The next time you order a coffee or a chocolate drink, you might not be in a coffee house. Starbucks may not like to admit it, but a growing number of people are turning to brewers instead of baristas for their daily fix.
Your Next Beer
Full Pints - Your Next Beer January 1, 2010 - Rick Lyke
If you have ever taken a wine-tasting class, chances are you have been exposed to the “Flavor Wheel.” This handy tool is meant to give tasters a common vocabulary. You might not know it, but the same thing exists in the beer world.
Full Pints - Your Next Beer November 1, 2009 - Rick Lyke
The last decade has seen an arms race among American craft brewers and the weapon of choice has been the noble hop. The International Bitterness Unit scale has been turned into a scoreboard and brewers have acted like the Harlem Globetrotters, running up the points against the hapless Washington Generals.
Full Pints - Your Next Beer September 1, 2009 - Rick Lyke
What would you do if you could not drink beer? I’m not talking about finding yourself in a dry county on a Sunday afternoon or in the “family section” at a minor league baseball park. I mean, what if having a beer would cause you to have an almost immediate negative physical reaction?