Westvleteren Is Headed Stateside

I almost can’t believe I’m typing this: For the first time ever, Westvleteren brewery will be shipping its beer to the United States. If you don’t understand why this is big news, don’t worry, I’ll explain.

Beer Basics | The Belgian

Remember last week when I said I was going to become some sort of beer sommelier? Well, that fell apart, so I’m going to jabber on about Belgian beer instead. I was inspired by my homemade ale (reviewed here), which was brewed in the Belgian style but didn’t really taste like it. This made me weep. […]

Budget-Beer Bible | Chapter 3

Previous chapters in the Budget-Beer Bible have discussed ways to find good beer on the cheap, such as locating the elusive unspoiled sale-beer; visiting specialty stores for great deals on seasonals and first runs; and buying beer at its source. Today, however, I’m going to discuss two completely different techniques for getting loaded without bankrupting […]