This last July, during American beer month, I was invited to do a beer and chocolate tasting for Oregon’s Rogue Brewing Co. in their pub here in Portland. I declined. I’ve done beer and chocolate all across the country, and American Beer Month didn’t seem like the best time for that, so I recommended beer... View Article
Craft Beer Articles
Beer Enthusiast - Full Pints January 1, 2002 - Fred Eckhardt
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking January 1, 2002 - Rob Haiber
In a departure from regular “Stylistically Speaking” practice, this month we will look at four American breweries making Belgian-style beers, rather than at any specific style. It occurred to us that these four breweries, three run by husband-wife partnerships, were worthy of special mention for their entrepreneurial and creative efforts.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints January 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
In the hours immediately after terrorists flew airplanes into the Pentagon and New York City’s twin towers on September 11, Rich O’s Public House publican Roger Baylor paced anxiously between his pub and Pizza Time, the restaurant/bar next door that he also owns. Pizza Time has television sets; his pub does not.
Full Pints - History With Beer On Their Side January 1, 2002 - Theresa O'Shea
All trades, causes and passions have their patron saints, of course, but few have gathered up as many as brewers and beer lovers. No disrespect to Jesus: Water into wine was a pretty mean feat. But the 20 or so patron saints of all things beer related were to go much further–converting bath water into... View Article
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints January 1, 2002 - Randy Mosher
Holiday icons seem to settle into the same old routine; beers are not immune. And while I enjoy the wassail-inspired brown brews that return every year, much of the fun of homebrewing lies in the surprising, the fun, the new.
Collectibles - Full Pints Collect Your Own Bottle January 1, 2002 - Dave Gausepohl
England’s Alexander Newell is credited with bottling the first beer. He did not own a brewery; he just liked to fish and drink. He would have the local tavern fill a used medicine bottle with his favorite ale, then bury the bottle in the mud on the riverbank or tie it off to dangle in... View Article
Full Pints - History Perfectly Tuned In January 1, 2002 - Carl Miller
When Advertising Age magazine released its picks for the best 100 ad campaigns of the 20th century, it was no surprise that the world of beer advertising was well represented. After all, few can forget Bubba Smith and Dick Butkus arguing that eternal debate, “Tastes Great–Less Filling.” Likewise, many a beer drinker can still whistle... View Article