By year’s end, America will be home to 7,000 breweries producing more varieties of beer than ever before. And yet, as of January 2018, a majority of our beer money is spent on a short list of light lagers: Bud Light, Coors Light, and Miller Lite. The latter unabashedly claims responsibility for America’s light beer […]
At the inaugural Beer With(out) Beards festival in Brooklyn last summer, attendees lined up for Black Project, a Denver, Colo., outfit specializing in spontaneous and wild ales. Behind the table, with a bucket of bottles and opener poised at her hip, stood Sarah Howat, Black Project’s operations manager. Sour and other spontaneously fermented or wild […]
Château Margaux, located on the Left Bank of Bordeaux, is one of five first-growth estates in France’s prized Medoc region. Considered the top of its class since 1855 (and even earlier — more on that later), Margaux has captured the hearts and dollars of wine collectors for centuries. But fame didn’t exactly come easy.
Updated on 2018-10-11
While fans of LeBron James debate whether letting kids drink wine is controversial or cool (some of us are team drink whatever Dad’s having), we’re pretty sure everyone can get on board with this edible display of affection: Beer for dogs. Houston bar owners Megan and Steve Long recently announced the launch of a new product […]
Founders Brewing is being sued for racial discrimination. Former employee Tracy Evans says he was fired as a result of an attempt to make a formal complaint to human resources regarding incidents of racist behavior, including employees using racial slurs and the alleged existence of a “white guy printer” and “black guy printer” in the Founders […]
Updated on 2018-10-10
Nobody puts a Florida woman in a corner…unless that corner is in Martin County Jail. On September 17 in Jensen Beach, Fla., Cindy Barrientos of Port St. Lucie was arrested in Total Wine & More on a disorderly intoxication charge. Her crime?
Updated on 2018-10-09
Anheuser-Busch’s Natural Light brand is releasing a 77-pack of beer to commemorate its birth year, 1977. The 77-pack of 12-ounce cans will be available for a limited time in College Park, Md.
Anyone who’s worked in a fast-food restaurant or movie theater knows the fountain soda myth: Colas pumped fresh on site taste better than ones from the bottle or can. A similar belief exists in beer. Ask any beer lover, and they’ll tell you there’s something special about a beer poured fresh from the tap. In […]
Updated on 2018-10-05
Police in Gilbert, Minn. have been handling a flighty situation this week: drunk birds. The Gilbert Police Department posted a public notice on Facebook Tuesday morning regarding the avian mayhem. The statement said the department “received several reports of birds that appear to be ‘under the influence’ flying into windows, cars and acting confused.” The […]