By Dan Klem
  • Homebrewing: Tips For Getting Started

    March 11, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    Once you have tried a diverse range of craft beer you will start to gravitate towards a couple of particular beer styles. Eventually, the inevitable question will arise, “Why don’t I make my own beer?” Home brewing is a fun, yet challenging hobby that you can pick up pretty easily. With the craft beer explosion […]

  • When Beer Meets Food

    February 19, 2013 at 11:07 am

    I know what you are thinking; this is going to be an article about pairing food with beer. Well as much as there is to cover on that topic I am going in another direction. Many brewers out there have been searching for ingredients to use that set their beer apart from others. An obvious […]

  • Beer Fest! (Not The Movie…)

    February 2, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Raleigh Rare and Vintage Beer Tasting, hosted by Tyler’s Restaurant and Taproom in Seaboard Station. The experience was amazing, mainly because there were a variety of delicious beers flowing and I was able to spend time with great friends. The event also raised over twelve thousand […]

  • HopHunt

    January 18, 2013 at 10:06 am

    What If I told you that sometime in the next week one of the best beers brewed in the United States will go on sale? Now, what if I told that despite the price tag, which comes in at nearly twenty dollars a six-pack, some stores will be sold out of their allotment in under […]

  • It's Cold Outside, Grab A Winter Warmer

    December 28, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    At this point you have probably noticed a number of Holiday beers being sold at your local bottle shop or grocery store. Likewise, many of our local breweries are also pouring some of these delicious treats right now. These beers are traditionally referred to as ‘winter warmers.’ This style doesn’t stick around for long so […]

  • To Drink Or Not To Drink Craft Beer?

    December 18, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    A new craft beer store off W. Franklin Street, Beer Study, just held its grand opening. The question posed is obvious: To drink craft beer or not to drink craft beer? Well, consider this: Choice is one of the most important things in life. Think about it, what would you do if you walked into […]