Tag Archives: Porter

Camp Beer XI: Stoutapalooza III

September 21, 2012

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Once a quarter, Cathy Rascoe and the crew from Live It Big, Inc. (a local charity incubator) put on an event called Camp Beer. It’s a structured tasting of craft beers that are usually unavailable in the Texas market, with proceeds going to charities like Friday Harbour. The September version was the third installment of […]

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Camp Beer VIII: Stoutapalooza II

September 19, 2011

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Camp Beer VIII: Stoutapalooza II took place on a Friday evening this time around, once again benefiting the charity incubator Live It Big. Unfortunately I didn’t attend the first Stoutapalooza, so I was definitely excited to participate in round two. Since most of the beers were 9%+ ABV, this Camp Beer featured fewer beers, 12 […]

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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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Rare Beer Tasting with Texas Girls Pint Out

October 16, 2010

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A ladies only event was hosted at Spec’s downtown with Jennifer Litz of Texas Girls Pint Out that included rare beers from the midwest paired with beers that are available in Texas that matched the flavors and style of the midwest beers. We started off with some Goose Island Sofie- a Belgian Farmhouse Ale that […]

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Brew Nite at Flying Saucer

October 14, 2010

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So, last week the Houston Beer Week website had posted something about Wednesday’s usual Brew Nite at Flying Saucer being the Stone Brewing night, that was supposed to have an appearance by Jason Armstrong, the Texas Stone distributor, but when I checked this morning, it wasn’t there, along with a note saying that the Saucer […]

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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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Casserole & Beer Cupcakes!

September 21, 2010

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So after many meals with the Wise/Sprague Tricycle I decided I needed to test out one of Christine‘s recipes for myself. I decided to go with something simple, since I wanted to spend more time shit-talking with my friend who is getting married and I will be a bridesmaid, than slaving over a stove. From […]

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Girl date at Yardhouse!

September 15, 2010

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So instead of driving my ass in to downtown for Flying Saucer’s brewnite- I had a girl date with my boo Christine at the new(ish) Yardhouse in the cool new CityCentre at Beltway 8 and Memorial area. I have been to a Yardhouse in Long Beach (LBC!) back when I watched the Dynamo suffer a […]

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