Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone

This home brew recipe mimics Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Is it a clone? Yes! Taste it and see. Try it – you’ll like it. If you’ve never had Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, then get ready to enjoy!


Sierra Nevada to the Blue Ridge Mountains

Great News, All!

One of the fastest growing and best craft breweries in the US is opening a new, second location. Yes, they are expanding, moving outward from West to East.

Beer & Brown Sugar Kielbasa recipe

Beer & Brown Sugar Kielbasa

Beer & Brown Sugar Kielbasa slow cooker quick, great tasting recipe for your own ‘brew pub.’ Enjoy popular recipe from


Arrogant Bastard Ale Review

Stepping up onto the porch, Greg noticed a note on the wicker table by the front door. Accompanying the note was a bomber and a mug. Hmm. His hopes soared as he thought, Could she be trying to reconcile? Then he read the note. “Dear Greg, Billy and I are at the movies. He’ll be moving in tomorrow. I found a beer that perfectly describes you…”


Beergarita Recipe

Sure to become another classic, this Beergarita recipe is a fun way to have a beer, and to toast – or “Parrot” – a classic mixed drink. In Spanish it might be called a Cerveza Preparada – prepared beer. We’ll just call it a “Beergarita”.


Pulled Pork Tacos

Pork and beans might be a traditional summer BBQ side, but pulled pork tacos are a year round favorite. Add some beer and spices along with the piggy and slow cook it all together for some “Good Eats.”


The Walrus and the Carpenter

‘A loaf of bread,’ the Walrus said,
‘Is what we chiefly need:
Pepper and vinegar besides
Are very good indeed
— Now, if you’re ready, Oysters dear,
We can begin to feed.’
(Excerpted from “The Walrus and The Carpenter” by Lewis Carroll)


Oyster Stout

Can you believe that someone would put oysters in beer?
“Shucks, you’re surely kidding – right?”
Nope, it’s true.
In England, oysters and beer were often consumed together. Oysters were like the peanuts or pretzels of today’s pubs – just a snack to go with your brew.
Having shucked many oysters in a seafood restaurant in my college days, I surely feel for those who popped open all those bivalves.


Kölsch Beer

Kölsch Beer is a great warm weather beer. Enjoy this synopsis of its origin and the Kölsch Beer style.


Fort Collins Breweries

As late as 1969, Fort Collins was not a likely candidate for a great beer city. It was a dry town up ‘til then. Well, things changed, and let’s see what we find now as we explore Fort Collins Breweries.


Hefeweizen Beer

Hefeweizen is just what its name says in German – Yeast = Hefe. Wheat = Weizen.


Spent Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies

So, what happens to the grains that brewers use to make the great craft beers served in their brew pub, or to those used by a home brewer? It’s the “secret” ingredient in Craft Beer Chocolate Chip Cookies, of course.