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Roundtable Discussion

Roundtable Discussion – Favorite Olympic Athlete of All Time!

February 12, 2014 |

In honor of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, I asked the PorchDrinking Staff if they had a favorite Olympic athlete. This is their enthusiastic response.
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Roundtable Discussion | The Life and Times of Philip Seymour Hoffman

February 5, 2014 |

Philip Seymour Hoffman, undoubtedly one of the greatest actors of our time, tragically passed away at the age of 46 on Sunday, February 2. Taking a cue from our friends at Now This News, we asked our staff for their favorite memories of Hoffman’s incredible career. Please feel free to share yours in the comment section below. Read More

Roundtable Discussion: AIM Screen Names

January 29, 2014 |

If you haven’t realized it already, I’ve got a tech/life spoiler alert for you. Google has taken over the world. Never has this been more apparent than last week when Gmail lost functionality across the country for anywhere between 20 … Read More

Roundtable: Your Personality in a Beer Bottle

January 22, 2014 |

You are what you eat … but what about what you drink? Are you spicy, aggressive or strong? Are you sweet and citrusy? Are you bitter and sour? Maybe you have a few characteristics that overlap. We’ve asked the staff to pick what their beer personality would be if it was bottled up.

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Roundtable Discussion: Predicted Beer Trends for 2014

January 15, 2014 |

New year, New Beer. Now that we’ve gotten through most of what we loved and hated of 2013, we have to look to the future in craft beer. What new beers styles will gain momentum? What about pairings? Other trends … Read More

Roundtable Discussion | Must Drink Beers of 2013

January 8, 2014 | 1

Okay, okay, it’s ANOTHER 2013 list, but there’s a prize in it for you!

Our staffers picked their favorite, must drink beers of 2013, and if you loved them too, you could win… a PorchDrinking t-shirt and a beer of PD founder Tristan’s choosing! That means you know it will be good.

Just email photographic evidence that you drank 5 of these—that’s right any 5!— to [email protected] for a chance to win an orange PD shirt that’s sure to be a bright (if not beautiful) addition to your beer and brewery shirt arsenal, plus a beer to drink while you wear it.

Now, here are the staff picks.
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New Year, New Resolutions – Roundtable Discussion

January 1, 2014 | 1

Every year people make resolutions to make their upcoming year better personally or professionally. For this week’s Roundtable Discussion, Jason Behler wanted to know our biggest New Year’s resolution fails, the things we never should have attempted, and in hindsight were … Read More

Roundtable Discussion: Beers that are no longer brewed

December 18, 2013 |

“We are sorry for your loss.” That loss being beer that is no longer on the market or being produced. Chances are our parents and grandparents know that loss better than we do, but some of us know what it’s like to love certain beers and then lose them. Here is a list of some that we miss.

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RoundTable Discussion: All Star Team Brews

December 11, 2013 |

With the start of college basketball, we’d like you to share your All-American Allstar Style First Team and Second Team. Meaning two breweries you feel best represent the following styles: Stouts, IPAs, Sours, Non-Sour Barrel Aged, Experimentals (crazy creations). Sure there are more styles out there but we’ll start with these 5 to represent the five positions on the court.  Read More

Roundtable Discussion | Best Holiday Gifts

December 5, 2013 |

This time of year it’s all about the gift giving. So I thought, “Hey! Why not use my turn as editor to get gift ideas for my friends and family?” And then I planned to post the results to ease your gift buying pains as well.

There are a couple good gift ideas below. Are these the best holiday gifts? Probably not. But you’ll want to read this anyway, even if it is just to see what Marie did when a friend asked for money. I don’t think she quite expected what she got…

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Roundtable Discussion | Thanksgiving Day Matchups

November 27, 2013 | 2

Many a Thanksgiving would be incomplete without football, and this year’s matchups between Green Bay and Detroit, Oakland and Dallas, and Pittsburgh and Baltimore should prove to be nothing short of what we’ve come to expect. But if you’re tired … Read More

Roundtable Discussion: Survival Partner & Beer

November 20, 2013 | 2

With Catching Fire coming out this week, and while in the midst of another Walking Dead season, we need to look into survival. If you were in a survival situation where you had to fend for yourself and could choose … Read More

Roundtable Discussion: Thanksgiving Beer Traditions

November 13, 2013 |

When I think of November, I think of Thanksgiving. It’s an amazing holiday with family and food that every American can celebrate. It also has stereotypical traditions such as overeating before the leaner winter, Turkey, Football and Beer in the … Read More

Roundtable Discussion | Favorite Beer Labels

November 6, 2013 | 1

Even though we all know the expression, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” we all do it sometimes. The same goes with beer. This week we asked the staff what their favorite beer labels are.

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Roundtable Discussion | Favorite Football Teams & The Beers That Represent Them

October 30, 2013 |

Since we’re right around the halfway point of the 2013 NFL season, I decided to ask our staff who their favorite football team is, why, and if they had to choose one beer to represent their team, which would it be. Some of our finest gents rose to the occasion. Read More

Whales Eating Fish: Duvel Buys Boulevard

October 23, 2013 |

Earlier this week it was announced that Belgian-based craft brewery Duvel would combine their American operations with Kansas City-based Boulevard Brewing. A) Can this be compared at all the the AB-InBev purchase of Goose Island B) Do you like this move, … Read More

Roundtable Discussion | 2 Truths and a Lie

October 16, 2013 |

It’s high time you all got to know us a little better. We’re playing 2 truths and a lie, so you have to pick out what are factoids about us, and what are totally false statements. And as Justin put it, “Man, either y’all lead the most interesting lives or you guys can BS a BS’er…” Read More

Roundtable Discussion – Pairings

October 9, 2013 |

While a lot of breweries are now stating suggested food pairings for their beers on either the bottles or their website, we here at PorchDrinking have decided to make similar pairing suggestions, but this time with activities. So we polled our staff: “What are your favorite beer and activity pairings?” Read More

Roundtable Discussion – Epic Halloween Costumes

October 2, 2013 |

This week I asked the PorchDrinking staff about epic costumes for purely selfish I-don’t-have-a-costume-yet ideas. My prompt: “Halloween is at the end of the month and I’m in need of costume ideas. What’s the best Halloween costume you’ve ever worn … Read More

Roundtable Discussion: Working for the Best Breweries

September 25, 2013 |

A lot of us dream of the opportunity to work with the masters at some of our favorite breweries. This week, we are asking the staff, if you could work for any brewery, which would it be and why?

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