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Tap This: Move over hops, coffee is the new flavor on scene

Tap This: Move over hops, coffee is the new flavor on scene

The craft beer movement has brought forth a wide array of ingredients previously overlooked as possibilities within beer. Many of these ingredients are new and exciting and forever pushing the definition of beer. One ingredient has been viewed as a perfect addition — coffee. While coffee as an ingredient is not traditional in a historic […]

Tap This: 6 beers to try this Valentine’s Day no matter who you’re with

Tap This: 6 beers to try this Valentine’s Day no matter who you’re with

When discussing craft beers in America we tend to drop impressive dates of some older breweries that opened in the late ’70s or early ’80s. These “older” breweries seem to have been on the landscape for quite some time. Some macro breweries even date back to the 1800s, but in the overall beer landscape, we […]

Tap This: 6 beers to try this Valentine’s Day no matter who you’re with

Tap This: 6 beers to try this Valentine’s Day no matter who you’re with

Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated with a fine evening of food, chocolates, wine and flowers. However we need to re-examine this tradition and look at the beer offerings available to us now that will not only pair better with that box of chocolates, but may even be rich and chocolaty enough to replace the chocolates. […]

Tap This: Let the power of hops compel you

Tap This: Let the power of hops compel you

If there is one thing that can be said about many craft beer lovers it is they desire flavorful beer regardless of style. This is what propells many brewers into a variety of directions to ensure they’re brewing impactful and flavorful beer. The one ingredient that has truly risen above all others to help? The […]

Tap This: Brewing beers with variants

Tap This: Brewing beers with variants

Craft beers come in all kinds of varieties and ranges of alcohol by volume (ABV). However, some beers are brewed to have a strong similarity with another. Often a brewer will brew a base beer and then a variety of ingredients to make unique and distinct beers. These are called variants. A better way to […]

Tap This: A few beers to help melt the winter blues

Tap This: A few beers to help melt the winter blues

The winter months are tough. While some love the skiing, sledding or hiking some tend to retreat to warmth. Sun lamps are certainly one way to get through the winter months, but there is also another great way to dream of warmer days and that is with some bright and beautiful beers. A combination of […]

Tap This: Lagers’ new lease on life in the drinking world

Tap This: Lagers’ new lease on life in the drinking world

The craft beer industry experienced steady growth for a number of years. This is evident when looking at any tap list or bottle shop selves. As the industry continues to experience growth more and more beers become available. Craft beer lovers are certainly not strangers to IPAs, bold barrel-aged stouts or barleywines, but it seems […]

Tap This: Try a few of these brews throughout 2017

Tap This: Try a few of these brews throughout 2017

We can finally look ahead to 2017 with hope for a better year. This year will bring plenty of new and exciting beers as well as the release of our favorite seasonals, so it is the perfect time to take a look ahead of what 2017 has to offer. Here is a look ahead to […]

Tap This: Best new beers of 2016

Tap This: Best new beers of 2016

One look around any bar or craft beer seller and it is obvious there is no shortage of great beer. While 2016 was filled with many disappointments and losses of iconic figures, the year had some upsides including some great new beers. Here is a short list of many great new beers now available thanks […]

Tap This: Holiday beers for vacation

Tap This: Holiday beers for vacation

After all the worrying, running around and online shopping, the time has come to wrap all the gifts and hopefully relax. There are few better ways to relax around the holidays than with a great craft beer, but what beers are best? We all have personal preferences this time of year; some of us have […]

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