I did a little experiment recently where I basically hacked the Picobrew Packs to add my own ingredients to the boil. This is a short guide for anyone who’d like to do the same.
Every year I troll the label submissions of the past 12 months to bring you the Best Pumpkin Beer Labels on the shelves. There are hundreds of pumpkin beers out there with some impressive label art, but these are the 19 best I’ve found that I hadn’t seen before. I know what you’re thinking… “But what about […]
We here at Thirsty Bastards have it on good authority from a placed source in the Anheuser-Busch sales department that Donald J. Trump is already the next president of the Luxurious States of America (“LSA! LSA! LSA!”) and that any junk that happens next month is just a matter of affixing red ball caps onto […]
Please note: Goose Island is no longer accepting refund submissions for 2015 BCBS. In case you missed it, Goose Island is refunding folks who bought 2015 Bourbon County Stout with select bottling dates $15.00 for each bottle purchased. These dates are for the following timestamps for 2015: Bourbon County Stout: 10/9, 10/12, 10/22, 10/22, 10/23, […]
As the sales and marketing manager for Mystic Brewery in Chelsea, MA, Louie Berceli has his hands full. The company has recently rebranded under his creative direction. Late last year, he sent me the following email: Hey there, I’m so happy I finally have a reason to email you. I’ve been a fan of your […]
Today I’m going to show you how to remove bottle labels from any bottle quickly and intact. I’ve read dozens of posts on the subject and I’ve been astounded at the variety of methods out there that folks will recommend. I’ve put those methods to the test and boiled it down to a technique that […]
Humans have been practicing the art of fermentation since the beginning of civilization itself. Fermentation may have even caused civilization to arise; when our hunter-gatherer ancestors discovered fermentation, they started to settle down, to ensure a steady supply of grain for fermentation.
Brewing beer, whether at home or professionally, is all about results. We can use an agreed upon set of words to describe the flavor, aroma, and appearance of our beer. We can use the information provided hop producers to estimate the IBUs a beer might contain. However, when it comes to the alcohol content in […]
There’s not much of a story here – companies rebrand all the time. As of this writing, they haven’t even updated their website and their Facebook page has teased the new look, but nothing official is there. Perhaps you’ve already seen the new Blue Moon Brewing commercials where oranges rain down from the sky like […]
November was a month of old favorites – there are beer labels from three artists I’ve interviewed before. This post is like a Beer Labels Art reunion. This is awesome because it means great artists are out there doing more amazing work. But fear not! There’s plenty of new stuff too! The following beer labels were […]