The call, as Jim Koch remembers it, came in October 2007. “Frankly, I though it was a prank,” says the founder and chairman of Boston Beer Co. But the voice on the line was actually Dr. Joseph Schrädler, managing director of Bavaria’s Weihenstephan Brewery, which traces its founding back to the year 1040. “We have... View Article
Brewing Features - Full Pints Infinium Expands the Horizons of Beer February 10, 2011 - Greg Kitsock
Brewing Features - Full Pints November 19, 2010 - Roger Protz
It’s every beer lover’s dream, to jump in the Time Machine, spin the dials and travel back to discover what iconic brews were really like centuries ago: the IPAs of Victorian England, the porters and stouts of 18th-century London, and, when the church once held sway, the robust ales made by monks.
Brewing Features - Full Pints November 1, 2010 - Adrian Tierney-Jones
Starry, starry night. The light is low in Orval’s brew house, giving its trinity of copper-clad lauter tuns and kettle the glow of a late sunset, while pinpricks of light adorn the ceiling, the first evening stars. A simple wooden cross hangs on the wall. Colored glass panels featuring devotional scenes add to the sense... View Article
Brewing Features - Full Pints England Isn’t Just About Ales September 1, 2010 - Adrian Tierney-Jones
Appearances can be deceptive. The place is an old stone barn amid a group of farm buildings on the edge of a village in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. This is an area of mellow stone, high hedges, winding lanes and long views over rolling hills. It’s the kind of landscape that is home to many a... View Article