The Perfect Beer For All Your Thanksgiving Needs

All holidays are the best, but Thanksgiving is the extra-best, because it doesn’t offend anyone other than the killjoys who are put off by naked gluttony. There’s no religious component to fake, work around, or disagree with; the weather isn’t quite horrific yet in most parts of the country; and if you’re in the right… »Yesterday 4:31pm11/25/15 4:31pm


Australian Basketball Fan Pours Beer On Marcus Thornton, Acts Like Nothing Happened

Celtics draft pick Marcus Thornton, not to be confused with Houston Rockets guard Marcus Thornton, dove for a loose ball and slid into a barrier during today’s NBL game between the Illawarra Hawks and Sydney Kings. As the Kings player got up, a fan in the stands sprinkled beer on his head. The bearded man did not… »Yesterday 11:25am11/25/15 11:25am

19 Fake Craft Beers Inspired By The Simpsons, Ranked

The craft beer industry is facing two significant problems. First off, they’re running out of names for their artisanal ales. Secondly, it’s an industry with a troubling dearth of gratuitous Simpsons references (full credit to Evil Genius for theirs). Combine these two predicaments, and you have one perfectly… »8/19/15 1:06pm8/19/15 1:06pm

Why Not Brew Your Own Beer? 

The art of crafting homemade hooch isn’t just for the heroes of country music songs anymore. Ever since 1979—when President Jimmy Carter signed a bill allowing homemade booze for the first time since prohibition (!)—homebrewing has become an American pastime for self-declared connoisseurs of beer. (Though it wasn’t… »6/08/15 4:22pm6/08/15 4:22pm

Definitive Proof Shows Cubs Fans Are Better Than Cardinals Fans

On Saturday, a Cubs fan caught a foul ball in her beer and chugged it. On Sunday, another Cubs fan, another foul ball, and another beer. So when the above Cardinals fan snagged a ball in his beer cup—at Busch Stadium, of all places—we just assumed he’d follow in the course of his NL Central brothers and sisters. »4/20/15 9:52am4/20/15 9:52am

A Lot Of Extreme Beer Sucks, But This One Is Great

Last weekend I skipped the Beer Advocate Extreme Beer Festival, even though it was five miles from my home and tickets didn't cost any more than what I blow on beer any given day off anyway. I regret not going. It would have been fun, and it would have made me better at my ridiculous how-is-this-an-actual-job? job,… »3/27/15 11:51am3/27/15 11:51am

Local Beer Is Great, But Fresh Beer Is Better

I'm lukewarm on most traditional holidays, the ones that require shopping and showering and dancing around maypoles and/or respectful disbelief in the supernatural; some of these holidays come with ham and presents, but even then the risks can outweigh the rewards. I still consider myself a joyous, festive,… »3/25/15 11:42am3/25/15 11:42am