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What to Drink with What You Eat for Thanksgiving

What to Drink with What You Eat for Thanksgiving

Everyone always knows what food to bring to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, whether it’s the turkey, cranberries, or Aunt Edna’s family-secret pecan pie.  But do you know what beer to bring too?  Below is your beer pairing guide for every traditional Thanksgiving dish.  Widely available local beers are used where applicable, but some styles are [...]

2015 Dallas Untapped Beer & Music Festival Preview

2015 Dallas Untapped Beer & Music Festival Preview

It's the kickoff of North Texas Beer Week!  That also means that it is time to get ready for the flagship beer festival of Texas! Here are four reasons why you should go to Dallas Untapped Festival: 4. Welcome Ninkasi Brewing to Texas! Ninkasi Brewing will be slinging brews at Untapped in Texas for the [...]

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Recap: Rain or Shine, There Will be Beer

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Recap: Rain or Shine, There Will be Beer

  Though the weather may have ended things a little early in terms of the musical performances, the beer was a-flowing at this year's Fort Worth Untapped Music & Beer Festival at Panther Island Pavilion.  Some previously listed beers, like Rahr's new Visionary Smoked Lager and Shiner's Strawberry Blonde, did not make it out, but [...]

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Beer & Music Festival

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Beer & Music Festival

Spune Productions has pulled out all of the stops for this year's Fort Worth Untapped Beer & Music Festival on May 9th at Panther Island Pavilion.  They have pulled together beers and breweries from across the state, the country, and the world.  This year we will see a wide selection from far flung breweries like [...]

Austin Beer Road Trip & Untapped Recap

Austin Beer Road Trip & Untapped Recap

For the inaugural iliveindallas beer road trip, I traveled southbound down I-35 to our great state's capital for some beer adventures of my own.  After a torrential downpour for most of my way South, I decided to stop at Austin Beerworks (ABW) for their tasting room hours to meet up with an old friend.  Outside [...]

Top Tier Beer of DFW – 9 Breweries Ranked

Top Tier Beer of DFW - 9 Breweries Ranked

Some of you may have seen the article ranking the best 18 Dallas-area breweries. The article takes a fairly subjective view on a majority of the DFW (Ft. Worth is not Dallas-area) with no basis for the author's ranking, other than his own opinion on the matter.

Untapped Dallas 2014 Recap: Beer, Music, and a Lemon Tree

Untapped Dallas 2014 Recap: Beer, Music, and a Lemon Tree

  It may not be obvious from the surface, but the camaraderie in the local beer scene has been 'brewing' since Rahr opened, and it was clearly visible at this year's Untapped Festival. We saw Rahr and Lakewood brewing companies coming together to make the first all DFW collaboration beer, DFW: A COllaboration of Two [...]

Untapped Dallas 2014 Happens Saturday, Nov. 1 – Find out What’s New & Different

Untapped Dallas 2014 Happens Saturday, Nov. 1 - Find out What's New & Different

Here we are again with another Untapped Festival in Dallas on the horizon, except this year it won't be in the blistering September sun, but in the (slightly) cooler November atmosphere.  With the date pushed back, it also allowed the festival to be the official kick-off of the second annual North Texas Beer Week.  Top [...]

Pumpkin Beer is Upon Us

Pumpkin Beer is Upon Us

Now that it is Fall, we can "officially" begin to enjoy all of those craft pumpkin beers (even though they've been out awhile).  Here is a list of all of the pumpkin beers you can find in the metroplex. My Top 5: Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale - Sam Adams [...]

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer’s Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer's Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

Big Texas Beer Fest is back again in 2014 for the third straight year. It happens Saturday April 5th. Expect all of your local favorite breweries to be there, including: 903 Brewing (Sherman) Armadillo Ale Works (Denton) Cedar Creek Brewing (Seven Points) Cobra Brewing (Lewisville) NEW! Community Brewing (Dallas) Deep Ellum Brewing Company (Dallas) FireWheel [...]