If Your Beer Isn’t Canned, I Probably Didn’t Buy It

July 20, 2018 0

Important disclaimer: I do not speak for everyone, but I’ve noticed a trend. This is my observation: Sunday after an impromptu beer adventure, I remembered that I was out of MY beer at home, and stopped at my favorite local beer store. As I perused the aisles for fun summery brews to mix a six pack, I grabbed a delightful Read More

Craft Lagers – Why They Just Might Be the New Big Thing

May 28, 2015 1

Trying to keep up and predict beer trends is about as easy as trying to predict food trends. Every conference and panel I’ve attended this year has had one resounding prediction: craft lagers will be the next ‘big thing’. Lagers? Who cares about lagers when I have sours, barrel aged everything, and a resurgence of saisons? Yes, it does sort Read More

Is Cider Becoming the New Craft Beer?

January 17, 2013 2

I am such a sucker for infographics, and I recently stumbled on one boldly stating ‘Cider is the new craft beer.’ Oh really? Is it? Well, once I read down through I did realize that hard cider is most certainly on the rise. I definitely enjoy a good cider now-and-then, especially when I just can’t decide what I want to Read More