Archive | May, 2011

San Antonio Beer Week: Sweet & Sour

May 24, 2011

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For obvious reasons, I was unable to attend most of the events for San Antonio Beer Week, but as I was in San Antonio Saturday morning for the Freetail Brewing bottle release, I decided to hang around and attend Sweet & Sour, A sour beer and cupcake pairing put on by Jeremey Banas of Ruination […]

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Deschutes Base Camp Week- Houston: Dessert Pairing

May 20, 2011

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After a fellow beer nerd/blogger, Steve at All Good Beer, posted a schedule of events for the Deschutes Base Camp Week in Houston, I knew immediately that I had to go to the dessert pairing that took place at Barcadia, plus they have giant jenga! From the Deschutes twitter, I learned that their Black Butte […]

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Update: No Label Brewing Company, Katy Texas

May 18, 2011

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After my visit last September to the new, family-owned brewery out in the burbs of Houston, No Label Brewing Company, things have been heating up. I’ve seen them at Monsters of Beer, the Texas Beer Fest and several Katy and Houston Bars. They have had their beers featured at beer dinners, too. They recently installed […]

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New Texas Breweries

May 12, 2011

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When fellow Houston beer nerds Leah and Chris started discussing on Twitter what the saturation point was for new breweries in the Houston (and even Texas) area was, I got to thinking of all the new names I have been hearing and the new beers I’ve been able to try and wanted to get together […]

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The Texas Beer Festival

May 9, 2011

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As I mentioned in my previous post about the Kreuz Creek beer dinner, I have been looking forward to The Texas Beer Festival for quite some time now. Over a year ago the crew over at the Craft Beer Revolutionary Guard announced that they were putting together a beer festival way out in Humble, north […]

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Kreuz Creek Beer Dinner

May 6, 2011

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When the guys over at the Craft Beer Revolutionary Guard announced last year that they would be putting on a beer festival, the Texas Beer Festival to be exact, to take place on May 7th, I was excited to see Houston’s craft beer scene growing even more and ready to go to at least one […]

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Live on Eat More Heat- Spicy Beers

May 4, 2011

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When the lovely Amy asked if I would make a guest appearance on the Eat More Heat Live webcast (they do it weekly, check them out here) to discuss spicy beers for their “Drink de Mayo” special on Tuesday 5/3, I was thrilled (and super nervous!). They have thousands of viewers weekly that tune in […]

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San Diego Part III- Sunday 4/17

May 4, 2011

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Part I (Friday 4/15) is here & Part II (Saturday 4/16) here. Sunday, April 17th: Finally the day arrived for Oakquinox- the barrel aged beer festival put on by Stone! We also took a detour to a few other places on the last full day in San Diego. Stone Oakquinox Upon entering Stone Brewery we […]

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