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Lions & Tigers & BEER! Oh, my!

Lions and Tigers and BEER! Oh my! Finding beer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom during a Pandemic.

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Beers, Cheers, & Yoda Ears!

Where to find beer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios during a Global Pandemic.

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Beer School Recap: Proper Glassware – It’s Not Just for Beer Snobs

Does Beer Even Need a Glass? If you’re at home or a bar, then YES! Camping, hiking, and drinking near the ocean are exceptions (or drinking a Heady Topper). What does the glass do that a beer can or bottle doesn’t? It can actually decrease how burpy you get. When beer is poured into a…

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8/25/2020 Hoppy Hour – Captain Cons of Zero Blog Thirty and Operation: Heal Our Heroes

I do not say this lightly because I have truly enjoyed every second I have spent working for Hops News, but last night was far and away the best night that I have had since starting here. Our guest, Captain Cons from Zero Blog Thirty, was one of the coolest guys I have ever had…

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Black is Beautiful – How an Imperial Stout is Making a Difference

Hoppy Hour Recap The Black is Beautiful Initiative https://youtu.be/YJvsUEro3kQ?t=2605 The Black is Beautiful initiative was started by Marcus Baskerville from Weathered Souls Brewing in San Antonio, TX just a couple months ago. It is a worldwide “collaborative effort to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face daily and raise funds for police brutality…

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BEER & SHARKS! ~ We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Glass!

It’s SHARK WEEK! The most wonderful week of the year, unless you’re a seal. So today, we’re going to learn some fun facts about SHARKS! Don’t worry, it’s still beer related. If you want to play a drinking game, take a sip anytime I say shark.  https://youtu.be/i80_7DjboiM?t=1379 So, let’s dive right in… Everyone knows the…

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National IPA Day

India Pale Ale – The Origin Story to Today Happy National IPA Day! This day is celebrated by Hop Heads every year, since 2012, on the first Thursday of August. So, crack open something Hoppy, and take a sip anytime I say… hop, hops, or IPA! If you watch the video, you can also take…

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Schneeeule and the Revival of the Berliner Weisse

“I try to make every beer I produce my dream beer”, states Ulrike Genz, head brewer and co-founder of Schneeeule. Schneeeule, translating to Snowy Owl, is a brewery based in Berlin, Germany, focused on Berliner Weisse-style sour beers, in addition to other wild and sour brews. In a past life, Genz was a practicing civil…

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Payette Brewing and The Best of Boise

When traveling to Boise, Idaho beer isn’t something that may come to mind right away. Admittedly when I first arrived in this up and coming city all I knew about the state of Idaho was the stereotypical potatoes and the blue turf field that has produced many NFL caliber talent. However, beer is something that…

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Beer School Recap- BEER & SPORTS!

Drinking Game: Take a sip for any acronym or Sports Team (colleges count). We’re about to learn some very random fun beer and sports facts to celebrate sports finally returning (and hopefully staying)!!! There may be no fans in the stands, but I can guarantee many fans at home will be drinking beer while watching…

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