Beer & Christmas Dinner

I’d planned to review Dogfish Head’s Chicory Stout today, seeing as I somehow forgot to sample it during my search for the best winter beers. Then, yesterday at lunch, a tiny exploding star disguised as tomato basil soup sent my taste buds to the burn ward. Rather than lie about my inability to taste the […]

Beer’s Secret BFFs

In some parts of the world, beer is drowning in cliches. You’ve probably heard many of them: beer should always be drunk ice cold; beer should never taste bitter; beer should invariably be served with pizza. Aside from being inaccurate, these platitudes harm beer’s image, forcing it into a 24-pack that’s way too small for […]

Beers of Winter

Each year, as fall stumbles drunkenly into winter, a slew of holiday seasonals start showing up in stores. These include winter warmers, spiced ales, and even a few twists on seemingly unrelated styles. In this article, you’ll find my top five picks for beers to amass in your holiday bunker. I attempted to judge each […]