The Oregon Public House, just like many around the city, will have its own beer, serve food and create the perfect environment to spend time with friends and family. It will, however, have one fundamental difference: it will be a nonprofit pub.
For the first time, not only did I want to study academically, I couldn't get enough of it. Here I was in one of the best universities in the world listening to the highest level professors and learning so much.
In the dark days before the craft beer boom of the 1980s, much of the beer sold in America was as uninspired as the generic bars that served it. But now historic beers, micro bottlings and hyperlocal selections fill bars worth traveling to.
In the fashionable Dansaert quarter, just north of the Grand Place, you'll find designer boutiques and stylish cafes as well as classics like La Cremerie de Linkebeek, a 1902 cheese shop.
If you think spending time boozing and schmoozing is a distraction from experiencing what a city is all about, then you don't know Berlin.
The speaker list for Re|Source 2012 reads as much like a red carpet line-up as a groundbreaking forum on resource challenges: Sir David Attenborough, ...
Why do we tip taxi drivers 10% to 15%, waiters and waitresses 15% to 20%, and hotel chambermaids $1 per night, while bartenders expect to rake in $1 per drink (or more if we're feeling generous)?
Considered for years to be a déclassé mark of mass production, canned beer is gaining popularity with many craft brewers. Especially handy for summer, cans are not only easier to pack, stack and transport, but they also preserve beer better than bottles.
Belgian ales are full flavored and complex. Rich, dark dubbels, or "doubles," are named for their copious malts, which lend them potency.
I brought with me a few tidbits and observations about life across the pond that I will now share with you whether you're interested in them or not.
Real beer gardens, as I've learned since arriving in Munich, bring together people from all walks of life to sit at long tables, eat pretzels and quaff ale from steins the size of Delaware.
Father's Day is just around the corner and if you're still looking for the perfect gift we're here to help. Because why buy him another tie when you can help him tie one on instead?
Have you ever seen beer served directly from a spigot in the side of a metal container propped up on a table? If so, then you may have already encountered cask conditioned beer.
There are evidently fewer pubs than there used to be, but we always managed to fill our quota: a half pint of cask ale for every couple of churches.
When it comes to the idealization of weddings and brides, we can all benefit from loosening up and laughing at ourselves.
Thirty years ago, the concept of a craft-beer power ranking system was inconceivable. Back then, there were only a handful of breweries pumping out suds that deviated from the watery-lager norm.
I'm still hungry for the community faith can provide when its not busy judging others. I want to share that good news. And Wild Goose Festival is the place I've discovered that shares that vision.