Explore New Beer at the Ginger Man

Exploring New Beer

People are often afraid of change and leaving their comfort zone. Loyal beer lovers are seldom an exception. Don’t be afraid to try something new; embrace change and adventure to new places! And new beers. We’ve broken down a few common styles below with a bit of history and tasting notes. Enjoy! The IPA IPAs are often characterized by their …

Charity Cook-Offs

Charity Cook-Offs for a Cause

The beginning of March is really an amazing time. Winter is finally loosening its grip, and by the end of the month we will officially be enjoying Spring on the patio! It also marks the successful culmination of our annual Charity Cook-Offs here at The Ginger Man. Every year we have the pleasure of hosting Chili, Salsa, and One-Pot Cook-Offs …

Canned, Bottled, or Draft Beer

The truth behind Bottles, Cans, and Draught Beer

We all know that beer is one of humankind’s greatest inventions no matter how it’s served. Whether you get your favorite brew in a bottle, a can, or you prefer a draught beer you have already made a great decision! But what are the differences between beer in a bottle, a can, or on tap? It turns out, there are …

New Year, New You

New Year, New You. New You, New Brew!

Happy New Year! This has been such an exciting year here at The Ginger Man! We’ve had the pleasure of hosting Meet & Greets with some of modern brewing’s most brilliant minds, nights filled with Think & Drink trivia and great company, live shows by talented local musicians, and more pint nights than anyone can keep track of. Above all …

St. Nicholas's Sudsy Secret

St. Nicholas’s Sudsy Secret

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have just passed which can only mean one thing…Christmas is coming! But by the time you sit down with family to open gifts and reminisce about another year gone by, a lesser-known holiday that deserves your attention will have come and gone. December 6th is St. Nicholas’s feast day and the one day of the year …

Holiday Beers

Holiday Beers: Celebrating All Year

Beer is not just for special occasions, yet an awful lot of people out there find themselves only enjoying beer a few times a year. As if any day other than the major holidays just isn’t worthy of a cold refreshing brew. That really grinds our gears! So The Ginger Man is proud to present some of the best times …

The Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival of 2015: A Recap

Once a year in the world of beer the gauntlet is thrown down and brewers from all around the nation come together to see whose brews truly reign supreme. The Great American Beer Festival is a veritable who’s who of the industry, and an all around hop filled good time. It’s such a huge event that the festival… Sold out …

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest: Beer’s Biggest Celebration

It’s finally September and that means it’s time for…OKTOBERFEST! Doing your research and knowing the history of this glorious event is key to celebrating properly though. In order to help you avoid making a mistake and getting the cold shoulder from your fellow party-goers, we’ve gathered some useful information for your convenience. Despite what the name may suggest, Oktoberfest actually takes …

Das Boot

Das Boot! A Drinking Tradition

History of Das Boot The beer boot traces its origins back to at least the early 1800s. The most common narrative revolving around its inception seems to start with a general in Germany foolishly promising his men that if they won a battle he would drink from his boot. A short time later he had one more victory to his …

Saint Arnold: Patron Saint of Beers & Belgian Cheers

Celebrating Belgian Independence Day With Saint Arnold! July 21st is Belgian Independence Day! Belgium received their independence after seceding from The Netherlands in 1815, and everyone probably celebrated the same way we all will this month…with beer! But back then beer wasn’t just a fun and delicious way to celebrate, it was also a clean healthy alternative to the less …