Beer Myths Busted Part 1

Sometimes, it’s fun to bust myths. I mean, there’s a whole TV show dedicated to it. So this weekend, Ryan and I are going to kick the crap out of some common misconceptions about beer. The following discussion is the product of weeks of texting and e-mailing back and forth. I hope this will become […]

Beer Einstein: Year One

The day has arrived at last. More than a year ago, my wife and I left our home in Tucson, Arizona, and headed toward Portland, Oregon, only to briefly return to Tucson, get stranded in Phoenix, and finally move back to Tucson. During that tumultuous time, I started beer(ein)stein as a way to save my […]

Beer Basics | The Black & Tan

The words “black” and “tan,” when paired together, once referred to a noble breed of hound; then, during the Irish War of Independence, to a brutal band of counter-revolutionaries. Now, it describes a drink. A mixed drink, to be exact — a blend of light and dark beers, usually a stout perched atop a pale […]