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Top Texas Craft Beers

American’s love for craft beers has continued its meteoric rise for good reason - they’re great beers! From the robust porters aged in bourbon barrels to the salty gose and unique sours, to all kinds of IPAs, and whatever else they think up. We just can’t seem to get enough…

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Best Pumpkin Beers 2020 - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Best Pumpkin Craft Beers

It’s fall and you know what that means, pumpkin everything! From coffee to ice cream to potpourri, it’s hard to step outside and not get a whiff of this seasonal gourd. And what better way to celebrate pumpkin season than with a delicious craft beer? With so many pumpkin beers…

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Best Texas Beers

The Best Craft Beers of Texas

Texas takes its beer pretty seriously. In fact, no other state has a beer named specifically after their flag. (Looking at you, Lone Star!) The number of craft breweries in Texas has been, and continues to grow, at an astonishing rate. Currently there are upwards of 257 breweries across the…

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Craft Beer Picks

Craft Beer Picks

Do you recall that life-changing moment in time when you took your first sip of craft beer? It was like drinking liquid art. Suddenly the world of beer was different. It was bigger and more exciting! Much like Dorothy leaving her black and white, Kansas farmhouse behind and suddenly landing…

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American Craft Beer In Glasses

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week with These Summer Picks

Three cheers to American brewers. In celebration of American Craft Beer week— we’ve gathered our top picks for easy-summer drinking. Buffalo Bayou Summer’s Wit Buffalo Bayou took a classic Belgian Witbier yeast and fed it hibiscus flowers, ginger coriander, and orange peel. Horny Goat Brewing. Watermelon Wheat The watermelon flavor…

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5 Tx Craft Beers You Must Try

4 Texas Craft Beers You Must Try This Season

There are so many great things our beloved state of Texas has contributed to the world. Tex-Mex. Willie Nelson. Dr. Pepper. SXSW. Rodeos. Beyoncé. Whataburger. Tailgate parties. BBQ. Chuck Norris. Any number of these should spark a sense of Lone Star pride in your heart. But for us, one of…

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Beer Buzz

Beer Buzz: Not From Round Here?…

Things have begun snowballing at a somewhat startling rate in the world of craft beer. In 2012 America had amassed 2,401 craft breweries, according to the Brewers Association. By their most recent count in 2015, that number has grown to 4,225. Such rapid growth has had many people, myself included,…

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Top 15 Texas Craft Brewery Tour Day Trips

  • July 19, 2016
  • Beer

It’s Texas, it’s summer, it’s 100+ degrees, it’s time to go drink some beer! Texas is a big state, so we broke our Craft Brewery Tour Day Trips article into three cities for your traveling convenience. We’ll be covering five breweries in Dallas, five in Austin, and five in Houston.…

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More Ways to Impress the Relatives!

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we put together a fall beer selection of a few of our favorite ales and pumpkin brews for you to enjoy this season! Fermented Fun Facts Beer is the most popular alcoholic drink in the U.S. On average, Americans drink 6.3 billion gallons of…

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Countdown to Big Brew Festival!

America’s 2nd-largest craft beer gathering, the Big Brew Festival is just days away! The weeklong event, from Oct. 20-26, will feature more than 1,000 craft beers from 40 Texas breweries, delicious pairings from Houston’s top culinary talent, educational seminars, meet-and-greet opportunities with industry experts and two grand tasting sessions. Check…

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