Last week, social media burbled for a little while over an article in the New Yorker about the debased state of wine reviewing. Read any wine review or bottle label today and you will likely empathize with their confusion. Swallowing a substance that tastes of “strawberry bubble gum with tar” sounds like punishment, yet somehow... View Article
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Blogs - The Beer Bible Blog - Web Only August 10, 2015 - Jeff Alworth
History U.S. Museums Are Preserving Beer's History July 30, 2015 - Eric J. Wallace
Drinking beer is very much an in-the-moment experience. Bottles are opened, pints are poured, glasses are emptied, and the whole process repeats countless times a day. For many drinkers and brewers, beer is at the forefront of their minds as they continually look toward the next round and style. However, for all the forward momentum... View Article
Beer Enthusiast - Full Pints March 1, 2009 - Fred Eckhardt
After the repeal of national prohibition in 1933, only 756 of the nation’s estimated 1,900 pre-prohibition breweries resumed operations. WWII and its aftermath had a further effect on their numbers, with the largest American (and world) brewers buying out smaller breweries.