Thread Spinner, is Lakewood Brewing’s new Legendary Series release, and the first in a mini series of three wood-aged beers based on the Greek myth of the Three Fates, is out now.
This 13.5% American barleywine was aged in Witherspoon Distillery bourbon barrels for months, lending notes of toffee, vanilla, and oak to the malty, robust beer. Pick up a couple bottles – one to enjoy now and one to cellar. Then be sure to pick up her two sisters next year for a unique vertical. Continue reading →
Community Beer Companyis hosting a Craft Beer & Artisan Cheese Pairing tomorrow, October 20th from 6 to 9pm. They are bringing back Cheesemonger, Ali Cameron, from Prodigal Farms, as she continues her quest to bring together our favorite fermentables: cheese and beer. Continue reading →
Unlimited fun is on tap for the second annual Parktoberfest presented by The Shops at Park Lane and Bowl & Barrel. The one-day craft beer and music festival returns this Saturday, October 15from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Continue reading →
LUCK in Trinity Groves never shied away from anything non-conventional. Think about their unusual doughnut-beer pairings that they perform on a regfular basis. We do love beer, and of course those warm and wonderful doughnuts from Glazed in Deep Ellum make our eyes roll to the back of our head. Continue reading →
Brad Perkinson at the new FireWheel Brewing Company based in Rowlett, Texas, is taking the beer world on full force. I caught up with him at the new Brix Bar and Grill in Plano. After finishing the hand-made White Trash burger (which consists of a hand formed patty tossed in wing sauce, covered in bacon and jalapenos, then all topped with a fried egg) he was ready to chat. Beer in hand, we headed outside to the spacious corner patio to tell me his story. He is immediately the fun loving beer guy that everyone wants to hang out with all hours of the night. I was especially impressed with his story of how he even stumbled into the beer industry itself. Continue reading →
When they aren’t uber-designing a new restaurant around Dallas or Fort Worth, the dynamic team of John Paul Valverde and Miguel Vicens are making a go at restaurateur life at the funky digs in Oak Cliff in what was once a single family dwelling, then their first born Campo Modern Country Bistro. Campo never really hit her stride despite all the fantastical elements you could possibly afford a restaurant, including a star consulting chef like Matt McCallister and finishing with one of the best kept secret chefs in Dallas, Michael Ehlert. By the way for those keeping score at home, Ehlert is in the kitchen at Hibiscus on Henderson.
A few months later and some serious hammer and nailing, the tiny house has been drawn into yet another hip and cozy dwelling for those seeking out a fresh take on classic food finds. Enter Outpost American Tavern. Now deep up in its first week with the doors wide open, the unique looking taproom is once again creating a buzz throughout the food loving community. Continue reading →