| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Jay Gatsby would have been astounded by today’s beer market, especially the spectacular growth in craft brews.
Beer from small and independent makers is performing far better than more mainstream labels in the U.S. Through the first half of 2012,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Latin-themed craft brewery 5 Rabbit has snared a big fish in the latest stage of its rapid growth: the No. 3 guy at Goose Island.
John J. Hall, a senior brewer who designed the recipe for Goose's biggest-selling beer, 312 Urban Wheat Ale, has signed on...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:45 PM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — What does the third-best beer bar in the world look like? It looks like a lot of other bars.
HopCat, stationed on a corner in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., has a long, curving wood bar packed with drinkers, beer placards on...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Dante Liberatore already knew the value of participating in a "restaurant week" — a special promotion in which restaurants offer various discounts and special menus to showcase their establishments. With restaurants in Harford and Baltimore...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:28 PM
1865 - Carl Jeppson is born in the province of Skane, Sweden.
1867- D.J. Bielzoff opens a distillery in Chicago.
Mid - 1880’s- Carl Jeppson emigrates from Ystad, Sweden, to Chicago’s Swedish area near Clyborn/Division. He marries and opens a...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:10 PM
When Baltimore brewpub owners Don Kelly and Justin Dvorkin were looking to expand, Howard County grabbed their attention.
They now plan to open the second location of The Alehouse in Columbia, which will join their Pratt Street location.
"It's a great...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:41 PM
James Edward Stewart, a 67-year resident of Glendale and most recently Pasadena, died Friday, March 15. He was 89. He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Shirley Jean Webb of East Liverpool, OH, who he married in 1946 in Glendale.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:25 PM
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:39 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Brewing company Anheuser-Busch has asked movie studio Paramount Pictures to obscure all images of Budweiser beer in the film "Flight," which is about an airline pilot who is accused of drinking and includes scenes showing him...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Glass bottles moved briskly along new manufacturing lines — some filling with rum, others with tequila — as the plant manager explained just how groundbreaking this was for a site used to a more sedate pace.
The Baltimore County plant now can...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:38 AM
In this new era of craft beer mania, where people will wait for hours to buy a single bottle, among the most frenzy-inciting brews is Goose Island's line of Bourbon County Stouts.
Such devotion has made something of a celebrity of John Laffler, one of...