A Troupe is Bringing Opera to Where it Belongs: Houston Breweries

POSTED: February 28, 2024 AT 11:08 am   /   Bars, Breweries, Upcoming Events

Opera has much in common with Shakespearean performances these days. Both are considered inaccessible to most people, as they’re perceived to require expensive tickets, hours of free time, specialized fluency in performance and possibly even a second language to fully comprehend and appreciate them. That’s even though both opera and The Bard’s works have origins […]

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Saint Arnold Brewing Company Beer Pays Homage to a Legendary Name

POSTED: February 23, 2024 AT 1:19 pm   /   Bars, Beer, Breweries

If you’ve never heard of Grand Prize beer, that’s understandable. After about 30 years of producing it, the brewery that made it, Gulf Brewing Company, was sold in 1963. According to the Texas State Historical Association, the brewery building was leased to Minnesota-based Hamm Brewing Company. It was a short-lived arrangement, as “Hamm and its […]

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Company Known for Texas Beer Proves it Can Still Learn New Tricks

POSTED: December 15, 2023 AT 3:17 pm   /   Bars, Beer, Breweries, Distilleries, Spirits

Spoetzl Brewing Company is well-known for the Shiner beers named for its Texas hometown, especially Shiner Bock. When people hear “Shiner”, this popular, widely distributed, dark-yet-easygoing lager is probably the first beer that comes to mind, although it could also be Shiner Premium, the company’s flagship golden lager.  Over the past 15 years though, the […]

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