In my teen years living in Boise, ID, there was general agreement that it took fashion three years to arrive from California. (The more fashionable pegged the number at five years; while most said fashion never came to Idaho.) I am now a gray-whiskered man, but this wasn’t so long ago—the early craft brewing years,... View Article
Blogs - The Beer Bible Blog - Web Only October 22, 2014 - Jeff Alworth
Full Pints - Live Beer - Travel - Travel Features November 1, 2006 - Don Tse
Canada is a culturally diverse nation. While the United States is more of a melting pot, Canada celebrates its cultural diversity. With less than 33 million people spread over almost 4 million square miles, to say that there are great expanses between Canada’s major centers would be a mild understatement. But this geographic separation has... View Article
Beer Enthusiast - Full Pints September 1, 2003 - Fred Eckhardt
Past Great Canadian Beer Festivals, in Victoria, British Columbia, have been a beer tourist’s Mecca. I lived most of my misspent youth some 90 miles from Vancouver and Victoria. Canadian beer was an always sought-after treasure, and Canada, an exotic destination mere miles from home. Did all Mounties sing like Nelson Eddie? Was the city... View Article
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer May 1, 2003 - Matt Stinchfield
Columbus, Cortez and Coronado all showed up in Mexico looking for gold. What gold they did find, they traded for smallpox, syphilis and mercury poisoning. Thanks, guys. It wasn’t until the 20th century that a friendlier gold was discovered in Mexico, a lustrous liquid gold—cerveza!