Football and beer: the perfect autumn pairing. Football is the ideal sport for socializing and, of course, sampling a favorite brew. Brewpubs become gathering spots for game fans to stoke the fire, toast a victory, or lament defeat with a soothing beverage. In many college towns, the names of brews and pubs pay homage to... View Article
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer November 1, 2004 - K. Florian Klemp
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer March 1, 2004 - Gregg Smith
Color, light and form have always defined the prime elements for illustrating beer. No matter the medium, proper composition demands an artist’s attention to those three fundamentals. Depicting a glowing, inviting glass of beer—a colored, but transparent liquid—tests the depth of an artist’s skill, and although many schools of art have risen to that challenge,... 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!
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer March 1, 2003 - Gregg Glaser
To start at the beginning, and not to create any more confusion than is necessary, there is no country named Holland. There used to be, years ago, but today North and South Holland are provinces in a country named the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Culture - Full Pints July 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
New Belgium Brewing Co.’s Tour de Fat is not a single bicycle “tour” across the West, but it sure would make an interesting beer trip. Start in Lawrence, KS, angle down into Texas Hill Country, head north through the Rockies, on to Seattle, then back to Montana, and down through Colorado to Flagstaff, AZ.
Culture - Full Pints The Natural Affinity of Running and Beer May 1, 2002 - Jim Denison
Ghent in Belgium is an Old World city, the cobbled plaza at its center flanked by 10th- and 12th-century cathedrals and towers. But, today, along the eastern border of the square, piled over seven feet high are stacks and stacks of Duval. The stockpiles are in place because an invasion is imminent–not by a hostile... View Article