Category Archives: Craft Beer

12 Beers of Christmas 2013 – Day 1 – Celebration Ale 2013

Yep! It’s back! I’m back (well, kinda)! It’s the BetterBeerBlog annual 12 Beers of Christmas beer review series. As you may or may not know, I love the Holidays. People seem to hate on this time of year as they feel it … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Better Brews Tasting Garden at SubZERO Festival

Yes, kiddies, it’s that time of the year again. The Better Brews Tasting Garden will once again be pouring in the heart of the 6th Annual SubZERO Festival. I’m finding it hard to believe that this will be the 3rd … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread – Beer Braised Carnitas

Cinco de Mayo is the obvious inspiration behind this recipe. While not exactly authentic, these carnitas are pretty spot on and provide succulent chunks of pork that are sure to please friends and family. Maltopia wee heavy scotch ale was … Continue reading

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Hopinions: Craft Beer Hall of Fame

It’s been a while since I’ve penned a Hopinions piece with my fellow craft beer blogger Mario, from Brewed for Thought. I think I found a topic that I think many of our readers will enjoy, and hopefully foster some … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 12 – Celebration Ale 2012 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Celebration Ale 2012, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 6.8% Another year is almost over, and with this final beer review, another 12 Beers of Christmas  series of holiday beer … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 11 – Yulesmith from Alesmith Brewing Company

On the 11th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Yulesmith Holiday Ale, Alesmith Brewing Company, 8.5% ABV It’s the home stretch! Only 2 more holiday beers to review, including this one. This holiday beer comes to us … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 10 – Arctic Circle Ale from Malmgard Brewery

On the 10th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Arctic Circle Ale, Malmgard Brewery, 7.3% ABV During the holiday season, it’s easy to look towards the great brewing countries to see what holiday ales they’re brewing up. … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 9 – Page 24 Biere de Noel from Brasserie St. Germain

On the 9th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Page 24 Biere de Noel, Brasserie St. Germain, 6.9% Up until this review this was a beer that I hadn’t tried, let alone seen prior to this holiday … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 8 – Coming Home 2012 from Grand Teton Brewing Company

On the 8th Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Coming Home 2012 Holiday Ale, Grand Teton Brewing Company, 10% ABV Continuing in the tradition of spreading the wealth, this review of Coming Home 2012 was done with Andy … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 7 – Mouette a Trois from Karl Strauss Brewing

On the 7th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Mouette a Trois, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, 8.5% ABV Like The Bruery, Karl Strauss Brewing Company produces a series of holiday ales inspired by the Christmas carol The … Continue reading

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