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Gose And Gueuze: A Tale of Two Sours

Gose And Gueuze: A Tale of Two Sours

Two different styles of beer with two different brewing traditions. Even some beer buffs are a bit cloudy on the details.

Added by Daniel J. Leonard on August 6, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments




Added by Dan Varricchio on July 13, 2015 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Free Beer For A Year GiveAway!

It's finally here - Today is the official launch of Straight To The Pint and I'm kicking things off with a bang. 1 lucky winner will win a free one years subscription to the Craft Beer Of The…


Added by Ryan Siegel on May 27, 2015 at 10:44am — No Comments


Apologies for anyone following this blog, I have been on a long hiatus from brewing and the internet. Back on topic though, I will be doing some changes to the blog, widening the scope of  subject matter in posts. From random recipes I want to try, to my own brewing as before, other homebrew winners, competitions in our local area. I may even change the name of this blog at some point in the future, but I do not want to abandon it. So without further adieu some…


Added by William Norman on May 16, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Funny "I'm under 21" Brewery Redirects

It seems that there are a growing number of breweries out there that are going out of their way to hide some pretty funny easter eggs on their web sites. I've compiled 20 of my favorites in the post below.


Added by Ryan Siegel on April 18, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Chimay - Trappist Beers Are So Amazing

Trappist beers are so cool. I have to admit the whole idea of a Monastery supporting their monks and community be brewing and selling beer is just a fascinating idea that really stands opposite to most religious entities today. The time, care, effort and history of these breweries makes drinking…


Added by West Coast Beer Geek on April 16, 2015 at 2:28am — No Comments

Dan Interviews Dan About Beer Blogs & Blogging in General

I applied for membership to beer bloggers unite around the time when I wrote this... I'm surprised I got let in! 

Dan Interviews Dan About Beer Blogs & Blogging in General

Added by Daniel J. Leonard on March 20, 2015 at 5:04pm — No Comments

BreweryDB API Integration Done!

Wooo! After a few weeks of working with a developer from I have been able to leverage the BreweryDB API to allow users to browse, review and rate over 36,000 beers and 10,000 breweries worldwide. (though mostly in the states!)

It's still in it's very early stages, but i'm…


Added by Ryan Siegel on March 2, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Beer of The Month Clubs Review

I've put together a comprehensive side-by-side review of all the major 'Beer of the Month Clubs' I could find, to find out which ones are the best value for the money.If anyone else has first hand experience with any of the places listed below - I'd love to get your feedback!


Added by Ryan Siegel on February 27, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ready, Set, Go! Sacramento Beer Week is Upon Us

It's here! Sacramento Beer Week has arrived! Aside from visiting our local breweries during Sacramento Beer Week, there are loads of fun events going on in and around the Greater Sacramento Area. Brew Pubs, Restaurants, and name it, there's something fun going on! If you haven't yet, log on to one of these three apps for a schedule of Sac Beer Week Events and make your schedule for craft brew tasting…


Added by Sipped in California on February 24, 2015 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Russian River - Blind Pig is Such a Brilliant IPA

For a basic IPA, this is by far one of the best. It's not so much the flavour profile, which is similar to many others, but more in the way it delivers the balance and complexity together. I've only ever had one bottle, what do you think of…


Added by West Coast Beer Geek on February 19, 2015 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Stone Enjoy By Arrives in Vancouver, BC...Finally!

We finally got this beer in Vancouver, BC just in time for Valentines Day this past weekend. Stone only recently made it's way to our Province in October of last year and we are excited to be getting some of the unique releases.…


Added by West Coast Beer Geek on February 17, 2015 at 6:45pm — No Comments

The Beer Inspectors #3: Binghams, Brickworks Bitter (Twyford, England)

Added by James Adams on January 15, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Blessed Thistle (4.5%) - Cairngorm Brewery Company, Highland, Scotland

A delicious and unique Scottish thistle beer! Read the full post here:  …


Added by James Adams on January 14, 2015 at 9:25am — No Comments

I'm stuck at beer #499 – Rogue – Double Chocolate Stout

The pdubyah-o-meter rates this as 8.5 of its unknowable things from the thing. I wanted something thick, punchy, but soft, and full in the mouth, and with a sweetish finish. I got most of them. I could be being picky, as I wanted this to be the home-run the…


Added by Philip Walter on December 16, 2014 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Chimay Brune (7%) - Chimay Brewery, Hainaut Province, Belgium


Added by James Adams on November 17, 2014 at 1:43pm — No Comments

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