Thursday, September 21, 2017

Mead’s Long History: A Short Read

As mankind's oldest fermented beverage, mead, which is made at Rohan Meadery in Fayette County, has a long, rich history. Mead, also called metheglin , is an alcoholic beverage fermented...
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Carmine Texas Gateway to the Antiques Festival

Spraddling Hwy 290 at the northernmost point of Fayette County, travelers will discover “The Little City with a Big Heart”- Carmine, Texas.  Though small,...

Bone Spirits: A Distillation Short Course

Distilling spirits is equal parts science and art. Joe Alecci, distiller at Bone Spirits, provides a short course in farm to bottle distilling. Mashing 101 The...

Bone Spirits: A Farm to Bottle Distillery

Bone Spirits, located in Smithville, relies on a bare bones approach to distill locally grown corn and capture its essential, pure flavor in a...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...
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The Hills are Alive with Romance at White House on the Hill

Rob Rosenbaum and Linda O’Neal graciously hosted our What to Wear to a Round Top Wedding photo shoot on their farm between Burton and...
Round Top Wedding Tip Round Up

Round Top Wedding Tip Round Up

Round Top Wedding Tip Round Up is provided by Natalie Dawley of Two Be Wed, which serves Round Top and the surrounding communities as...

Bone Spirits: A Spirited Primer

Vodka, gin and whiskey are defined first by distillation proof and then by production characteristics such as location of production, aging methods and ingredients...

Q&A with Brewmaster Ryan Huff

Ryan Huff, co-owner of Huff Brewing Company in Bellville, is passionate about craft brewing—and he talks really fast. My note-taking hand couldn’t keep up...

Huff Brewing Company: Global Hometown Style

Huff Brewing Company near Bellville exists because Ryan and Christine Huff love the beverage industry. “We really like traveling to different places, tasting what other...