Beer & Christmas Dinner

I’d planned to review Dogfish Head’s Chicory Stout today, seeing as I somehow forgot to sample it during my search for the best winter beers. Then, yesterday at lunch, a tiny exploding star disguised as tomato basil soup sent my taste buds to the burn ward. Rather than lie about my inability to taste the […]

Libelous Labels!

In choosing the seasonal beers for my Beers of Winter article, I employed techniques from several scientific fields, including aerodynamic engineering (how else was I supposed to calculate my maximum speed when traveling from the liquor store to my fridge?). Ah, who am I kidding? I just chose the beers with the coolest labels. Which […]

Beer’s Secret BFFs

In some parts of the world, beer is drowning in cliches. You’ve probably heard many of them: beer should always be drunk ice cold; beer should never taste bitter; beer should invariably be served with pizza. Aside from being inaccurate, these platitudes harm beer’s image, forcing it into a 24-pack that’s way too small for […]