Archive | November, 2011

Vic & Anthony’s North Coast Beer Dinner

November 22, 2011

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The grand finale of Houston Beer Week was the North Coast beer dinner put on by Vic & Anthony’s, which is fitting because they have this whole beer dinner down to an art. [Check out previous V&A dinners I’ve attended: Real Ale and Midsummer Dinner] First Course: Point aux Pins Oyster with Finger Chile, Apple […]

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Mead Dinner: The Modular & Redstone Meadery

November 22, 2011

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For one of my last Houston Beer Week events, I mixed it up and attended a mead dinner put on by The Modular food truck, Grand Prize Bar and Redstone Meadery out of Boulder, Colorado, I wrote a little preview with more background information, you can check it out here. This was a very unique […]

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A Beer Dinner of Epic Proportions: The Clandestine Dinner

November 18, 2011

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One of the most anticipated dinners of Houston Beer Week was definitely the Clandestine dinner. Technically, it was two dinners; a battle, if you will, of beer dinners, between two of Houston’s craft beer pioneers, Ben Fullelove of Petrol Station and Kevin Floyd of Anvil and Hay Merchant. The dishes were cooked by two of […]

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Jester King/Mikkeller Beer Dinner at Haven

November 15, 2011

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For Houston Beer Week so far, I have posts up on: Monsters of Beer & Night After Monsters, the Rockwell Tavern Texas Beer Brunch, and the Karbach Brewing Beer Dinner at Down House! Whew! Since Mikkel is in town for various Houston Beer Week events, of course there had to be a dinner with Jester […]

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Karbach Brewing Beer Dinner at Down House

November 15, 2011

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After attending the Texas Beer Brunch at Rockwell Tavern out in Cypress, then the Night After Monsters event in the early evening, Sunday shaped up to be a day full of excellent beer and food. Quite an awesome start to Houston Beer Week! Then there was the Karbach Beer Dinner at Down House in the […]

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Texas Beer Brunch at Rockwell Tavern & Grill

November 14, 2011

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Houston Beer Week is now in full swing and there are plenty of events to attend; I attended both Monsters of Beer and Night After Monsters, check out my recap here. I was invited to be a guest at Rockwell Tavern & Grill‘s Texas Beer Brunch on behalf of Open The Taps; Tiffany Richie, Owner […]

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Monsters of Beer/Night After Monsters 2011

November 14, 2011

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So begins my posts on Houston Beer Week events… Monsters of Beer, Saturday 11/12: Last year Monsters of Beer took place at 13 Celsius, and I attended as a volunteer (sweet gig), they featured 10 (Texas) breweries and poured beers for a sold-out crowd of 600 people. This year, the Houston Beer Week organizers are […]

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Medieval Feast with The Modular and Redstone Meadery

November 8, 2011

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Something a little different for Houston Beer Week… The Modular food truck partners, Lyle Bento, formerly a sous chef at Feast, and Joshua Martinez, former manager at Kata Robata, are hosting a Redstone mead dinner at Grand Prize Bar. Recently this duo won Houston Press’s recent Wingtoberfest, and have become well known for outstanding dishes […]

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La Muerta Day 2011

November 7, 2011

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Like last year, I attended the La Muerta release day at Freetail Brewing in San Antonio this past weekend. La Muerta is their Russian Imperial stout, brewed once yearly for release in bottles the first weekend in November and on draught earlier in the week to coincide with Dia de los Muertos. From Scott’s newsletter […]

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The Session #57- Beery Confessions

November 4, 2011

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What better way to break into doing posts for “The Sessions” (Beer Blogging Friday) than on the Month where the topic is “Beery Confessions: Guilty Secrets/Guilty Pleasure Beer”? If you aren’t familiar with The Sessions, it is a roundup of beer bloggers discussing the same topic, from their own perspective. If you read November’s host […]

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CONTEST: Win a Ticket to Night After Monsters!

November 2, 2011

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UPDATE: Before I get to the winner… The correct answer was actually 16, but I accidentally (drunkenly?) labeled Mikkeller’s Beer Geek Breakfast Weasel as Brunch in my post about Camp Beer VI. I also tried that beer at a bottle share at Freetail for the 2010 La Muerta release, that I also posted about. So, […]

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Preview: Houston Beer Week Event – Night After Monsters

November 2, 2011

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When the people from Houston Beer Week announced that they were partnering with Whole Foods to do an event at the Montrose location for the 2nd ever Houston Beer Week, I was excited to see what they would put together and knowing Cathy, the beers would be top notch. If you have ever attended her […]

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