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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

BrewDog Punk IPA

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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crawlDisney: Beers Around the World (Showcase)

Last updated April 27, 2015 Drinking around the world at Epcot. It’s become almost an attraction in itself over the years, but what if you’re interested in drinking beer around the world instead of all those frou-frou drinks? The good news is all of the World Showcase pavilions serve beer. However, not all of them… → Read More


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


Beer Souvenirs at Walt Disney World

If you’re like me, you’re not a fan of the generic year merchandise and the stuff you can find at nearly every store in Walt Disney World. With the generally family-friendly atmosphere of Walt Disney World, I wasn’t expecting to find much in the way of beer-related souvenirs. To my surprise, this wasn’t exactly the case…. → Read More


Guinness: Black Gold of the Irish

Guinness.  Do you even need any more?  Yes, yes you do. This is a special post for me because Guinness Stout is my mostest favoritest beer ever.  Sure I love almost all beers (unless they say things like “with a touch of lime”), but Guinness is the one that never lets me down. There are… → Read More


Schöfferhofer Grapefruit is Back!

I was walking through World Showcase after dinner at Via Napoli Monday night (more on that later) and wandered into the Germany pavilion next door. Once inside the Germany pavilion I briefly looked over at the stand with the best name in all of Walt Disney World. Seriously, it’s called Bier. It’s so obvious that… → Read More


Unibroue La Fin du Monde

La Fin du Monde – “The End of the World” in French – is an absolutely delicious beer from Canada’s Unibroue. This brewery, although located in Quebec, concentrates on brewing beer in the Trappist tradition. In this case, La Fin du Monde isn’t referring to the Book of Revelations or the Flash animation (“Fire ze… → Read More


Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA is somewhat rare around here. Prior to this bottle, the last time I had this beer was February 7, 2010. I’m sure you’re asking how in the world I know the last time I drank this beer was on that date. This is how: I had one bottle sitting in… → Read More


Full Out Disney: Crystal Palace Dinner

I mentioned a while back that we would be eating at Crystal Palace for dinner Monday evening during our last trip. If I’ve ever eaten at the Crystal Palace it was a very long time ago, but I decided the kids would like to have a meal with Winnie the Pooh and friends as they… → 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


Warsteiner Premium Dunkel

The 2013 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival starts this Friday, September 27! This week we’ll bring you some beer reviews to some of the Food and Wine beers. A while ago the Flying Saucer in downtown Houston had a special event with Warsteiner. I believe the beer being served was the Premium Verum instead… → Read More

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