So, craft beer is a thing in Bhutan.

It’s time to talk about what’s going on in the magical mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Bhutan has craft beer. In fact, Bhutan has very good craft beer, both traditional beer and modern American-style craft beer, and yes, it’s surprising because no one thinks of Bhutan when they think of beer. The depth of Bhutan’s indigenous…

Keep a Lookout for These Mexican Craft Beers

Now that you know where to drink craft beer in Mexico City, it’s time to talk about the beer itself. We were impressed by the number of breweries, the diversity of their products, and the overall quality of the beer in Mexico. Influences are definitely north of the border, with lots of porters, stouts, American-style Belgian ales, APAs and…

Puebla: more than just the food.

Since the likes of Anthony Bourdain pimped Mexico’s fourth-largest city, Puebla has been on the hit list of many a foodie. Puebla’s namesake dish, mole poblano, is its most famous, but we encountered many layers to the food scene in just 3 days and nights in this charming, wealthy city. Eating was a primary purpose of our…

Mexico City in 204 Hours

204 hours is almost enough to scratch the surface of this lively, large, and laid-back capital. Based in Roma Norte, we spent 8 full days and nights like this: Skip to the summary. Day 1: The Day of Fermentation Drank nothing but juice and fermented beverages at 2 craft beer bars, 2 craft breweries, and 1 pulqueria. Pulque is…

The World’s Top Beer Festivals

Beer festivals span the year and the globe. Don’t know which ones to hit up? We’ve got you covered. Here are a few of our personal favorites, followed by our bucket list of beer festivals. Weekend of Spontaneous Fermentation: If you love lambic (and if you don’t, you can leave quietly now. go ahead…), then you…

Vancouver’s New Micro, Nano, and Pico Breweries Part III: 33 Acres

For Part 3 of our series on Vancouver’s new breweries, we will visit on of my favorites, 33 Acres.   33 Acres seems oddly situated on a mixed-use and mainly residential, block. While they might not get the kind of walk-in traffic they might if they were located on Main Street, 33 Acres already has a loyal following…

Downward Facing Brewdog

The BrewDog TV show, which is not all that bad actually, has an episode in which yogis at a donut shop are sipping beer in Adho Mukha Svanasana (that’s downward-facing dog for you ignorant punks!). Now we can call it “downward facing BrewDog.” It caught the eye of blogger Niche of TastingNiche and reminded me that I have…