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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Goose Island pubs pluck new head brewer from Flossmoor Station

    Goose Island pubs pluck new head brewer from Flossmoor Station
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County

    The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County
    Two Roads Brewery 1700 Stratford Ave., Stratford, (203) 375-3361, tworoadsbrewing.com Half Full Brewery 43 Homestead Ave., Stamford, (203) 309-2821, halffullbrewery.com   Hey kids, let's open up a brewery! A lot of people must be having the same...
  • New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers

    New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers
    Scott Vallely brewed beer at home for 30 years while running a successful career in the paper and pulp industry. But the digital age took its toll, and three years ago, Vallely sold his company, paper.com. He always brewed beer in the kitchen of his New...
  • Beer breweries hit American record

    Beer breweries hit American record
    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%...
  • Five great places to drink craft beer in O.C.

    Five great places to drink craft beer in O.C.
    The craft beer scene in Orange County is thriving, and besides the great bars and restaurants highlighting craft brews, there are a dozen breweries serving the thirsty crowds from Seal Beach to San Clemente. Here are five tasting rooms at Orange County'...
  • 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....