First Look

Hop Scholar: Spring's First (and Only) Craft Beer Bar

A craft beer bar in the unlikeliest of places (and from the unlikeliest of people) settles in to Spring.

06/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer In Session

Sheer Shandymonium

With a low ABV, light body, and sweet flavor, the shandy is poised to make a comeback this summer.

05/23/2014 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Sugar Land's Big Fest Is Back

Event Preview: 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair

Opportunities abound for wine, food, and beer tastings.

04/22/2014 By Phaedra Cook

Chic Eats

A Bad Day and a Good Burger at Drexel House

A burger and a beer at the sunny new Drexel House may help chase your blues away.

03/17/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer Bites

The City's Prettiest Pub Grub at Petrol Station

Petrol Station's food is prettier (and tastier) than it needs to be—not that we're complaining.

03/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Newsfix

Video: Houston’s Coziest Pubs

As the temperature dips yet again, Newsfix asks: what do we look for in a warm spot to toss back a Guinness (or three)?

02/10/2014 By Dan Derozier

Stand a Round

A Field Guide to English and Irish Pub Beers

With the rise of craft beer, it may not be cool to order a pint of bitter anymore—but a good British beer will always have its place.

12/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hearth & Haven

Houston’s 10 Coziest Pubs

Where will you hunker down this winter? Try 10 of Houston’s best spots for some hearty food and a pint of bitter.

12/31/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Synergy

Second Lovers’ Love Affair With Craft Beer

Local folk band Second Lovers loves craft beer so much, they recorded an album at the Saint Arnold brewery.

12/17/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

WEST TEXAS TALES

The Legend of Clay Henry

Last seen on the Mexican border in 1992, I've always wondered what became of my favorite politician.

11/19/2013 By Peter Holley

Booze News

Of Corked Wines and Skunked Beers

Why is it so easy to send back bad wine, but not bad beer?

11/04/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer Blog

Which Pumpkin Beer Is Best for You?

There are plenty of seasonal pumpkin brews to pick from—but which actually taste good?

10/22/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Drawl

Hitting the Bottle

Can you figure out these fiendishly difficult bottle cap puzzles?

09/30/2013 Illustrations by Lucky 11 Studios

Open Road

Guten Tag, Amigos

Oktoberfest? In San Antonio? Ja.

09/18/2013 By John Lomax

Beer Blog

The Perfect Houston Six-Pack (of Beer)

What would be in your ideal six-pack of Houston craft beer?

08/26/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer Beat

Upslope Brewing Co. Heads Downhill to Texas

Boulder's brash young microbrewery makes a break for Texas shelves.

08/12/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer Recipes

Pivini Syr: Czech Chile con Queso

The traditional pub snack in Prague is a DIY cheese spread that will take your breath away.

08/12/2013 By Robb Walsh

The Petrol Station

A Trip to Beernerdia

Either speak the language or have a plan.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Beer & Food

Haven Puts On a Wonder-Full Dinner

An 8th Wonder beer dinner at Haven brings chefs and suds together.

06/27/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt