| Apr 24, 2013
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...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 7:38 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:55 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2013
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,...
| Jun 9, 2012
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...
| Jan 1, 2012
"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!
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| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:59 PM
Over the last couple of decades, the city once called Stumptown and known for its rain, retro culture and venerable Powell's Books has staked out a scintillating new claim to fame as a brew lover's Parnassus.
In fact, beer brewed on premises, live...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:20 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Bartender Cris Dehlavi is making a mint julep at Mouton, a Short North arts district hot spot that specializes in Prohibition-era cocktails.
Across the street, people are milling around a White Castle, one of the fast-food dives...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Craft brewer 16 Mile Brewing Company has launched six packs in Baltimore.
The Georgetown, Del.-based brewer, now three years old, stopped producing its signature 22-ounce aluminum bottles and shifted to six packs last fall.
Southern Maryland was...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:24 PM
MILWAUKEE — At the turn of the 20th century, Milwaukee was in its heyday. Its thriving breweries, tanneries and manufacturers provided good jobs, and its many tradespeople and craftsmen built quality housing.
Some of the houses were more...
| Jan 29, 2012
Think of what follows as a travel tapas buffet — tidbits that just might whet your appetite for more. Here are a dozen pieces of information for the 2012 traveler.
1. You will know how much you'll pay to check your bags when you're flying. The...