It was the spring of 1996, the sun was shining, and the car was on cruise control as we rolled west on Interstate 84 from Massachusetts into Connecticut.
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.
Full Pints - Travel Features Foam in the Far North March 1, 2002 - Julie Johnson
The Nordic countries seem to fall too far north of the European “beer belt” to be known for great beer. The region’s distilled spirits are more common on American retail shelves than any of its beers, except those of the Danish brewing giant Carlsberg. And a history of prohibition movements and tight government control of... View Article
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