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  • Gift ideas for the beer lover who has everything

    Gift ideas for the beer lover who has everything
    There is no shortage of gifts for the craft beer drinkers on your list, and all of these ideas are a better option than those “beer of the month”-type subscription services that are almost universally a bad value and a disappointment. You&...
  • Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback

    Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback
    Back in the mid-2000s, the Boston Beer Co., brewers of the Samuel Adams brand, issued a "Beer Drinker's Bill of Rights," which declared that "Beer shall be offered in bottles, not cans, so that no brew is jeopardized by the taste of metal." This year, the...
  • The French concoction

    The French concoction
    Allison Patel jokes that when she retired as a professional ballerina at 23, she discovered "wine, whiskey and cheese." It took another few years to find the whiskey that would change her life, and, for a lover of cheese and wine, of course, she found...
  • Letters: Beer Bottles vs. Beer Cans

    Letters: Beer Bottles vs. Beer Cans
    These letters were sent by readers in response to our July 31 article, "Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback."   I'm a big fan of Rob Leonard's local brews from New England Brewing Company, and likewise a big fan of canned beer after years as a bottle...
  • Sticker shock for whiskey shot

    Sticker shock for whiskey shot
    There is an impulse to sneer at a $4,000 bottle of whiskey, because, well, it's a $4,000 bottle of whiskey. It can't possibly be worth it, can it? So has gone the inner dialogue in recent weeks for those sitting before a glass of Michter's Celebration...
  • Malort gains fans as battle brews over name

    Malort gains fans as battle brews over name
    My friend Julie has a complaint about malort, and it's not that it tastes like sweaty socks wrapped in spoiled grapefruit after marinating in a trash can. It's that people have started liking it too much. Not so long ago, Julie explained, malort was...
  • Buzz growing for South Florida Beer Week

    Buzz growing for South Florida Beer Week
    Beer drinkers will take to the streets of South Florida Sunday morning, when they'll board the South Florida Brew Bus outside of Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park. They'll visit Due South Brewing in Boynton Beach and Brewzzi brewpub in Boca Raton,...
  • Defining 'craft' in Wynwood

    Defining 'craft' in Wynwood
    These days, even the most common beers and spirits can be mislabeled as "craft." Jennifer Massolo wants that to end. "I was noticing there was this gray area when it came to craft projects," says Massolo, who created Craft: Spirits and Beer, a three-...
  • Less gluten, more choice

    Less gluten, more choice
    A few years ago a friend who had adopted a gluten-free diet asked if I knew of any good gluten-free beers. Based on the handful of gluten-free beers on the market at the time, I suggested he'd be better off drinking a good cider, which is naturally...
  • Eastern overtures

    Eastern overtures
    The buying habits of whiskey enthusiasts follow a predictable trajectory: Trace their first love — usually a bargain bourbon — to their dream dram, and you'll see an increase in price and flavor-complexity over time. That's the reason so...
  • We are king: California outstrips other states in craft beer and breweries

    We are king: California outstrips other states in craft beer and breweries
    In case you hadn't realized it, there's a whole lot of brewing going on in Southern California. Don't believe it? Read the New Yorker. The magazine has put together a slick interactive map that illustrates the dramatic growth of the craft beer industry....