Beers weren’t the only things ahead of their times. There were beer writers and beer books, too, like Michael Jackson and Fred Eckhardt, who toiled for years in relative obscurity. Then we discovered the online world, and beer took to it with gusto.
Full Pints - History - Learn Beer With a New Administration, a New Beer Scene March 1, 2009 - Greg Kitsock
I’m hugging a bottle of Anchor Steam at RFD in Washington, DC, sister establishment to the famed Brickskeller, watching a group of picketers wend their way around the crowded bar with signs reading, “We Want Beer.” It’s a puzzling sight, as everybody here seems to be well served. In fact, the “protest,” organized by Premium... View Article
Full Pints - History - Learn Beer January 1, 2009 - Gregg Glaser
Lost If it’s Wednesday, It Must be Belgium (or is that Brazil?) What happened to big U.S. breweries being owned by Americans? (Correct that to North Americans; no, we need to be more specific—North Americans who are citizens of the U.S.A.). Well, there’s no need to be jingoistic about it, but here’s the scorecard and... View Article
Full Pints - History - Learn Beer November 1, 2008 - Rick Lyke
The U.S. presidency carries with it an awesome amount of power and responsibility. That’s the case whether you are talking about nuclear arms—or beer. Public policy shapes everything from the price to the availability of the beer we enjoy. Whether it is a new tax on beer or farm subsidies, politics have an impact on... View Article
Culture - Full Pints - History - Learn Beer - Travel - Travel Features At Home or Away, the Pub is About Its People March 1, 2008 - Eileen McNamara
Walk through The Front Door in Galway and the ear-splitting volume of the music and the size of the fashionable crowd spilling between the first and second floors might deceive you into thinking that you have stumbled into a nightclub in Manhattan.