Houston Beer Month

  • Out of this world micheladas w/Space City Snax
    Culture

    Out of this world micheladas w/Space City Snax

    When life gives you limes, make micheladas! The word “michelada” is a Spanish portmanteau that combines “chela” (slang term for beer) with “ada” for “helada,” meaning cold, and “mi” for mine — basically “my cold beer”. I used to not be a fan of micheladas until I tried a michelada made with mix from Space City

  • Middie Back Amber Ale from Elder Son Brewery in the Heights
    Beers

    Middie Back Amber Ale from Elder Son Brewery in the Heights

    In my personal opinion, I feel Houston has been lacking in American amber style beer options. What was once a booming style has been dwindled down to just a small handful of breweries offering a solid year round amble ale. I found what is definitely a contender for my favorite amber in Middie Back from Elder Son Brewing.

  • A taste of the tamarind sour at Turkey Forrest Brewing
    Beers

    A taste of the tamarind sour at Turkey Forrest Brewing

    Agua frescas have long been a popular way to keep cool in the summers for many mexican american children and Turkey Forrest Brewing has taken that idea and made it into something that will bring you right back to childhood. Already in their line up of fresca beers include Northside Red a hibiscus (jamaica) sour, Issavibe

  • Yup! Dang ole good beer from Back Pew Brewing
    Beers

    Yup! Dang ole good beer from Back Pew Brewing

    Nothing says Texas like King of the Hill and independent beer. I’m very fortunate to have what I believe is the best lager producing brewery in Houston so close to where I live. My wife Nicole and I have spent many days enjoying beers at Back Pew Brewing in Porter Texas. Out of all the

  • Houston Beer Month is here!  Wait, is this still a thing?
    Beers

    Houston Beer Month is here! Wait, is this still a thing?

    Of course it is, you silly goose! Yeah….we just made it up. So what? Isn’t that how all great ideas are started anyways? In deemed craft beer cities across the nation, it’s common to see a week-long schedule of events and things to do around town.  These beer weeks are catered breweries hosting taproom events,

  • Saint Arnold’s Summer Pils and Chill
    Beers

    Saint Arnold’s Summer Pils and Chill

    Did you know that Saint Arnold Brewing Company original Summer Pils recipe debuted June 1997 as their first lager recipe? Groovy. It’s original name was Summerfest but according to Saint Arnold’s website, they got hung up with legal challenges against Sierra Nevada over the name. Ultimately, the breweries worked out a deal involving covering the

  • 5 stellar reasons to visit Star Sailor HTX
    Bars

    5 stellar reasons to visit Star Sailor HTX

    Of all the bars and craft pubs in Houston, a select few stick out to me as “true craft beer centric pub eateries” in this city. To name a few, I’m talking about Petrol Station (RIP), Nobi Public House, Hughie’s, MoonTower Inn, Thistle Draftshop, Hop Stop (RIP), The Regal Beagle, Saucer, Cobble & Spoke, Hay

  • Beer Review: 11 Below Brewing Oktoberfest
    Beers

    Beer Review: 11 Below Brewing Oktoberfest

    #HoustonBeerMonth Guest Submission from Ronnie Risner When I started my craft beer journey I was lucky enough to start when märzens were in season. One of my favorites for the last three years has been 11 Below’s Oktoberfest and I have bought each years stein to hoist in the air filler with their beautiful golden

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