Metal Music, Craft Beer, Fun: Brash Brewing Company

February 18, 2016 1

Imagine a place where you can listen to heavy metal music on a jukebox, play those old school video games, and drink craft beer that is made on premise; if you can picture all of that, then you have just transported yourself to Brash Brewing Company in Houston, TX. It is true, all of these things exist under one brewery Read More

Cheese, Trappist Beer, and Fun

January 28, 2016 0

On January 20, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending a Trappist beer and fondue pairing event at D&T Drive Inn in Houston, Texas. This event was hosted by Erik Ogershok, formerly of Real Ale Brewing and Victory Brewing along with D&T Drive Inn and Treadsack. When I first heard about this event, my mind first went to the thought Read More

From Yinzer to Houstonian

January 12, 2016 2

In case you didn’t realize it, I’ve moved from Pittsburgh to Houston, TX. This was an adventure I’d been thinking about for over two years and in November 2015, I made it a reality. It was one of those journeys that I knew would be both scary and exciting and as of right now, I’m glad to report that it Read More

GABF: No brewery is too small to enter

October 24, 2015 0

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF)  is almost a month in the past for the craft beer community, but the process of making beers and perfecting them continues all year round. After attending GABF last year, I did a lot of thinking about how does a brewery decide to enter, why do they choose not to enter, and what do Read More

Colleen’s European Beer Photography Tour

September 14, 2015 0

 My trip to Europe this past summer was one that I will never forget and I hope you enjoyed getting to see a bit of my beer and brewery experiences through these photographs. Cheers!

Adventures in Belgian Beer: Cantillon Brewery

June 5, 2015 0

After a brief hiatus, it only seems appropriate to talk about my recent vacation to Europe. This past May, I had the great privilege to go to Belgium and The Netherlands for a much needed vacation. In case some of you were unaware, some of the most coveted brews are housed in Belgium and I am happy to report that Read More

Texas Brewery Visits: Whole Foods Brewery & Jester King Brewery

December 23, 2014 0

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking some much needed time off from work and traveling to Houston and Austin, Texas for a little vacation. I’ve been to Houston many times, but had always wanted to visit Austin. Instead of just spending time in Austin, I opted to spend some time in both cities to make the most Read More

A Visit to Night Shift Brewing

December 10, 2014 0

A little over a week ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Night Shift Brewing in Everett, MA. I had been hearing about the brewery since the opening in 2012 and made a pact with myself to get there on my trip to Boston this year. I can tell all of you, it’s worth the trip! What I find most Read More

Thanksgiving: Beer Styles to Bring to Turkey Day

November 24, 2014 0

The holiday season is officially right around the corner, and with that comes the stress of gift buying, party planning, travel, meal planning, and many other things that surround the holidays each winter. However, my favorite holiday takes place this week and I’m officially excited to sit down with close family and friends over a great meal and of course, Read More

Meet Colleen L.

November 11, 2014 0

My adventure into craft beer is a story that happened almost 10 years ago when I was introduced to homebrew and craft beer through a good friend of mine in Pittsburgh. Even though I was still in college, I knew that the cheap beer wasn’t for me and I was thrilled to learn there were many kinds of beer out Read More