Author: Jakob

Meet Jacob – Our Texas Based Writer

Hello Beer World! I’m Jacob, a 3rd Coast Blogger; Third Coast meaning the Gulf Coast. I am originally from Deep South Texas, Rio Grande Valley along the US/Mexico Border, but currently Residing in the Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex. I love to travel, eat, drink, meet new people from all walks of life, and drink (oh wait, did I already mention that one…). As far as beer is concerned, I’m an equal opportunity beer drinker. I don’t discriminate against any type of liquid courage, especially those that make you bullet proof (not really kids, I learned the hard way). Any-hoot, If...

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Guest Reviewer Mando Medina on Iron Thistle (video)

Rahr & Sons Iron Thistle 8.5% ABV 35 IBU Today we have a guest reviewer Mando Medina give us his impressions of Rahr & Sons Iron Thistle Scottish Ale. As posted on the Rahr & Sons website: Break out the bagpipes with your lederhosen! We’re proud to present our Iron Thistle Scotch Ale – Rahr’s first National Grand Champion winner. This dark, Scottish ale has a bold taste dominated by a smooth, sweet maltiness balanced with a low, hoppy bitterness. So don your kilts and enjoy. Here’s to your health – Slàinte! Prosit! Cheers! (if you can not view...

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Hat Tricks Sports Bar – Lewisville, TX

Coach Joe Avezzano’s Hat Tricks Sports Bar – Lewisville, TX. When I’m not traveling for work, I don’t like to stray too far from my home, especially on adult beverage night. In fact, my rule of thumb is to stay within a 15 mile radius from my dwelling. Lucky for me, Dallas is 15 min to the east, and Ft. Worth is 15 min to the west, plenty of wiggle room to get in trouble. However, on this special occasion I was invited to Hat Tricks in Lewisville, Tx which can be a 20 to 30 min drive depending on Dallas...

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Deep Ellum Brewery Company – Dallas, TX

Deep Ellum Brewery Company I few weeks ago I decided to take a trip to Deep Ellum, a neighborhood in Dallas where we find Deep Ellum Brewery Company. I had heard of this place from a few local craft beer makers, but could never confirm its existence, since it has only been in business a few months. So I decided to set out on this journey in hopes of locating this mythical micro-brewery. Given the name Deep Ellum, I had conjured images in my mind of what this place may look like. For some reason, I thought of the...

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