Until the arrival of the “iron way”⎯the railroad network⎯in the 19th century, people traveled by horse-drawn coaches that also carried the mail. Journeys were long and tiring, so a vast network of “coaching inns” offering food, drink and accommodations sprang up all over England. Many survive in all their half-timbered glory, as Ted Bruning discovered... View Article
Craft Beer Articles
Full Pints - Travel Features September 1, 2000 - Ted Bruning
Beer Travelers - Full Pints July 1, 2000 - Stan Hieronymus
In a scene that will be repeated by parents across the country this summer, we glanced back at our daughter snoozing in her car seat, at the clock on the dashboard and the roadmap, and began thinking about where and when we would stop for lunch.
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints July 1, 2000 - Randy Mosher
Today, with all our superior modern knowledge, we sometimes tend to view the present as pure, crystallized truth and the past as a steady, logical progression towards it. But take a closer look any human cultural tradition—pale ale styles, in this case—and you’ll find a great unruly tangle of a family tree rather than a... View Article
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking July 1, 2000 - K. Florian Klemp
The word “export,” in regard to beer, brings to mind a panoply of exotic brews from faraway lands. These ales, lagers and hybrids come in shades, styles and strengths to suit any palate. But more specifically, export refers to the indigenous pale lagerbiers of Dortmund, Germany, known simply as Dortmunder export. Understated and firm, export... View Article
Beer Enthusiast - Full Pints Surfing the Chicago Real Ale Fest July 1, 2000 - Fred Eckhardt
Ray Daniels is the Chicago visionary responsible for the Chicago Real Ale Festival, held March 24-25 this year at Chicago’s Goose Island Brewery, Wrigleyville, across from the famous Wrigley Stadium.