Whoa. The Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado BLEW MY MIND. I mean I had an idea what to expect, but nothing prepares you for the sounds, energy, and beer that fills the halls of the Colorado Convention Center every year. I read through dozens of blog posts from my fellow beer bloggers and […]
Beers on Pink is a beer festival and fundraiser for The National Breast Cancer Foundation. Twenty Austin Breweries will be in attendance to serve the beer that’s on display.
The event is being hosted Thursday, October 13 from 7pm – midnight.
There will be a suggested donation for proceeds that go directly to The National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Summer is just beginning to wind down here in Austin, I think… Either way, if you’re like me, you might be sad that ice cream season is also coming to an end. Well, fear not! I’ve got 5 beer float combinations that use all of the best beers of fall and winter. Coming up with […]
FoodBytes! is a pitch competition-meets-networking event from Rabobank that aims to bring together the game-changers pioneering the future of food and agriculture. This week I got to attend an innovative event that was a cross between a foodie Shark Tank and a networking conference for food and agriculture startups. As a beer blogger, over the […]
“The more breweries the better.” That was something Mike Alvarado, General Manager of the new Ballast Point Brewing in Daleville, Virginia, said to me several times during our interview on my recent visit home. And Mike wasn’t talking about more Ballast Point breweries. He was talking about wanting more new, and local craft breweries as […]
Going down in East Austin’s Festival Gardens on Saturday, September 30th, is the largest beer festival in Texas focused soled on Texas-brewed craft beer! This year, the festival is hosting 65+ Texas craft breweries who will be sampling nearly 200+ brews. For the full lineup and rotating taps, head over here.
Austin is a city full of great adventures, there’s no denying that. Every day since moving here has been a new day discovering or researching a new place to check out. Shortly after moving here did I realize that the cities around Austin are just incredible in their own ways. Getting to know Texas Hill […]
There is no shortage of fun and unique craft beer experiences popping up in Austin. And that’s something you’ll never hear me complaining about! Craft beer, I believe, is one of the few things in this world that enhances every experience and every moment. You at the beach? Grab a nice cold pils or kolsch! […]
Homebrewing is 100% legal, and doesn’t require a fancy setup to get started. You’re allowed to master your craft while experimenting with ingredients and styles. Unfortunately, being a home distiller, or moonshiner, is highly illegal and requires a still, making it further out of reach for many. Not to mention that it would be kind […]
When I ordered these new ice pop pouches from Amazon, I wasn’t even sure you could freeze beer! Turns out you can, but there’s a few tricks to making it work. I discovered that when I choose this ice pop recipe that features the classic kriek lambic from Brouwerij Lindemans in Belgium.