You’ve probably heard of the ‘inventions’ of Leonardo da Vinci. The archetypal Renaissance Man designed a submarine, a tank, a steam cannon, a bridge to span the Bosporus, an airplane, a helicopter, a hang glider and—quite practically—a parachute. Genius indeed, for one man to envision and sketch things that no one had ever dreamed before.... View Article
Full Pints - History - Learn Beer They Were Ready; Where Were You? July 1, 2009 - Lew Bryson
Book Reviews - Full Pints September 1, 2006 - Dave Gausepohl
As a passionate student of world brewing history, I felt honored that All About Beer asked me to review this book about America’s oldest brewery. As I began to read through Mark A. Noon’s work, I could easily see that the more he delved into the history of Yuengling, the more he wanted to find... View Article
Full Pints - History - Learn Beer The Fire Never Died May 1, 2004 - Greg Kitsock
So many trends—from Starbucks coffee to grunge music to gourmet pizza with capers and duck sausage—started on the West Coast that it’s enough to give some East Coast residents an inferiority complex.
History - Short Pours September 1, 2001 - Greg Kitsock
Collectors’ cans, specialty beers, contract brews, soft drinks, private labels: there’s no niche that America’s old-time regional breweries haven’t exploited in order to survive. Their roots extend back before Prohibition, and a few were mixing malt and hops before anyone had heard of the name Budweiser. Their future is by no means guaranteed, and while... View Article