So God walks into a bar …

Easter Sunday, one of the most important days on the Christian calendar, has come and gone. I wonder how many people celebrated with a beer. “Beer?” some might ask. “On Easter Sunday? Sacrilege!” Or perhaps they’d sit politely, shifting once or twice but remaining silent. Or maybe they drank wine. For centuries, we Americans have […]

Autumn Maple Review

Ah, Thanksgiving. This year I had plenty to be thankful for: a supportive family, money to pay the bills this month, and three beers to complement America’s most famous feast. But now—now my beers are gone, and I am thankful for nothing! I kid. The aperitif, Duvel, which I mentioned in my last article, was […]

Beer Pioneer | Phoenix, AZ

Here it is. My first entry in the Beer Pioneer series. With each new edition, I’ll find and rank beer hotspots in a distant city. Although this time the city is downright contiguous: Phoenix, Arizona … where I currently live. Let’s avoid eye contact with that awkward moment and dive right into the expedition log, […]