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  • Washington's whiskey

    WASHINGTON — In the fall of 1799, George Washington wrote to his nephew: "Two hundred gallons of Whiskey will be ready this day for your call, and the sooner it is taken, the better, as the demand for this article is brisk." The whiskey Washington...
  • The best beer in the world

    The best beer in the world
    WATERBURY, Vt. — For someone in pursuit of a Heady Topper — the world's top-ranked beer at the moment my plane touched down in Vermont — I made the mistake of arriving on a Sunday. I had driven directly to a bar in Burlington that...
  • New large-scale brewery will be Baltimore's first in more than 30 years

    New large-scale brewery will be Baltimore's first in more than 30 years
    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...
  • The 2011 City Link Happy Hour Guide

    The 2011 City Link Happy Hour Guide
    Photos of Katy Lozano at Sopranos Dueling Piano Bar by Beth Black. Hair by Natalie Sabatino. Makeup by Olivia Smalley of OMG! Artistry. Remember the term 9-to-5? Remember how it was shorthand for a job that took place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday...
  • 'Absurd' law limits beer containers, but repeal falls flat

    'Absurd' law limits beer containers, but repeal falls flat
    Crave a 32-ounce big gulp of your favorite ale from the local microbrewery? Have at it. How about a gallon jug brimming with 128 ounces of craft beer? You're welcome to it. Just don't order your artisanal brew in a 64-ounce bottle. Florida lawmakers,...
  • New spirit infuses historic Mount Vernon

    New spirit infuses historic Mount Vernon
    MOUNT VERNON, Va. — If it looks like scotch whisky, smells like scotch whisky and tastes like scotch whisky, then it must be scotch whisky, right? Well, sort of. When it's made in the United States, specifically at George Washington's Distillery...
  • From basement, Baltimore's first winery crafts business plan

    From basement, Baltimore's first winery crafts business plan
    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...
  • Lehigh Valley microbrewers growing with demand

    Lehigh Valley microbrewers growing with demand
    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...
  • Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap

    Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap
    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...
  • A toast to Baltimore's old breweries

    "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! Oh, I'm sorry....
  • Escape plan: Made in America tours

    Escape plan: Made in America tours
    Satisfy your hunger for fun at York County's "Made in America" factory tours, a four-day celebration starting Wednesday that offers behind-the-scenes access to more than 40 local factories, including a few that open to the public only during this event....