Academy for Beer Ventures - ABV

ABV beer guides (online and in print), beer courses and beer trips!

Operating as usual


Cannstatter Wasen April 2023


Just had a head shave at Manly Tuneup; sweet. Am talking to them about maybe teaching some beer classes there. What do you think? ๐Ÿบ


Able to get Andechs beer now locally in Texas. Bought some recently at Total Wine. Yum


Visited Fire Ant Brewpub in Tomball on Friday. Classic German beers. Great service, friendly staff. Strongly recommend!


Brewed my first ESB last week; bottling tomorrow! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜€


Brewed 2 great batches in February: Summer Wheat Rye and San American Amber! Both yummy! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿบ


I will be brewing an Amber Ale on my Zymatic in the Copperhead Brewery on Saturday, 10/03. Yum!


Just ordered a Pico Brew Zymatic machine. I will be able to brew 20-pint batches of any kind of beer I like! Stay tuned for business development of this opportunity!

TABC Approves Klosterbrauerei Andechs 07/16/2015

TABC Approves Klosterbrauerei Andechs

TABC Approves Klosterbrauerei Andechs July 14, 2015 Klosterbrauerei Andechs has received approval from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) to sell its beer in the state of Texas. Klosterbrauerei Andechs is a monastery brewery in Andechs, Germany and the exclusive propertyโ€ฆ

Timeline Photos 06/26/2015

Arguably the finest example of the Munich Helles style! Made by Benedictine monks since 1455. 4.8 ABV. Divine!


German Beer Class this Sunday, 1-4pm at The Hop Scholar, Rayford Rd, Spring, TX; only $25 per person. See you there!


Beer guide to breweries and beers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas is now available in print from Amazon and as ebook from Kindle. Get yours today!


Today's taste test will include: Witicus Double Rye Wit (Freetail); La Folie Lips of Faith (New Belgium); Amber Lager (Freetail) and Fresh Squeezed IPA (Deschutes) all at The Hop Scholar!!


BIG NEWS! Now available through Amazon: Guides to beer in Texas, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas.
Also available as Kindle-books are guides to beer in: Texas and Indiana. Check them out and be informed friends of beer!


Well folks, it's Thursday. You know what that means, right? Off to the Hop Scholar after work for more beer exploration. A man's work is never done!


Last Thursday at The Hop Scholar, I sampled:
Brouwerij De Ranke, Pere Noel, Belgian Strong Pale Ale, ABV 7, my rating: 3
Lifeman's Cuvee Brut, Fruit Beer, ABV 6, my rating: 1
Stone, Delicious IPA, IPA, ABV 7.7; my rating: 2
Epic, Sour Apple Saison, Saison, my rating: 2
Epic, Escape to Colorado, IPA, my rating: 2
Epic, Hopulent, IPA, my rating: 2


Support local craft beer!
Southern Star and B-52 are both open for beer tasting today!


Yesterday, at The Hop Scholar, I tried:
512 English Strong Ale (scored it 2)
St. Arnold Spring Bock, ABV: 6.4 (scored it 3)
Lagunitas Maximus Imperial IPA, ABV: 8.2 (scored it 3)
Dogfish Head Noble Rot, Saison; ABV: 9 (scored it 3)


Going to The Hop Scholar in Spring, TX after work for some serious beer evaluation. Come and join!




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