Category Archives: Drinking
Welcome to 2015!
Well, it’s 2015! 2014 was a good year for beer and a good year for Brew in Review. 2014 was our first year, so we don’t have much to compare to, but let’s go through some of the highlights. The Big Trip: Travel to Portland, Oregon and Hawaii In June, we went to Portland for […]
Bridge Road Brewers’ 1000th Batch!
About a week ago, Bridge Road bottled their 100oth batch of beer! Now, that’s not 1000 different kinds of beer (give them time…), it’s 1000 brews done by Bridge Road. For a brewery that started in 2005, that’s over 100 brews per year; about two per week! Master Brewer Ben Kraus said in an article […]
What is terroir?
The concept of “terroir” is usually reserved for wine. It’s the concept that the flavour of the wine is affected by soil, climate, and vineyard location. So a wine made from a grape grown at one location would have different characteristics than a wine made from the same grape grown at a different location. The […]
Keeping Track of Craft Beer Drinking
Craft beer is a serious hobby, but, at a point, it becomes difficult to keep track of everything. To me, the craft beer hobby comes down to striving for two things: Trying new things (constantly) Coming back to some new old favourites from time to time Keeping track of all the great beer you’ve had […]
What is a sessionable beer?
Beers are often refereed to as a “sessionable beer” or “not a sessionable beer,” and this term is often batted around, and sometimes the meaning depends on context, or the term is used vaguely. So what is a sessionable beer? People who have been drinking craft beer for awhile have a good idea of what […]
Ten Good Reasons to Drink Craft Beer
There’s lots of good reasons to drink beer, but beer is often seen as a cheap drink, a drink just to poor down your throat and get you drunk. At least, that’s what we were all taught in school… So yes, getting a little bit tipsy is one good reason to drink beer, but with […]
What are you drinking at home?
At home, I typically like to stick with homebrew, that is, when I’m not drinking something to write a review. I’m an avid homebrewer (and also keep track of everything over at We Make Homebrew with Mikey from Beer With Mikey). I would imagine a lot of beer nuts like myself are into the homebrew as […]