Beer Recommendations for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is a perfect beer holiday. For the most part you will know ahead of time what the menu will comprise of, this is an excellent chance to pair beer with food. Fall beers are abundant this time of the year. From the moment the…

A Beginners Guide to Pairing Beer with Food

Pairing beers with food is not as hard as it sounds. I find that beers tend to match seasons and not just foods. And accordingly the seasons typically produce certain foods. I will break down the four seasons and some foods commonly found during those…

A Beginners Guide to the different Types of Beer

There are literally thousands of different breweries, concocting beers of many strengths and many tastes and many colors! There is a beer for everyone, in there somewhere, so let’s go try some. First of all, I am British and in 1986, I received the shock…

A Beginners Guide to Cooking with Beer

Cooking with beer can add an unexpected flavor to your food that dinner guests will enjoy. As with most alcohols, beer is typically reduced to bring out the true flavor of the beverage. Beer is often used on food that is grilled. A wildly popular…

The Effects of Beer Consumption on your Health

It’s funny, but you don’t hear much about the good effects of beer consumption on human health. Probably, this is because there aren’t any, or if there are, they are overshadowed by the ill effects of the beverage on the health of the average person….

Beer a Beginners Guide to Ale Styles

Where to start? Brown ale, porter, I.P.A., stout, bitter, mild… The list goes on. First of all, What is ale? To me, coming from and living in Britain, ale should only be made from 4 ingredients; barley, water, hops and yeast. It should come hand…

Meet a Gorgeous Woman into Beer try a Lambic

Women are to lambic beers, as models are to diamonds. It’s one thing to be a beer guy, but ya ever look around for beautiful knowledgeable women who are into beer? You rarely find one who knows even the basics about beer who is gorgeous;…

Guide to Hosting a Wine Tasting Party

When you use lighter wines in warm weather, bold and hearty varietals in winter, a wine tasting party is appropriate at any time of the year, but during the winter holiday season, it is an excellent way to get together with friends in a comfortable…

Baco Noir Wines

Wine makers are constantly looking for hardy grape varietals that can produce great wines in virtually every region. Baco noir is a sturdy grape that lends itself well to some of the most demanding growing conditions. While still not as well known as its red…

An introduction to the Bourgogne wine region of France

The Burgundy wine region of France can be found roughly halfway between Paris and the Mediterranean in the northern part of the Rhone Valley. Its dominant river is the Saône River, a tributary of the Rhone River before the Saône joins the south-flowing Rhone River…