| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The brew pub that arguably started it all in Chicago — or can at least lay claim to being the granddaddy of the city's current generation of breweries — has a new hand at the helm.
This month, Nick Barron, 28, formerly the head brewer at...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A Bel Air company that handled payrolls for many employers in the area is being sued by clients for allegedly stealing years of tax payments rather than sending them on to the tax collectors as required — leaving the companies on the hook....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:55 AM
It takes a long time to create a vineyard. That's why Connecticut law allows a Connecticut winery seven years to meet a state mandate that at least one-quarter of its wine be made with grapes grown locally.
Some of this state's winery folks are now...
| Mar 11, 2013
Josh Wood has never brewed his own beer.
He hasn't measured the precise amount of hops it takes to make the perfect bitter brew or personally timed the fermentation for the optimal flavor. He's never studied how to create his own wort, mash his own...
| 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.
| Apr 4, 2013
A cicerone is to beer what a sommelier is to wine.
Earning the title requires extensive training and costly certification tests. But ABC Fine Wine & Spirits is willing to pay, if it means offering customers much-needed guidance in the field of beers....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:45 AM
It’s getting crowded in the American beer market, with the most breweries in operation in the country’s history.
This year, 2,751 breweries were active and permitted in the U.S., according to industry group the Beer Institute. Of those, 98%...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
It's never been a better time to be a beer lover in Connecticut. In the past few years, breweries, brew pubs and contract brewers have popped up all over the Nutmeg State, bringing a fresh approach to craft beer and giving aficionados several new...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:10 PM
America's first drink is enjoying a renaissance.
Hard cider originally was the most popular beverage in the country until it was eclipsed by brew from beer-loving immigrants and lost favor as the drink of choice. For years, hard cider was considered a...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Good weather, local farm products, live music, and children's activities attracted nearly 600 people to Jarrettsville's Twilight Market in Jarrett's Field on Oct. 5. A fundraiser for the Jarrettsville Lions Club and the Harford County Public Library,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
In 1829, David Gottlieb Yuengling established a brewery on North Centre Street in Pottsville. Almost 185 years later, the small operation has blossomed into a billion-dollar company that continues to spread around the United States.