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Strangeways – Dallas

Sad British pop might fuel a torrid 500-day affair with Zooey Deschanel, but you might not suspect it’d launch a craft beer haven in Dallas. Named for the Smiths’ final album, Strangeways didn’t seem to bear that out when I…

IPA Day 2K12

Last year, on August 4, craft beer afficionados across the country united in one voice, declaring that they wanted to taste their beer, not dump swill into their gaping maws because it had fewer calories, or had a punch top…

Nefarious Ten Pin

Winter seems largely to have given Houston a miss, though the Rodeo is about to kick off for the next 3 weeks, and one can usually count on a frigid night or two. Regardless, if you’re a traditionalist, while the…

Hay Merchant

The long-anticipated Hay Merchant opens today on Westheimer, and I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak during their soft-opening period. Local media has already provided a pretty good insight into the launch, and the owners have begged forbearance…

Left Hand Milk Stout

Two points always form a line, so an efficient tactician will take down two birds with one stone. Three points, however, seldom form a line, but must always lie on the same plane, so an adroit marksman might hit three…

Divine Reservations

In news that brought delight to the local Houston beer-enthusiast Twitterverse, Saint Arnold announced that they would be able to brew Divine Reserve #11 as part of their regular lineup starting next year. This news comes just before Saint Arnold is…