When I first considered writing this column, I thought I might need a US-to- Canadian dictionary. But re-watching the timeless movie classic “Slapshot” put me in the correct frame of half a mind to address how beer and hockey have been connected over the years.
Culture - Full Pints May 1, 2007 - Dave Gausepohl
Culture - Full Pints May 1, 2007 - Don Tse
It’s a good time to be a beer lover in North America. The United States now boasts more operating breweries than any other country in the world. North of the border, the number of breweries in Canada grew by nearly half in ten short years. Craft beer in both countries attracts growing and more sophisticated... View Article
Culture - Full Pints January 1, 2007 - Lew Bryson, house by Allen Turner
Basement—The Beer Cellar Don’t keep your Belgians and bottle-conditioned real ales in your coat closet! With the Wine Mate 1500 from Vinotemp ($1,195 at www.vinotemp.com), you can store 100 big bottle beers in peace and security. It’s time to get your lager on: keep the chill on your homebrewed pilsner with a cooled stainless steel... View Article
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer November 1, 2006 - Bob Townsend
At a pub in Seattle, the band on stage launches into the churchy opening riff of “Take Me To The River.” The rendition is more Talking Heads than Al Green. And people in the crowd nod and cheer as they begin to recognize the tune and lock into the rhythms being conjured by bassist Craig... View Article