FOOD and BEVERAGES

Pope Crisco: Christmas Ale from St Arnold Brewing Co.

Well guys, with just 10 days left in the holiday season, I find myself with most of my Christmas presents purchased, several reviews still pending editing before uploading (my editor is a college professor, and is too busy correcting her students grammatical errors to address those of her husband), and a few beers to chill, […]

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Kona Brewing to Bring Koko Brown Ale to the East Coast for the First Time

After a successful launch of Koko Brown Ale to west coast mainland markets this spring, Kona Brewing Company has announced that east coast markets will also receive Koko Brown Ale when it’s released again in January 2012. The 2011 arrival of Koko Brown Ale marked the first new mainland beer offering from Kona Brewing in […]

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Pope Crisco: St Arnold Brewing Co Elissa IPA

Well, another day is in the can, and another beer is needed to wash away the fatigue of a day spent in toil. As my mother prepares one of my favorite meals, chicken fried steak, I have decided to pop the cap of another Texas brewed beer, Elissa IPA from our friends at the Saint […]

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Jim Beam Bold Choices: Let’s All Blaze a Trail in 2012

Those of you that follow this site know that we have been working with Jim Beam for the past few months. I want to personally thank Jim Beam for including us in their Bold Choices promotion. I have found myself making more Bold Choices lately and these choices are bringing me to some wonderful places. […]

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Last Call for New Belgium’s Philanthropic Glassware Before Christmas

New Belgium Brewing’s “Glass That Gives” program is underway and the sound of blissful clinking can be heard around the country. So far, more than 12,100 glasses have been shipped to beer lovers through online purchases and on-premise promotions, and more than $7,000 has been raised for four nonprofit organizations. The campaign runs through January […]

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Sud Savant: Dogfish Head – Robert Johnson’s Hellhound on My Ale

This beer is being broken out for two reasons:
This beer is being broken out for two reasons: 1. Fellow beer enthusiast Jason from mocked me for holding on to this great “super-hoppy ale” and not drinking it at its peak freshness. I must make amends. :) 2. 2011 marked the 100th birthday of Delta bluesman Robert Johnson and coincidentally, this post marks my 100th POST! [..]

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Santa’s Bucks: Hooters Promotes Holiday Gift Card

Hooters is making this holiday shopping season easy on customers by offering an added value when purchasing Hooters Gift Cards. Guests who purchase a $25 or $50 Hooters gift card will receive a $5 or $10 Santa Bonus Card, respectively, for redemption beginning next year. Hooters also launched a holiday seasonal merchandise program including the […]

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Dogfish Head Releases New Ancient Ale: Ta Henket

Ta Henket, the latest addition to Dogfish Head’s line of Ancient Ales, rolls out this month. Inspired by a trip to the Great Pyramids, Dogfish Head Founder & President Sam Calagione created Ta Henket with ingredients and traditions outlined in Egyptian hieroglyphics. “It was like a Rosetta Stone visit,” he says. “That’s the first depiction […]

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Mattson Davis, President Of Kona Brewing To Give Brewbound’s Keynote

Kailua-Kona, Big Island of Hawaii, November30, 2011… Few business stories are more compelling than the trajectory of a small brand growing to a point where it can partner with a larger one to expand its capabilities, distribution, and improve its long-range health. The craft brewing industry has provided a spectacular setting for this drama to […]

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Shipyard Applehead Hits Stores This Month

Shipyard Brewing Company announces the release of a new beer:  Shipyard Applehead.  An extension of the company’s popular Shipyard Pumpkinhead line, Shipyard Applehead is a seasonal brew available December through March, while supplies last. “We asked Pumpkinhead fans what other flavors would they like to see and their answer was apple,” said director of sales […]

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Seattle’s Hop Scotch Spring Beer & Scotch Festival

Hop Scotch Spring Beer & Scotch Festival is the premier beer, Scotch, wine and spirit tasting experience benefiting Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). On March 30 and 31, Fremont Studios transforms into a swanky beverage tasting lounge featuring over 80 libations to swirl, sniff and sip. The unique festival allows guests to exchange lingo one-on-one […]

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Sud Savant: Firestone Walker Double Jack – Even My Wife Likes It

Everybody clamors about Parabola. The masses murmur over Abacus. But since I live in a smaller market, I wanna talk about one of their more widely available beers: Double Jack. However, I won’t really have much to talk about since I’ve never had a Firestone Walker beer before. Looks like the only way I’m going […]

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Ultimate Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Thanksgiving Egg Rolls

This year I added a new twist to recycling the Thanksgiving leftovers. I put aside some turkey for sandwiches and saved the body for soup. Still this year I am passing on the traditional turkey pot pie or turkey salad. My goal this year is to give you readers a new recipe and spin on […]

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Sud Savant: Brewdog & Stone Brewing Co. Bashah – What a complete 180

In the interest of full disclosure, I’d like to first say that I am the proud owner of some Equity for Punks! If you don’t know what that is yet, check it out here. After finally taking the plunge last week after a near immediate blessing from my surprisingly understanding and slightly dismissive wife (quoth […]

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Sud Savant: New Glarus Staghorn – Stylistically Accurate and Well Made

Normally, I’d ask if you’re sick of New Glarus beers yet, but since I know such a thing is as probable as the Colts winning the Super Bowl this year I’m continuing my ironman streak of reviewing New Glarus beers until my beer fridge has made room for more newcomers. It’s a dirty job, but […]

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The Voting is Over My Jim Beam Bold Choice Has Been Made

The masses have spoken. Two weeks ago I told you folks about Jim Beam’s bold choices promotion. Jim Beam is celebrating Bold Choices and the people that make them. In an era of cautiousness, bold behavior can be hard to find. So in what I feel is an effort to spice things up a bit, […]

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