Froth! The Science of Beer

In spite of its very technical production and perceived alchemic mystery, beer should be lightly thought-provoking and imminently enjoyable. But

How It All Began

How did this all come about? Well, I wrote about the beginnings of that on these pages, in the January

Beer: A History of Brewing in Chicago

The current work is an expanded version of the author’s 1999 book The History of Beer and Brewing in Chicago,


Have you ever had to change a tap on a full cask of beer at a festival? If you haven’t,

The Living History of Beer

Prior to the spring of 2001, my experience with beer was limited to days long gone: downing entirely too many

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