Mexican Craft Beer is Booming and Here’s Why


Mexican Craft Beer is a booming market in its infancy. It started with a landmark monopoly ruling and is snowballing into national pride! Here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in Mexico

Craft Beer and Hip Hop: Bierwax

craft beer and hip hop

Craft beer and hip hop have parallel beginnings from time to outreach but can hip hop show craft beer what lies in its future?

Delirium Tremens: My Gateway Beer

Delirium Tremens

“There is an old Celtic axiom that says ‘Good people drink good beer.’ This is true, then as now. Just look around you in any public barroom and you will quickly see bad people drinking bad beer. Think about it.” -Hunter S. Thompson One of the most vivid memories of my twenties was craft beer, […]

Craft Beer Latinas – The Unicorns

Craft Beer Latinas

I am a unicorn. I didn’t realize it until last night, but apparently I’m much like the mythical creature — legendary, elusive, and often surrounded by bright colors and glitter. OK that’s not really what I’m talking about, but you know what I mean, a rare individual. I was sitting in the Goose Island Tap […]

craftbeeray: Not All Craft Beer Drinkers Have Long Beards


Why I don’t have a long beard On many occasions I’ve experienced a weird reaction when I talk about my passion for craft beer. I seem to not fit the “look” of the people who they think are into craft beer. The fact is that I don’t have a long beard or wear thick framed […]

Yes You Can Be a Good Mom and Still Be a Craftylady!

CraftyLady24_7 Family Feature

First Things First Many might think being a woman in the craft beer world is challenging but try being a craft beer mom and you’ll have a totally different challenge to face. First things first… I do not under any circumstance support nor condone underage drinking but I do support educating them about the truth […]

CraftBeerVixen’s Guide to Introduce Your Girl to Craft Beer


Imagine your wife or girlfriend joining you in your quest for amazing beers. Making drives across the state lines just to get beer not available in your state. Texting you when your favorite brewery just tapped something you’ve been waiting for (because she follows the brewery on Facebook and Twitter). Imagine her saying, “Of course […]

Beer and Beer Memories and Beer: A Timeline

Beer Memories

  I grew up in Michigan, Saginaw to be exact, an old General Motors town with union bars and cheap beer.  I think relaxing after work meant a cold beer and sitting on a deck… at least that is what I saw as a kid growing up. Here’s what beers mean to me as seen […]

Blue Cans, Clear Bottles and Black Tueday: Craftylady24_7’s Beer Journey


My Beer-ginnings As far back as I can remember, every time I opened the refrigerator door, the first thing I saw was my stepfathers favorite beers. They were either in a blue can or a clear glass bottle filled with a yellow liquid I thought was lemonade. For the longest time, I could never understand why my stepfather would always drink his […]