Cooking With Beer

Adding beer to food might not be intuitive, but I can tell you that adding the right beer to the right recipe can take you on a one-way trip to flavor town! 

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WHEN A 12-PACK WON'T DO

BUT, what do you do when a 12 pack isn't enough but a 30 pack is just overkill? FEAR NOT! We have a variety of offerings in.... wait for it...

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FLOATING ALONG WITH GREAT RAFT BEER

Colonial had the pleasure of hosting Great Raft from Shreveport, Louisiana, for a tasting to showcase the release of their seasonal double IPA, Grace and Grit. Lucky for us, we got to try this beer two days after it was packaged; it was incredibly fresh.

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SWEETWATER BREWING ARRIVES IN LITTLE ROCK

SweetWater Brewing from Atlanta has made its way to Little Rock! SweetWater was founded in 1996 and has been going strong ever since; earning over 20 different awards during their 21 years of brewing.

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STEP OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE.

There are so many craft breweries out there, and it's a tragic fact of human nature that once we find something we like, we are loathe to step out of our comfort zone to try something new.

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ARKANSAS BIDS FAREWELL TO A TITAN

Often for a new brewery to rise, another must inevitably fall.  And so it is with heavy hearts that we must announce the departure of the venerable Summit Brewing from the Arkansas market.

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THE 'PUMPKING' OF BEERS!

It's fall folks, and that means pumpkin spice is a fact of life. Rather than resist, why not enjoy the ride with this list of my top 3 pumpkin beers!

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ALE AND LAGER - WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

A common question for beer is --  "What is the difference between Ales and Lagers?"

The easiest answer is that Ales are top-fermented at warmer temperatures, while lagers are bottom-fermented at cooler temperatures. 

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Aging Beer

Wines aren’t the only beverage that can improve and develop with age. What to consider when selecting a beer for cellaring.

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