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Conquest Brewing

947 S Stadium Road, Bay 1, Columbia, SC The suggestions of “Stand By Me” were unmistakable. The abandoned and rusting metal structures, the wizened oaks and coastal boxelders, the chunks of coal strewn about among the ballast lining the railroad…

Funk Queue

I won’t weigh in with any suggestions here; if Jeff, Ron, and the folks at Jester King want to wade through reams of unsolicited advice they can head over to the forums on Beer Advocate and get their fill. Which,…

SweetWater Brewery – Atlanta

Nicknames like Hotlanta hold sway in Georgia’s capital these days, perhaps originated by that Allman Brothers song from the 70’s, now more familiar from the likes of those trendsetting paragons of grace and civility, the real housewives. But a lesser…

Karbachtoberfest 2013

The only thing I would change about the brewery’s 2nd annual eponymous Oktoberfest event held Saturday was the date, or at least the ability to fast forward that cold front that came through yesterday. And the tickets might not have…

Infinite Jest

For the past two weekends, the Jester King brewery outside of Austin has released very limited quantities of their latest concoction, Atrial Rubicite. The brewery is well known for its farmhouse style brews and has become a highly recognizable operation…

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…

High Fidelity

There’s a scene in the movie High Fidelity where a customer comes in asking if the record store has “I Just Called to Say I Love You” for his daughter’s birthday. Barry (Jack Black) tells the customer no, because “well, it’s…

Brouwerij de Molen

Bodegraven, Netherlands Walking the cramped streets of a city like Amsterdam is an apt microcosmic metaphor for the tightly packed European geography, especially those countries bordering the North Sea. Citizens grow up speaking the languages of their neighbors: Dutch, French,…

Brooklyn Brewery

Probably one of the most iconic New York breweries and, since it’s available in at least half the country, probably one of the better known in all of US craft beer, right up there with Stone and Dogfish Head, the…