VANDAL – Tasting Notes

Well kids, it’s about that time of the year again.  That time where I pour myself a beer, reflect on the meaning of life, and describe a beer to you as best I can over the internet.  That̵...read more

Backlash Beer Grit

Grit Tasting Notes

Remember when I used to do tasting notes on all of our new beers? Whoops – its been a while, and since Grit is starting to pop up on taps across the city, this is a great time to start back up a...read more



You may have noticed that it’s been quiet on the blog for a little while – what’s the deal with that? Well, part of it is that we’ve been busy cranking out a few new beers, and...read more


What’s in a Name?

  Sometime’s we think we’re kinda clever with our cute little themes and naming conventions. Most of the time though, we just confuse people. Yea, we’re good at that. So I thoug...read more

Death – Tasting

Appearance: Black as night with a darker than tan creamy head (when poured correctly, don’t be afraid to let it splash a little) that sticks around for a good long time and leaves beautiful laci...read more


Lots of buzz around this lately, so you may have heard something about it. Maybe not. But either way, here’s the deal, straight from the horses’s mouth. Wait…did he really just call ...read more

In the rear view: 28

I’ve become contemplative in my old age I guess, or maybe I just look into shit way too much. Either way, I find my birthday a pretty fitting time to look back at the previous year and reflect o...read more

Day 1

Crazy shit today- it’s the first day I can say I’m working for myself and only myself. Win! Here’s to hoping I never have to work for ‘the man’ again. Lots to keep me bus...read more

Behind the scenes packaging

We’ve never tried to hide the fact that we are a pretty ghetto operation. We like it that way. We’re also supremely hands on about basically everything we do, from what’s inside the ...read more

Meet the Team – Helder

So the idea is to do a small series of posts dedicated to giving a little more insight into the people that make Backlash what it is. Since I’m a egotistical fuck, I’ll go ahead and go fir...read more