Travel takes a man beyond the familiar and thrusts him into the unknown. That shift stirs adventure into his soul. Some experiences are more riveting than others. You may drive the minivan …
Summer is full of surprises. Just last week my wife’s mother, sister, brother-in-law, and four children popped in for a visit … overnight. Here we have five unique beers …
Our entire summer beer list can be overwhelming. Now discover the best local summer beer by state and region.
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A cool refreshing summer drink can magically transform a sweltering sweat-drenched mid-July afternoon into a tranquil temporary vacation (with no screaming kids). Here is that summer beer recipe. Read More
The shandy is the coolest beverage of the summer. This refreshing concoction is making appearances in bars, restaurants, summer parties, weddings, backyards, front yards, beaches, lakes, swimming pools … basically, anywhere you can drink a summer beer. The homemade summer shandy just may be the perfect summer refresher. Read More
One weekend in June my wife and I host an extended happy hour to kick start the summer. Every year I am naturally tasked with purchasing beer, wine, and other beverages. In the past I’ve had a difficulty determining how much beer to purchase and serve at our party. Our “happy hour” gatherings generally last until 10:30 or 11:00. At each event I can only hope to purchase the right quantity of beer. The goal is to have as few beer bottles as possible as the last guests depart. I am considering a beer keg vs bottles or cans this year. Read More
If you are planning a trip to the islands, you’re going to want to drink Caribbean beer. On some islands your options are limited, and sometimes you will have several from which to select. Either way, it is best to know what Caribbean beer is available in advance of your visit. What is the best Caribbean beer? That is for you to decide. Read More
So you are considering purchasing a pack of summer beer cans.
Several years back dinner guests brought with them a screw-top wine bottle. Because I don’t drink much wine, I was unfamiliar with the vineyard and did not recognize the label. However, I almost dismissed the offering as a practical joke. Read More
Sip a summer party beer admiring your assembly of all of your acquaintances in one location. Friends, neighbors, family, and work colleagues mingle and share stories while enjoying great food and drinks. Wait … maybe we don’t want all of those groups converging at the same time. In fact, it is usually best to invite guests who know several others who share similar interests. Drawing from multiple segments creates a party that is fragmented and guest who are reluctant to mingle. Certainly invite some people who don’t know others, but be prepared to help them integrate when they arrive. Read More
Summer is the perfect time of year to try new craft beer styles. In , summer fruit beers emerge in these sweltering months giving consumers an opportunity to deviate from their traditional styles, and gives brewers an excuse to craft beers with unique new flavors. Summer fruit beers are often sweet and refreshing, occasionally finding favor with even the most discerning beer critics. Read More
It’s no secret most craft beer connoisseurs consider standard issue mass-produced top Mexican beers undrinkable swill. Conversely, beer from Mexico is more popular than ever, and Corona Extra is a top five brand in America. With so many options, why do Mexican beer sales continue to rise? One word: Escape. Read More