Good things come in threes. Three things are coming your way. Fall, football, and beer. Now, maybe you are still enjoying the last bit of summer, but at least in the back of your head, you need to start thinking about this very serious matter of football and fall beer. Pretty soon you will be pulling on a hoodie, starting a bonfire or firing up the grill. Grab a football and a cold beer and you are ready to go. Here are four of the best fall beers whether you are preparing for a football game, a birthday party, or just a relaxing evening at home.
One of the best ways to spend a late summer evening is to enjoy an excellent charcoaled chicken and a cold, refreshing beer. Some brilliant person came up with the great idea to combine the two. This is done by cooking the chicken over a can of beer. This not only looks cool and tastes great, but the chickens usually have even browning on the exterior and the dark and light meat both cook at appropriate temperatures.
Beer: delicious. Cheese: delicious. What’s the best thing to do with two delicious items? Combine them of course! Beer cheese is a Kentucky favorite, and can be turned into soup, fondue, dip, and sauce.
Picture this: It’s a beautiful Thursday in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. The year is 1953, and Mayor Edward C. Schmidt has declared that this day, no one is to grill their own bratwursts. Instead, the town is hosting the first bratwurst festival. You’re smelling literally thousands of bratwursts grilling all around you. Walking down the street, you see nothing but pure bratwurst bliss. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, then this recipe is for you.
A shandy is beer mixed with a non-alcoholic drink, usually lemonade. The low alcohol content makes it easy to drink on a hot day because you won’t get dehydrated. When it’s finally warm out, this is a great drink to mix up! [Read more…]
We’ve all had that moment… “I wonder if I am the first person to do this?” No. You are not. Especially when it comes to beer. There is always at least one person in the world who has tried it at one point in time.
Before you run to the fridge and grab a six-pack (or multiple), remember that you will likely never be able to open a bottle with a chainsaw, nor will you ever be able to balance multiple kegs on your head. Without further ado, we give you some of the craziest beer related world records from Guinness World Records. [Read more…]
Massachusetts is a state full of quality craft beers, because some of the most well-known craft breweries are housed here, like Samuel Adams and Harpoon Brewery.
But sometimes a trek to Boston to taste beer isn’t necessary, because there are plenty of breweries throughout the entire state. Here is a list of some of the most popular breweries in and around Worcester. [Read more…]
When one gets invited to a holiday party, one of the first things it is courteous to ask is: “What should I bring?”
Sometimes a bottle of wine will suffice, other times you may find yourself in a potluck situation. If you’re assigned the appetizer portion of the meal, and you’re not a Pinterest wizard, then chips and dip may be the direction you go. But while all your friends are crafting their oldest family recipes, you don’t want to be the one looking like you just went to the supermarket on the way to the party. [Read more…]
Tailgates have become a pre-game tradition.
They’re a great way to spend an afternoon before a professional sporting game, college sporting game, concert, or any other large event. They allow you to get together with friends and family before you head into the stadium to watch the game or show. A proper tailgate requires you to show up early with a few essentials to make sure that everyone can enjoy themselves from start to finish. Below is a list of the top 10 things to bring to a tailgate. [Read more…]
Now that the weather is heating up, nothing smoothes the taste buds quite like an ice cold beer.
A refreshing twist to this beer craving is a summer shandy, which is beer and lemonade mixed together.
There are many versions of the summer shandy throughout the world. The word shandy is short for shandygaff, which is a British term for beer mixed with ginger beer or ginger ale. In Germany, this drink is known as a radler, a 50/50 concoction of beer and lemon soda (similar to Sprite or 7-Up). The radler was made in Bavaria, by a pub owner named Franz Xaver Kubler. He was afraid he was going to run out of beer for passing cyclists, so he mixed a drink made of half beer and half lemonade. He claimed the lower alcohol content would make for an easier, but still enjoyable ride home for the cyclists. [Read more…]