Craft Beer
Aug 29, 2015Culture
Uinta Brewing Company’s Trader Session IPA is What’s On Tap!

Uinta Brewing Company’s Trader Session IPA is What’s On Tap!

As summer winds to a close it is important to grab as many of your favorite craft beer styles as...

Aug 21, 2015Culture
Brooklyn Brewery’s Brooklyn BLAST is What’s on Tap

Brooklyn Brewery’s Brooklyn BLAST is What’s on Tap

Yes, it is August and yes, fall is right around the corner but can we stop with the fall and...

Aug 7, 2015Culture
Bluejacket’s Lost Weekend Is What’s On Tap

Bluejacket’s Lost Weekend Is What’s On Tap

Yesterday marked the 5th annual IPA Day! A day where craft beer drinkers are encouraged to share their favorite IPA...

Aug 6, 2015Culture
IPA Day 2015: Best India Pale Ale Craft Beers To Try

IPA Day 2015: Best India Pale Ale Craft Beers To Try

In celebration of IPA Day 2015, we’ve pulled our favorite India Pale Ale craft beers from our weekly column “What’s...

Jul 31, 2015Culture
White Street Brewing Company’s White Street Kölsch Is What’s On Tap!

White Street Brewing Company’s White Street Kölsch Is What’s On Tap!

For novice craft beer drinkers it can be difficult to find the beer that opens up the craft beer world....

Jul 24, 2015Culture
Allagash Brewing Company’s Allagash White Is What’s On Tap!

Allagash Brewing Company’s Allagash White Is What’s On Tap!

I realize many craft beer drinkers are not into over the top IPAs or beers that have some much flavor...

Jul 17, 2015Culture
Blue Mountain Brewery’s Hopwork Orange Is What’s On Tap!

Blue Mountain Brewery’s Hopwork Orange Is What’s On Tap!

For craft beer drinkers who love brews that are heavy on the pallet, July and the midsummer months are not...

Jul 3, 2015Culture
Anchor Brewing Company’s Anchor Liberty Ale Is What’s On Tap!

Anchor Brewing Company’s Anchor Liberty Ale Is What’s On Tap!

As you prepare for another 4th of July take a moment and to think about the most important aspect of...

Jun 27, 2015Culture
Bells Oberon Ale Is What’s On Tap

Bells Oberon Ale Is What’s On Tap

With summer in full swing and temperatures reaching the 100s it is always important to find a craft beer that...

Jun 19, 2015Culture
Boston Beer Company’s Rebel Rider IPA Is What’s On Tap!

Boston Beer Company’s Rebel Rider IPA Is What’s On Tap!

In hopes of finding another craft beer that is widely available and one that will appeal to a larger group,...

Jun 12, 2015Culture
Small Town Brewery’s Not Your Father’s Root Beer Is What’s On Tap!

Small Town Brewery’s Not Your Father’s Root Beer Is What’s On Tap!

I realize that some might not be totally into craft beer and the flavor profiles are far too harsh for...

Jun 5, 2015Culture
Ska Brewing Company’s Decadent Imperial IPA Is What’s On Tap!

Ska Brewing Company’s Decadent Imperial IPA Is What’s On Tap!

It goes beyond saying that I love craft beer. But even more than loving craft beer I love trying new...

May 29, 2015Culture
Hi-Wire Brewing Company’s Man Eater Double IPA Is What’s On Tap!

Hi-Wire Brewing Company’s Man Eater Double IPA Is What’s On Tap!

In North Carolina, the hot and humid summer is in full swing and nothing is more refreshing than a craft ...

May 22, 2015Culture
Ballast Point Brewing Company’s Even Keel Session IPA Is What’s on Tap

Ballast Point Brewing Company’s Even Keel Session IPA Is What’s on Tap

For many hop heads, and craft beer lovers, the summer months pose a serious drinking issue. How many of those...

May 15, 2015Culture
Stone Brewing Company’s Stone Ruination IPA 2.0 Is What’s On Tap!

Stone Brewing Company’s Stone Ruination IPA 2.0 Is What’s On Tap!

I love breweries that are constantly reinventing, experimenting, and still producing great craft beer. When Stone announced earlier this year...

Apr 17, 2015Culture
Horny Goat Brewing Company’s Wisconzin IPA Is What’s On Tap

Horny Goat Brewing Company’s Wisconzin IPA Is What’s On Tap

As summer approaches I am always looking for new beers to try. Though I love IPAs and beers with high...

Apr 3, 2015Culture
DuClaw Brewing’s Sweet Baby Jesus Is What’s On Tap

DuClaw Brewing’s Sweet Baby Jesus Is What’s On Tap

Now you can thank Sweet Baby Jesus for Sweet Baby Jesus.

