Monthly Archives: June 2016

  1. Catalina Brewery in Tucson, AZ

    Catalina Brewery in Tucson, AZ

    The idea for Catalina Brewery came to fruition in 2012 when Hank Rowe and Brian Vance were mountain biking, which they did regularly. After a long day, Hank and Brian were enjoying one of Hank's favorite beers, which he had brewed himself with a Mr. Beer kit. Brian noted that Hank's beers were so good, he should consider opening his own brewery!

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  2. Goblet Glass

    Goblet Glass

    There are nights where you may just want to kick back in your recliner and have a few glasses of easy-drinking, cold beer. We get it. But, there are going to be nights where you want to dress up, drink strong, malty, kick-you-in-the-taste-buds craft beer from the fanciest glass you can find... and that's where the goblet glass comes in to play.

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  3. Beer of the Month Club - June 2016

    Beer of the Month Club - June 2016

    Mr. Beer recently signed up for Beer of the Month Club as yet another way to try different beers from around the country. After this first tasting, we're definitely glad we decided to sign up! 

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  4. American Amber Ale

    American Amber Ale

    Simply put, an Amber ale is a pale ale that has been brewed with amber malt, and possibly some crystal malt, which gives it that amber color. Similar to other American styled beers, it gets its name from the American ingredients that it uses; most notably are the hops.

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  5. Pint Glass

    Pint Glass

    Ah, the good ol' pint glass; beer's most trusted partner in crime. If you've been to a craft brewery, or any bar really, you've most likely enjoyed almost every style of beer out of a pint glass. This glass is the most prevalent glass on the market, and there are a few good reasons why, and it all has to do with the shape...

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  6. Shandy, Radler and Fruit Beers

    Shandy, Radler and Fruit Beers

    This week's Thirsty Thursday beer tasting really took a lot of Mr. Beer employees out of their comfort zones. Most employees look forward to our tastings for new, interesting and complex craft beers to review, so when we told them this week they needed to review a shandy, radler and a fruit beer, they weren't too pleased. However, part of being a well-rounded beer drinker is learning to appreciate beer styles that you may not choose to enjoy in your spare time.

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  7. Flute Beer Glass

    Flute Beer Glass

    When most people think of a flute glass, their first thought is champagne. However, there is such a thing as a flute beer glass, and there are several reasons you should be adding this glass to your collection.

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  8. Summer Beer Tasting - Part 1

    Summer Beer Tasting - Part 1

    Summer is almost here, which means... summer beers! For those of you who don't follow Mr. Beer on Instagram and Twitter (which you totally should, because we are always posting great stuff on craft beer and homebrewing), you probably aren't aware that the staff at Mr. Beer does a weekly Thirsty Thursday beer tasting. Now, we're bringing our Thirsty Thursday tasting to the blog!

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