So I entered the taproom on a Friday afternoon. I had driven in some crazy rainstorm for about two and a half hours from Milwaukee when I finally got to Four Fathers Brewing in Valparaiso (Valpo if you are a local or just don’t want to shoot yourself in the foot trying to pronounce the full thing right). Continue reading “Indie beer in Indiana”
Confession #1: I’ve been REALLY busy and haven’t had time to post in over two weeks. Apologies for that!
Confession #2: I’ve never actually been to High Water Brewing (but I’ve tried quite a few of their brews, and they are delicious!) Continue reading “It’s high time I visit High Water”
There I was thinking Martinez, CA didn’t have any craft breweries. I stand corrected. To be fair, there wasn’t any the last time I had visited. It now has two (next to each other) with another one on the way. That’s exactly the kind of expansion a craft beer nerd like me gets super excited about. This time, I stopped by Del Cielo Brewing and was pleasantly surprised. They make truly great brews and I love the warehouse-type atmosphere! I didn’t get to meet the owners in person that day, but I reached out to them and they took the time to answer my questions. Luis, you’ve got the floor! Continue reading “Del Cielo: beer from heaven”
Once in a while you go to a craft beer festival and find a little gem you’d never heard of before.
Beersite is not a thing yet, but it should be and it rhymes. So voila! It’s been several weeks since I came back from my trip to Oregon, and I still talk about the craft beer scene in the Bend area as if I had been there yesterday. Bend is a hophead paradise, and you should visit if you haven’t been. Continue reading “Bendites unite at this local beersite”
Six Rivers Brewery was brewery visit number 2 of my latest trip to Northern California —not counting the breweries where I didn’t conduct interviews. Don’t judge me; I already know it’s a lot of beer. Continue reading “Six Rivers, two owners, one beer expert”