Author: Matt Stinchfield
Full Pints - History September 1, 2011 - Matt Stinchfield Most of us have had a beer so good that drinking it was “like a religious experience.” But when was the last time you were served a bowl of murky grog at church? Early people from Mesopotamia to Mesoamerica celebrated everything with beer—from their daily prayers and good harvests to human sacrifice and their gods.
Book Reviews - Full Pints December 31, 2007 - Matt Stinchfield At long last, beer paired with dinner has achieved the status that fine wine and haute cuisine have enjoyed in exclusivity. The evidence is in. The chefs are onto it. The books are being written. Beer has gone beyond the bounds of being solely a beverage. The marriage of flavors and aromas in beer/food pairings... View Article
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer May 1, 2003 - Matt Stinchfield Columbus, Cortez and Coronado all showed up in Mexico looking for gold. What gold they did find, they traded for smallpox, syphilis and mercury poisoning. Thanks, guys. It wasn’t until the 20th century that a friendlier gold was discovered in Mexico, a lustrous liquid gold—cerveza!