June 17 is not particularly better known in these parts as Iceland Independence Day, but that shouldn’t stop us from… Read more »
Beer on TAP
[Feb. 22, 2010] I should have cracked this one open last week for Valentine’s Day to go along with the… Read more »
[Update: Glissade is, sadly, no longer being brewed. It has been replaced by Ruthless Rye.] Back to Sierra Nevada already?… Read more »
Obama has multiple reasons to point Air Force One toward Ireland. Anyone who has heard the Corrigan Brothers song, “There’s No One as Irish as Barack O’Bama” (or seen it performed on YouTube), knows the President’s great great great grandfather was born in the Irish village of Moneygall.
The Pinkus-Müller Brewery, founded in 1816, is the only one of 150 breweries left in Munster, still family-run to the sixth generation. It was the first to go all-organic, beginning in 1980, and is one of the few with a female brewmaster, Barbara Müller, at the helm.
I’d heard a lot about Lagunitas, particularly its creative label writing and imaginative seasonal offerings and one-offs, such as the plan to release beers commemorating the 40th anniversaries of each album release by Frank Zappa.
Think Thai beer, and my one and only thought once turned to Singha, a sturdy pale lager produced by the… Read more »
To mark Rock Art’s tenth year with a special brew, Nadeau came up with Vermonster, named after the mythical creature with one set of legs longer than the other, thereby enabling it to walk level in Vermont’s hills.
[Jan, 18, 2010] My brother and sister-in-law came up from Long Island for our annual belated Christmas, which also segued… Read more »
Sierra Nevada linked up with the east coast star of innovative brewing, Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware, to produce Life and Limb, a lid-lifter of a beer that I cracked open as my first of 2010.