Jared Paventi writes while sitting at his coffee table in Syracuse, N.Y., while his wife complains about how much he spends on coffee and craft beer. A nonprofit marketing communications practitioner by day, he reviews New York State craft beer for NYUP.com and his local restaurant scene for Syracuse.com. Jared welcomes tweets, memes and nonsensical chatter at @jaredpaventi.
It might be better for cooking than savoring, but Shiner Bock is still a decent slammer.
Westbrook ups the dosage on their sequel to One Claw, but this is a mellow rye IPA.
The line between an india pale ale and a pale ale may be blurred, but Half Acre's effort is excellent no matter the label.
Don't pound the Megawheat all day – Stone's newest collaboration is worth more than a sip at the end of the day, though.
Don't get all caught up in the business talk. Snap open a can of Cigar City Jai Alai and sniff.