Beer Science and Board Games

History of Beer Beer might have the coolest history known dating back to Egypt and Mesopotamia some 6000 to 7000 years ago.  The first beer was likely an accident as the process of fermentation will turn sugars into alcohol in the presence of of Yeast.  There also just happens to be wild yeast that is…

Choosing Components – Board vs Tiles

Choosing Components Background I have been working on my board game Brewin’ USA for about 4 months now and have gone through 17 play tests with 60+ different people. The game has undergone a pretty rapid development cycle with a lot of changes to improve user experience, information tracking, and the look, feel, and flow…

Media

Articles: TABLETOP DEATHMATCH 2014 FINALIST by CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY STAR TRIBUNE CITY PAGES DRAFT MAGAZINE KILLSCREEN Podcasts: GUYS GAMES AND BEER BEER AND BOARDS THE BOARD GAME SHOW CRAFT BEER RADIO PODCAST Videos: UNDEAD VIKING REVIEW DAD’s GAMING ADDICTION PREVIEW BEER AND BOARD GAMES Tabletop Deathmatch Episode 4 – Brewin’ USA Tabletop Deathmatch Episode 12 –…

Rules

Quick Overview: The game is played as a series of rounds. Each round is broken up into an Ingredient Auction, Brewing Beer, Resolving Brewfests, and a money Accounting phase. The game end is triggered when the first player has launched her 3rd beer and the most Victory Points is the winner. Brewin’ USA Rulebook v1.6…