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The Winning Side of Philly Beer Geek Jess Streeter
As one of the founders of the Philly Beer Geek competition, I am privileged to meet the most dedicated people in Philadelphia beer. Not only do I meet them, but I also get to pick their brains to find out what really makes them tick, how they think, and what they feel during the competition.
Three Tier System of Alcohol Distribution - USA
Imagine what it must have been like during Prohibition. Crazy and romantic, in its own way. Little shabby restaurants in brownstone houses…whisper the name of a mutual friend through the crack in the door, and the whiskey world would open to you. Or maybe you would drink beer.
Toast to the Ghosts of Burn Brae Mansion
The porch boards are slightly worn, with knotholes big enough to suck a teacup Yorkie into the bowels of hell. As the warm weather begins to wane, impatient winds moan through the grand oaks like a somber hymn, mourning those buried at nearby Glen Spey Cemetery.
Tomme Arthur At Monk's Cafe
To a brewer and a restaurateur, magical pairings between drink and food is the key to magnifique. When Brewmaster Tomme Arthur of Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey in San Marcos, California, merges his talent with Tom Peters, co-owner of Monk’s Café in Philadelphia, the earth moves.
Top Ten List - How to Use a Macro Lager
So what does a craft beer enthusiast do when they discover a forgotten, half-used case of macro-brew in the back of their garage?
Top Woman Beer Rater in the USA - hotstuff
Women who love beer are still in the quiet minority. These roots are silently growing, however, spreading out like magma beneath a dormant volcano, ready to explode in a climax that will draw other women to beer as quickly as they were drawn to wine two decades ago.
Toshi Ishii at JDW International Real Ale Festival
Airport security was unusually tight. Under watchful eyes, laptop owners removed battery compartments and disconnected PCMCIA cards, while the contents in their backpacks were carefully scrutinized. Tourists endured frisking at random, and the air was abuzz with confusion.
Tour of the British Isles Beer Dinner with Michael Jackson
Add the eloquence and knowledge of British-born Michael Jackson, the World-class authority on beer and whiskey, and the British Isles breathe with life, “where the patter flows nonstop.”
Training for Sensory Identification in Beer
For a novice beer judge, the first morning of judging can be an intimidating affair.
Transformed To Love Beer
Today I knew the transformation was complete. I was passing a magazine rack where an open book caught my eye. A story about the thrills of drink splashed its colors across the page, demonstrating the rush of a champagne bottle on the pop.
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