Geoff Scharer likes to call himself “the son of a son of a son of a son of a publican.” But he discovered his life’s work in 1950, when he was about 10. His father had a meeting with Edmund Resch, owner of Resch’s Brewery, whose beer was at the time preferred by discerning beer... View Article
Full Pints - Travel Features Australia's Indies Carve Out a Niche July 1, 2000 - Martin Morse Wooster
The regional independents occupy the healthiest niche in the brewing industry today. While micros and brewpubs are folding almost as fast today as they popped up in the early and mid-1990’s, and while big commercial breweries scramble for gimmicks to boost flat sales, the regional independents continue to grow, though carefully.
Full Pints - History When the Vessel Outshines the Beer July 1, 2000 - Walter B. Vogdes
Have you ever looked closely at the glass that holds your beer? Some are anonymous and mass produced, mere containers. Others are personal, one man’s own tankard kept at his local, filled and drained each evening for years. Still others are designed by the brewery to enhance the characteristics of a particular beer style. Then... View Article