| Mar 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
One reason I haven’t been too worried about Anheuser-Busch’s takeover of Goose Island Beer Co. is that even if Goose is ruined – which I don’t necessarily think will happen – there will continue to be no shortage of great...
| May 22, 2011
| 9:41 PM
In a Canton basement lit by fluorescent lights, a dozen glass jugs of fermenting grape juice share space with a washer, dryer and furnace.
Standing before them, Erik Bandzak surveys his wines: two deep reds made from a Rougeon grape and an Isabella...
| May 11, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Lehigh Valley microbrewers Weyerbacher Brewing Co. and Fegley's Brew Works are installing more equipment and adding workers to keep pace with a growing demand for their ales, lagers and seasonal blends, owners said.
The two family-owned breweries are...
| Jun 2, 2011
Is L.A. finally turning into a beer-making town? The Los Angeles area already hosts some of America's best beer bars, with carefully curated lists of ever-changing taps and bottles, but almost all of those brews have been made somewhere else. We may be...
| Feb 3, 2011
While craft beer fans hedge their bets on whether Sunday's Super Bowl play-by-play is more suited to hopped-up IPAs or intensely flavored stouts, Greg Koch will be deliberating over a lot more than what to sip on game day. In the coming weeks, the co-...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Craft brewer 16 Mile Brewing Company has launched six packs in Baltimore.
The Georgetown, Del.-based brewer, now three years old, stopped producing its signature 22-ounce aluminum bottles and shifted to six packs last fall.
Southern Maryland was...
| Apr 7, 2012
The former bottling plant in the Abell neighborhood has been all but abandoned for years. The Beverage Capital Corp. sign outside has faded. The white office walls have yellowed. A nearby mechanic uses the space that used to hold the bottling line as a...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Greg Hall is nothing if not a savvy businessman and even savvier tastemaker.
In 23 years at Goose Island, the beer company his father founded, Hall's commitment to barrel aging and brewing classic Belgian styles with modern American twists, while...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:24 PM
MILWAUKEE — At the turn of the 20th century, Milwaukee was in its heyday. Its thriving breweries, tanneries and manufacturers provided good jobs, and its many tradespeople and craftsmen built quality housing.
Some of the houses were more...
| Jan 29, 2012
Think of what follows as a travel tapas buffet — tidbits that just might whet your appetite for more. Here are a dozen pieces of information for the 2012 traveler.
1. You will know how much you'll pay to check your bags when you're flying. The...
| Jan 1, 2012
"Back again, back again, we've got Franklin D. Roosevelt back again, since Roosevelt's been re-elected moonshine liquor's been corrected, we've got legal wine, whiskey, beer and gin." —Recorded by Bill Cox in 1936
Happy New Year!
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