In our March 2015 issue, we chronicled All About Beer Magazine‘s 35-year history in an article entitled, “35 Years Devoted to the Curious Drinker.” Pictured below are the magazine covers and captions that ran alongside that article.
by Stephen Beaumont & Tim Webb
The beer being sampled would by almost any definition be deemed unusual. That it was brewed from a mix of grains that included four different types of wheat—malted, unmalted, flaked and smoked—comprising over half the grain bill, and boasted an impressive 12% alcohol by volume, was alone an element of distinction. That its ingredients also […]
When All About Beer Magazine was launched in 1979, nobody talked, wrote or maybe even dreamt about something called craft beer. Five years later Vince Cottone, a beer columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer who contributed to numerous publications, first used the phrases craft-brewing scene, craft brewery and craft brewing in the manner they are thought […]
by Andy Crouch
The stories sound almost biblical in nature. Fires sweeping through grasslands just outside brewery walls, leaving smoke and destruction in their wake. Rushing sea waters advancing on cellars, short-circuiting bubbling fermenters, intricate electrical operations and dreams. Statewide droughts crippling scarce water resources and drying out brewery supplies. This is the reality of climate change in […]
Brewers Association Small—Annual production of 6 million barrels of beer or less (approximately 3 percent of U.S. annual sales). Beer production is attributed to the rules of alternating proprietorships. Contents Brewers AssociationGlobal Association of Craft BrewersRateBeer Independent—Less than 25 percent of the craft brewery is owned or controlled (or equivalent economic interest) by an alcoholic beverage […]
Editor’s Note: This story appears in the March 2015 issue of All About Beer Magazine. You can see a timeline of All About Beer Magazine covers throughout the years here. Click here to subscribe to the magazine. In 1979, in the fourth issue of All About Beer, at the bottom of the penultimate page, this brief news […]