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The beauty of beer is its great with everything; food, friends, movies etc. So when Beachwood BBQ located in Seal Beach, California decided to open a new location, owner Gabriel Gordon and his wife Lena decided to give it a twist.
At times it seems the nation’s capital is filled with either redundant little package stores with 40 types of generic beer in cans, or haughty wine emporia that carry nine styles of Lambic and nothing brewed outside of Benelux. But there are one or two exceptions.
As you walk around eastern Lousville and you turn onto 4th Street, something unexpected hits your eye. Neon lights fill the scene from the ground to the skyline and a giant neon guitar flashes “Fourth Street Live!” as music can be heard flowing out the open bar doors on a warm Spring night.
There are package stores that exist only to profit off the limited palate and love of booze found amongst the general populace, and there are those with more sophisticated designs. Fenwick Beer & Wine falls firmly in the latter category.
With Saint Patrick’s Day fast approaching, the time has come to prep ourselves for that annual celebration of dressing in your best green t-shirt and wandering around while shouting at things. To celebrate the holiday where everyone is Irish (except, of course, people who aren’t Irish) Bier Magazine has amassed together a collection of seven Irish brews to make your Saint Patrick’s Day at least somewhat authentic.
Centuries ago, Greenport was a bustling whaling village by the bay, complete with fisheries and oyster processing plants. Today the North Fork is much quieter, but there is still so much going on. Far past the wineries and vineyards that sprawl across eastern Long Island is Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., the village of Greenport’s newest local flavor
The beer industry underwent a major boom over the past ten years. The sudden burst of popularity that craft beers received in the 1990s bled over into the following decade. Even giants like Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors tried to pry their way into the craft beer game with lines of specialty beers or macrobrews cleverly concealed as an indie startup (Looking your way, Blue Moon). With the new year upon us, Bier Magazine has put together a list of some of the best or most influential brewers of the last decade.
Americans have brewed their own beer for centuries, but just as this decade saw a boom in the “foodie” culture, it also saw a major upswing in interest in home brewing. The internet made modern kits, which are practically foolproof, both cheap and easily available, and expanded a relatively small community to a world-wide resource for information and tips.