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 [...]

4 New Years Resolutions for Craft Beer Lovers

2018-01-24T23:18:47+00:00 Categories: Craft Beer|

Image Provided by: Shutterstock It's time to throw out the old and embrace the new. As 2018 gears up, the following are some New Year's resolutions to think over. For Texas craft beer lovers throughout the region, we believe these are some ideas that you'll want to add to your list of [...]

5 of the Best Winter Beers in Texas

2017-12-27T16:00:49+00:00 Categories: Craft Beer|

Photo credit: Eviaphoto/Shutterstock Winter is coming and the time has arrived to start selecting which seasonal beers you want to sip while you lord over your bar stool. The breweries in Fort Worth and throughout the country are busy crafting some truly remarkable craft beers that you just might want to try. [...]

What is the Difference Between Light Beer and Dark Beer?

2018-09-28T16:20:16+00:00 Categories: Craft Beer|

Whether it’s turkey or beer, some like it light and some like it dark. The debate over dark beer vs. light beer can get rather intense. Beyond color, few people know what is the difference between light and dark beer and why each have their distinctive aromas and flavors.  […]

A Brief History Lesson: How Craft Beer First Began in the U.S.

2018-04-18T20:54:57+00:00 Categories: Craft Beer|

The craft brew sensation is upon us and it has many people wondering about the history of beer in America. The truth is that beer itself has a long and storied past, but the history of microbreweries is particularly interesting. This quick history lesson will certainly help you impress all of your craft brew [...]