Recent Posts in Beer Category

July 31, 2012
Red Carpet Wine & Spirits
Posted By Jamie Solomon
At first, Red Carpet Wine looks like your average retail store. Stepping out of the brutal Glendale heat, I was welcomed by a refreshing blast of air. As I meandered the rows of wine and spirits that ...
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March 15, 2012
Lighten Up
Posted By Paul Beilstein
In my twenties, after a few years of Barleywines, Old Ales, and countless Double IPAs, I was feeling like a wine drinker in mid-March: I was ready for the beer world's equivalent of a crisp Muscadet. ...
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February 27, 2012
The Naming Game, From Hop Whore To Nut Sack
Posted By Lisa P. Sutton
I'm a beer girl. I like an easy amber ale over lunch, a sharp IPA to sip while watching the Laker game. On a hastily-poured stout, I've been known to drink up the foamy head with a spoon. Though I ...
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February 21, 2012
Barrel-Aged Ales: A Gateway to Top-Shelf Spirits?
Posted By Paul Beilstein
Since moving to Portland, Oregon in 2010, I have met quite a few people whose drinking histories begin with craft beer. Unlike myself and most of my prior acquaintances, these drinkers did not begin ...
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February 13, 2012
Party In Aisle 4
Posted By Lisa P. Sutton
I hadn't planned to be drinking at noon. My ten-minute errand at BevMo turned into a three-hour detour. I had gone in only to replenish a few favorites, the Napa Smith Lost Dog Red Ale, a couple of ...
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January 30, 2012
And Then There Was Shandy
Posted By Lisa P. Sutton
Like most women, I wasn't born a beer fan. I came of age drinking whatever tasted least like alcohol: fruit-flavored wine coolers, mimosas, forgotten bottles of coffee liquors my parents received each ...
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September 29, 2010
View from a Bar: Humperdink's, Arlington, Texas
Posted By The Armchair Oenophile
If you only knew how fascinating Arlington is, you might never leave. Within two or three miles from Humperdink's "tallest" sports bar there is Rangers Ballpark, where the Texas Rangers play; Cowboys ...
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