.12.2016

Murry Chrimmus by Sigma Brewing Company is a sleeper in every sense of the word. As I scanned the tap list on the back wall of Hop Stop Humble, I was seconds away from making a mistake. I nearly ordered something other than Murry Chrimmus. Nothing wrong with the other choices, it's just that damn good! It reminds me of a stronger Sailing Santa. Kind of sweet, not boozy like you might expect from a 12% beer. Very well balanced. Tastes like Christmas spirit in a bottle. Pours...

Beer Reviews / 26.12.2016

So, it's the day after Christmas and it's a frigid 73 degrees with 92% humidity, so it seems a bit silly to be writing about Southern Star Winter Warmer, but bear with me! I write about beer in my journal as I drink, and then I post them on here as I see fit, and I originally drank this one while I grilled on my back patio as we endured the first sunshine after the big cold front week before last. It starts off mild and sweet, and...

Beer Reviews / 20.12.2016

So there I was, sitting at the bar scanning the chalk board with the list of beer on tap at Hop Stop Humble, and im trying to decide which to get my growler filled with. I'm trying to decide between a few IPA's when out of the corner of my eye I see one I had somehow missed, 7 Spanish Angels from our friends at Brazos Valley Brewing. I tasted it and quickly decided that was the clear choice. Described as Coffee Brown Ale, I expected more of...

Beer Reviews / 13.12.2016

So I cant remember the first place I saw the idea for Driving Santa for sure but I know that one of our pint glass giveaway winners, @skatercraig on IG, shared a recipe with us where he poured half of a can of Saint Arnold's Art Car IPA and half of a bottle of Saint Arnold's Christmas Ale together. His idea was trying to create the next Saint Arnold Sailing Santa, which is a combo of Saint Arnold's Elissa IPA and Christmas Ale! While I love the ingenuity...