Backyard Harvest Pale Ale

We moved to a house with room to grow a few things a year ago, so I decided to brew a beer with some ingredients harvested from our backyard. The beer started as a five gallon batch brewed and dry-hopped with homegrown Cascade hops. Then I split it into three smaller batches. I added one…

10 Most Popular Grubulub Posts

Grubulub has been around for about three years. Here are the ten most popular posts to date: 10. Best of Chico: Beer Edition When it comes to beer Chico, California is known for Sierra Nevada. We love Sierra Nevada but the people who live in Chico know there’s more going on around here. Chico is…

Best of Chico: Beer Edition Results

The results of Best of Chico: Beer Edition are in! Congratulations to the winners, and big thanks to everyone who participated and voted. Best Brewery 1st Place: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company 2nd Place: Eckert Malting and Brewing 3rd Place: Great Balance Brewing Company Best Bottle Shop 1st Place: Spike’s Bottle Shop 2nd Place: The Handle…

Best of Chico: Beer Edition

When it comes to beer Chico, California is known for Sierra Nevada. We love Sierra Nevada but the people who live in Chico know there’s more going on around here. Chico is increasingly becoming a rich craft beer environment. The CN&R does their annual Best of Chico contest, but they don’t really have any beer…

City Tacos tacos and Insurgente Beer

Mexican Beer and Taco Pairing (Not That Kind of Mexican Beer)

When you think Mexican beer, you probably think Corona, Modelo, Pacifico, and mass-market lagers of that nature. What you almost certainly do not think of are IPAs, Imperial Reds, and Belgian-style Wits and Saisons. Well, breweries such as Insurgente are looking to change that, one tap takeover at a time. Hailing from the infamous city…