Craft Beer

Ep. 308 Joe Koontz of MC1 & Against All Authority

Recorded in front of a live audience at Laser Wolf on May 19th, 2017. Joe Koontz talks about playing in his one man band – MC1, Against All Authority’s legacy and opens up about living with Marfan syndrome. Koontz performs three songs including a couple from his latest self-released LP “The MC1.”

Another Music Podcast Episode 308 – Joe Koontz (MC1 / AAA)

Recorded in front of a live audience at Laser Wolf on May 19th, 2017. Joe Koontz talks about playing in his one man band – MC1, Against All Authority‘s legacy and opens up about living with Marfan syndrome. Koontz performs three songs including a couple from his latest self-released LP “The MC1.” Stream/Buy MC1’s new record […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 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, […]