Month: December 2015

Happy Holidays!

Another year down! As we enter our fifth year of writing I want to thank all of you for coming along for the ride.  We enjoy what we do and we hope you do to and I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you, if it wasn’t for you we wouldn’t still be here. As I look forward to 2016 I see many changes on the horizon. We’ve been working on some new ideas for the site that will improve our reach and approach and I really am excited to bring that to you all. Stay...

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Gifts For Beer Lovers, ‘Tis the Season…

It’s that time of year again folks. The tree comes out of the attic, the ornaments are unboxed, the smell of cookies being baked fills the air and the sound of jingle bells ring. It’s Christmas time and that means celebrating the giving season. What better what to celebrate giving than by gifts? Here are five great gifts for beer lovers. Cheers everyone! Gift Certificates Not sure what your beer lover may want for Christmas? Get them beer! Not sure what beers they may/may not want? Get them a beer gift certificate! It’s like you’ve bought the gift for...

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Magic Hat Winter Mingle: Si No Me Dan De Beber Lloro!

Sitting by the fire with your fully decorated and lit Christmas tree listening to sounds of Chuito while the smell of mashed up plantains wafting through the air as the pasteles boil away in the kitchen. Its that time of year where you can almost taste the pernil on your lips and your knees get weak from the thought of the forthcoming gallons of coquito. You nod off to the thought of bacalaitos only to be awaken to the sounds of La Parranda Fania blasting through the speakers urging you to get up and move even if you don’t know how to dance. That’s Christmas in...

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Best Beer of 2015 – Irving’s List

The question I get asked the most is “what’s your favorite beer?” That’s a very hard question to answer because beer is constantly evolving and new things are becoming available on a weekly basis. To add to that complexity, dozens of different beer styles and the current seasons can really impact that decision. If you asked me in the summer, my favorite beer it might be an IPA but in the winter it might be a stout, it all depends. So that’s why my answer to that question is “It depends.” With the explosion of craft beer throughout the last 5 years, variety...

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