| May 6, 2010
Today would have been the first round of the eighth Michelob Ultra Open at Kingsmill. Moreover, the LPGA tournament would have marked the 30th consecutive year of professional golf at the resort's River Course along the James.
A touch shy of three...
| May 20, 2010
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things.
Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
| May 20, 2010
America began in the 17th century when John Smith and his globe-trotting troupe of Europeans landed on the shore of the James River in what would become James City County. Still there are the remains of the original English settlement on Jamestown...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Beer geeks are already wringing their hands that the sale of Goose Island Beer Co. to Anheuser-Busch -- better known as Budweiser -- will compromise one of craft beer's leading lights.
But Goose founder and Chief Executive Officer John Hall said the...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:43 PM
A couple of years ago I was in a craft-beer bar in Helsinki and felt more than a little pride when I spied Bourbon County Brand Stout on the menu.
I didn’t order it — the thick, black Goose Island brew was close to $40 for a 22-ounce bottle....
| Mar 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
One reason I haven’t been too worried about Anheuser-Busch’s takeover of Goose Island Beer Co. is that even if Goose is ruined – which I don’t necessarily think will happen – there will continue to be no shortage of great...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 12:06 PM
I often wonder how I would enjoy life with a sensitivity to gluten. Spaghetti is hands-down my favorite food and I would have a hard time giving up sandwiches.
But imagining the horror of a beer-free existence led me to explore gluten-free brews, and...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 3:18 PM
It wasn’t celebrating the $38 million acquisition of his family’s brewery by Anheuser-Busch – it was just a birthday party. But it ended with a bartender saying that Goose Island brewmaster Greg Hall urinated into two beer glasses...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 7:46 PM
Meeting and eating a new food can be exciting. The other night at El Hidalgo, a Tex-Mex restaurant in an Elkridge shopping center, I was introduced to tlacoyos.
They were Mexican corn cakes ($7) shaped like torpedoes, stuffed with chicken and topped with...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 5:40 PM
MARYLAND -- Seventeen state attorneys general are urging Pabst Brewing Co. to stop marketing to young drinkers and halt production of a new malt beverage promoted by rapper Snoop Dogg.
In a letter sent to the Pabst Brewing Co., Maryland Attorney...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:55 PM
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