Until Great Britain took up mash paddles, brewing was a continental endeavor. But once it spread from ancient Sumer (present-day Iraq) to the lands of Bavaria and Bohemia, it didn’t take long for the know-how to leap across watery barriers to the United Kingdom and, obviously, the United States. When cold and rainy winter months... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints January 1, 2012 - Brian Yaeger
Beer Travelers - Full Pints November 1, 2011 - Brian Yaeger
If only America followed the European model for vacation time and allotted seemingly 11 months to go on holiday, the decision-making process for choosing a destination would be much easier. There’d be time enough to go everywhere.
Beer Travelers November 1, 2011 - Brian Yaeger
Crater Lake, at 1,943 feet, is the deepest lake in the U.S.—the caldera lake formed when the volcano collapsed almost 8,000 years ago. The beauty of the lake startles first-time visitors once they reach the summit of the rim. “You’d almost think that Crater Lake invented the color blue,” exclaims Dennett, who enjoys snowshoeing there... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints September 1, 2011 - Brian Yaeger
Do a search on Youtube for “Schlitz Rafting Beer Commercial with Dick and Joe” and you’ll be treated to one of the most ridiculous beer-lifestyle spots outside of the Saturday Night Live spoof for Schmitt’s Gay Beer. The copy that the voiceover guy reads is piece of work: “The river’s running high and wild…carving a... View Article