Our Journey

While many of you may think this sounds like the most assinine question possible, there really are folks out there who do not like craft beer on tap.  Yes, we realize this is an anomaly that deserves a space in the many research programs out...

Old and new craft breweries all over the United States are coming to realize that pairing food is an important feature for their taprooms.  A well-paired meal can make all the difference in sales and word-of-mouth, which is one of the most relied-upon resources for...

So, we all know that some blonde ales may be aged in chardonnay, or white wine barrels, right? And, you can get the "Scotch" or "bourbon" "burn" from, for example, a Russian Imperial Stout which is aged in bourbon barrels.  What about rum barrels?  There...

Funky Buddha seems to own the summer this year, as they've got a laundry list of fruit-filled summer brews for everyone to try.  Their taps are certainly busy and tasty, as the list of fruity brews seems to be endless, including some limited release brews...

For those in the craft brewing community who have become avid fans of that happy and overly robust Buddha in South Florida, there is great news!  Not only are some seasonal favorites back, but there are some specialty brews coming up, as well as a...

Summer brings with it the fishing season, which means there will be some amazing meals for pairing up with your craft beer.  While nothing is quite as satisfying as a well-paired meal with your brew, catching that meal yourself just might top it on the...

For those who love wine, there is always one varietal or another that truly lives close to their heart.  We've discussed this subject before, as it comes up quite often during our visits to different vineyards and we're always curious as to what really makes...

The Russian River Valley is booming with vineyards that are producing some of the most outstanding fruit of the area and wineries and vineyards across the United States and other countries are beginning to take notice.  Not only is this region picturesque, it hosts some...

With the agricultural market on a regular rollercoaster based on weather, the local economy and a market price that farmers fight hard to keep up with, it's no surprise that many new craft breweries are taking to the idea of growing their own hops and barley or...