Shoulda been there:
It seems not everybody was thrilled at Tomme Arthur of Pizza Port and Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River Brewing stuck to their wilder beers last week during a beer dinner at Monk’s Cafe in Philadelphia. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t have a good time. Nice recap at The Brew Lounge that makes [...]
Archive for January, 2006
Shoulda been there:
Don Russell, a.k.a. Joe Sixpack, reports about all the beer flowing from Philadelphia area brewpubs:
. . . suburban brewpubs are generally marketed as restaurants first, watering holes second.
The irony is that while the dishes at some of these places would get laughed out of Center City, the beer is as good as it gets.
In the [...]
Craft brewers claim just 1% of the market in Nebraska, but with 11 brewpubs and microbreweries seem to have an impact larger than that. A nice roundup from RedOrbit.
The New York Times (free registration required) featured Portland breweries and brewpubs on Friday. We always like it when big, mainstream publications pay notice to smaller U.S. breweries, and it was grand to see our friend Jim Parker quoted up front.
But didn’t you and I know Portland was one of the world’s great beer cities? [...]
We’ve pointed to several sites using Google Maps to make sense of America’s beer landscape.
It looks as if the beer mapping project has jumped into the lead, grabbing multiple links in the blog world the last few days.
From the same source: “As a little side project, I’ve been working on a beer based rss aggregator.” [...]
If you find yourself with a little extra time in Austin, Texas, head toward the outskirts of the city to visit this building at 2431 Forbes Dr. With large shipping bays to the side and plenty of room for trucks to maneuver it looks like a perfect building for a brewery. That’s because it once [...]
Those wild and crazy guys at Anheuser-Busch continue to serve up surprises.
The fresh hop ale they brought to the Great American Beer Festival, but that you had to know to ask for (the bottles had simple labels taped on them reading “Home Test, Fresh Hop Ale”), will be served to patrons who tour four the [...]