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2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Review: Palm Spéciale


Belgium. You’ve heard me complain about the lackluster selection at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival’s Belgium booth for years. For years it’s been fully populated by AB-InBev beers and Disney hasn’t really tried to make it any better, despite Belgium being one of the greatest beer countries in the world. Palm, however, is not… → Read More

2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Review: BrewDog Punk IPA


Did somebody say punk? [responsive_youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02D2T3wGCYg] Perhaps something more recent? [responsive_youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2zfwTqpqVg] Today is the beginning of the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! Let’s talk. First, the Food and Wine Festival Beer List and iOS app are updated. A couple of locations are still being pinned down, so the locations may shift in the next… → Read More

2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Review: SweetWater Take-Two Pils


Did you miss me? It’s not like I’ve been radio silent; I’ve been posting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. However, the site itself is long overdue for a new article, so let’s get on with it. Have you heard the full menus for the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival are up? I’m going to… → Read More

Bear Republic Grand-Am American Pale Ale


Some say that Racer 5 and Grand-Am are brewed just for Cars Land… .@traveljenn @DisneylandToday neither are brewed just for Cars Land FYI. They're @BearRepublic products that can be purchased anywhere. — Beers and Ears (@beersandears) May 4, 2015 This ends today’s lesson in “don’t believe everything you read on Twitter”. However, Bear Republic products… → Read More

crawlDisney: Crawling the Highway in the Sky


Looking for a pub crawl that can be fairly quick and won’t involve much walking? This Monorail Pub Crawl is for you! Conveniently, the Resort Monorail loop will take you to the Contemporary, Polynesian, and Grand Floridian resorts for a monorail bar crawl. If you’re staying at one of these resorts, just hop on the Resort… → Read More

2015 Flower & Garden Beer Reviews – Take 1


Ready for a long post??? A few weekends ago my friends and I headed over to Epcot to check out the 2015 Flower and Garden Festival that kicked off March 4th.  This and Food & Wine are easily my two favorite times of the year at Epcot, for obvious reasons.  Since I’ve been such a… → Read More

Presenting the 2015 Disney Beer Tournament Champion!


It’s been two weeks since we started the 2015 Disney Beer Tournament and we have a champion! A few comments from Twitter: .@beersandears as much as I enjoy Chimay Blue, I'm pulling for DFH90. They're my kind of people. http://t.co/UuSg7I72HM #DisneyBeer2015 — Jason Heger (@Nissan_Rogue_sq) April 2, 2015 Me: I wish there was a beer… → Read More

The 2015 Disney Beer Tournament – Championship Round


It’s finally time for two beers to try to bring home the bacon. To be honest, the polls were pretty decisive from the start. These two beers started out in the lead and never relinquished it. Let’s get right to it. First, on the left side of the bracket… Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA never… → Read More

The 2015 Disney Beer Tournament – Fifth Round


We’re down to the Final Four beers in the 2015 Disney Beer Tournament! Sometime late Saturday night or Sunday, a post on Facebook started getting shared around. I haven’t seen this post personally, but the large influx of views from Facebook, the random comments on the site, and the voting all showed that there was… → Read More

The 2015 Disney Beer Tournament – Fourth Round


Note: The fourth round is now closed! Please vote in the fifth round of the 2015 Disney Beer Tournament! In just a week and a half, 64 beers have been reduced to eight! Most of the matches in the third round were close ones. Let’s look at what you had to say. Birra Moretti La… → Read More

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Guinness Extra Stout


Last week Brian wrote a fascinating article about Guinness and its history. Brian’s article mainly focused on the draught variety of Guinness, while I’ve just opened up what Guinness refers to as Extra Stout. It’s important to note that Extra Stout is brewed by the Guinness Brewing Company in New Brunswick, Canada. Yes, the labels on the… → Read More

Lagunitas India Pale Ale


The bottle makes it abundantly clear: this is an IPA, or India Pale Ale. If the 1.5 inch tall letters aren’t enough, the description around the border refers to it as a “homicidally hoppy ale”. When I poured the beer and tasted, unsurprisingly, it tastes like an IPA. I’m not sure I agree with the… → Read More

Saint Arnold Brewery Tour


You may have been expecting the next installment of my visit to The Avenue in New Orleans, but I’ll get back to that soon. On Saturday I visited Saint Arnold Brewing Company for my birthday; it’s just north of downtown Houston and is located at 2000 Lyons Ave. Saint Arnold hosts tours every day except… → Read More

Young’s Double Chocolate Stout


Just in time to be removed from the standard beer menu at Walt Disney World (and replaced by Left Hand Milk Stout two weeks later), here’s my review of Young’s Double Chocolate Stout. Wells & Young’s Brewery in Bedford, England, is a result of a merger between Charles Wells Ltd. and Young’s Brewery. Wells is… → Read More

Peroni Nastro Azzuro


When I say Italy, what is the first thing that comes to mind?  Art, architecture, wine, Ferraris, hairy men that talk with their hands (I’m kidding…sorta)?  Where does beer fall on that list?  Pretty far down, right?  Why so many questions, will there be a quiz later?  Yes, yes there will. Peroni is Italy’s number 1… → Read More

BrewDog 5 A.M. Saint


Tonight I’m enjoying a beer called 5 A.M. Saint from a small Scottish brewery known as BrewDog.  The bottle refers to the beer as an “iconoclastic amber ale”, meaning that it is trying to destroy established conventions in the beer industry.  The side of the label can best be described as a rant against the… → Read More

Delirium Nocturnum


From the Huyghe Brewery in Belgium comes the other beer with the little pink elephants. Delirium Nocturnum is the sister beer to Delirium Tremens and is a nice dark ale. The deep brown has a reddish tinge to it, and the tan head lingers for a while. It has a roasted flavor along with some… → Read More

Xingu Black Beer


At the 2013 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, the Brazil booth will feature Xingu (pronounced “shin-goo”) Black Beer. The beer gets its name from the Xingu River in Brazil and it supports the Y Ikatu Xingu organization, a group devoted to protecting the Amazon rainforest as well as the Xingu River basin. Back when… → Read More

Tin Roof Brewing Co. Blonde Ale


Happy Independence Day! Today’s review is one you won’t find in a Disney park, but it’s one that I’ve been personally interested in trying for a while because Tin Roof’s home is Baton Rouge, LA. Baton Rouge is also home to my alma mater, LSU.  Tin Roof was founded in 2010, after I had graduated,… → Read More

2013 Disney Beer Tournament Championship Round!


Over the past few weeks the 64 beers entered in our Disney Beer Tournament have been narrowed down to two finalists! This one is for all the marbles, the whole enchilada, and any other idiom you might want to put here. The final vote awaits! The poll will close Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3:00… → Read More


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