Beer Reviews – March 2010

Beer Reviews – March 2010
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“What the fuck is that?” This is the general statement I get if I have some Zion Canyon Brewing Company beer in my fridge. Based out of Springdale, Utah at the mouth of Zion Canyon, Dale Harris (Head Brewer) and his brother Derek opened the brewery in 2005. They have five styles regularly in production (Amber, IPA, ESB, Lager and Stout) and are introducing their newest seasonal in late February. … read more

Squatters 529: Exclusive Beer Review

Squatters 529: Exclusive Beer Review
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This Belgian sour pours with a light crisp head that recedes quickly and leaves some residual lacing behind… … read more

Beer Reviews – January 2010

Beer Reviews – January 2010
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It’s a new year and the forecast on the local craft beer front could not look any better. Squatters will be releasing an array of Belgians, RedRock will be pumping out more with the help of their new facility, Bohemian brewery is slowly producing more seasonals,  Hoppers has got a bottling line and Bud Light Golden Wheat has managed to take a fat hot carl on us all. What a great fuckin’ way to kick off the year. So, in honor of this mass-market piece of shit, I figured I would toss out some wheat reviews. … read more

Liquor Reviews – December 2009

Liquor Reviews – December 2009
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I’ve lined up some of the newest craft liquors to come out of Utah, because as we all know, the only way to get through the holidays is profuse drinking. … read more

Beer Reviews – November 2009

Beer Reviews – November 2009
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In honor of the passing of this year’s farmer’s market, I figured I would do some reviews about beers that were brewed fresh, and what style is better than fresh-hopped ales? … read more

The Great American Beer Fest

The Great American Beer Fest
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Imagine the funnest, awesomest, most craziest playground ever.  Got it? Now imagine that instead of sand on the ground, there’s concrete.  Not very safe, but probably a lot better than sand because all the stuff to play with in this playground has to do with drinking beer.  … read more

Beer Reviews – October 2009

Beer Reviews – October 2009
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Some of the best drinking holidays happen to occur this month––Oktoberfest and Halloween (pagan version please) being the most noteworthy. So I ask of you, please do your part and make this state all the more intoxicated. … read more

Beer Reviews – September 2009

Beer Reviews – September 2009
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I have not had a chub for beer like this since they said The Rêve was coming back. Why am I so giddy, you ask? Well, that’s simple–the craft beer scene in Utah has hit an all-time high in my book. We are seeing the release of new styles of beer that years ago were just a dream in a Utah brewer’s recipe book. … read more

Whiskey Reviews: High West

Whiskey Reviews: High West
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When someone throws out the word “craft” in the alcohol industry, my first instinct is to assume they are talking about beer. David Perkins (head whiskey-maker at High West) is pioneering professional distillation in Utah and  it is looking like that title ought not be reserved for beer alone. … read more

Beer Reviews: Light Beers – July 2009

Beer Reviews: Light Beers – July 2009
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Beer reviews of the Four + Sum’R, Wasatch Summer Kolsch and Wasatch Summer Brau. … read more