Beer Review: A Tale of Two Saisons

March 15, 2016 1

Sonora: Spring is my favorite season — flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and the weather is warm! I love toasting the season with a good saison. Saisons are a perfect springtime beer, as they offer a reprieve from winter stouts and heavy DIPAs while still packing a rich, flavorful punch. Amanda McGrory-Dixon and I were chatting about how we Read More

Overhyped? That’s My Call to Make

November 10, 2015 0

We know the routine: every couple of months, a Big Time Beer gets its annual release. People line up around the block to get it, bottles — no matter the price — sell out in minutes, and unlucky folks beg for trades or hook-ups at their local shop. For every enthusiastic hyped beer hunter, though, there are several people ready Read More

Our Favorite Stout Day Selections

November 4, 2015 2

With International Stout Day coming up this Thursday, we decided to share our love our favorite stouts with the world. In chatting among ourselves, we learned pretty quickly that if there’s anything we could all agree on, it’s that stouts are just plain awesome. For some of us, it was our gateway beer, for others it became the go-to. Without further ado, Read More

Recap: GABF 2015

October 2, 2015 0

With more than 3,500 beers from about 800 breweries, the Great American Beer Festival in Denver should be on any craft beer lover’s bucket list. Denver is already an amazing craft beer city, but GABF week takes the town to a new level as thousands of beer nerds flock to Colorado for the mother of all beer festivals. While I’ve Read More

New Year, New Beer: Our 2015 Wish and Want List

January 3, 2015 0

Hoppy New Year! Happy Brew Year! Happy New Beer! The Stouts & Stilettos team is welcoming 2015 with open arms. What do we want in those arms? Beer of course! There are a lot of awesome brews that we had in 2014, but the thing about craft beer is that there’s always more, and you always find yourself wanting them. Read More