This here is a collaborative description of a Sunday afternoon in McKinney,TX., including The Celt Pub, Emporium Pies, and Tupps Brewery. There might be sunshine and bottle trees in here, too.
The Hoppy Half-Pint
Tupps Brewery makes some great session-able summer beers, some outstanding strong beers, and you can find them in Target.
The Guinness Brewers Project are at it again. They've got a new beer, this one a wheat ale brewed with 100% Irish wheat.
Down in the hill country, west of Austin, there’s a brewery, on a ranch, nestled amongst the oak trees. Situated atop a natural aquifer--with, apparently, the right amount of salts to get a perfect, slightly tart, slightly hoppy, slightly malty profile--Jester King makes beers.
If you’ve read my post about the Guinness Brewers Project, or my review of Guinness Nitro IPA, you know that I love it when Guinness releases a new craft beer. This year, they've debuted Antwerpen Stout and Rye Pale Ale.
Tattoo Ranch is a scant handful of blocks from where we watched the cattle drive earlier—a short but entertaining affair performed twice daily on Exchange Avenue—but if you’re expecting either ten-gallon hats and cowboy boots, or a Sons of Anarchy-esque biker hangout, don’t.
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“It’s all for the good of the beer, and beer is good.” – Kim Kowalski, Mountain Town Brewery Hey beer faces! It’s been a while,…