Don and Janet Webb considered themselves lucky to find the New Mexico IPA Challenge—a traveling, three-day festival in July featuring 10 India pale ales—but it wasn’t pure luck that they ended up sampling the field at Blue Corn Café & Brewery in Albuquerque.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints November 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
People sometimes ask questions that we cannot answer, like, what’s your favorite beer? or, what’s your favorite bar or brewpub? We simply don’t have a single favorite. However, when asked what beer festival we would most like to attend, we don’t hesitate to answer, The Great Taste of the Midwest in Madison, WI.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints January 1, 2002 - Stan Hieronymus
In the hours immediately after terrorists flew airplanes into the Pentagon and New York City’s twin towers on September 11, Rich O’s Public House publican Roger Baylor paced anxiously between his pub and Pizza Time, the restaurant/bar next door that he also owns. Pizza Time has television sets; his pub does not.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints November 1, 2001 - Stan Hieronymus
Consider these two very different scenes: In Munich, Germany, two weeks of celebration begin when the city’s mayor taps a ceremonial keg of beer. By the time it is over, more than 6 million visitors will have consumed about 6 million liters of local beer. In Cullman, AL, “The Fest of Two Worlds” opens October... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints September 1, 2001 - Stan Hieronymus
Twenty-plus years ago, one of America’s favorite cult beers often was “smuggled” east of the Mississippi. “It was heavenly, like everything else in Colorado,” Jim Robertson wrote in his Connoisseur’s Guide to Beer in 1983.
Beer Travelers - Full Pints July 1, 2001 - Stan Hieronymus
Deep in the heart of Texas, San Antonio’s links with its rich brewing history are on display in some unlikely places—such as a noted art museum, a historic hotel, and a brewpub run by a local boy who learned the satisfaction of transforming raw ingredients into consumer product while managing his father’s tortilla factory.