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SBG's 2023 Glassware Gift Guide

Need gifts for the beer lover in your life, but don't know what to buy? This guide has specific glass recommendations for all the different types o...

Is it actually important to drink beer out of the right glass?

Drinking out of a glass specifically designed for beer is by no means necessary, but it absolutely improves the experience in a noticeable way (and...

5 cigar and pilsner pairings

Pilsners are known for their light and clean profile, featuring a balance between malt sweetness and hop bitterness, often accompanied by floral or...

5 cigar and stout pairings

Stouts are known for their rich, roasty, and sometimes sweet flavors, often featuring notes of chocolate, coffee, and caramel, so when selecting a ...

5 cigar and IPA pairings

IPAs are known for their pronounced hop bitterness, floral aromas, and citrusy notes, so when pairing them with cigars, it's often recommended to s...

Everything you need to know about Heady Topper (and how to get it)

Heady Topper, or ‚ÄúHeady‚ÄĚ, is the infamous double IPA brewed by The Alchemist in Stowe, Vermont. It‚Äôs the world's highest rated Double IPA and has a...

How to Pack and Ship Beer: A Comprehensive Guide

This is a detailed guide containing best practices - along with special tips and advice I've learned from years of beer trading - on how to properl...

SBG's 2022 Glassware Gift Guide

Want to get the beer lover in your life some glassware but don't know what to buy? This guide has specific recommendations for all the different ty...

Bottle Share Etiquette | Everything you need to know about attending a bottle share

A bottle share is when a group of people get together and bring beer to open and share with everyone else. They can be planned in advance or happen...

Heady Topper Beer Review

Heady Topper is an 8% Double IPA brewed The Alchemist brewing in Burlington, VT. It's renowned as one of the best Double IPAs in the world, and is ...

My Eloquent Pumpkin Beer Rant

most people don't buy a lot of pumpkin beers, so that means it becomes a race to see who can get their beer on the shelf first. Over time this led ...

Summit Beers: Tips for Packing Beers for Hikes

Going on hikes and backpacking trips are some of my favorite hobbies, but where I really shine is picking the perfect summit beers to enjoy at what...