Beer Reviews

  • A Whole (Foods) New Brew
    Beers

    A Whole (Foods) New Brew

    Whole Foods Brewing just released their second can this week without much fanfare. I was fortunate enough to be at the Post Oak location earlier this week and saw these cans in the cooler, so I had to grab them to try. This is the first of Head Brewer Chris Shelton’s original recipes that I

  • Great Beers and Food Make Local Group Out of This World
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    Great Beers and Food Make Local Group Out of This World

    With their official grand opening February 28th last year, Local Group Brewing has had a difficult first year in business. I fortunately got to check them out then and was looking forward to trying more of their beers and food. Then the pandemic and ensuing shut down went into effect, and ended all plans. I

  • Eureka Heights’ Tipsy Clover Beer Review
    Beers

    Eureka Heights’ Tipsy Clover Beer Review

    No, it’s not green. Which I think in the minds of most people over 24 years old is a good start. Especially considering first of all that this is a stout, and if it had been green something has gone terribly awry. Nevertheless, as we approach that most sacred of day drinking holidays and I

  • DECA Beer Company is Serving Up Something for Everyone
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    DECA Beer Company is Serving Up Something for Everyone

    After nearly two years of planning, DECA Beer Company is the newest brewery in the Houston area, opening its Montgomery County and Porter taproom and brewery in early February 2021. DECA was dreamed up by four friends who wanted to create a brewery where everyone could enjoy something — from those who like Budweiser to

  • Saint Arnold Releases Bishop’s Barrel #18 (BB18)
    Beers

    Saint Arnold Releases Bishop’s Barrel #18 (BB18)

    Today marks the release of the 18th beer in Saint Arnold’s Bishop’s Barrel series. For this entry, Brewer/Wood Cellar Manager Aaron Inkrott drew inspiration from his mother’s oatmeal cookies. BB18 is an “Oat Wine” aged in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey barrels for nine months. The base beer is similar to an English style barleywine, with oats

  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 17
    Reviews

    Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 17

    Saint Arnold’s barrel-aged series has reached its post-hype phase. Don’t let that stop you from hunting for the latest iteration, out today, because it’s delicious. A couple years ago, you needed a spreadsheet and a hashtag to track down a single bottle of each Bishop’s Barrel release. You also had to go to a bar

  • 2015 Pumpkin Beer Roundup
    Culture

    2015 Pumpkin Beer Roundup

    Forget kettle sour debates, mega-corporate buyout concerns, or any the other arguments beer nerds love to quarrel over. Nothing is as divisive in the beer world as the word “pumpkin.” A word that, for certain people, brings to the surface the most vile and powerful animosity imaginable. The kind typically stored deep in the underworld

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