October 26, 2011 - 2:51pm
Let's all be like monks this winter, have a beer.
There is something about the oncoming cool weather that just makes me want to eat, and eat a lot.  I think that there must be something in our prehistoric brains that signals us as humans to "plump up" during the colder months in an effort to stay as warm as possible.  I was...
October 24, 2011 - 9:40am
Five Belgian-style ales paired with five foods for a night of delightful dining.
Fall is here, and one of the most important yearly events to kick off the season is Oktoberfest, the two-week long festival of beer, food, music, and Bavarian culture in Munich. Of course, such an event is too good to stay contained in just one city, so Oktoberfest celebrations take place worldwide...
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
A growing, comprehensive list of what's on tap at your local better beer bars...click here, visit there, imbibe.
On Tap This Weekend (Lists are subject to change)  Baxter Station    Magner's Irish Cider    Spaten Dunkel    Stone IPA    Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold    Franziskaner Weissbier    Bass  ...
October 20, 2011 - 9:00am
Love beer? Love wine? Love food? Dine at the Oakroom this Saturday for the perfect trifecta.
The marriage of food and wine is a beautiful thing. The perfect pairing is equal parts art and science, and a successful combination is nothing short of heavenly. However, there is a less explored counterpart: the synergy between food and beer. The craft beer movement has brought us brews of great...
October 19, 2011 - 2:42pm
It was a dark and stormy night...pass me a beer.
Last evening was the first cold AND rainy one of the Fall season and so I went searching for a beer that would steal away a little of the damp chill in the air.  I came across a bottle of O'Fallon Smoked Porter at Old Town Wine & Spirits, and given my penchant for smoked beers and...