Category Archives: Stateside Adventures

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What is West Texas? My Happy Place That’s 7 Hours West of Austin

Curious about what is West Texas? Want to escape from the city? Whether you want to keep yourself busy hiking and exploring Big Bend National Park, or would prefer to lay on a hammock with a cold beer in with no idea where your phone is, West Texas is a peaceful oasis where you can take advantage of both.

Big Texas Beer Fest

Big Texas Beer Fest 2018 Recap

Big Texas Beer Fest is Dallas, Texas’s original beer festival. Spanning two sessions, 100+ breweries, and 500+ beers, this festival was started several years ago by a husband and wife team passionate about great beer, local businesses, and giving back to their community.

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6 Incredible Moments From 2017 I Never Want to Forget

I can’t believe another year is in the bag. Before we head into 2018, I wanted to share some of my favorite memories and moments from 2017. This little blog sure has kept me busy with one exciting project after another. Unfortunately, in the hustle and bustle of all these projects, many incredible stories have unfortunately fallen through the cracks.

Great American Beer Festival

Lessons Learned at My First Great American Beer Festival

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

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My Favorite Moments From the Beer Bloggers Conference

The Beer Bloggers Conference has been happening every August since 2010 and just like the craft beer world, there are more and more bloggers every year. This year about 100 bloggers were in attendance for a long weekend full of beer, networking, and exploring.

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The New Braunfels Travel Guide for Craft Beer Lovers

New Braunfels was founded in 1845, by, no joke, a German prince looking to start a colony in what was at that time the Republic of Texas. Despite the fact that “New Germany” never came to be, New Braunfels stood the test of time. Today,

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Relaxing in Style: Texas Glamping with Mystic Quarry

Just over an hour drive south from Austin city center, is a a small oasis that’s perfect for those who need an escape from the hustle and bustle of life. Mystic Quarry is a modern campground that has something for every camping style. Whether you

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What to Know About Marfa’s Must-See Sights

This is Part Two to my Marfa Guides. Part One includes all the places you’ll want to eat and drink in Marfa. Plus, details on Marfa’s hippest places to stay! Marfa, Texas: Pop 2121 Marfa is a small desert city in far-west Texas that has

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Getting to Marfa and Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay

In way far west Texas, there’s Marfa: a very tiny town of 1900 or so people. When it comes to restaurants and bars in Marfa, they have weird hours, or like we learned, they will close randomly. Just remember to be patient, open-minded, and kind and remember there’s a 24/7 convenience store in town should you be caught hungry with nothing open, but this guide should help!

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Drink the Day Away in Beautiful Dripping Springs, Texas

Dripping Springs is full to the brim with just about every kind of booze out there! Beer, rum, wine, cider, vodka, and tequila; whatever you like to drink, it’s made here. Come hungry too, cause there’s plenty of pizza and BBQ around to soak it all up!

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