Beer Basics | The Dark Ales

“What’s the difference between porter and stout?” It’s a question I hear often, and I always thought I knew the answer — that stout is porter’s darker, stronger offspring — but then I started snooping around the interwebs and unearthed an old debate. According to reliable sources*, the differences between the two go back hundreds […]

Now You’re Cookin’ with … Beer?

The relationship between beer and food just makes sense.

Fighting Flagships | Vol. 3

In this edition of Fighting Flagships, I’ve decided to scrap my scoring system. Unlike in normal reviews — where that bottlecap graphic is the carrot on the stick — Fighting Flagships is less about scores and more about the prestigious Golden Godzilla! Scoring each beer as I go along shanks the dramatic tension and dumps […]