by Dave Gausepohl
I have now been employed in the brewing industry for 20 years. I have worked as a brewer, brewery representative, retail beer buyer, and as a seller and portfolio manager in wholesaling. Over the past 20 years I have collected a number of tools used in the production and selling of beer. These items are... View Article
by Julie Johnson Bradford
Only in Castro’s Cuba has a state of permanent revolution lasted longer than it has in the minds of beer writers. We remember the bad old days—before the revolution—when beer variety was non-existent, when bars and stores offered us the choice between Mainstream Lager A and Mainstream Lager B (and C and D, in more... View Article
by Roger Protz
“Welcome to Brigadoon,” Stewart Main, the head brewer at Hook Norton said. As a Scot, he is well versed in the story of the mythical Highland village of Brigadoon that featured in a Gene Kelly movie. The village appears for a single day once every hundred years and bewitches all who come across it.
by Horst Dornbusch
It is the private hazard of a professional beer writer that his friends expect to be served great beers when they visit, and I am always happy to oblige. Such was the case recently, when I had a small party in my house. It was still winter in Massachusetts, so I bought a bunch of... View Article
by Greg Kitsock
“Yes, but I don’t inhale.” For generations, smokers have been using those words to downplay the consequences of their nicotine habit. Soon, drinkers may be using that expression as well.