Monthly Archives: May 2015

  1. Hops 101

    Hops 101

    Hops are cone-shaped flowers that grow on a vine, and serve as the spice in brewing beer. There are dozens of varieties, each with a different flavor and character that can be used by brewers to shape their creations.

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  2. Interview with Banger Brewing's Brewmaster, Michael Beaman

    Banger Brewing was started by five guys who met in the casino industry in Vegas. These five guys grew up traveling as much as possible to learn about the craft food and beer industry, and what started out as a passion turned into a business venture. They realized Vegas was lacking fresh local beer... so Banger Brewing was born!

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  3. Beer-Soaked Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Mayonnaise

    Beer-Soaked Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Mayonnaise
    beer-soaked-potato-fries Hi! I'm Becca, and I blog over at Amuse Your Bouche, where I share my favourite simple vegetarian recipes. My recipes tend to involve lots of vegetables, lots of pulses, and lots and lots of cheese. But, now it's time to indulge in one of my other favourite
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  4. Red White and Blue Ale - Barley The Brew Pup May Recipe

    Red White and Blue Ale - Barley The Brew Pup May Recipe

    The smell of charcoal and roasted hot dogs is in the air. The clanging of neighbors bottles as they set aside their differences to celebrate. The sound of children laughing while having an epic water balloon fight. That's right... it's almost that time of year again - time for Americans to celebrate their independence by proudly flying the flag high, barbecuing and lighting fireworks; the Fourth of July! 

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  5. Potato, Bacon, and Cheese Pierogi Recipe

    Potato, Bacon, and Cheese Pierogi Recipe

    Pierogi are the original "you can't eat just one," food, hence the use of the plural form in the name. There are almost as many forms of the word pierogi as there are fillings, which are virtually endless. This iteration is a take on a loaded potato skin minus the pool of grease.

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  6. Announcing the 2015 Reddit Homebrewing Competition

    Announcing the 2015 Reddit Homebrewing Competition

    Mr. Beer is excited to be an official sponsor of the 2015 Reddit Homebrewing Competition! This annual competition hosted on Reddit, the largest online community in the world, has become increasingly popular over the years with its increase in subcommunities (called subreddits), like /r/homebrewing

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  7. Buzz Kill: 6 Homebrewing Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Brew

    Buzz Kill: 6 Homebrewing Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Brew

    Most often, when brewing from home, there are always some basic mistakes that are made. Therefore, in order to gain the best results on your first go-round, you should aim to avoid some of the following major blunders...

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  8. Jalisco Style Red Pozole Recipe

    Jalisco Style Red Pozole Recipe

    Cinco de Mayo is a chance for all peoples of the world to celebrate Mexican culture, cuisine, and cerveza. But for the people of Puebla, it is the day 4,000 Mexican soldiers defeated the well-equipped French army, twice in number and unbeaten in the 50 years prior. 

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  9. The 20 Best Michelada Recipes

    The 20 Best Michelada Recipes

    If you're looking for the right drink to celebrate a Mexican holiday or want to improve your beer mixology skills, then look no further than the classic Mexican michelada. We've included a list of the top 20 michelada recipes, along with the steps to a simple version of the recipe below. What's a Michelada? The michelada is a Mexican cerveza preparada, or beer cocktail, in which the most basic version of the drink calls for Mexican lager,
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