Best Drinkin’ Music of 2010

Before I started writing about beer, before I even liked the stuff, I spent a lot of time critiquing music, movies, and video games. During that time, I acquired a passion for music that nearly matches my thirst for beer. And I discovered (during exhaustive field research) that they go surprisingly well together. Beer stimulates […]

Big Red Pour Festival Report

I’m still trying to figure out Draft magazine’s Big Red Pour. Was it a beer festival? A rock concert? A silent auction? A turkey slaughterhouse? If you too had stood in the landscape-devouring shadow of Mount Turkeyleg, you’d guess the latter. It was awe inspiring. At one point, its saucy peak nearly sundered the canopy […]

Anchor Christmas Ale Review

I know, I know, I missed a week. And then some. My good friends tryptophan and chocolate stout (Rogue’s Double Chocolate Stout, to be precise) convinced me that Thanksgiving week is for resting, not writing. But now, to kick off the winter season (I live in southern Arizona; it just started getting cold), I’ll review […]