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Beer Dinner: Stephen Beaumont & Tim Webb at The Flying Saucer Sugar Land

October 12, 2012

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Stephen Beaumont and Tim Webb, Authors of the New World Atlas of Beer, hosted a series of “Tutored” beer dinners at several of the Flying Saucer locations to promote their book. When General Manager of the Flying Saucer Sugar Land location, Jake Rainey, told me that Ben Rabbani (formerly of Rainbow Lodge and Bootsie’s) was the chef designing the menu, […]

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Preview: The Tasting Room & Ladies of Craft Beer Grapes vs. Grains Dinner

October 31, 2011

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When fellow beer lover, and good friend of mine, Leah, announced that she was partnering with The Tasting Room to do a Grapes Vs. Grains (wine vs. beer) dinner, I was excited to see what they would come up with. As the Houston Ladies of Craft Beer organizer, Leah hosts monthly happy hours to encourage […]

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Review: Duvel

November 10, 2010

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Wednesday night, per usual, is glass night at Flying Saucer, and tonight the featured beer was Duvel. It was also a very special night for the Houston beer scene, the start of a campaign to bring a Freetail Brewpub to Houston. After Scott announced (in the Freetail newsletter, see a post by Jennifer Litz of […]

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Review: Real Ale Devil’s Share

October 29, 2010

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When I heard that Flying Saucer would be tapping the rare Devil’s Share from Real Ale Brewing out of Blanco, Texas, I definitely had to go. This beer is actually Devil’s Backbone, but aged in red wine barrels. I love tasting these one-off beers to get a sense of the different concepts a brewer has […]

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Gnome Night!

October 27, 2010

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Tonight at Flying Saucer, Brew Nite- buy the beer keep the glass, was showcasing McChouffe, a Belgian Strong Dark Ale, from Brasserie d’Achouffe in Belgium. There was a gnome look-a-like contest (prize of $50 Saucer gift card and a 2 ft gnome statue) as well as the pint glass. I ordered a Flying Dog Raging […]

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Houston Beer Week Gameplan

October 8, 2010

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I’m sure most of you have heard of Houston Beer Week, starting Sunday October 10 and ending Sunday October 17, with a bang- Monsters of Beer.  So I decided to lay out my plans for the week and try to squeeze as much in as possible! Monday October 11: Beer dinner at Beaver’s. JJ from […]

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Hearsay Gastro Lounge & Flying Saucer

September 25, 2010

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So after a long work week, the Wise’s, another couple, and myself met downtown at a swanky little place called Hearsay Gastro Lounge, I had heard good things but never been. The first thing I noticed was an ornate, oversized chandelier, so pretty. Anyway the important stuff, the food and the drank. We started with […]

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Oktober in Houston

September 17, 2010

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October is a great month: Halloween, the start of fall, seasonal beers are everywhere in sight and of course all the great things happening in Houston! I recently bought my ticket to Saint Arnold‘s Oktoberfest bash at the Brewery for Saturday October 2nd, which includes food, beer (DUH) and a sweet Oktoberfest stein. I will […]

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Orval Trappist Ale

September 2, 2010

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So I decided today, as I stood at the bar of the Flying Saucer, that I wanted to write about my adventures in drinking great beer and wine (as much as my budget allows), so here we go! Wednesday nights at the Saucer are “Brew Nites”, you buy the beer and you get to keep […]

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