Food/Beverage

Brewery review: The Tank Brewing Company

Recently I was able to visit Miami’s newest brewery, The Tank Brewing Company. Actually, I’ve been there twice in the last week. Once before their grand opening to record an episode of my podcast, Beer, Bros & BS (shameless plug), and the second was for a private tasting event. Each visit their beers blew me away! […]

Event Preview: MIA Beer Co’s 2nd anniversary party

A couple of years ago I wrote an event preview about a newly opening brewery in Doral, MIA Beer Co. I’m happy to say that two years later that brewery is still going strong. To celebrate, the brewery is hosting a huge party for its second anniversary this upcoming Saturday. If you like beer there’s […]

Food in a Field Skillet

COOKWARE REVIEW: Field Company Cast Iron Skillet

Everyone is into cast iron these days, not just hipsters. It works great! Folks love it! So why do I lack any? A good question, one easily answered. Cast iron is damn heavy, and I always had food stick when I tried it in the past. I never had the patience to get a good […]

Best looking beer labels: part 4

Sometimes when you try a new beer you pick it because of its name but if you’re like me then you select it because of it’s label. When you’re lucky the can or the label is just as aesthetically beautiful as the brew you’re consuming is delicious. Below are the ten more of my favorite […]

The 7 best jazz themed beers

This past Saturday was International Jazz Day. Because of the international appeal of jazz, many breweries have honored the most esteemed musicians of this genre by naming a few of their beers after them. Below are seven of my favorite jazz musicians and the beer named after them.   1. Miles Davis First off is […]

The best looking beer labels: Part 3

Beer is a form of culinary art and sometimes, if you’re lucky, the can or label is just as aesthetically beautiful as the brew you’re consuming is delicious. Below are the ten more of the best looking beer labels. You can find the previous entries in this series below: Part One Part Two 1. Great Lakes […]

Wine Review: Pourriture Noble 04: Tegernseerhof’s Terrassen Riesling Federspiel

The Noble Rot: a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various usually overripe wine grapes causing shriveling, which results in increased sugar and flavor content and is responsible for the characteristic flavor of sauternes and related wines. [Merriam-Webster]   Though small, the Wachau region of northern Austria is one of the more important Riesling growers […]

10 more of the best looking beer labels

I’m not sure about you, but I’ve drank a few beers in my day because of what a label looked like. While I didn’t always enjoy the beer, I did enjoy looking at the label. Below are ten more of the best looking beer labels. You can find my previous picks here. 1. Uinta Brewing, […]

Wine Review: Pourriture Noble 02: Notorious Pink’s Grenache Rosé

The Noble Rot: a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various usually overripe wine grapes causing shriveling which results in increased sugar and flavor content and is responsible for the characteristic flavor of sauternes and related wines. [Merriam-Webster] My dad got this bottle of Notorious Pink (no Biggie remarks ahead) from one of his work […]

Wine Review: Pourriture Noble 01: Georges Dubœuf’s Beaujolais Nouveau

The Noble Rot: a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various usually overripe wine grapes causing shriveling which results in increased sugar and flavor content and is responsible for the characteristic flavor of sauternes and related wines. [Merriam-Webster] Mankind has enjoyed wine since antiquity. And since mankind knows how to screw up a good thing, […]

12 more beers of Christmas: part 2

Tis the season to knock back a few Christmas beers. Below are the final six beers you need to drink this year before Christmas. You can find last week’s picks here or last year’s picks for part one and here for part two.   1. Mikkeller Santa’s Little Helper There are many things to like […]

12 more beers of Christmas: part 1

One of the best ways to help bring in the holiday season is partaking in Christmas beer. Last year I presented 12 of the best Christmas brews that you can drink (find part one here and part two here) and because you’ve all been good this year I wanted to give you 12 more.   […]

The 10 best looking beer labels

Not all beer is created equal. To help move bottles and cans off the shelf, many breweries have come up with some phenomenal designs for their products. Below are 10 of the best looking beer labels.   1. Evil Twin Brewing, Hipster Ale   2. Dogfish Head Brewery, Bitches Brew   3. Hilliard’s Beer, Boombox […]

Five shockingly strange ingredients in beer

Though many people like beer, most don’t really know what’s in it. While beer is mostly made from water, yeast, barley and hops, there are some beers that are crafted with other ingredients like fruit, sugar or even lactose to make incredibly fine tasting beers. Every now and then, a brewery will create a beer […]

6 more pumpkin beers to drink

There are two types of people in this world, those who love and enjoy pumpkin spice products and those who do not. For one, I am generally on the side of those who don’t partake in the ritual of pumpkin spice mania but I can wholeheartedly jump on ship with pumpkin beers. In my first […]