It looks like warmer weather is finally here (don’t toy with my heart, Pittsburgh), and it’s time to shift to spring/summer brews. I generally shy away from these lighter, more refreshing beers, instead stubbornly clinging to heavy IPAs and stouts, although this year I’m finding some real warm weather contenders:
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Today is Valentines Day, and single or paired, a fantastic excuse to drink a good beer is at hand. If celebrating this Hallmark holiday, think twice before rushing to the drug store to frantically grab that last dusty box of chocolates. This year, why not consider buying your sweetie chocolate in liquid form?
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So Christmas is over and I am well aware. I have packed up our bacon tree and taken down our bacon-filled stockings. You may find, however, that stores everywhere still have Christmas beers loud and proud, up front and on sale, giving you an opportunity to try some you may have missed for [...]Continue Reading →
Hype is a dangerous thing. Often it leads to the disappointment of being underwhelmed. It forces you to expect, even demand, the exceptional and extraordinary. Living in Pittsburgh and being a regular Fat Head’s customer, the hype surrounding their award winning Head Hunter IPA has simply gone off the charts.
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The second of our three specialty brews from Dogfish Head Brewery is Sah’tea. It’s described as “A modern update on a 9th century Finnish proto-beer.” It is brewed with rye and fermented with German Weizen yeast. Then come the flavors…Finnish juniper berries and black tea with cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and black [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve never heard of the legendary “South Bay Bessie” that is rumored to inhabit Lake Erie’s shallow waters, but then again as a Pittsburgher I’ve spent much of my life avoiding anything Cleveland related. One beer coming from the Mistake on the Lake may force me to change my mind about the hapless city.
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About UsMr. Baconpants is a blog about bacon, beer, and everything else that we find interesting. It's also the home of Bacon LIVE, the only internet show about bacon. [learn more]
Jason Mosley (aka Mr. Baconpants) is the king of all bacon. He started this blog in 2004 to share his love of bacon and beer.
Sean Brett (aka Bacon Knight) is the amazing co-host of Bacon Live, the weekly audio/video podcast about bacon and more.
Beth Mosley (aka Mrs. Baconpants) is a lover of good food and beer. She enjoys cooking and trying new recipes (with bacon).