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July 1, 2020

In a 2018 article, Alcohol.org wrote that craft beer breweries, defined as relatively small and independent beer-makers, have seen higher production in recent years than ever before. Craft beer has become explosively popular, especially among Millenials. As a result, s...

Small But Mighty - BeerFoot Brewery- Galveston

Beerfoot Brewery, located at 28th & Seawall in Galveston, TX, is an artisan brewery that produces three half-barrel kegs per week. We are unique in that we never brew the same beer twice. There is always something new on ta...

July 1, 2020

When people think of beer, it’s normal to think of barley, malt, yeast, and hops. So what about that isn’t vegan? It’s surely not something I had ever thought about until I started to do my research.

There is a lot that goes into the process of making beer; some of it m...

A bubbly brew is the potion we need to invoke the magic of island time in our busy lives. Mingling the meditative practice of deep breathing with deep imbibing of rich floral, fruity, sweet, and even savory brews brings us in tune with the nature of our island. Our bre...

July 1, 2020

In no way am I an expert in the study of Zymology, or beer making. I like some types of beer, have sampled many, and am open to tasting almost all. Long ago I stopped purchasing and drinking commercially-produced domestic beer (e.g., Coors, Bud, Miller). I prefer to su...

May 1, 2020

As a 34-year-old native Austinite, I’ve seen the rise in acceptance of tattoos. I was a child who was appreciative of alternative culture. I adored the artistry of the vibrant colors and the cool designs. Growing up, it was impressed upon me that carrying a tattoo or h...

May 1, 2020

Tattoos are a manifestation of our identities; they represent our passions, life events, and communities. Librarians are trusted knowledge keepers and community experts; they connect us to information and to each other. And the rising sub-culture of tattooed librarians...

May 1, 2020

I once thought it a fine act of marksmanship to fire a round down an empty bullet casing at close range. Don’t judge. I was drunk. I was rewarded with a spray of lead and powder to the face that was most embarrassing. I was able to dig the big chunk of lead out of my n...

May 1, 2020

I am in TDCJ, arguably the harshest prison system in the United States. Tattooing is most definitely against the rules here, but it is an everyday thing in every unit in every state in the country and probably the world. We work under the risk of getting caught and sub...

May 1, 2020

My name is Adam Garrison, I’m a local artist born and raised here in Galveston Texas. I’ve always loved art of all kinds and the many diverse ways in which it can be applied. I enjoy learning about the materials used and admiring the final outcome of someone’s creativi...

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