Articles Posted January 2012

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    Whole Foods Market® and The Beer Wench present 
“Beer is for Lovers” virtual Twitter tasting

    BERKELEY, Calif. (January 30, 2012) – Move over red wine and Champagne, craft beer is giving this Valentine’s Day a run for the money. Sparks are sure to fly as Whole Foods Market (@WholeFoods) and The Beer Wench (@TheBeerWench) combine forces for another hour of live beer tasting fun. Aptly themed “Beer is for Lovers,” […]

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    You’re Invited! The Unbirthday Beer Cocktail Party

    You’re Invited! The Unbirthday Beer Cocktail Party An SF Beer Week invitation even the Queen of Hearts can’t resist On February 12th, you are invited to enter a world where time is backwards, nothing is what it seems, and everything is what it isn’t. As a part of the SF Beer Week festivities, Bison Brewing […]

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    Dogfish Head Noble Rot: A Beer Even Robert Parker Might Like

    The brilliant minds at Dogfish Head never cease to amaze me. It is no secret that my first love was wine. I dedicated nearly 7 years to studying and working with it. Media, retail, restaurant, winery — I’ve touched just about every tier of the industry. Wine, although arguably less dimensional than beer, is exciting. […]

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    Deviation from the Norm: Why Beer Mixology Has a Place in the Industry

    de·vi·a·tion [dee-vee-ey-shuhn] noun 1. the act of deviating. 2. departure from a standard or norm. Synonyms: abnormality, anomalism, anomaly, atypicalness, bizarreness, eccentricity, exception, extraordinariness, oddity, peculiarity, strangeness, uncommonness, unnaturalness, unusualness, weirdness Antonyms: conformity, sameness, straightforwardness, uniformity “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa If there is any industry defined by […]

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    I’ll Show You Mine, If You Show Me Yours: His and Hers 2011 Breakdown

    Considering collaboration beers are one of the fastest growing trends in the craft beer industry, it is only natural for bloggers to follow suit and work together as well. Beer bloggers Angelo De Ieso of BREWPUBLIC and Ashley V Routson of Drink With The Wench have banded together for a series of collaborative blogs posts, […]

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    Prohibition Did What?: A Beer-Goggled Look at the Volstead Act of 1920

    I get a lot of spam mail from a lot of people stating that they posted content that they think would be relevant to my readers, offering to “let” me re-post the information on my website. For the most part, non of the links provided are of any interest to me, let alone my trusting […]

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    FTW: Beer. Jewelry

    True story: I love to Google random word combinations that involve beer. And by doing so, I stumble across some pretty awesome (and some not-so-awesome) things. So I have decided that, from now on, I am going to start posting my awesome discoveries on Drink With The Wench in the category I am calling FTW […]

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    Announcing BeerMixology.Com — A Collaborative Website Dedicated to Crafting Cocktails with Beer

    After months of research & development, a team of craft beer and mixology experts across the U.S. has finally unveiled its new and exciting project, — the Internet’s most comprehensive and collaborative resource for beer cocktails. In its most basic definition, beer mixology is defined as the art or skill of crafting and mixing […]