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  • Beer Spotlight: Settler’s Oatmeal Stout
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    Beer Spotlight: Settler’s Oatmeal Stout

    Opening weekend at Vallensons’ Brewing Company in Pearland back in 2017 was like most typical brewery openings. Fresh beers, new taproom with shiny brewing equipment, and new opportunities to make new beer friends. Alongside the pale ale, amber and american wheat style ale being debuted that day, was a traditional oatmeal stout. After 20 years

  • A Look at the Newest Houston Brewery: Senate Avenue Brewing Company
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    A Look at the Newest Houston Brewery: Senate Avenue Brewing Company

    The pandemic has hit certain industries hard, with bars and restaurants being severely hit due to limited capacity regulations or being told to shut down. Houston has seen its share of restaurants, bars and breweries that have shuttered permanently. Though one brewery, Senate Avenue Brewing in Jersey Village, recently had its grand opening recently despite

  • Contributor Introduction: Bryan “CHoPS!” Soliz
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    Contributor Introduction: Bryan “CHoPS!” Soliz

    My journey into beer started with my HATE for beer… my father’s beer (Bud Light). I remember being offered sips of this beverage at parties and many social gatherings of our expanded hispanic family, when I was younger, and never understanding how anyone could enjoy. When I finally became of age I figured beer just

  • Contributor Introduction: Tristin Marcks
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    Contributor Introduction: Tristin Marcks

    My journey into craft beer was a bit of a winding one beginning in 2012 with some curiosity over the “fancy” beers in the coolers at my local gas station and my boredom with drinking the same old macrobrews I had been since college. Over time as I visited more craft beer bars, tap houses,

  • Contributor Introduction: Cody Miller
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    Contributor Introduction: Cody Miller

    I wasn’t always a beer drinker. In college my go-to drink was wild berry rum mixed with Sprite, because it *ahem* got the job done. About the time I graduated college in 2015, 11 Below Brewing opened up near my parents’, and when we visited, a whole new world opened up to me. I learned

  • Beers to help with your New Year’s Resolution
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    Beers to help with your New Year’s Resolution

    With January resolutions still in their infancy, I figured I could lend a hand to people who are having trouble sticking to their guns. Personally, I’m trying to drink smarter, focusing on lower abv and caloric offerings. With that in mind, I set out to grab a few non-alcoholic beers and taste them. I ended

  • Contributor Introduction: James Weiss
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    Contributor Introduction: James Weiss

    My love of beer began (aside to my parents…EARMUFFS) before the law officially told me it could. I was then introduced to what were at the time known as micro brews by a friend my freshman year of college at a bar with a liberal ID policy, and my liver and wallet still haven’t forgiven

  • Contributor Introduction: Josh Wharton
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    Contributor Introduction: Josh Wharton

    Hi, Josh Wharton here. I am super excited to start writing for Houston Beer Guide and wanted y’all to get to know me. I first started drinking craft beer when I turned 21. I was one of those “good” kids who actually waited till 21 to start drinking. At the time, both of my older

  • Goodbye 2020 – Hello 2021!
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    Goodbye 2020 – Hello 2021!

    Greetings Houston!  I’m proud to announce that Houston Beer Guide is making a triumphant return in January with new contributors, ready to document and share Houston’s finest craft beers, exploding beer culture and expanding beer scene.  We aren’t real professional journalists, just passionate beer lovers that want to give Houston’s beer community a voice. We

  • Parish Brewing Begins Houston Distribution
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    Parish Brewing Begins Houston Distribution

    Houston is about to receive a major external player in the haze craze with the draft only launch of Parish Brewing Company. Based in Broussard, Louisiana just outside Lafayette, Parish’s legendary Ghost In The Machine Double IPA had previously loomed tantalizingly close yet been unattainable, but expanded year-round packaging and distribution to Houston will allow

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