Mar 27, 2015Culture
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale Is What’s On Tap

Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale Is What’s On Tap

Every craft beer drinker has their favorite style(s) of craft beer as well as the styles that for whatever reasons...

Feb 27, 2015Culture
Tröegs Brewing’s HopBack Amber Ale Is What’s On Tap

Tröegs Brewing’s HopBack Amber Ale Is What’s On Tap

Every craft beer drinker has their favorite breweries; breweries that seem to brew beers that fit our pallet perfectly. For...

Feb 20, 2015Culture
Long Trail Brewing Company’s Sick Day IPA Is What’s On Tap

Long Trail Brewing Company’s Sick Day IPA Is What’s On Tap

I get it, it’s cold. Chances are wherever you’re at there are single digit temperatures and wind chills. But as...

Feb 13, 2015Culture
Bear Republic Brewing’s Red Rocket Ale Is What’s On Tap

Bear Republic Brewing’s Red Rocket Ale Is What’s On Tap

As you prepare for Valentine’s Day, chances are you’re going to want to spend the weekend boozing, heavily. Hopefully the...

Feb 9, 2015Culture
Heavy Seas’ Crossbones IPA Is What’s On Tap

Heavy Seas’ Crossbones IPA Is What’s On Tap

Last week was one of the toughest in my life. On Sunday / early Monday I had emergency appendectomy surgery....

Jan 27, 2015Culture
Schlafly’s Tasmanian IPA Is What’s On Tap

Schlafly’s Tasmanian IPA Is What’s On Tap

2015 is going to be a big year for beer, wait, actually what year isn’t? Specifically, 2015 is going to...

Jan 19, 2015Culture
New Belgium’s Fat Tire Is What’s On Tap

New Belgium’s Fat Tire Is What’s On Tap

As your Professor of beer I am always looking for a recently released brew, one of my favorite beers, or...

Jan 9, 2015Culture
Stone Brewing’s Stone Delicious IPA Is What’s On Tap

Stone Brewing’s Stone Delicious IPA Is What’s On Tap

Many prefer to drink darker stouts and porters during the winter and colder months, but I’m more excited to drink...

Jan 2, 2015Culture
Hinterland Brewing’s Grand Cru Is What’s On Tap

Hinterland Brewing’s Grand Cru Is What’s On Tap

This past week I spent visiting with my girl’s family in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Yes, it was cold, yes they...

Dec 19, 2014Culture
Deschutes Brewery’s Jubelale Is What’s On Tap

Deschutes Brewery’s Jubelale Is What’s On Tap

As you are running out to buy the last of your Christmas gifts, or lighting another candle for Hanukkah, undoubtedly...

Dec 12, 2014Culture
Manayunk’s Festivus Ale Is What’s On Tap

Manayunk’s Festivus Ale Is What’s On Tap

Just like Frank Cotanza, who, after beating a fellow shopper, needed a new holiday instead of Christmas, I recognized that...

Dec 5, 2014Culture
Port Brewing’s Santa’s Little Helper Is What’s On Tap

Port Brewing’s Santa’s Little Helper Is What’s On Tap

December is one of the best months for beer drinkers; you have a wide variety of options and styles, malty...

Nov 28, 2014Culture
TommyKnocker’s Maple Nut Brown Ale Is What’s On Tap

TommyKnocker’s Maple Nut Brown Ale Is What’s On Tap

Your pants are two sizes too tight, your stomach is bulging, and the thoughts of anything turkey related makes you...

Nov 21, 2014Culture
Harpoon Brewery’s Winter Warmer Is What’s on Tap

Harpoon Brewery’s Winter Warmer Is What’s on Tap

Regardless where you are spending Thanksgiving I am guessing you are going to need some booze to help you get...

Nov 14, 2014Culture
Full Sail Brewery’s Wassail Is What’s on Tap

Full Sail Brewery’s Wassail Is What’s on Tap

The East Coast is being blasted by a November winter storm, Christmas commercials are already on TV, and stations are...

Nov 7, 2014Culture
The Bruery’s Autumn Maple Is What’s On Tap

The Bruery’s Autumn Maple Is What’s On Tap

By the Beer Professor JW Faulkner @Beer_Professor As the seasons change, so does the style of beer (but not the...

Oct 31, 2014Culture
3 Floyds’ Zombie Dust Pale Ale Is What’s On Tap

3 Floyds’ Zombie Dust Pale Ale Is What’s On Tap

Throughout the month of October my beer reviews and recommendations have focused on typical fall and October seasonal beers, märzens...

