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Bayou City Beer

It was a momentous day for Houston beer on Saturday, matched only by the severity of the torrential downpour that blew through town. The last few years have seen the proliferation of both food trucks and breweries in our fair…

To Øl – Sans Frontière

There may be no finer pairing than food trucks and breweries. They go together like lamb and tuna fish, often parked outside during brewery tours. Fittingly, much like food trucks are often a stepping stone to a more traditional, “brick…

Born on the Bayou

It was a mild January afternoon this past Saturday, with the errant cloud providing sporadic shade as the multitudes gathered outside one of the young Turks on Houston’s beer scene, the Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co., to celebrate its first anniversary.…

Maya Have Another

The world is not going to end today, despite what the doomsdayers are frothing about. But December 21 is undeniably a significant date, coinciding as it does with the winter solstice and the end of the Mayan calendar. However, there…

Election 2012

Welp, the months of incessant campaign ads and election coverage is finally drawing to a close. Fully 3/4 of expected voter turnout in Harris County (Houston) has already voted early, with the remainder frantically searching for their polling locations or,…

Cascade Brewing – Portland

Birthplace of several beer styles and breeding ground for quintessential American hops, the Pacific Northwest is home to many iconic brews. I was glad, then, when some buddies and I decided to head to Oregon for our annual football trip,…

Sausage Fest

I first set foot on Rainey Street in Austin a few years ago, when Lustre Pearl (cousin of Houston’s own Pearl Bar on Washington) was the only concern going. Walking its length this past weekend, it seems as though every…

Clown Shoes

Back in May, in their “State of the Shoenion,” Clown Shoes Beer announced that by June they would start trickling into states like Texas. I’m sure delays inevitably followed, but whatever the case, by August the Duff Beer Distributors had…