Tag: beer

Untappd Badge Calendar

Badges? We don’t need no steenkin badges! Look. I know you’re above chasing after Untappd badges. They’re meaningless after all, they don’t gain you admittance to the most exclusive of clubs, and they don’t even exist except in cyberspace. Like…

Red Oktober

Even though the russet-hued lagers that come out this time of year are called Oktoberfest, on a proper beer calendar, they’re really a September beer. That’s because, when Crown Prince Ludwig, later King Ludwig I, married in October 1810, he…

#WTFPSFTW

Whether you were crestfallen that prior obligations prevented you from attending or perfectly content avoiding oppressive heat while listening to bands you’ve never heard of, your social media networks were likely inundated with comments and photos pouring forth from your…

Hans’ Bier Haus

The tension in the air was palpable. Walking through the dark interior of the bar out into the bright light of the noonday sun, one could see a number of patrons milling about in pairs or small enclaves, each indifferent…

El Nuevo Veracruzano – Tuxpan

The days are long, they are repetitive, and they are 7 a week. Twelve of those 21 weekly meals are at the same place, the otherwise charming¬†Hotelito del Rio¬†whose open-air dining room serves up breakfast and lunch from a spartan…

Ashley’s – Ann Arbor

For our annual football man-trip this year, my buddies and I chose Ann Arbor to catch the Nebraska at Michigan game in the Big House – definitely a stadium that lives up to its consistently high rank on the lists…

Such Great Heights

After stopping by Anvil on Tuesday, I headed over to the edge of the Heights, where El Gran Malo has been garnering buzz with their infused tequilas. EGM took over the space formerly occupied by the quiet, short-lived French restaurant,…

BlackFinn American Grille

A First Look The BlackFinn family of restaurants has locations throughout the eastern half of the country, and the American Grille incarnation hails from Jacksonville, Florida – at least that’s where Mark, the gentleman behind the bar training the staff…