The Oak Bottle
Sep11

The Oak Bottle

The Oak Bottle

We’ve all run out and bought a beer when the brewer finally decided to take our favorite and barrel-age it. The experience of a beverage aged in oak is something different (and often better) than that of the typical drink. Now what if you didn’t have to wait for your favorite brewer to put their beer in a barrel? What if you could oak age your own at home? With The Oak Bottle, you can oak-age any beverage you like.

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The Craft Notes Minnesota Brewery & Distillery Guidebook
Jul18

The Craft Notes Minnesota Brewery & Distillery Guidebook

Craft Notes

The world of craft breweries, distilleries, and beer bars is a wonderful one. With the great growth of these venues in Minnesota, we’ve got plenty of options to choose from. For those looking to explore the local scene and get a great deal, Craft Notes is an awesome way to check out places you may not have made it yet, revisit old favorites, and enjoy plenty of great drink in the process.

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5 Really Stupid Beer Bottle Openers
Jun23

5 Really Stupid Beer Bottle Openers

5 Really Stupid Beer Bottle Openers

The world is full of bad ideas and beer is no exception. From to crazy flavor combinations that just don’t work to questionable drinking devices, there are plenty of beers and beer-related items that just shouldn’t be. Here are 5 really stupid beer bottle openers that shouldn’t be a thing.

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Beer Cap Maps USA Puzzle Map
Mar21

Beer Cap Maps USA Puzzle Map

Beer Cap Maps USA Puzzle Map

Beer Cap Maps are the perfect way to show off your beer cap collection. With maps of your home state or favorite beer-drinking country, you can show off your cap is in a cool and unique way. But there’s always been one piece missing. You can’t combine all the states to make a giant US map. Until now. Welcome the Beer Cap Maps USA Puzzle Map!

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Small Batch Crafted Pins
Mar17

Small Batch Crafted Pins

Small Batch Crafted Pins

We share a love of the same beverage, but we’re all unique in our tastes. The same can be said for the way we dress. While we may rock some of the same brewery gear, many of us like to make our look unique. Small Batch Crafted Pins are the perfect piece to add to any beer fan look.

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Breathometer Issuing Refunds For Inaccurate Devices
Feb28

Breathometer Issuing Refunds For Inaccurate Devices

Breathometer Breeze Fail

Back in 2015, I had the opportunity to test the Breathometer Breeze. After running into accuracy issues, the company sent me two additional units, each time claiming that the new one should resolve the inaccuracy issues I was seeing. After being unable to get accurate results with the third unit, I had no choice to not recommend the product to Craft Beer Time readers. It would seem that recommendation was sound, as the FTC filed a lawsuit against Breathometer and just came to a settlement with Breathometer to refund all purchases. Here are the details.

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