American Macro Week: Icehouse

Icehouse is the next beer in the tasting queue, one of the so-called "ice beers" from Miller (the "Plank Road Brewery" line). In fact it’s the "first domestic ice beer" in America, they say, and has an alcohol content of 5.5% by volume. Generally, an "ice beer" is supposed to … Continue reading

American Macro Week: Budweiser

Budweiser has the distinction of being the first beer on the tasting spree. This flagship beer from Anheuser-Busch (the self-proclaimed “King of Beers” and “The Great American Lager”) sits right at 5% alcohol by volume and, according to A-B, has been brewed since 1876. I will say right up front … Continue reading

American Macro Week

Here we are, the third Monday of the month, that means it’s time for Theme Week here at the Brew Site. This month’s theme I announced earlier is American Macro Week. Why? I haven’t seen any real comparative, comprehensive tasting comparison of all of these. Plus, as much as I … Continue reading