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  • New Haven-Brewed Sake Will Soon Be the Talk of the Town

    New Haven-Brewed Sake Will Soon Be the Talk of the Town
    No one really bats an eye anymore when someone tells you they've been brewing beer in their garage. Or basement. Or kitchen. Homebrewing is super popular these days, what with the rise in popularity of craft beers and the notion that beer doesn't have...
  • 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-...
  • The failed experiment of Prohibition [Commentary]

    The failed experiment of Prohibition [Commentary]
    Every day, Maryland beer distributors safely and efficiently deliver thousands of labels of beer to local retail stores, restaurants and bars for Marylanders to purchase and enjoy — from the Baltimore Harbor to the Eastern Shore to the Washington...
  • 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...
  • A toast to good news from Detroit

    A toast to good news from Detroit
    This city recently was my last stop on a quest to visit more than 100 Michigan breweries for a road-trip guide I've been working on. I knew to expect great things in Beer City USA (Grand Rapids), Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo (you've heard of Bell's, right?),...
  • Japanese whiskys

    Japanese whiskys
    Much of the world, including the United States, spells whiskey with an "e." The Scottish do not. On those salty, green cliffs, they drink whisky. The Japanese also drink whisky, and there's a simple reason for that: when its whiskey industry was...
  • 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...
  • Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads

    Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads
    Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine. If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
  • What Happens When State-Funded Businesses Fail?

    What Happens When State-Funded Businesses Fail?
    For one reason or another, they were all failures: a recycling outfit in Killingworth; a Greenwich consulting firm; a personal information security company in Berlin; and a West Hartford restaurant. Their closings cost Connecticut at least 28 jobs. None...
  • Local business finds way to share taste of Springfield with world

    Local business finds way to share taste of Springfield with world
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More people are taking to the skies in Springfield, and now a local business is taking advantage of that trend to share a taste of Springfield with the world.  "It's just a welcoming smell and flavor. Something warm. Especially on...
  • Irish whiskey's growth spurt

    Irish whiskey's growth spurt
    It used to be that everything we knew about Irish beverages could be explained over an intimidatingly dark beer with a half-inch head, or a quick dram of whiskey (shot, not sipped) poured from a green-tinted bottle. Whether or not we drank Guinness...