Alabama is at it again…

Alabama is at it again…

Alabama House Bill 9  (HB9) is the current incarnation of legalizing homebrewing for Alabama home brewers. Since Mississippi passed a law legalizing homebrewing in March of this year (goes into effect July 1st), Alabama is now the only state in the entire union where...
Game of Thrones themed beers

Game of Thrones themed beers

Some guy named Satansbrand (with a name like that, his parents must have hated him) created some very cool Game of Thrones themed beer labels. The labels are based on existing beers like Guinness or Stella, with slight modifications.  If you’re not familiar with...
Beer makes you SMRT

Beer makes you SMRT

Every drunk will tell you, you’re better at something when you’re a little drunk. I claim this every time I play darts. I get better for a few beers, then everything goes to heck around beer four. Well that’s probablyanecdotal, but most people will swear to this....
How to make a great Altbier (German Ale)

How to make a great Altbier (German Ale)

I’ve made several alt style beers for my neighborhood parties. I always am asked “what kind of beer is this”, which is quickly met with blank stares when I call it an “alt” style beer. In fact, I received so many blank stares at park parties I eventually relented and...
Japan’s new invention, Beer Smoothie?

Japan’s new invention, Beer Smoothie?

So you want your beer head to last a bit longer?  Kirin might have an answer for you. Kirin has created the “Ichiban Shibori Frozen Draft”.  They have taken the beer head, frozen it like a beer sorbet, and added it to the top of the beer.  Kirin claims...