We have a friend who is devoted to blues—music, that is. For years he has been talking about traveling to Memphis and then heading south into the Mississippi Delta for a tour deluxe, visiting historic spots and listening to the blues in steamy juke joints.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints May 1, 2003 - Stan Hieronymus
Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2003 - Stan Hieronymus
Frank Boon flashed a knowing smile last fall in Denver, as he sampled beers at the Great American Beer Festival. That’s not to say he loved everything he came across. Boon, who owns Belgium’s popular Brewery Boon, does not casually pass out compliments. Perhaps the brewer could have used fresher malt, he suggested of one... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints November 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
Don and Janet Webb considered themselves lucky to find the New Mexico IPA Challenge—a traveling, three-day festival in July featuring 10 India pale ales—but it wasn’t pure luck that they ended up sampling the field at Blue Corn Café & Brewery in Albuquerque.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
People sometimes ask questions that we cannot answer, like, what’s your favorite beer? or, what’s your favorite bar or brewpub? We simply don’t have a single favorite. However, when asked what beer festival we would most like to attend, we don’t hesitate to answer, The Great Taste of the Midwest in Madison, WI.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints January 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
In the hours immediately after terrorists flew airplanes into the Pentagon and New York City’s twin towers on September 11, Rich O’s Public House publican Roger Baylor paced anxiously between his pub and Pizza Time, the restaurant/bar next door that he also owns. Pizza Time has television sets; his pub does not.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints November 1, 2001 - Stan Hieronymus
Consider these two very different scenes: In Munich, Germany, two weeks of celebration begin when the city’s mayor taps a ceremonial keg of beer. By the time it is over, more than 6 million visitors will have consumed about 6 million liters of local beer. In Cullman, AL, “The Fest of Two Worlds” opens October... View Article