Come Into My Parlor

Come Into My Parlor

When Parlor City Brewing opened in June of 2020, it wasn’t exactly the ideal time to be launching a service business of any kind, let alone one in the food and drink sector. With the pandemic raging and a multitude of mask mandates and other restrictions...
Defining “Craft Beer”. OH NO, not this again!

Defining “Craft Beer”. OH NO, not this again!

I think it was maybe around 12 years ago that people (briefly) started to attempt to define what the term ‘craft beer’ really meant. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this led to a lot of arguing, and no real consensus. I remember that at the time, one of the...
Session beer revisited, briefly

Session beer revisited, briefly

If you know, you know. I’ve got close to twenty years of online history relating to a single mantra about session beer, which is; beer can only be correctly labeled as session beer if it is 4% ABV or under. If you would like to read the longer version of my...
A (S)ummit (City Brewerks) on styles

A (S)ummit (City Brewerks) on styles

This is not really a post about styles or policing styles – at least not an in-depth one – but it may seem like it is. It’s actually a post about a much larger issue surrounding styles – the bigger picture if you will. So, here’s a question for...