Froth N Hops
A beer site for those who truely have a passion for good quality beer.

At Froth N Hops, we hope to explore and share many aspect of beer to better educate the beer lovers and the curiosities of all. Below are some of the areas on beer you can expect to find on this site in the coming months.

The Rise of the Great Pumpkin Beer

Beer and Pumpkin

Long before the foliage transforms from green to autumnal hues, one can tell the seasons are changing by the vibrant and bright orange packaging found on craft beer shelves across the country. What was once the season dominated by Oktoberfest beer styles, autumn is quickly becoming the pumpkin beer time of year. Read more...

Buffalo Bills

Check out our Pumpkin Beer Page

Beer News

Home brewing of beer legalized in Mississippi
Beer enthusiasts no longer have to go to the local watering hole to get their favorite lager. Read more...

Tips On How To Best Pair Beer, BBQ From Fireman's Brew Co-Founder, Chef

Fireman's Brew co-founder Rob Nowaczyk and Chef Mo Bernard stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to share some quick tips on how to best pair beers and summer BBQ foods! When it comes to pairing beer and food the first thing you want to do is match flavor intensities because this will help bring out the best flavors in each. Read more...

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk brewskis
Boardwalk IPA: The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing have just teamed up on a new boardwalk-inspired beer, dubbed Casinos IPA. Read more...

Beer cocktails suit the season
Happy July 4th. This is a day to spend outdoors enjoying a picnic with your family and friends or slapping some goodies on the grill. Read more...

Wisconsin ranked 5th in US for beer consumption
Home-brewed may not mean home-consumed, when it comes to beers. Wisconsin is home base to the Milwaukee Brewers, Miller Beer, dozens of regional breweries, and many microbreweries. Read more...




Beer Events

Greensboro, North Carolina
Saturday - July 13, 2013 @ 02:30PM / ends @ 07:30PM
Summertime Brews Fest
9th Annual Summertime Brews Festival at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The Summertime Brews Festival will be Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 2:30pm – 8pm. Enjoy hundreds of craft beers from around the world. VIP tasting will be from 2:30pm-4pm. General Admission will begin at 4pm and conclude at 8pm. More info...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Saturday - July 20, 2013 @ 03:00PM / ends @ 07:00PM
18th Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival
The Microbrewers Festival makes its 18th showing on July 20 in Broad Ripple. Your favorite Indiana breweries will be joined by a select group of guest breweries from around the country at Indiana’s largest craft beer event. Over 300 beer selections to choose from! More info...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Saturday - July 20, 2013 @ 06:30PM / ends @ 10:00PM
Summer Ale Festival 2013 @ Philadelphia Zoo
Enjoy an evening amongst friends and exotic creatures alike! The Philadelphia Zoo invites you to join us for Summer Ale Festival 2013 where you will sample regional craft beers and savor delicious local cuisine while surrounded by brilliantly colored birds, majestic great apes and exceptional big cats that call the Zoo's lush gardens home. More info...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Saturday - July 27, 2013 @ 02:00PM / ends @ 07:00PM
4th Annual Milwaukee Brewfest
Milwaukee will host its fourth annual 2013 Milwaukee Brewfest on Saturday, July 27th. Milwaukee Brewfest will be held at the Old Coast Guard Pavilion Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront. This prime location offers a beautiful view of Lake Michigan and McKinley Marina. Location also has ample parking. More info...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Saturday - July 27, 2013 @ 02:00PM / ends @ 06:30PM
REAL Beer Festival 2013
Showcasing 50 plus craft beers from Hawaii, Mainland U.S. and international breweries. Live entertainment featuring classic rock, funk, originals and current rock hits; progressive blue grass and a blues ensemble. Food from Oahu’s Premier Restaurants. More info...


Holiday Beer Tradition

Christmas Beers are not some idea born in a marketing meeting.  The idea of strong beers for Christmas have been around for a long time. Take a look at some history of Holiday Beers.





History of Beer

Beer is one of the world's oldest beverages, with the history of beer dating back to the 6th millennium BC, and being recorded in the written history of Ancient Iraq. On this page you can learn about the origins of beer, about beer mythology, and a little about prohibition.

Types of Beer

Discover the different types of beer that is available out there. Inside we cover Ales, Lagers, and Lembics. You will get a chance to discover which section your favorite beer may wall within.

Ales: Take a deeper looking into Ales
Lager: Take a deeper look into Lagers
Lambic: Take a look into this lesser known type of beer know as Lambic

Special Page:
India Pale Ale: IPA - Take a look into the history of the Inda Pale Ale aka.. the IPA

How to Brew

Home Brewing:

Interested in brewing your own beer? You are probably standing in the kitchen, wanting to get started, your beer kit and equipment on the counter, wondering how long this will take and what to do first. So, check out this book written by John Palmer and it will give you the foundations and instructions on successfully getting started with home brewing of beer. How to Brew






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