Category Archives: Central Texas Beer Happenings

BS arguments about BS arguments

No one reads this right? Just checking because I’m almost certain beer geeks everywhere will automatically disagree with me if they did so once again I am just using this as a semi-public way to vent. Today I read a … finish reading BS arguments about BS arguments

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11 Stream of Thought Beery Predictions for 2017

My apologies the one or two of you that might occasionally tune in. It has been some time since I’ve literally regurgitated but I suddenly felt the urge so here are my 11 beery predictions for 2017 in no particular order. … finish reading 11 Stream of Thought Beery Predictions for 2017

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The End is Nigh!

Perhaps I am being a little over dramatic, but for the last several months signs of the great US craft beer apocalypse keep reappearing.  Today I will go out on a limb and say that in several states the crest … finish reading The End is Nigh!

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GABF Medal Winners – A Couple Graphs

I had the time so why not graph top medal winners by state (those that won 10 or more). Not making that cut this year was PA which had a great 2012. The big surprise (at least for me) was California. … finish reading GABF Medal Winners – A Couple Graphs

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GABF 2015 – A personal recap

After roughly a decade of attending GABF the event continues to change, so I thought I would jot down a few of my thoughts before they begin to fade. First, despite expanding into a side hall GABF continues to burst … finish reading GABF 2015 – A personal recap

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Another Microbrewery Bought by Big Beer! …So What?

After one full official day of GABF 2015 I already feel a little worn around the edges.  Being somewhat impatient and mildly agoraphobic doesn’t lend itself well to attending festivals full of drunk people, but what’s a little discomfort when … finish reading Another Microbrewery Bought by Big Beer! …So What?

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Homebrewing for Simpletons and Those with Little Free Time

A mantra within homebrewing circles suggests “making beer is easy, but making great beer is difficult”. Not to contradict conventional wisdom, but you can make great beer fairly easily that far surpasses that found at your local bar or liquor store. Let … finish reading Homebrewing for Simpletons and Those with Little Free Time

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GABF 2014 – The Bigger They Are…

Admittedly this has been long overdue, but the plethora of things beer related and the number of hacks inundating the craft beer scene around the country have begun to take their toll on my desire to be creative. That said, … finish reading GABF 2014 – The Bigger They Are…

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