Oktoberfest at The Radler

Oktoberfest at The Radler

Oktoberfest at The Radler in Chicago was a yummy and thirst quenching experience.

5 Things Not To Do At a Craft Beer Bar

5 Things Craft Beer Bar

Too many times before I’ve seen a noob walk into a craft beer bar and feel like a complete tool by their actions or feel totally overwhelmed and have a bad experience.  Sometimes I feel really bad for those uninitiated into the craft beer world other times I’m the guy giving those noobs the side […]

Club de la Cerveza – Best Craft Beer Bar in Playa del Carmen

Club de la Cerveza

I went to Playa del Carmen’s “La Quinta” specifically looking for craft beer, my plan was to buy a few bottles and bring them back to my resort and drink them there. I had researched and found two potential locations; Club de la Cerveza and TNT Bar and Beer Store.  My search for Mexican craft […]

The Mojo Lounge: Reflections and Memories of Finding the Right Bar


The Mojo Lounge Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Everyone is in that lovey-dovey, stomach aflutter, doves in the air good feeling. Me, I’m in a period of transition and reflection. Two nights ago, my local bar – The Mojo Lounge, aka the place I’ve called my second home for the past 13 years […]

I’ve Been Goosed! My Visit to Goose Island Brew Pub

Goose Island Brew Pub

‘Twas the night before Christmas in Chicago’s north side, not a creature was stirring except Goose Island’s brewery with pride….  the drinkers were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of Bourbon County Stouts danced in their heads… Christmas has come early for me this year!  As many of you know, I frequently travel […]

Riding the Wave of Craft Beer with Rincón Beer Company

Rincon Beer Company

Rincón Beer Company A beer boom is abound on the island of Puerto Rico and in its infancy we have the opportunity to get to know and really document the changing tide of beer on the island. This past week I had the opportunity to speak to both Sage and Naomi Hobbs founders of Rincón […]

My Favorite Beer Bars in Northern Jersey

Bar Sign by elvissa of flickr.com

Over the past few years I’ve made it a point to really visit different beer bars in Northern Jersey and branch out beyond my comfort zone of Jersey City, NJ. I’ve done a few write up on bars that I’ve been to and I must say that there are a few stand outs among the […]

Lone Star Love – My Trip Home to Texas and Texas Beer

Neon Lone Star Beer sign by Choconancy1 of flickr.com

I just got back from an action-packed trip to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; or more commonly known to the locals as DFW. I was spending a four day weekend down south in my hometown. The main point of my trip was to go and see a friend get married. This is someone I consider the third little […]

A Beer-Soaked Sun-Drenched Golden Colorado Weekend


My Golden Colorado Weekend For Labor Day Weekend, I flew out to Denver for the first time in nine years (still can’t believe it’s been that long) to see Roger – my best friend from high school and early college years – get married. He is a fellow beer lover and he and his friends […]

Rubicon Brewing Co. – Sacramento, CA

Rubicon Brewing

Rubicon Brewing Co. – Sacramento, CA Sactown, the capitol of the state of my youth. The end. That’s about as much as I know about it besides just kind of being out in the middle of no where. Anyway I was down in Sacramento, CA recently for business with a co-worker. We stayed downtown in […]