Gender Roles and Brewing

One of the first axioms learned in home brewing is Charlie Papazian's Proverb:  "Relax.  Don't worry.  Have a home brew."  Two weeks ago I heard that refrain on the Brewing Patio at Black Bridge.  A Belgian Blonde was being brewed by two women, Rachel & Sharon.  They were both questioning temperature as the beer was…

A Contribution for Session 59: I Almost Always Drink Beer, But When I Don’t …

I drink brewed things. Brew -To make (a beverage) by boiling, steeping, or mixing various ingredients: brew tea. My primary drink (yes, I even drink this more than beer) is tea - iced tea. Like any good Texan, I love iced tea year round with any and every meal. Like any good southerner, I like…

Beer Review: Shiner Bock by Spoetzl Brewing

I was born in Texas.  I like Shiner Bock.  And other Shiner beers.  Because they were brewed in Texas.  I'm sure I'll be mocked for this but I shall make this point stand out clearly:  I'd drink Coors if it had been brewed in Texas.  I thank all that is holy and pure and good…