Cooper’s Ale House: • New Location • Great Food • Good Times • Friendly Atmosphere

Cooper’s Ale House: • New Location • Great Food • Good Times • Friendly Atmosphere By Gary Jacques Cooper’s Ale House, located at 415 S. Swing Rd., Greensboro inside the Wyndham Garden Hotel, offers something for everybody. Johnny Mejicanos is the owner since November 2017. Johnny is excited about the new opportunity. The former Cooper’s Ale House location was at West Market Street. Mejicanos emphasizes: “We have a friendly atmosphere, good times, great food, and service. Cooper’s provides space for private parties. This is a beautiful location for everybody and their individual needs.” Johnny, married with two children, has previous
Continue Reading

Tapped into Craft Libations and Victuals Feb 2018

Tapped into Craft Libations and Victuals: February 2018 It Is Time for Hopslam Bell’s Brewery, of Kalamazoo Michigan, has released their very limited batch of their wildly popular yearly brew called Hopslam. While not a NC beer per se, it is loved, adored and sought out by North Carolinians, especially hop freaks. Bell’s is consistently putting out fantastic brews from their stouts and porters to their wheats (Oberon) and IPAs (Two Hearted Ale), but this, ladies and gentlemen, Hopslam, is a Double IPA. 10% ABV and full on flavor. There are honey notes and deep hop profiles. According to Bell’s
Continue Reading

Tapped into Craft Libations and Victuals: Foothills Brewing Craft Happiness IPA Project

Tapped into Craft Libations and Victuals: Foothills Brewing Craft Happiness IPA Project ‘Craft Happiness IPA Project’ a monthly IPA series – and hopefully crafting a little happiness to go with it. Craft Happiness for a bigger, more ambitious reason. There are people, animals, and places that for one reason or another, often due to circumstances beyond their control, are not happy. There are causes – locally, nationally, globally – that are in constant need of increased compassion and awareness. Even the most basic of needs — access to food, clean water, and shelter — are as alarmingly prevalent as they are
Continue Reading

Tapped into Craft Libations and Victuals: Hoots Beer Co. Watchnight 2018

Tapped into Craft Libations and Victuals: Hoots Beer Co. Watchnight 2018 By Timothy G. Beeman II New Year’s Eve is what Hoots Beer Company calls Watchnight. Hoots Beer always does things to keep with tradition and Watchnight is a Moravian tradition that dates back at least until the 18th Century. So, with Salem (and by association, Winston-Salem) being a Moravian settlement, they also had Watchnight and they still do. Keeping with the Moravian theme that Hoots does (Zinzendorf anyone?), this fits right in. Watchnight is Hoots’ take on the traditional Doppelbock beer. Doppelbocks are German-style lagers which are generally a
Continue Reading