Growlers 101: Why Every Beer Geek Should Own One

Over the Memorial day weekend, I was walking into a local pub I like to frequent to get my growler filled. While walking in with this big container, a group of people stopped me to ask what it was and why I had it. I was a little flabbergasted that they didn’t know what a growler was, so I gave them … [Read more...]

7 Beer Products You Need for an MVP Football Party

There are a lot of details to make sure you get covered before you host a party worthy of Sunday's Big Game. After all, it's the end of the season. A party is a must. Regardless of what your football party strategy is, there is no doubt that beer is going to play a key role in your party’s … [Read more...]

Top 10 Gifts for the Beer Snob in Your Life

The holiday season is officially here. The Christmas lights are up in my neighborhood, the house smells like a fresh tree and my daughter keeps asking me when Santa is coming over. Whether you love it or hate it, it’s definitely that time of year again. No matter what you celebrate, it’s quite … [Read more...]

VIDEO: 65 Unique Ways to Open a Bottle of Beer

Have you ever found yourself in the situation where you have beer, but no way to open it? Of course you have.. who hasn't? A few weeks back, I found myself stuck in this exact situation. I checked into a hotel with a six pack, but didn't realize until later that I didn't have a bottle opener with … [Read more...]

Craft Beer Club: Kona Koko Brown

This week we tried something from a brewery that we'd all like to visit - Kona Brewing Company in the far-off land of Hawaii. While they have many beers readily available for enjoyment, we decided to go with their Koko Brown - a nut brown ale with some island flair. This is a nut brown ale unlike … [Read more...]

Host a UFC Viewing Party at Home

Whether you're a hardcore UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship)  and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fight fan that religiously watches each event (like me), or you're just wanting to have some friends over to watch an anticipated fight card, you may be looking for ideas to spice up your viewing party. With … [Read more...]

The Coolest Homemade Kegerators

For those that enjoy drinking draft beers at home, a kegerator is the best idea for getting great-tasting beer. Who can blame them? Kegerators are a sound investment, and they allow you to get a good supply of beer at a lower cost than buying them by the bottle. Your kegerator is great. It gives … [Read more...]

Black Star Co-op Brewery Tour

Black Star Co-op is a fairly new brewery and pub in Austin, TX, and the first co-op brewery in town. Being a co-operative means that the business is owned by the people (or members, in the case of Black Star) and the employees. We decided to check them out by scheduling a brewery tour for … [Read more...]

Top 5 Drinking Games

If you’re having a party and want to entertain your guests, and are willing to let your guests crash on your couch, then play some drinking games. As a recent college graduate I am well versed in the art of drinking games and would like to give you my list of the top 5 drinking games. 1. Beer … [Read more...]

Our Top 10 Man Caves (Part 2)

The Final Countdown Check out the first half of our Top 10 Man Caves list here. 5. NFL Network Presents... Built for a competing family atmosphere, this football-themed man cave was built and furnished with the help of the NFL Network. As the family is torn between the Ravens and Redskins, the … [Read more...]