Beer Pioneer | Phoenix Part 2

Late last year I compiled a city-wide beer guide called Beer Pioneer. At the time, my analysis of the Phoenix metro area seemed pretty thorough. Since then, however, I’ve discovered two more businesses worth mentioning: The Tasting Room, a beer and wine store in the far northwest valley, and Taste of Tops, a new beer […]

Beer for Breakfast

No, I’m not talking about that kind of beer for breakfast — i.e., “bro, check out this hangover fix: when the sun comes up, JUST KEEP DRINKING.” Sound advice, but today’s topic advocates responsible drinking all day long; beer can elegantly accompany any meal, even breakfast. You see, many Americans employ beer as a beverage […]

Giving Thanks with/for Beer

So, what’s on your Thanksgiving drink menu? Wine, perhaps? Or maybe Cider? Wait, did you say water?! That’s it — I submit beer as the holiday beverage of choice! Luckily, I’m here to provide pointers about pairing your holiday meal with the perfect beer. Approach appetizers with a light-bodied beer that goes easy on the […]