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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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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

Unibroue Trois Pistoles


Yes, it’s time for another Unibroue beer from those fine Canadian brewers. This is Trois Pistoles, a Belgian Strong Dark Ale. Before we begin, this one gave me a bit of surprise when I was opening it. I removed the cage from around the cork in the bottle but didn’t remove the cork. I turned… → 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

Samuel Adams Coastal Wheat


Tonight’s beer is a Samuel Adams Coastal Wheat.  I picked up a six pack of these a while back on Ed’s recommendation but it’s been a while since I cracked one.  It fills up my pilsner glass rather well with a nice tall head.  Coastal Wheat is a decent wheat ale with lemon, but its… → Read More

Karbach Brewing Co. Krunkin Pumpkin


To all the breweries releasing their Christmas/holiday beers now: Why don’t we have time? Because we’re too busy enjoying the fall beers! Karbach Brewing Co., one of Houston’s newer breweries, recently released a pumpkin beer for its fall seasonal. Pumpkin beers are one of my favorite styles (Jenn would agree, while Jason would disagree, and… → Read More

Delirium Noël


The tree is finished; next on the list of Christmas decorations is the lights. Hopefully it goes better than this: Anyway, that’s not really what you’re here for is it? On with the beer! Tonight I’m pouring myself another holiday beer. Pink elephants: they’re not just in Dumbo anymore. From Brouwerij Huyghe (Huyghe Brewery in Belgian) comes… → Read More

Uinta Baba Black Lager


Here’s the first pre-2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival beer review! Uinta Brewing’s Baba Black Lager is a beer Disney mentioned would be on the Food and Wine Festival menu early. It will be found at the Farm Fresh booth and is featured there because it’s certified organic by the USDA and the Utah Department… → Read More

Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale


Happy New Year! Not too long ago Disney updated its standard beer menu. We’ve mentioned it on social media and updated our beer list with the new information (check out a page like Chef Mickey’s to see the new standard menu), but we haven’t really looked at the new beers yet. Some, like Lagunitas IPA,… → Read More

Karbach Brewing Co. Cherries of Fire 2013


The song has a bit of an EPCOT Center vibe, doesn’t it? Chariots Cherries of Fire is Karbach Brewing Co.’s F.U.N. Series #006. We’re back on track with the numbering after the late release of Roll in the Hay. This one is Karbach’s Hellfighter put into bourbon barrels with cherries added. This release makes half… → Read More

Chimay Triple (White)


When I reviewed Chimay Grande Reserve, despite its deliciousness I didn’t think it would make for a good Belgium booth beer because it’s only distributed in bottles. Chimay Triple, also known as Chimay White and Chimay Cinq Cents, might be a better choice. Cinq Cents is the newest of the Chimay beers and the only… → Read More


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