Pennsylvania Breweries by Lew Bryson Stackpole Books $16.95, Soft cover, 240 pp. ISBN 0-8117-2898-6 If there were more books like Pennsylvania Breweries, we would never have compiled The Beer Lover’s Guide to the USA. That book began as our personal list of beer places to look for while traveling because there weren’t up-to-date guides to... View Article
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
Beer Travelers - Full Pints November 1, 2000 - Stan Hieronymus
Long before American Beer Month began in July, Kalamazoo Brewing Co. founder Larry Bell began evangelizing. “The most dynamic beer culture in the world is here. There is more going on with brewing in America than anywhere else,” he said. A style “may come from somewhere else, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a true... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints September 1, 2000 - Stan Hieronymus
You may find quicker ways to sample the delightful beers of Britain’s regional breweries than to head to their brewery-run pubs in the English countryside, but none better. You may find easier ways to visit these pubs than by exploring an entire county or two on foot, but none as satisfying.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints July 1, 2000 - Stan Hieronymus
In a scene that will be repeated by parents across the country this summer, we glanced back at our daughter snoozing in her car seat, at the clock on the dashboard and the roadmap, and began thinking about where and when we would stop for lunch.