Brews Blues

No Frozen Mugs: Craft Isn't Always Better Cold

The case against frozen glassware and other craft beer crimes

12/01/2014 By Wendy Cawthon

Best Bars 2014

Houston’s Best Beer Bars: An Addendum

A few more local favorites to add to August 2014’s best-of list.

11/30/2014 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Dan Derozier, Catherine Matusow, Chris Abshire, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Best Bars 2014

Where to Drink Wine in Houston

You've heard of heavy hitters? How about heavy pourers—four to be exact?

11/30/2014 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Dan Derozier, Catherine Matusow, Chris Abshire, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Holidaze

The Perfect Pairing: A Beer for Every Thanksgiving Course

Buck the Beaujolais trend and bring a six-pack to Thanksgiving dinner.

11/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It In

Rise and Shiner: The Best Breakfast Beers

The breakfast beer is the answer to all your brunching needs.

11/18/2014 By Wendy Cawthon

Wine Down

Red or White for Turkey Day?

Head to the Thanksgiving food and wine pairing at French Country Wines to find the best bottle for you (and your guests).

11/14/2014 By Wendy Cawthon

In and Out

The Boneyard Drinkery Is Closing Its Doggie Doors

Citing rising rental costs, the popular bar-slash-dog park is closing for good.

11/12/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It In

Deschutes Brewery Sets up Base Camp in Houston

From pedal parties and beer-aoke to a brewmaster bottle share, Deschutes is bringing a beer bonanza to the Bayou City.

11/07/2014 By Wendy Cawthon

Seasonal Brews

Is Saint Arnold's Pumpkinator the Best Pumpkin Beer Ever?

The competition isn't that fierce, but the answer is still yes.

10/28/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Wine

The Golden Age of Houston’s Wine Scene

How Houston has quietly become one of the world’s great wine cities.

09/30/2014 By Jeremy Parzen

Food Trends

IPA Madness Hits Houston

There's no such thing as too many IPAs when it comes to the Bayou City.

09/30/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Suds 'n' Grub

El Big Bad + Karbach = An Over the Top Beer Dinner

Two of our local favorites are partnering up for one big, bad beer dinner.

09/17/2014

Newsfix

Video: Saint Arnold ‘Buzzed’ About Being Named Best Brewery in Houston

Newsfix explores the world of Houston craft beer, visiting Saint Arnold, Moon Tower Inn, and Whole Foods.

08/11/2014

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Duly Noted: Outtakes from Our Craft Beer Panel

Our panel of craft beer connoisseurs had plenty to say when it comes to Houston's breweries.

08/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Brock Wagner on Saint Arnold’s 20th Anniversary

What’s in store for Saint Arnold’s next 20 years?

08/05/2014 By Chris Abshire

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Not Your Usual Garage Start-Up: Meet Lone Pint’s Heather Niederhofer

It’s hard to believe, but one of Houston’s best breweries began as a weekend hobby.

08/03/2014 By Chris Abshire

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Petrol Station’s Owner to Start Selling His Own Beer

Ben Fullelove brews beer, but hasn’t been able to sell it at his own bar. That’s about to change.

08/03/2014 By Chris Abshire

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Houston’s 6 Best Beer Bars

A great beer bar is more than just a huge tap list—it takes knowledgeable staff, good taste in selection, and excellent ambiance to make the cut.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Growlers: a Guide

How do you enjoy some of Houston’s finest local brews if they’re only available in kegs? Enter the humble growler.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Why Aren’t There More Brewpubs?

Hint: everything’s political.

08/03/2014 By Chris Abshire