Fall Keyaki Festival and Yo-Ho in the News

There is a lot to talk about today, so lets get to it! As always there was plenty of great beer and good food at the Fall Keyaki Hiroba Beer Festival. This year there were a couple of things that negatively impacted the enjoyment of the biggest collection of craft beer in the North Kanto. […]

Fall Keyaki Hiroba Beer Festival: 2014

The twice yearly Keyaki Hiroba Beer Festival returns to Omiya in just a few days. This fall it runs from Friday the 19th to Tuesday the 23rd of September, a little extra since Tuesday is the Fall Equinox and a public holiday. This festival remains one of the best beer gatherings in Japan. There will […]

There’s an App for that! Beer lover edition.

Just like with the rest of our lives, there are plenty of interesting apps to help enhance your beer experience. One that I use a lot is Untapped, which¬† lets you “check in” and rate a beer that you are drinking. It’s fun to see and comment on what your friends are drinking. It has […]

Great Divide: A Mile High Tour

I love brewery tours. Any time you get a glimpse behind the scenes there is potential to learn some pretty interesting things. While the basics of brewing are the same around the world, each brewery brings a unique spin to the process. I tried to visit Great Divide’s brewery/ taproom in downtown Denver some years […]