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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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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

The Lightest Dam beer?

Amstel Light


I know it’s been a while since I’ve had a light lager style beer, but while working on a project for this site I noticed this beer hadn’t been reviewed so I took one for the team and picked up a couple of bottles while I was at Trader Joe’s last night. OK my side… → Read More

Pilsner Urquell – Bohemian Pilsener classic example


The Bohemian Pilsener style was first brewed in 1842 and can be considered the original clear, light-colored beer. When looking for an example to taste from this style Pilsner Urquell should be your first stop. When looking at the characteristics of this style you can taste the details in Pilsner Urquell. Some key notes to… → Read More

Prestige Lager


I know what you’re thinking…”Wait, where can I find Prestige lager on WDW Property?  I’ve never seen it before!”  While you can’t find Prestige normally on property, you were able to find it at the Haiti booth during the Flower & Garden Festival this past spring.  It’s taken me THAT long to write this review… → Read More

Lagunitas Brown Shugga’ (2013)


How come you taste so good? Just in time for Thanksgiving, the wonderful concoction known as Brown Shugga’ has returned to ensure you are well-lubricated for all the family gatherings. Because let’s be honest, when you’re fielding tons of questions about everything and anything and listening to the chatter around the table, a 9.9% ABV… → Read More

Chimay Grande Reserve (Blue)


Remember when I went to Be Our Guest Restaurant and tried a Saison Dupont? It’s not #ConfessFriday, but here’s a confession: I almost had a Chimay Grande Reserve instead. Probably the most popular of the Chimay trappist ales is Grande Reserve, more commonly known as Chimay Blue. Grande Reserve was first brewed as a Christmas beer… → Read More

Saint Arnold Sailing Santa


Ahoy sailors! “We’re kicking off our fun old fashion family Christmas by heading out into the country in the old front-wheel drive sleigh to embrace the frosty majesty of the winter landscape and select that most important of Christmas symbols.” – Clark Griswold Okay, so maybe we aren’t going to go out into the country… → Read More

Mythos Hellenic Lager


I’ve never reviewed any of the Greek beers at Disney??  How is that possible?  Such a disgrace to my heritage. While at Kouzzina on my last trip, I had the option of Mythos or Alpha and this time around I chose the Mythos. Now I will preface this by saying that my Greek people are… → Read More

Hakim Stout


It’s official, I have found a new awesome place to drink at Disney.  Why has no one let me know about Dawa Bar before????  I mean, I knew it was there, I saw it whenever I walked by at Animal Kingdom.  But, after having a beer or two, I can see myself drinking there on… → 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


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