If convenience is more your concern than cost, there are a number of refrigerated “cellars” on the market that can provide an instant solution to long-term beer storage. Just add bottles, and plug in to an electrical outlet.
Appreciation - Full Pints - Live Beer When the Best Beers Get the Worst Treatment July 1, 2005 - Horst Dornbusch
It is the private hazard of a professional beer writer that his friends expect to be served great beers when they visit, and I am always happy to oblige. Such was the case recently, when I had a small party in my house. It was still winter in Massachusetts, so I bought a bunch of... View Article
Appreciation - Full Pints - Live Beer - Packaging/Serving May 1, 2005 - Greg Kitsock
We’re accustomed to pouring fine wines and champagnes from sleekly tapered green bottles with foil and corks. On the other hand, everyday food items—tomato paste, evaporated milk, chili—we scoop out of metal cylinders.
Appreciation - Full Pints - Live Beer by various March 1, 2005 -
A silver anniversary is a great excuse for a big, blow-out celebration. Pour your favorite beer, cut yourself a slice of cake, and join us admiring the presents: a collection of amusements from some of our favorite beer scribes. Have fun, and Happy Birthday!
Appreciation - Full Pints - Live Beer January 1, 2005 - Steve Holle
Someone unfamiliar with craft beer might ask, “Is there really a difference between beer from a craft brewery and beer from one of the ‘national’ brewers like Anheuser Busch, Coors, or Miller? What’s all the fuss about? Beer is beer, right?”
Appreciation - Full Pints - Live Beer Sip Your Way Through the Seasons January 1, 2005 - Julie Johnson Bradford
For nine out of ten people, beer is mainstream lager—a single, pale yellow beverage. It is pleasantly thirst-quenching, predictable, universally available, and a very safe choice if you’re traveling in countries with dodgy water supplies. But, in all honesty, it’s not very exciting.
Appreciation - Full Pints - Live Beer January 1, 2005 - Pete Johnson
What better authority on holiday spirit could there possibly be than Charles Dickens? With A Christmas Carol, a short piece dashed off in a matter of weeks, so they say, he forever changed how we think about the holiday season. Sowing the seeds of good will and good cheer that are so much a part... View Article