Adrienne So in Slate claims that hoppy beer is awful—or at least, its bitterness is ruining craft beer’s reputation. My wife would probably agree, at least about the awful part, but certainly not about the reputation part. The thing to … Read More
Shiro Yamada is a Japanese entrepreneur who wondered if there was a market for “…an original Japanese beer with a taste to fit in with Japanese culture and food.” Turns out, there was.
Although it’s everywhere now, craft beer was once a very small movement. Many of the early pioneers have long since disappeared even if their influence lives on. One such pioneer was New Albion in Sonoma, California. Started in 1976 by … Read More
The market for fine wine has long been associated with high prices, even more highly-priced auctions and even a black market. But now, fine beer has begun to take on many of those aspects, including the black market. A recent … Read More
As you might now, Budweiser is owned by AB InBev a giant global company that owns hundreds of beers world-wide. AB InBev is a business, first and foremost, not a brewer, and when it takes over a brewery it almost … Read More
Restricted Data “is a blog about nuclear secrecy, past and present”, run by Alex Wellerstein, an historian of science at the American Institute of Physics. Recently he took a look at “Operation Teapot”, which was intended to determine what would … Read More
Believe it or don’t, but some breweries offer their recipes with a Creative Commons license. Scan the QR code on the bottle with your smartphone and get a recipe for the beer. You might not be able to 100% recreate … Read More
It took some effort (and FOIA petitions) but the White House has released its recipes for White House Honey Ale and White House Honey Porter. The originals are made with honey from the White House’s own bee hive but I’m … Read More