Posts tagged Marty Nopper
Seltzer Water Summer

My foray into the seltzer world was a little awkward but I’m glad I went for it. A recent Town and Country magazine article published their thoughts on the matter with, ‘The Best Hard Seltzers Brands to Drink This Summer’ (April 2019). Their thoroughness in describing seltzer history, options and affordability was a great source for understanding the whole adult beverage market and, while these are the iterations of one person, I think they’re pretty accurate in the extensive research I’ve done (wink wink).

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(/ˈɡraʊlər/) 101

Marty’s beer musings include options for solving a problem you may have pondered? Man, I’d love to have this beer at home, you say to yourself as you lick the foam from your upper lip. Unfortunately, they don’t sell it in the local Piggly Wiggly. Crap. Well, engineers have been puzzled by this conundrum for centuries and have finally presented us neck oil lovers with a solution. The Growler.

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Austin City Unlimited

Marty’s search for the best beer in Austin, Texas uncovered Lazarus; he was curious as to their background and the Biblical references adorning the joint. So, he asked.

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Tin Roof - Beer

Marty Nopper’s beer musings begin with Tin Roof Brewing Company, Baton Rouge’s largest craft brewery. The brewery is situated between downtown Baton Rouge and Louisiana State University.

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Cry of Delores = Cinco de Mayo

Marty Nopper’s history of Cinco de Mayo and humor regarding all things, especially beer, kicks it up another notch! If you need to laugh and smile today, he’s your guy.

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Prohibition and Pops, "I think this would be a good time for a beer”!

Normally, when I know my work schedule and the cities I will be visiting, I try to scope out activities (namely music…ok, breweries) and try to arrange myself accordingly. Very rarely does a musical happening coincide with my schedule, but the gods were smiling tonight.

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Prohibition to National Beer Day

Marty Nopper shares a uniquely historical point of view about beer for National Beer Day on April 7, 2019! If you’re traveling across the US, check out the map of the states that do and don’t allow open containers.

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Midwest Malteds

Marty Nopper found refuge in Omaha, Nebraska in the middle of Winter; yes, his airplane seat mate was really that bad. Don’t feel too sorry for him since his detour included a copy of his favorite. “A black ale at heart, this parietal puncher uses over 50 pounds of chocolate peanut butter and a nice roast flavoring to produce a very creamy brew, something to remember long after that 12-ounce pour is long gone.”

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Asheville Ales

One of the items on my wife's bucket list has always been to go to The Biltmore (Asheville NC) during the Christmas holidays. We made plans to go this year to see how this majestic palace had been converted into a winter wonderland. Next stop for Marty was beer land, better known as the Wicked Weed Brewery.

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