Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization say the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar intake...Show More Summary
Beers that will kick you in the head like a goat. The origin of the beer style known as Bock is a point of contention. Like much of the beer history in the world, experts have a difference of opinion. One school of thought believes that the style's name came from a corruption of "Einbeck, Germany," the city that claims to be Bock’s birthplace. Show More Summary
University Village's Moxee Restaurant has included Mad Mouse Brewery since it first opened last May—and the restaurant is named for Moxee City, Washington, the "hops capital of the world"—but until recently the house beers have been brewed in collaboration with Michigan's Saugatuck Brewing up at the Saugatuck facility. Show More Summary
Some breweries have taken to resurrecting the flavors of ages past. Adventurous beer makers are extrapolating recipes from clues that archeologists have uncovered from old and even ancient brews found at historical sites. Now scientists have analyzed some of the oldest preserved beer samples from an 1840s' shipwreck to try to provide insight into how they were made.
Welcome to This Month in Beer, an ongoing series of articles in which I discuss some of the most interesting releases in the world of beer. Dozens of beers are released every month, and my goal is to pick out a small sample of exceptional brews to share with you.Deep, cold winter calls for bracing, warming beer to break winter's grasp. Show More Summary
Americans are drinking less beer than they used to, and when they do imbibe, they're more and more often choosing craft brews. Yet, financially, big American brands like Budweiser are still basically doing fine. One big reason is the graph below, posted by the U.S. Show More Summary
Driving from Bozeman to West Yellowstone, it's apparent why Montana is referred to as "big sky country." It's as if the world has opened up a little wider to encompass the outsize expressions of nature -- towering waterfalls that flow into impossibly blue streams, expansive plains dotted with roaming bison, and the air. Show More Summary
Four craft brewers make the cut. The 2015 James Beard Awards semifinalists were announced last week, and this year four craft brewers have made the cut. But, it's worthwhile to note that in years past, the beer world has been under represented. Show More Summary
Why will asking for directions to a time machine get you sent to an ATM in Wisconsin, a request for a sarsaparilla spider gets you a root beer float in Australia, and someone wondering if you've seen their bunnyhug in Saskatchewan is actually searching for their favorite hoodie? Read on to find out. Read more...
I normally write an article called This Month in Beer, where I discuss some of the more interesting releases in the world of beer. In case you haven’t noticed, the craft beer business is booming, and innumerable excellent beers are released every month. Show More Summary
Four of the world's most expensive and rare beers are brewed in the US. In Moby Dick, Captain Ahab was so maniacally obsessed with chasing the elusive White Whale that it drove him to his own death. In the beer world, the term "white whale" refers to the rarest, most delicious, hard-to-get beer. Show More Summary
De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, said there was scope for gem prices to increase this year after an industry credit crunch led to a decline in the final quarter of last year. ||| DE BEERS, the world’s biggest diamond producer,...Show More Summary
The Beer Internet likes to be angry. The same could be true of many other special-interest groups, but I suspect the problem is particularly acute in the online beer world, because of our high concentration of relatively affluent white dudes who aren't comfortable having their opinions challenged. Show More Summary
What’s this? Acclaimed chef Jose Andres slumming it in the beer world? In Oregon? Believe it or not, Andres and Deschutes have been collaborating for three years to come up with this: A spiced saison brewed with lemon verbena, pink… Continue reading ? The post Review: Deschutes Brewery Zarabanda appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Four light beer styles to know. In the world of the craft beer drinker, nothing rings more true than Greg Koch’s mantra,"Fizzy Yellow Beer is for Wussies!" And for years beer aficionados have followed the CEO and co-founder of StoneShow More Summary
They hit shelves February 16. Bud Light — the soulmate of frat bros everywhere — has taken it upon itself to create a line of bottled cocktail-inspired beers the world never needed. The Wall Street Journal writes that the drinks areShow More Summary
MONDAY BEER LINKS, MUSING 02.09.15 I don’t know about you, but I’m glad I got those links out of the way last week. So to other stuff … Prewar Japanese beer posters: the most beautiful ads ever made? Before World War II “Asahi, Kirin, and Sapporo were not known for their richly flavorful product, but […]
They came from all over the world for what they believe to be the holy grail of beers.
The beer run is the closest thing First World adults have to pack-hunting game in the hinterlands. It's an adventure based on immediate necessity, with the heroic goal of providing life-sustaining provisions for a larger group running low on supplies. Show More Summary
My last view of my home (away from home) before boarding the elevator that will whisk me to my car. Despite the fact that I’m out the door at 6:00 a.m., Akemi and Bubba always get up to see me off. And, hopefully, get a parting treat and belly rub. Or, in Bubba’s case, just […]