Drew Huerter

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    The Biggest Dallas Beer Stories of 2013

    This was certainly an exciting year for craft beer in North Texas. With a few more brewery openings, new laws and shiny awards, there was a lot to crow about in the local craft beer scene, and it's not all hangover related (although we have that too). As we complete another whirl around the sun, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    BrainDead Brewpub Coming to Deep Ellum

    Despite the perplexing news that Dallas drinks less than any other major city, now is a good time to be a beer-lover here. The city just keeps getting more and more good beer news lately. Tap-crazy restaurants with beer-based desserts are opening. Growler-filling stations are spreading to different ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Meet Deep Ellum Brewing Co.'s New Head Brewer, Jeremy Hunt

    It's a struggle to find new ways to describe the local beer industry -- the "budding craft beer scene" just feels so repetitive and overused at this point. I think it's safe to say it has, indeed, budded. It's beyond "budded." It's blossomed. It's gone through the entire pollination process. Cross-p ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 9, 2013

    Patent Pending at Craft and Growler

    Two attorneys ditch a legal practice to embrace beer.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    DEBC Releases Numb Comfort, a Barley Wine-Style Ale, Like a Kaleidoscope for Your Mouth.

    Last week the good folks with the Untapped Festival released the official beer list for their combo indie music and craft beer event next Saturday in Fort Worth. There were a few surprises from local breweries on the list, like an American barley wine style ale from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. called Num ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    North Texas Beers: A Guide

    Following North Texas' big win at the Great American Beer Fest, this week's cover story by Lauren Drewes Daniels profiles the rise of the DFW craft brew. To see what kind of growth we're talking about, Lauren's broken down each of the local brewers. Check it out below. Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. rahr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Deep Ellum Brewing Company Has Six Packs and Tasting at Sigel's. Plus, Maybe a New Bottled Beer?

    Until last week, all of Deep Ellum Brewing Company's beer was only available on tap at bars or in kegs. But, a few months ago they scored a good deal on a bottling system and we can all now enjoy a local brew on our local couch in front of our local TV. See Also: Inside the Fermenting Mind of Drew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    For We The People, It All Comes Down to Welsh Cakes or a Honey Brown Ale Home Brew

    Last week Ann Romney shared a batch of her homemade Welsh cakes that she baked in a brief moment of reprieve in her kitchen in Belmont, Massachusetts. Phillip Rucker of The Washington Post was aboard the plane when the cakes were dispatched and was one of the lucky few who got to sample what a Repub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Tracing the Hops in Deep Ellum Brewing Company's Newest Beer

    See also: *Inside the Fermenting Mind of Drew Huerter, Head Brewer at DEBC When one thinks of fresh farm-to-market produce, it's usually in the vein of carrots and lettuce. And when food is flown across the country via special delivery, it's usually for fish that was swimming in an ocean one day an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Acme F&B, Gyro Scopes And a Novice's Take On Brisket: This Week in Dallas Dining

    It's that time again. This week I reviewed Acme F&B, the whole hog restaurant on McKinney Avenue with a looker of a dining room. It's a great place for a drink, and if you're hungry they have one hell of a pork chop. Elsewhere on the blog we took a first look at Start, the new fast food restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Inside the Fermenting Mind of Drew Huerter, Head Brewer at Deep Ellum Brewing Company

    Drew Huerter is the 28-year-old head brewer for Dallas' own Deep Ellum Brewing Company. How can such a young tyke have the burly discernment necessary for a proper brewer, you ask? Well actually, he has a long history in the business. Twenty-eight years, as a matter of fact. His mom and dad founded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Deep Ellum is Developing a Coffee Beer To Chase its Dream Crushing Hop Bomb

    Red Bull and vodka may be replaced by a darker, more silty caffeinated boozy beverage. The folks behind Deep Ellum Brewing Company posted the above picture on their Facebook wall, promising the the marriage of java and suds. Tait Lifto, who works on branding and sales, told me it will be some time b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    My Favorite Beers of 2011

    Here's what passes for my year-end list, 10 of the beers that really impressed me this year, listed in no particular order other than roughly reverse-chronological. It's late because I tend to do my heaviest drinking during the holidays. I wanted to be sure to include anything I tried up till midnig ... More >>