Category Archives: Beer & Food

An Epic Meal of Simplicity: Meat, Cheese and Beer

Beer and cheese is a vastly underrated pairing. Wine is the classic choice to pair with cheese, but beer may actually be a better match. The carbonation in beer in effect washes the fat and oils of the cheese off … Continue reading

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Barleywine Weekend VI

What if I told you that you could: Stay three nights in a 5 bedroom mountain home with a guest house Sample 60+ beers over those three days Dine on gourmet dishes, including a 9-course all-day beer/food pairing It was … Continue reading

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Beer Dinner at American Grocery, Featuring GBX

American Grocery is one of my favorite restaurants in Greenville. It’s locally owned, it’s small, and they use local ingredients to make up an ever-changing menu. When I become independently wealthy, Chef Joe is the first one I’m offering a … Continue reading

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Barleywine Weekend V

I love hanging around “beer people.” Not only are beer people generally laid back, friendly and helpful, they rarely settle for the status quo. Whether it’s pushing the envelope while brewing or searching for their next favorite beer, they are … Continue reading

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beer vs. wine dinner at Brixx (Greenville) on July 12

I would like to invite anyone in the Greenville area┬áto come out on Monday, July 12 at 7 pm to Brixx Woodfired Pizza on Woodruff in Greenville for a beer vs. wine dinner. I’m going to be the “beer presenter,” … Continue reading

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Duchesse de Bourgogne with grilled chicken salad

Yesterday I was at the Charleston Beer Exchange scouring the shelves, looking at all the beer I haven’t tried yet. It’s at those moments when you realize that beer really is a life’s work. There is so much beer out … Continue reading

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Cleveland beer tour, part 3 – Cornerstone Brewing Company

After our “wild and crazy” Wednesday night in Cleveland at the Rocky River Brewing Co. and The Buckeye Beer Engine, we slowed things down on Thursday. We decided to go to the Cornerstone Brewing Company in Berea for lunch with … Continue reading

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