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“Can’t wait for their beer to catch up with their marketing.” That’s something I hear from beer snobs from time to time, but 8th Wonder AstroTurf is the kind of beer that gives me the...

The label art is not for the faint of heart.  Death is standing on coffins that are draining blood.  The devil and possibly some tortured souls are watching from the woods.  A blue eyed wolf is taking off with a severed hand in his mouth like it's a bone.  A headstone with a bleeding gory crucified zombie like Jesus is marked the word vivisect on the bottom and inri at the top.  Vivisect means to dissect a body while it is still alive....

Last weekend was ridiculously full of beer events and releases.  It was a particularly good weekend for juice heads.  Spindletap, Sigma, Baa Baa, and Copperhead all released hazy IPAs. Copperhead Citraaddicted more than held it's own with Operation Juice Drop, 4xDDH Medina Sod, and Houston Haze.  My recommendation is pretty simple, if you like hazy IPA's it's a great time to be in Houston.  Drink them all!  ...

Copperhead Athena has scents of yeast, fruit, and very mild alcohol. Similarly in taste, she is malt forward, with almost no detectible hop bitterness, featuring a lightly sweet, yeasty flavor. My favorite feature of Athena, you may ask? Her absolutely impeccable...

Warimono poured a clear golden color. There was little to no head and only minimal carbonation after the pour, but it packed a strong aroma of bubble gum, peppercorns, and Belgian yeast spice. The 9.2% ABV makes itself known with a...

Fresh Hop Elissa IPA is an farm-to-table, err, brewery, take on Saint Arnold's longtime IPA, Elissa. It's made with fresh hops instead of the usual dried up pellets, and it smells subtle, but of so many different things. There are grassy and fruity notes that...