Beer Talk

Big Day for Georgia Craft Beer

Big Day for Georgia Craft Beer Friday was truly a historic day and a big one for Georgia Craft Beer.  A day that will henceforth, by myself at least, be known as Georgia’s Craft Beer Independence Day.  With the new bill I hope we will see in increase in the number of breweries here in Georgia.  Currently, Georgia is ranked 48th in breweries per capita due largely to old-fashioned prohibition-era laws. Friendlier laws and less financial Read more…

By James, ago
Beer Talk

Labor Day Beer Picks – You Deserve These

Beers & Bits Labor Day Beer Picks Take the day of fand relax, you deserve it.  It’s labor day.  You worked hard all last week waiting for the three day weekend.  Well it’s finally here and I hope it has been everything you dreamed of!  What would a holiday be without great craft beer.  Take a look below at my five labor day beer picks. 1.  Red Hare Brewing – Long Day Lager Whether you Read more…

By James, ago
Beer Talk

Beer Independence Day – Let’s Celebrate!

Beer Independence Day Today is the big day.  We’ve all been waiting for it.  Well, all of us craft beer enthusiasts and those who want to see Middle Georgia businesses succeed.  Many Georgians are unaware that beer breweries in the state of Georgia have been restricted by law from selling beer directly to the consumer.  Even more would be shocked to know just how much excise tax revenue is lost to the state of Georgia Read more…

By James, ago
Beer Talk

Society Garden – Macon’s Newest Beer Garden

Society Garden Craft beer is thriving in middle GA.  If you’re like me you couldn’t be happier.  Happy not just for the craft beer industry but also because of what it means for local businesses.  Entrepreneurs are finding new and interesting ways to grow and create jobs in our city.  Historic Ingleside Village has long been home to many such local businesses.  Society Garden will be the newest addition to the historic village community and Read more…

By James, ago
Beer Talk

Beer After Dark – Margarita In Gose

Margarita in Gose Some time ago I picked up a gose from Westbrook not knowing what to expect.  I didn’t know how it would taste or how to even pronounce gose!  It’s goh-ZUH by the way.  The first swallow I took was not at all what I expected from a beer.  Momma didn’t raise a quitter though and after a few minutes, I decided to give the gose a second taste.  This first gose would be Read more…

By James, ago
Beer Talk

Beer After Dark – Moo Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout

Moo Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout It’s that time again.  The kids are safely tucked away in bed and I’m ready to try another great craft beer.  Front and center tonight is the Moo Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout.  I’ve mentioned before that stouts are somewhat new to me and I’m trying to learn all there is.  Thanks to a good friend Jonathan for turning me on to the dark side!  This stout has a great roasted Read more…

By James, ago
Tech News & Events

Eclipse Live Stream – Don’t Fry Your Eyes

Dangers of the Eclipse I think we all know that it’s not a great idea to look directly at the sun.  More importantly though – it is a terrible idea to look directly at the sun.  Don’t do it.  If you want to watch the eclipse live there are other options than going blind.  Some of you may think that having a look won’t hurt during the eclipse today.  Those lies about the sun irreversibly damaging Read more…

By James, ago
Beer Talk

Macon Beer Fest – Party with a Purpose

The party The Beer Macon is host to some amazing events carefully planned by organizations invested in seeing our community and citizens thrive.  Macon Beer Fest is no exception.  Since the first event in 2010, the festival has grown into one of Georgia’s premier craft beer events.  Breweries from all over the state get involved with over 50 beers to sample.  A few extra brews are in store if you have VIP tickets!  Of course, Read more…

By James, ago
Let's Learn Beer

What Are Hops? – Let’s Learn Beer

What are hops? I love beer.  There is no question about that.  When I am passionate about something I tend to immerse myself in whatever it may be. While it would not be advisable to physically immerse myself in beer, I can do it academically.   I’ve decided I’d like to learn more about what goes into our favorite beverage.  First up on my list is to get an understanding of hops.  This may not Read more…

By James, ago
Beer Talk

Macon Beer Company | Great Beer – Great People

Macon beer Macon Beer Company has a lineup of brews that are as rich and diverse as the city they’re named for.  I have been a fan of Macon Beer Company’s beer for years now but finally made it down to a Tours and Tastings event this past Saturday.  I was able to taste several of their beers that I had not tried before and let me tell you it was a treat!  As usual, Read more…

By James, ago

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