Hard cider, also known as cider beer, is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages that's been heavily associated with the fall season. For centuries, people have been drinking cider as a way to herald in the harvest season — and it's still a part of beer culture, today, too.
The feeling is already in the air. As many craft beers for fall are brewing, fall is approaching! The signs of the season are speedily coming close and as we experience the change in season, our beer aisle experiences the change in the flavors of capped bottles. The fall season is an exciting time of the year for all beer lovers: plenty of fresh craft beers for fall and fun activities to go with them. What else can be more relaxing than having bottles of local craft beers for fall with your pals watching college football?
Oktoberfest is a drinker's holiday, and to a point, it's where the best beers of the season battle like they're competing for a spot in Valhalla. It's a time when guys with beer bellies dress in lederhosen and wear beards while playing tubas, and a time when girls polka down like it's 1899.
Ah, autumn. The leaves are turning colors and gently tumbling to the ground. There's a constant smell of smoke and bonfire joy in the air. The temperature is that perfectly brisk-to-cool level that allows you to wear amazing gear that really shows your figure nicely.
Ever since Starbucks has made the ever-present, infamous pumpkin spice latte, fall has become known as pumpkin spice season. It's a time when that random smattering of spices that is collectively called pumpkin spice gets added to everything.
Broadly, British beer falls into five main categories:
Walking through London, especially as the hordes are released from their daily lockups, I cannot help but notice the inordinate number of young men sporting facial foliage. There are small ones, beards no more than a hint of stubble, and there are big full bodied beards that could, if entering a fight, win it themselves without the help of the face behind them. It is as though the revolution that the Australian band The Beards dream of has come.
A few weeks ago, one of my coworkers asked me if I was going to be bringing Zima back. The topic of Zima had been brought up months prior, during a conversation between said coworker, our boss, and myself as an alternative drink to beer. As a current 26-year-old, Zima did not mean a whole lot to me. To be honest, it sounded like a virus carried by mosquitos, let alone something thirst quenching. Then again, as a youth, I swigged back the strange, green liquid known as Surge.
Gastropubs are one of the hottest trends in the food industry, and while the trend may be slowing down slightly, the truth is that there are still tons of new gastropubs cropping up throughout the country.
I believe that there is a beer for everyone — and I'm living proof of that.
If there's one thing that strikes fear into every dieter's heart when they attend a party, it's the possibility of gaining a beer belly. It's easy to see why; beer belly's not exactly the most attractive thing to see on a person.
Summertime is beer season for many of us—and it's understandable why that is. There's just something about cracking open a cold one, drinking it down, feeling the suds dancing in your mouth, and getting that refreshing kick of hops that makes beer a perfect summer choice.