Samuel Adams

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    The Pumpkin Beer Taste Test, Part 2

    Fewer beers qualified for our stout/dark tasting than our ale competition, which is no surprise. Even so, the sheer number of strong, heavy, and dark beers we found available for our taste test is a testament to how many craft brewers are jumping on the pumpkin beer wagon and taking the opportunity ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Get Your Early Bird Tickets for Houston Press BrewFest NOW!

    Don't wait! Houston Press BrewFest is back once again on Saturday, May 17 from 2 to 7 p.m., and now through May 4 at 11:59 p.m., tickets are only $30 for general admission and $55 for VIP. BrewFest is a biannual event held at Silver Street Station and celebrating all things craft beer. Every year, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Cold Front Pool Party, Brewfest & More

    Samuel Adams Fall Beer Dinner @ The Palm Friday, 6:30 p.m. 6100 Westheimer The Palm is hosting a four-course fall dinner paired with Samuel Adams beers. The night begins with a reception at which Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL will be served with crostini topped with caramelized onions, apple chutne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Tasting the Unconventional: 10 of the Best Eccentric Ales

    We recently had a handful of friends over to help christen our new home. And we decided since they were kind enough to come visit, the least we could do would be to use them as guinea pigs for a host of oddball beers sitting in our beer cellar -- from gluten-free strawberry beer to sours. While I'm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Dallas Beer Scene: Revolver Brewing Gets Serious in Granbury

    It's been a big year for craft beer in Texas. One of the biggest stories, however, is news that hasn't quite made its way down to Houston. Dallas is currently experiencing a boom in breweries as big as, if not bigger than, the expansion Houston and Austin have seen in past years. Dallas/Fort Worth a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Cellaring 101: The Basics of Storing Beer

    The concepts of a beer cellar and aging beer are both very new even among many craft beer enthusiasts. As the craft industry continues to grow, sales surge and customer demand for a wider range of styles increases, so has the culture of storing, preserving and sharing aged beers. Beer cellaring i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Houston Beer Week 2011: Bigger, Better, Beer-ier

    Read on for a full -- and we do mean FULL -- schedule of HBW events.​The second annual Houston Beer Week kicks off this year on an auspicious date: 11/11/11. That's when the big craft beer festival will celebrate its sophomore year with a kick-off happy hour at Ziggy's Downtown, from 5 to 7 p. ... More >>

  • News

    March 17, 2011

    Made in Texas

    Think all bourbon comes from Kentucky? Think again.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Brew Blog: Baltika No. 6 and No. 4

    ​Eighty-six years ago this Thursday, Lenin died. In honor of this historical marker, and because we were drawn to the Cyrillic characters on their labels, we sample two brews from St. Petersburg. Baltika labels its beers with numbers at the top of their necks. We tried No. 6, the porter, and ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 31, 2009

    Buh-Bye 2009

    Where to celebrate the dawn of a new year: Our guide to the best events in town.

  • Culture

    December 24, 2009

    Buh-Bye 2009

    Where to celebrate the dawn of a new year: Our guide to the best events in town.

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Bush Beer

    Dubya leads a pint-glass race for president at the Flying Saucer