Bear Republic brewed over 100 different beers in 2018—about average output over the last few years. Warning: some beers reviewed below might not be currently available. Unfortunately, this is the case for three of the four Legacy Beers: Hop Rod Rye, Peter Brown, and Red Rocket. As two of my drinking partner and my favorite beers... Read more →
Our ongoing series on the essential craft beers that everyone ought to know. I recently traveled to Denver for my brother-in-law’s bachelor party. It had been 25 years since I last visited Denver before this trip and so much had changed. Denver has blossomed from a ho-hum Rocky Mountain town (and home to Mork & Mindy)... Read more →
Do you folks like coffee? Real coffee from the hills of Colombia¹? Then prepare for the ultimate fermentation sanctification when you drink up HALF ACRE’s Shrub Tundra, a deeply satisfying hybrid malt beverage from the long-time northside-of-Chicago brewing geniuses, consisting of ninety-five percent brown ale PLUS a whopping five... Read more →
THREE WEAV3RS BREWING is famous in Los Angeles for being one of the first breweries to be run by women (owner and head brewer), which IS a rarity in a traditionally male-dominated industry. I’ve had several of their offerings—such great stuff!—so I when I came across a 6-pack of their Knotty Double IPA (DIPA), I grabbed it and tried it... Read more →
Before we bid a fond adieu to another Christmas season, let’s take a look at one “Christmas ale.” Hey, it’s called 12 days of Christmas for a reason, so we have every reason to continue indulging in these delicious and robust winter ales. These ales are specially made to get you through cold winter nights and liven up your holiday... Read more →
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