“Winter beer” is a lousy category. That presupposes there’s a “summer beer” category and that’s really not a thing either. There’s good beer and bad beer, and most “winter beer” is bad beer. It’s the season that bludgeons you with over-malted, potpourri-smelling, banana-bread beer, because for some reason you’re looking to dull your mind, body and tastebuds […]
Literally once someone asked what beer they should try over the weekend. After the initial surprise of being tabbed as a functional alcoholic friend with one particular benefit, I was honored to tap my encyclopedic (my word, not theirs) of beers and spew something that vaguely resembled a recommendation. Since then, I’ve picked up the banner of […]
People from the rest of the world were mystified by what locals have long called three-two beer. It’s beer with no more than 3.2 percent alcohol.
“It’s really economical for us because we’re not spending the time and money to build a large brewery and it helps (other breweries) out because they’re not wasting their precious stainless steel,” Tom said.
“I told the band, ‘it’s my dream and my passion to collaborate with musicians, so what kind of beer do you guys want?’” Smith said. “Hearing is the last sense that’s not really tapped into in the beer scene, and I wanted to try to fill that void.”
“We’ve doubled our attendance in the last two years, and we’re hoping to have a big jump again this year,” she said. The brewfest attracted about 850 people in 2013, with anywhere from 1,200 to 1,500 attendees expected this year, Zeitler said.
Man’s best friend becomes man’s best friend at a bar too
Summer session suds spell supreme solace
When they launched Copper Kettle Brewing, Jeremy Gobein and Kristen Kozik wanted a brewery that doubled as a neighborhood bar, someplace where friendly customers and staff formed a community.