Happy New Years Eve! I am a Champagne or sparkling wine proponent for your NYE toast. With that said, I believe there are a few beers that are not only appropriate as an alternative to sparkling wines but excellent in their own right and should be considered either in... Read More
As many of you know, Boulevard Chocolate Ale was released yesterday in Kansas City. Just like last years release, it sold out extremely fast. (Oddly enough, it has been available in Springfield, Missouri for nearly three weeks.) I noticed on facebook and twitter that... Read More
Saturday will be a day of fun, food and beer. The event encompass the street alongside the brewery (so you may want to bring a chair and possibly even sunscreen).TheMOFOSfood truck sell sumptuous bbq during the day andDonerKebabKingKarlwill be slinging some incredible Turkish fare from 6 to 11pm.... Read More
Yes, Oktoberfest season is well underway and Marzens (as well as pumpkin beers which I will discuss soon..) have been on the shelves since October and of course some are made year round. With October a few days away, I thought this would be an excellent time to take a quick look at the style and a few of my favorites (so far this year).
The terms, Marzen and Oktoberfest names are often usedinterchangeably. However, there is a slight difference between the styles both historically and... Read More
I am not going to go as far as saying that combining wine and beer is a trend nor is it a terribly new idea. But, I have noticed in 2016 that such combinations have become more common and often with impressive results. Of course, the manner in which they are combined is... Read More