Pabst Blue Ribbon

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    No Rick Ross, But Houston Beer Fest Is a Go Anyway

    Just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Houston Beer Fest announced that Rick Ross would be "unable to perform...due to a medical emergency" via Facebook and Twitter. The Mississippi-born William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name, has made a habit of canceling shows in Houston, last abandonin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    A Hard Day's Night (Gaunts): Kiwis Blaze Through Houston On First U.S. Tour

    While on their first-ever American tour this summer, New Zealand ska-punks the Night Gaunts were excited to play shows with Mustard Plug -- a favorite, influential band of theirs -- and New York's Stupid, Stupid Henchmen. They met and bonded with new groups along the way, like New Orleans' Joystick, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 Hipster Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    Happy Hour Scene: Char Bar

    "Hey, I can call my ma from up here."​The Place: Char Bar 305 Travis 713-222-8177 The Deals: $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon The Hours: 5 p.m. to close Wednesdays The Scene: We've only been to Char Bar a couple of times, but each time there were always at least a few women present. Wednesday after wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​Today Joanna O'Leary shared her top five movie quotes about food, and EOW Nation chimed in with more. Commenter FattyFatBastard had lots of them, and he didn't attribute: Just one little mint, monsieur? They are wafer-thin. Heineken? F*** that sh**! Pabst Blue Ribbon! I will not eat oy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Happy Hour and a Pop-Up Dinner at Grand Prize Bar

    ​Driving into town from the Southwest side for happy hour is especially challenging for me, as I always seem to run into traffic. Luckily, Grand Prize Bar's happy hour lasts from 4 to 8 p.m., which means that I can get there a little later and still partake in the drink specials. Two nights a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Mexican Microbrews Hit Houston

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​The first thing that struck me about the cans of Sierra Madre that were delivered to my office was that they looked almost cartoonish, like one of the Simpsons illustrators had created a satirical beer based on an amalgam of a Coors Light can and a Corona bottle. I ... More >>

  • Music

    January 21, 2010

    Nothing's Wrong

    Scott H. Biram cuts back on the craziness...just not in his music.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Happy Hour Scene: Nick's Place

    Photos by Paul Knight​Certain bars have this game -- a machine, really -- that has a mechanical arm with a punching bag on the end, and when a person puts in money, the bag swings down, waiting to be belted. Usually it's a group of three of four guys playing, standing around the machine, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Aftermath: Double Dagger at Super Happy Fun Land

    Craig HlavatyWallet, keys, lighter, cellphone, camera(s). We had it all last night as we walked into the arty confines of the East End's Super Happy Fun Land. But one thing we didn't have was a pair of earplugs, and right about now we feel kinda silly not dishing out the extra buck for the ones sitt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009


    If there's one thing that comes to mind when I'm craving a cold beer, it's a greasy, stringy, overrated singer from Detroit with a penchant for wifebeaters, sloppy seconds and further denegrating popular music. The Michigan Brewing Company apparently feels the same way, as they've just inv ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 16, 2008

    Texas Wants Beer!

    Our state is the top beer market in the country, so why are we falling behind in the microbrewery movement?

  • News

    July 5, 2007

    Mail Call

    Vlog Spot

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Shock and Rawrb

    Psychostick's Notorious R.O.B.

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Bring On the Backlash!

    Flinging poo at the haters with the Arctic Monkeys

  • News

    November 10, 2005
  • Music

    April 10, 2003
  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000