Oct 24, 2014Culture
Terrapin Beer Company’s Imperial Pumpkin Pie Porter Is What’s On Tap

Terrapin Beer Company’s Imperial Pumpkin Pie Porter Is What’s On Tap

The hardest part of my job *cue violins* is writing beer reviews on the same style of beers, especially in...

Oct 17, 2014Culture
Anderson Valley Brewing’s Fall Hornin’ Pumpkin Ale Is What’s On Tap

Anderson Valley Brewing’s Fall Hornin’ Pumpkin Ale Is What’s On Tap

Temperatures are dropping, leaves are changing, and fall is in full effect! As I continue my October of exclusively writing...

Oct 13, 2014Culture
Abita Brewing Company’s Abita Octoberfest Is What’s On Tap

Abita Brewing Company’s Abita Octoberfest Is What’s On Tap

This past week America’s premier beer festival and competition took place. The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is one part...

Oct 3, 2014Culture
Avery Brewing Company’s Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest Is What’s On Tap

Avery Brewing Company’s Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest Is What’s On Tap

What better way to kickoff the first weekend in October than drinking a brew whose name means “Emperor” in the...

Sep 26, 2014Culture
Left Hand Brewing’s Oktoberfest Märzen Lager Is What’s On Tap

Left Hand Brewing’s Oktoberfest Märzen Lager Is What’s On Tap

Ah, fall! Multicolored leaves, cooler temperatures, bonfires, and all that crap–but more importantly craft beers that encompass the best beer...

Sep 12, 2014Culture
Weyerbacher Brewing’s Imperial Pumpkin Ale Is What’s On Tap

Weyerbacher Brewing’s Imperial Pumpkin Ale Is What’s On Tap

When it comes to pumpkin beers, people either love them or despise them.

Sep 5, 2014Culture
Victory Brewing Company’s Festbier Is What’s On Tap

Victory Brewing Company’s Festbier Is What’s On Tap

As summer wanes and your girl starts to wear her Ugg boots and order pumpkin spice lattes there is cause...

Aug 29, 2014Culture
Funk Brewing’s Citrus IPA Is What’s On Tap

Funk Brewing’s Citrus IPA Is What’s On Tap

Labor Day weekend is one of the most joyous and depressing weekends of the year; summer is over but football...

Aug 22, 2014Culture
Hanson Brothers’ MmmHops Is What’s On Tap [BEER REVIEW]

Hanson Brothers’ MmmHops Is What’s On Tap [BEER REVIEW]

The beer this weekend answers the question, “What do the members of boy bands do with their money once they...

Aug 15, 2014Culture
Coronado Brewing Company’s Idiot IPA Is What’s On Tap

Coronado Brewing Company’s Idiot IPA Is What’s On Tap

Unfortunately, fall is right around the corner which means that people will soon be pounding pumpkin brews and Oktoberfest Märzens....

Aug 8, 2014Culture
Sierra Nevada + Allagash Brewery’s Myron’s Walk Is What’s on Tap

Sierra Nevada + Allagash Brewery’s Myron’s Walk Is What’s on Tap

In late, July cases of one of the most anticipated beer events/beers /collaborations started to appear in your local bars...

Aug 1, 2014Culture
The Alchemist’s Heady Topper Double IPA Is What’s On Tap

The Alchemist’s Heady Topper Double IPA Is What’s On Tap

The relationship you have with the guy dating your sister is always kind of weird. However, when he brings you...

Jul 25, 2014Culture
Firestone Walker’s Union Jack IPA Is What’s on Tap

Firestone Walker’s Union Jack IPA Is What’s on Tap

Sometimes when you drink a beer that you’ve never tired or one you have not had in a while right...

Jul 18, 2014Culture
Green Man Brewery’s Extra Special Beer Is What’s On Tap

Green Man Brewery’s Extra Special Beer Is What’s On Tap

It is said the beer that is in your glass is a reflection of those who brew it and I...

Jul 11, 2014Culture
Smuttynose Brewing Company’s Noonan Black IPA Is What’s On Tap

Smuttynose Brewing Company’s Noonan Black IPA Is What’s On Tap

Some of my favorite beers are crossovers or beers that combine the best qualities of different styles of beers. Combining...

Jul 4, 2014Culture
Philadelphia Pale Ale Is What’s On Tap

Philadelphia Pale Ale Is What’s On Tap

It’s 4th of July weekend! The halfway point of summer vacation, the perfect beach weekend (if you love traffic and...

Jun 27, 2014Culture
Flying Dog Brewery’s Snake Dog IPA Is What’s On Tap

Flying Dog Brewery’s Snake Dog IPA Is What’s On Tap

By the Beer Professor JW Faulkner @EngProfJW One of the hardest parts about reviewing beers is finding a chance to...

Jun 20, 2014Culture
Green Flash Brewing Company’s Palate Wrecker Is What’s On Tap

Green Flash Brewing Company’s Palate Wrecker Is What’s On Tap

The beer I am drinking this weekend, which I recommend you do the same, is one that is loaded with...

Jun 13, 2014Culture
Stoudts Brewing Company’s American Pale Ale Is What’s On Tap

Stoudts Brewing Company’s American Pale Ale Is What’s On Tap

By the Beer Professor JW Faulkner @EngProfJW It is time to paint your face red, white, and blue, scream GOAL...

Jun 6, 2014Culture
Abita Brewing Company’s Spring IPA Is What’s On Tap

Abita Brewing Company’s Spring IPA Is What’s On Tap

This past week my favorite local bar was having a tap takeover. Once or twice a month, good bars will...

May 23, 2014Culture
What’s On Tap: Founders Brewing’s All Day IPA

What’s On Tap: Founders Brewing’s All Day IPA

Welcome to the official unoffical start of summer! Hopefully this weekend brings warm weather and finds you on the water...

May 16, 2014Culture
Whats’ On Tap: Surly Brewing, Three Floyds Brewing, and Real Ale Brewing’s BLAKKR

Whats’ On Tap: Surly Brewing, Three Floyds Brewing, and Real Ale Brewing’s BLAKKR

This past weekend I took a trip to DC for one of the most anticipated craft beer exposés of the...

May 9, 2014Culture
What’s On Tap: West Sixth Brewing Company’s West Sixth IPA

What’s On Tap: West Sixth Brewing Company’s West Sixth IPA

To help kick off my summer, this weekend I'm drinking a very smooth/balanced IPA. This weekend West Sixth IPA is What’s on Tap!

May 2, 2014Culture
What’s On Tap: No-Li’s Jet Star Imperial IPA

What’s On Tap: No-Li’s Jet Star Imperial IPA

This week the world was abuzz with the announcement of the new Star Wars cast and given that Sunday is...

Apr 29, 2014Culture
What’s On Tap This Week: Boulevard Brewing Company’ Grainstorm Black Rye IPA

What’s On Tap This Week: Boulevard Brewing Company’ Grainstorm Black Rye IPA

This week, Boulevard Brewing Company’s Grainstorm, Black Rye IPA is What’s on Tap!

Apr 14, 2014Culture
Oregon State University is Doing Its Own Craft Beer Project

Oregon State University is Doing Its Own Craft Beer Project

Oregon has a famous history of home brewing and craft beer making. They’ve taken this long history and turned it...

Apr 11, 2014Culture
What’s On Tap This Weekend: Big Boss Brewing’s Night Knight

What’s On Tap This Weekend: Big Boss Brewing’s Night Knight

Throughout the year, different cities and towns have either Beer Weeks or Beer Months, depending on the location. So in...

Apr 4, 2014Culture
What’s On Tap This Weekend: New Holland’s Cabin Fever

What’s On Tap This Weekend: New Holland’s Cabin Fever

By the Beer Professor JW Faulkner @EngProfJW Like a clingy ex-girlfriend this winter does not seem to want to go...

Mar 28, 2014
What’s On Tap This Weekend: Ballast Point Brewing’s Sculpin IPA

What’s On Tap This Weekend: Ballast Point Brewing’s Sculpin IPA

This weekend marks the greatest four days in sports of the year and whether you are nearing a perfect billion...

Oct 10, 2013WTF
What’s On Tap This Weekend: Rouge Ales Hazelnut Brown Nectar

What’s On Tap This Weekend: Rouge Ales Hazelnut Brown Nectar

Source By The Professor JW Faulkner – @EngProfJW When it comes to beer — and women — it does not...

Jul 5, 2013Culture
What’s on Tap This Weekend:  Burton Baton, An Off-Centered Perfect Imperial

What’s on Tap This Weekend: Burton Baton, An Off-Centered Perfect Imperial

Treat your July 4th hangover to a beer that actually tastes delicious.

Jul 3, 2013Culture
Top 10 American Craft Beers to Drink on July 4th

Top 10 American Craft Beers to Drink on July 4th

To help you make ‘Murica's Independence Day more ‘Murica, here are some TRUE American brews.

May 1, 2013Culture
The Top 10 Best Beers Your Girlfriend Will Actually Like

The Top 10 Best Beers Your Girlfriend Will Actually Like

Whether you are in a long term relationship or she is just some random one-night-stand-turned-into-3-month chick, the most dangerous question...

Feb 13, 2012Culture
A Short History of American Craft Beers [VIDEO]

A Short History of American Craft Beers [VIDEO]

It’s tough to make an educational video cool but when the topic is about patriotism, America, small business and beer,...