6 German Beers To Drink During Oktoberfest

Last year I told you which Oktoberfest/Märzen beers you should try during the few weeks that make up Oktoberfest. You can find that article here. If you’ve already had those and want to try some other delicious German beers then read on.   1. Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Our first beer is a Hefeweizen that comes from […]

10 More Funny Beer Names

A few weeks ago I listed a few of my favorite funny beer names. You can find that piece here. The problem is that there are so many more hilarious names out there, so for your consideration, I present another 10.   1. Tramp Stamp, Clown Shoes, Belgian IPA, 7%.   2. Soft Dookie, Evil […]

20 of the funniest named beers out right now

Brewers are wonderfully talented individuals. They are akin to master chefs who can take a pile of ingredients and turn it into deliciously tasting art. Sometimes these same Brewers come up with witty and punny names for their work. For your consideration here are 20 of the funniest named beers out right now.   1. Hell or […]

7 beers you need to try on IPA Day

This upcoming Thursday, August 6th, is IPA Day. It’s the third annual day where craft beer drinkers and beer snobs can celebrate this delicious golden and bitter beer. If you’re a run-of-the mill beer kind of guy, then you might not have ever had an IPA before. Normally the beer is between 6-7% alcohol by […]

Six of the best not-quite-beers for summer

It’s summertime and it’s hot out there. It’s so hot that chickens are laying hard boiled eggs! One of the best ways to combat this heat is a cool and sweet refreshing adult beverage, am I right? The beverages on this list are not quite beers, but are perfect for a hot and unclouded afternoon […]

What are England’s seven best beers?

Today marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Many consider it as one of the most important documents ever written. Numerous countries have based their laws on it, including our own. While I could continue to extol the virtues of the Magna Carta, I’d rather discuss some of England’s other achievements, […]

The 7 beers you need to drink this spring

The weather is warming, trees are blooming and the birds are chirping. Spring is here. With that said, this is the perfect time to get your hands on some of the season’s best-brewed beers! So let’s spring forward to the first beer.   Beer #1 – Bell’s Oberon The first beer you’ve got to try […]

Five beers you should be pairing with your Easter candy

What’s the best thing about the day after Easter? Why, all the drastically discounted candy, of course! Enter any drug or grocery store and you’ll see a plethora of shopping carts full of marked down candy for your sugary enjoyment. And one thing that goes perfectly with these candies is beer! Don’t believe me? Read […]

10 Must-Do Steps for Sustainable Homebrewing

In the craft beer world, solar panels and ambitious recycling programs have become the norm. Microbreweries from Alaska to Colorado to Massachusetts strive to be sustainable, local, and organic. But there’s an even greener way to drink beer: Make handcrafted ales in the comfort of your own home. The 1.2 million U.S. homebrewers have some advantages when it comes to sustainability. They brew smaller batches and […] presents… The Beer Bracket Challenge!

With all of the March madness and bracket challenges going on, I thought it only appropriate that get in on it too, so I decided to create a Beer Bracket Challenge to determine what style of beer is America’s favorite. As I mentioned in a previous piece, there are two types of beer: ales and […]

Six Irish beers you need to drink on St. Patrick’s Day!

With St. Patrick’s feast day quickly approaching, we here at Tuff Gnarl want you to drink some proper Irish beer on March 17th, not American beer with processed green food coloring in it! 1. Guinness – Made in Dublin, Guinness is by far the most popular Irish beer in the world and is also the […]

EVENT REVIEW: J. Wakefield Brewing Grand Opening

The Miami craft beer scene is developing at a brisk pace, with the second brewery opening in Miami-Dade County in as many weeks. The brewery in question this time is J. Wakefield Brewing, located in the heart of Wynwood on 24th St. only a few steps from Gramps and Panther Coffee. Though it did rain, […]

Our Presidents And Their Beer

On this President’s Day, I wanted to explore one of the few similarities that many of our nation’s presidents had: beer! Now I know you’re probably rolling your eyes at this, but beer was beloved by many of this nation’s great presidents. George Washington is generally considered among our most trusted and well-liked presidents. Why? […]

6 Chocolate Beers to Drink on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, try something novel this year, ditch the box of chocolates and pick up a bottle of chocolate beer! All of these beers are delicious, and I say this as someone who does not generally like nor care for the taste of chocolate, but I will drink the hell out of […]

EVENT REVIEW: 2015 Miami Beer Fest

For the second time in two years, the Miami Beer Fest found itself at Marlins Park. With flawless weather, delicious beer, righteous tunes and great people, this was hardly an event to be missed. If you happened to have scored a VIP ticket, then you were able to enter the festival an hour early and […]