The Last 10 Years in Beer

Last week, a new year was born. And a new decade! Before we look ahead at what beers may come, let’s flip back through a timeline of the 2000s’ weirdest beer-related news. 2000: Ah, the opener of the aughts — that’s my new name for this past decade, mainly because I want to say things […]

Patron Saints of Beer

Some saints are guardians of the sick; some are protectors of nations. But, believe it or not, several have been assigned to beer. First on the list is King Gambrinus, AKA the king of beer, an unofficial saint whose legendary status is attributable to his alleged invention of hopped malt beer. Next, Saint Bridget, who […]

Beers of Winter

Each year, as fall stumbles drunkenly into winter, a slew of holiday seasonals start showing up in stores. These include winter warmers, spiced ales, and even a few twists on seemingly unrelated styles. In this article, you’ll find my top five picks for beers to amass in your holiday bunker. I attempted to judge each […]