On Saint Valentine’s Day of 1929, love was decidedly not in the air on Chicago’s north side. Six bodies lay dead and mutilated on the floor of a North Clark Street garage. A seventh victim had been rushed away barely clinging to life, only to succumb a short time later.
Full Pints - History Part Two January 1, 2001 - Carl Miller
Full Pints - History Prohibition and the Will to Imbibe, Part One November 1, 2000 - Carl Miller
Nobody could hazard a guess at how many thousands of mugs of beer had been served over the old mahogany bar at Weis Brothers Saloon. Bartender John Mich, who had manned the beer taps at the Milwaukee watering hole since the 1890s, probably could have come closest in his estimate if he had tried. But... View Article
Full Pints - History When the Vessel Outshines the Beer July 1, 2000 - Walter B. Vogdes
Have you ever looked closely at the glass that holds your beer? Some are anonymous and mass produced, mere containers. Others are personal, one man’s own tankard kept at his local, filled and drained each evening for years. Still others are designed by the brewery to enhance the characteristics of a particular beer style. Then... View Article