Bhutan is a difficult place to get to, purposefully so. About 800,000 people live in this landlocked Himalayan kingdom, which is roughly the size of Switzerland. Bordered by China and India, the world’s most populous countries, tiny Bhutan has long looked inward, seeking to preserve its traditional Buddhist culture. Television was banned until 1999. Photos […]
The 21st Amendment, which rolled back Prohibition in the United States, was ratified on December 5, 1933. Although many states and counties continued to block the sale of alcohol — for years and even decades — most Americans rejoiced over a cold one. Former breweries that had bided their time selling ”near beer,” soda, and […]
To get to Cervecería Mahina, the world’s most remote brewery, your journey starts in Chile. On most days there’s a single early morning flight from Santiago to Easter Island. The jet takes off, turns due west to the Pacific Ocean, and remains on that course for five and a half hours. It’s nearly the same […]
The number of craft breweries in America continues to grow, but even with this growth, some states still have more breweries and beer than others. Who would have ever thought tiny Vermont would pump out the most craft beer per capita in the nation? This means they have more than six breweries for every 100,000 adults […]
There is no denying that the real ”King Of Beers” is the mighty IPA. As craft beer continues to eat macro-beer’s market share, one style, and one style alone, reigns above all others – the IPA. There are literally thousands of IPA options to choose from at this point, from breweries across the country. And […]
After flying fifteen hours non-stop from New York to Hong Kong, landing just in time to get lost in the endless crowds at the Lunar New Year Fair in Victoria Park, obviously my next priorities were to a) fight the jet lag and b) find a bar to watch the Super Bowl at 7:30am local time the following morning.