New Highland Beers!

We recently received three new beers from Highland Brewing Co. and think you should give them a try. We never wanted to be just a beer review blog, our focus is to be educational and informative about things going on in the beer industry. And many of our reviews are from Highland. Why? Because they … Read more…

Hope we see you at BBC 16

One of the best things about doing this blog over the past 4 years has been getting to know other beer lovers sharing their own perspective on social media. We enjoy keeping up with you through your blogs, Instagram and Twitter feeds and your podcasts. We love seeing y’all during the year at beer events around … Read more…

Thoughts on the Advanced Cicerone Exam

So, optimistic Certified Cicerone, you think you are ready to take the Advanced Cicerone Exam? Be afraid. Be very Afraid. I was in the inaugural group of suckers candidates to sit for the first exam on February 2nd in Chicago, but held this post publication until now, March 30, 2016. Today, a group from the … Read more…

Krewe de Shaffer: King Cake in a Glass

When Rachel Schaffer Lawson wanted to celebrate her law firm’s fifth anniversary, she knew a special release beer was the way to do it. Schaffer Law Firm practices law in a variety of areas, but alcohol law accounts for over one-third of the business and is growing, so beer just makes sense. Rachel got the … Read more…