Concerning a Trip to What is Called the Great American Beer Festival

 60,000 people are really loud Sour beers are the new IPA,; you're welcome Sampling limits should be abolished  Why don't they move this festival around, like the Super Bowl?  In the beginning, called by some 1981, when the world I know began to take shape, in the time when Def Leppard was bringing on the…

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A Glass of Friday – Shiner Black Lager by Spoetzl Brewery

Word is that the Spoetzl Brewery, maker of the Shiner line of beers, took some medals at this little beer fest we call the Great American Beer Festival.  Wish I could've been there.  That implies that I wasn't there.  That implication is utterly veracious. Upon reading that my favorite Texas brewery (for now, since I…

Down the Double Barrel

Throughout the years that craft brewing has been on the rise, I've heard the name Firestone Walker bandied about.  Not with reverence, like Lost Abbey or Dogfish Head, but certainly with respect.  I recall them winning some award a few years back at the Great American Beer Festival.  I may have tried some of their…