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History of the Beer Growler and Crowler

2018-08-21T21:24:42+00:00 Categories: Craft Beer|

A common question we are asked here at Taps and Caps is what are Growlers & Crowlers? Aside from being fun to say, they are essentially vessels used to transport and store draft beer from a keg. The history of the growler itself is somewhat murky and muddled with drunk history about the origin [...]

What’s the Difference Between German and Belgian Beers?

2018-07-31T18:36:19+00:00 Categories: Craft Beer|

Beer is one of those great things that just seems to be universal. Most every country has their own signature brew, but that doesn’t mean things are the same wherever you go. The pale lagers of China have their own certain unique distinction, just as the pale lagers of Japan have theirs. And if [...]

Featured Brewery: TUPPS Brewery

2018-07-17T19:34:49+00:00 Categories: Brewery Spotlight|

In most any creative endeavor, there are guidelines one must follow. Guidelines, not rules. The true innovators and game changers know the difference, and when they dare to go outside of the lines and take a risk, the results can be nothing short of incredible.McKinney’s TUPPS Brewery is a perfect representation of that concept. Craft [...]

Is Draft Beer Always Better Than Canned or Bottled Beer?

2018-06-20T22:36:37+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

You were probably taught from a young age that it’s what’s on the inside that counts. While this is certainly true, let’s not dismiss this cold, hard fact: what’s on the outside matters. This is especially true when it comes to beer. It seems like that wouldn’t have such an impact on taste, right? [...]

Featured Beer | Deep Ellum Lager

2018-06-18T20:21:59+00:00 Categories: Featured Beer|

Those Deep Ellum Brewing boys certainly march to the beat of their own keg. In their never-ending quest to make beer great again, they’ve brought IPA’s, stouts, ales, and more up a notch. (Some might argue that it’s several notches, in fact.) You can taste it in every one of their brews. You’ll notice a [...]

Brewery Spotlight | Braindead Brewing

2018-05-29T21:24:38+00:00 Categories: Brewery Spotlight|

Meet the Brews Contrary to what the name would suggest, there’s a lot of thought that goes into the brewing process over at Braindead. According to their Facebook page, this Dallas brewery is “kinda like the hip-hop duo Black Star... but instead of making awesome rap, [they] make ridiculously good beer and food.” Take [...]