Pairing of the Week: Spicy Sapporo Chili and a refreshing Summer Shandy

It's been a long, hot summer already this year and one pot meals are the way to go to keep the kitchen cool. Drop it in the crock pot and leave it. This dish can be made as mild or spicy as you like, twist, tweak it and make it your own.

Sinfully Delicious Autumn Shandy’s

Summer's last kiss was sweet as Mother Nature ushered in autumn and these sinfully, delicious sips are perfect for the arrival of fall. Pull up a chair and enjoy! Turning your favorite brew into an innovative “beer-tail” couldn’t be simpler with The Perfect Purée.  Manny’s Shandy, created by Manny Hinojosa with Magnolia beer, apple cider, The … Continue reading Sinfully Delicious Autumn Shandy’s

GoatHouse Brewing Co

November 2017  By Elizabeth Smith One of my first weekend trips to Placer County, California, included a stop at GoatHouse Brewing, which recently celebrating four years in business. A few visits later, after their Farm Yoga experience, I caught up with co-owner, Catherine Johnson, about what it’s like to live the dream: owning a craft … Continue reading GoatHouse Brewing Co

Fat Mike Presents Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival

Featuring Alternating Co-Headliners NOFX, Flogging Molly And Bad Religion, Plus Four More Bands Per Show Touring Festival Launches September 16 In Tacoma, WA With Stops In Boise, ID, Concord, CA, Sacramento, CA & Huntington Beach, CA Stone Brewing To Release Small Batch Stone & NOFX Punk in Drublic Hoppy Lager Exclusively In Festival Markets Created from the mind … Continue reading Fat Mike Presents Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival

Elysian Brewing’s Iconic Pumpkin Beer Lineup has Arrived!

September 2017 •  basil & salt It’s that time of the year again! Fall is quickly approaching and Elysian Brewing’s iconic pumpkin beer lineup has arrived! As the founders of the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival (in its 13th year!) with over two decades of brewing pumpkin-infused brews, Elysian is not only obsessed with pumpkins but committed to brewing … Continue reading Elysian Brewing’s Iconic Pumpkin Beer Lineup has Arrived!

Adelaide brews up huge craft beer week

By Andrew Spence / 2nd of May, 2017   ADELAIDE will be at the centre of the craft beer galaxy in July when the South Australian capital hosts five major brewing events in the same week. The events kick off on Tuesday, July 25, with brewery tours and a three-day trade expo at the Adelaide … Continue reading Adelaide brews up huge craft beer week

Australia’s first lentil beer sure to have pulses racing by Andrew Spence

AUSTRALIA’S first lentil beer has been released by a craft brewery in the Adelaide Hills. Lobethal Bierhaus’ Lentil Pale Ale was launched this week following an approach by pulse processor AGT Foods. Only about 3500 bottles and two kegs are part of the first run but the brewery sees it as a first step towards … Continue reading Australia’s first lentil beer sure to have pulses racing by Andrew Spence

Whimsical Drink and Sports Pairings for the New Year

If you're not quite sure what to change-up for the New Year, start with something simple like your favorite cocktail, brew or wine. Here are a few suggestions for sipping while watching your favorite sports –as well as some fun facts about practical jokes involving Tom Collins, ‘karate water’, and how alcohol affected Rupert Holmes’ … Continue reading Whimsical Drink and Sports Pairings for the New Year

Shawn Shepherd’s Peroni Infused Cocktails

Whip up these Sexy Sips at Home for your next Cocktail Party or Garden Soiree Temperatures are rising and refreshing cocktails have arrived. Whether you throw an indoor cocktail reception, cool garden party or outdoor barbecue, delicious Peroni infused cocktails are here to help you celebrate the summer season. Shawn Shepherd, mixologist at Palihouse West Hollywood, has put … Continue reading Shawn Shepherd’s Peroni Infused Cocktails