Tag Archives: Saint Arnold

Preview: Cottonwood Bar

October 5, 2012

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I’m always excited to hear about a new craft beer bar in Houston and Cottonwood in the Garden Oaks area is no exception. Brought to thirsty Houstonians by the people behind Liberty Station, we can expect a few things to carry over from Liberty and some new features that really take advantage of their huge […]

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[Craft] Beer as a Business

September 28, 2011

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Disputes about the alcoholic beverage industry, beer specifically, are nothing new. Since prohibition in the early 20th century until now, people in the industry have been working to protect the sanctity of this precious, ancient beverage. Most opposition comes from outside of the community (which I will not get into), but I’ve read a few […]

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Review: Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10

November 3, 2010

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Yesterday the hunt was on for the limited production release of Saint Arnold‘s Divine Reserve 10, the most recent offering in the DR series. I was lucky enough to score some at my local HEB, but I know plenty of people who went without, are still on the hunt and those who probably got too […]

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10- The Hunt!

November 2, 2010

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Well, Election day was today, that’s cool. Another important event was today too, though. The anticipated release of Saint Arnold‘s 10th offering in it’s Divine Reserve series. this year it was an English barleywine that “will be based on the recipe of Chris Landis of the Kuykendahl Gran Brewers, who won the 2010 Big Batch […]

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MONSTERS of BEER

October 17, 2010

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Today was sad, because Houston Beer Week is now over, but happy, because it was a bad-ass time. I offered my excellent beer pouring skills to Cathy Clark over at Live It Big for her first Monsters Of Beer Festival. It was all Texas Breweries pouring two to three beers a piece, with silent auctions […]

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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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Lagunitas Party & Saint Arnold Oktoberfest

October 3, 2010

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Lagunitas night at Petrol Station: Friday night at Petrol Station, a Lagunitas brewery rep was there (for a Lagunitas party, YEAH!) and brought with him some cool brews. I have already tried the Censored (Kronik) at the Beer festival in Galveston, but this was a cask of it so,¬†obviously, I had to try it. I […]

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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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Sunday Funday!

September 13, 2010

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So Sundays are usually pretty lazy for me, I catch up on laundry and watch trashy TV, but yesterday, I was invited to watch my friends brew some beer (hopefully it’s delicious! it smelled so good) and since I have never seen the home brew process, I couldn’t say no! While there I was treated […]

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Saint Arnold Weedwacker

September 3, 2010

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I got word from a cool beer blog, All Good Beer, that the Gingerman in Rice Village would have Saint Arnold Weedwacker this evening (and a Cask of it next Tuesday), so I headed there right after work! Gingerman was fun, hadn’t been there in quite a while, I hung out with some older dudes […]

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