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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,…

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…

Organic Beer Month

One cannot but applaud the increased focus on local and sustainable produce, and it’s no wonder that some of the most voluble proponents of the cause are also the proprietors of some of the city’s most notable bars and restaurants.…

Stout Day

Back in August, the craft beer world celebrated the inaugural International IPA Day, on which many a hoppy brew was consumed. Not to be outdone, stout beer lovers everywhere will be toasting their pint glasses today for the first annual…

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…

Avery Maharaja

Avery Maharaja

Lee Williams is a Colorado beer writer I follow, and the founder of Hoptopia.com, a website devoted to craft beer reviews and news. Back in January, he partnered up with Untappd, the social drinking check-in platform, to create a badge rewarding…

Keggers Banquet

By now it’s no secret that Eric Warner and the folks over at Karbach Brewing have brought some excellent beer to market. I was able to try their first two offerings, the Hopadillo IPA and Weisse Versa Wheat, when the Karbach…

Fill ‘er up

Perhaps it’s my Greek heritage deciding later in life to assert itself over my German and Irish sides, but lately I’ve been fiending the feta. Have you ever had feta cheese on your fries? The tangy, salty white cheese serves…