Is Beer Good For Plants?

Beer? Good for plants? I know, it seems like a stretch. For one thing, I think most would agree that beer is better when enjoyed by a person than when poured on a peace lily. But, for years, the idea that beer can be used as a versatile agent for garden growth has persisted.  So, …

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Rolling Rock Extra Pale Beer Review

Rolling Rock Extra Pale Appearance Lives up to its name as it is definitely quite pale. Yellow/white gold hue, crystal clear body with plenty of carbonation visible. Pours to a small, bright white, soapy head which fizzles away and leaves little to no lacing. Rolling Rock Extra Pale Smell Generic, uninspired, corny macro lager. Green …

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What Makes Beer a Stout?

When most people think of stouts, they think of creamy, strong and dark beers. Usually, a Guinness comes to mind. Yet, though many types of stout do have these attributes, there are different varieties that don’t have any of them. In fact, Guinness doesn’t even have a high alcohol content. It’s the same as Bud …

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What Does ABV and IBU Mean?

Though enjoying a quality craft beer is simple enough to do, brewing it to perfection is quite another story. It can take years of effort and lots of batches of beer to create a delicious brew. The more you understand about the beer you’re drinking, the more you can fully appreciate it in all of …

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Does Beer Expire?

We’ve all cleaned out our fridge only to find a dusty, forgotten beer bottle in its depths. Should you reward your cleaning efforts and discovery by popping the cap and taking a swig? Or should you toss it to avoid a disgusting mouthful of expired beer? That’s what we’re here to answer. Can Beer Really …

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How to Taste Beer

To fully appreciate all a beer has to offer sometimes you need to do a little more than just drink it. Today we’re going to go over the five steps you should take to get the most out of your beer. 1. LOOK After pouring your beer into the proper glass, observe the color and …

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What is Bottle Conditioned Beer?

If you drink craft beer chances are sooner or later you’re going to hear folks throw around the term ‘bottle conditioning’ or ‘bottle conditioned’. Chances are also pretty good that you haven’t a clue what that means. Well, fret no longer, because today we’re going to look at what it means for your beer. On …

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What is Session Beer?

If you’ve been around the craft beer scene long enough, chances are you’ve heard someone use the phrase “session beer.” What exactly does this curious term mean? Today we take a quick look at the term and explain its meaning. A “session beer” is a beer low in alcohol which can be consumed in large …

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