Ginger Up

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between ginger beer and ginger ale? It all began with ginger beer originating in Yorkshire, England in the 18th century. It once contained a small amount of alcohol, unlike its present day predecessor, which is brewed as a soft drink. Ginger ale was created later in the…

Barista Coffee and BrewCycle in Portland

Originally posted on A New Life Wandering:
Happy people on a pub crawl on the BrewCycle Portland Two of the best things in Portland, Oregon are coffee and craft beer. You can find a plethora of both coffee shops and breweries all across Portland, and if you randomly end up in one chances are the…

Green, Hoppy Shoots

Originally posted on Chris Hall | Beer:
A portion of one wall of Sheffield’s Hop Hideout. Sheffield’s Hop Hideout is probably the smallest beer shop I’ve been in. It’s also one of the loveliest, set in one corner of the ground floor of a building full of independent retailers (the Antiques Quarter). It’s a bit like walking through…