Since the Beer Travelers’ charter is to help readers find interesting places to drink interesting beer, here’s a bit more about the bars in this column: Rich O’s 3312 Plaza Drive, New Albany, IN 812-949-2804 A particularly well-chosen 23 beers on taps, covering a spectrum of styles. Also about 160 to 170 beers by the... View Article
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
Beer Travelers - Full Pints September 1, 2001 - Stan Hieronymus
Twenty-plus years ago, one of America’s favorite cult beers often was “smuggled” east of the Mississippi. “It was heavenly, like everything else in Colorado,” Jim Robertson wrote in his Connoisseur’s Guide to Beer in 1983.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints July 1, 2001 - Stan Hieronymus
Deep in the heart of Texas, San Antonio’s links with its rich brewing history are on display in some unlikely places—such as a noted art museum, a historic hotel, and a brewpub run by a local boy who learned the satisfaction of transforming raw ingredients into consumer product while managing his father’s tortilla factory.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2001 - Stan Hieronymus
D. G. Yuengling & Son had already been brewing beer for 45 years when the Kempton Hotel was built in 1874. Last summer we sat at the bar of the Kempton and drank draft Yuengling beer. The Kempton isn’t on any lists of historic inns, and the Institute for Brewing Studies doesn’t classify Yuengling as... View Article