Contributors

  • Contributor Introduction: Greg Shawinsky
    Contributors

    Contributor Introduction: Greg Shawinsky

    I first got into craft beer as result of starting a small lawn mowing business in my hometown of Trumbull, Connecticut during the summer before my sophomore year of college. There were 16 residential lawns that I took care of on a weekly basis, with a refurbished zero- turn lawn mower, a weed whacker from

  • A Beer To Remember in 2023
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    A Beer To Remember in 2023

    As we say goodbye to 2023, let’s take a moment to reflect and remember all the tasty #HoustonBeer we enjoyed this year. Many beers stood out but only one beer can be crowned the beer to remember this year. We asked our contributor team and they delivered with their comments on which beer was their

  • First Pour – Drye Tears / 11 Below Brewing Company
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    First Pour – Drye Tears / 11 Below Brewing Company

    Check out Jackie’s first pour of Drye Tears, a 16.9% rye barrel aged imperial stout from 11 Below Brewing Company Visit the taproom for this limited time release, starting Saturday 9/2/2023 📍11 Below Brewing Company – 6820 Bourgeois Rd, Houston, TX 77066 📸 Steve Fraga Photography

  • Contributor Introduction: Jackie Von Panda
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    Contributor Introduction: Jackie Von Panda

    Greetings all. My name is Jackie Von Panda, a lifelong Houston resident and craft beer aficionado. Like many in this town, my first experience with beer was finding the Saint Arnold brewery in 2000 and that it was literally down the road from where I was living. Over the next few years, I spent almost

  • Fancy Lawnmowers and Love
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    Fancy Lawnmowers and Love

    If we’ve ever spoken about life defining events it’s likely that you’ve heard this story. Back in 1999, I was taking a beverage class at San Jacinto College Central in Pasadena. Part of the curriculum was a field trip to a then mostly unknown little brewery called Saint Arnold. It was my first exposure to

  • New Video Contributor Introduction:  Dan Beck
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    New Video Contributor Introduction: Dan Beck

    HEEEYYY !!!  I’m Dan Beck (BREWS WITH BECK on YouTube), and how the hell are ya??!!       I grew up in Coors Town (Golden, CO), attended CU Boulder (party / craft beer school) and have lived in Los Angeles for 20 years now pursuing entertainment, sports glory, and stellar beers. Beer used to be something I wanted cheap

  • Contributor Introduction: Lazeric “Z” White
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    Contributor Introduction: Lazeric “Z” White

    In the words of the great musical icon & billionaire business mogul, Jay-Z, “Let me re-introduce myself.” I am the one and only Z. White!  Co-Host of “What’s Up In The Cup” and a proud resident of Houston, Texas for more than 20 years. I am thrilled to bring you insight on what makes Houston

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Houston Beer Guide

Please excuse our enthusiasm. We're not professional journalists, we're just passionate beer lovers. Our goal is to give Houston's beer community a voice. We hope you'll listen.

Writers

  • dan-beck
  • guestcontributor
  • jackie
  • ronnie-risner
  • sylvia-benavidez

Editors

  • greg-shawinsky
  • sylvia-benavidez