FOOD and BEVERAGES

BeerAdvocate & Harpoon Brewery Announce the 7th Annual American Craft Beer Fest in Boston

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Drink American Craft Beer! Presented by BeerAdvocate & Harpoon Brewery, the 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest (ACBF) is the east coast’s largest celebration of American craft beer, featuring 640+ craft beers from 140+ American brewers, and drawing over 15,000 beer enthusiasts from around the world.

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Review 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey

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It is St. Patrick’s time and who better to spend it with this year than 2 Gingers. No, I am not talking about Christina Hendricks and Deborah Ann Woll, though that would make for an awesome St. Patricks Day. 2 Gingers is a great Irish Whiskey produced by the Kilbeggan Distilling Company. 2 Gingers is aged for 4 […]

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Beer Bread Made Simple With Krusteaz Artisan Bread Mixes

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There is nothing that will bring childhood memories flooding back like the smell of fresh baked bread. I remember my mother toiling for hours kneading the dough, waiting for it to rise and after what felt like an eternity in the oven bread would appear. The people at Krusteaz have taken a lot of this […]

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Try These Red Bull Crashed Ice Cocktail Recipes

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This brutal winter is not is making the sports blackhole much more unbearable. With no NFL or MLB, the NHL on their Winter Olympic break and the NBA having their all-star break at the same time, I think I’m going slightly mad. Sure the USA Olympic hockey team is doing very well. However that is […]

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Forget the Champagne, Go With the Bold Choice This Valentine’s Day, Jim Beam Cocktails

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner we thought we would share some conventional wisdom with you. Traditional Valentine’s Day celebrations typically will be adorned with a bottle of champagne or wine. Simple, elegant and simply boring. Do you want to spend your Valentine’s Day with the same trappings your beloved has seen from every suitor […]

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Review – Natural Whey Protein Powder from About Time Nutrition

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For individuals interested in a natural product one of our favorite brands is About Time. Not only is About Time’s whey protein isolate one of cleanest whey protein powders on the market, it also tastes pretty good with the chocolate and chocolate peanut butter being the most popular flavors. If you are considering a natural protein […]

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Red Bull Crashed Ice is The Ultimate Extreme Winter Sporting Event (Video)

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It seems like the entire world is obsessed by The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. While the Olympics hold many great events, none can hold a candle to the Red Bull Crashed Ice. For those of you unfamiliar with Red Bull Crashed Ice it is the world’s fastest Ice Cross Downhill event. Athletes will go four-at-a-time […]

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Review: Fiber One Meal Bars are a Tasty Filling Alternative to an Unhealthy Lunch

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Working in sales I don’t have the healthiest eating habits. I am constantly on the go and I find myself sacrificing convenience for nutrition. My wife will leave meal and snack bars with my briefcase to ward off afternoon hunger, but they don’t do the trick. Most of these bars are very small portions and […]

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Celebrate the Super Bowl with These Cocktails from Jim Beam

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Super Bowl Baby! It is time for the biggest celebration of the greatest sport in the world. This year we are celebrating the presentation of the Lombardi Trophy in the frigid northwest. While most thin beer and football is a marriage made in heaven, we experienced tailgaters and fans know better. Cold beers make for […]

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Samuel Adams Releases Rebel IPA: Now Available Nationwide (Video)

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After countless test batches in Samuel Adams’ Boston-based nanobrewery, the brewers are ready to share Samuel Adams Rebel IPA with drinkers across the country. Rebel IPA is a West Coast style IPA brewed to maximize the aromatics and flavors of five of the brewers’ favorite American hops from the Pacific Northwest. Rebel IPA packs big […]

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Dude Shows You How To Get Drunk Without Drinking! (Video)

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This video of a self-proclaimed chemist shows people how to get drunk without drinking. When I first started watching the video I was weary. The guy in the video says this is something he learnt online and I was preparing myself for a dangerous or life treating experiment. Instead we get this. The guy in […]

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Suds With Securb: Night Shift Brewing Excels at Fusing Artisan Beers With Unique Ingredients

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Boston’s best kept craft beer secret is no longer a secret. Night Shift Brewing is taking Boston and the region by storm and show no signs of slowing down. If you are not yet familiar with this wildly progressive brewery you need to check them out, now! What I love most about Night Shift Brewing’s […]

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Samuel Adams Introduces New Spring Seasonal Beer

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Samuel Adams Cold Snap Now Hitting Shelves, Brewed with Exotic Fruits, Flowers and Spices from Around the World. The brewers at Samuel Adams are ushering in the new year with a new spring beer—Samuel Adams Cold Snap—the newest addition to the brewery’s popular seasonal beer collection. Brewed for spring’s transition away from the hearty brews of […]

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Sud Savant: Review – New Belgium Coconut Curry Hefeweizen

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Is it just me or when you see a beer with “Coconut Curry” in the title, you just have to take it home? I have to know what it’s like! I have to try it. I also enjoy that I’m supporting creative brewers, but my motives are far from altruistic. I want what others call […]

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New Year’s Day Hangover Cures, Myths and Preventatives

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If you have found your way to this column it is my guess you have over indulged with alcohol in some way. You have a hangover. Being in the midst of the holiday season it is easy for use to make some missteps with spirits, wine and beer. While there is no “off-switch” to end […]

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Bud Light Hotel Announces World-Class Concert Lineup For Super Bowl Weekend 2014

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Headline performances by Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons and The Roots. Last month, Bud Light made “waves” across the country when it announced Bud Light Hotel New York would take place on a brand-new cruise ship docked on the Hudson River. Today, the Official Beer Sponsor of the NFL announced its concert lineup for the four-day […]

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