After 16 weeks of studying the ins and outs of all things beer, the Cicerone test is now only 11 hours away…
Tag Archive 'Beer'
Just figured out the opening beer list for Terroir High Line. It’s on, people!
A pretty typical offering of beers in a French bistro (in fact, a lot for draft in this case). Apparently, beer takes a backseat here.
North Williamsburg. On a rather desolate block, a mini-Mecca for libation lovers awaits in two-story glory. Be you beer geek, cocktail purist or refined wino, this is your place. All under one gloriously designed roof and with a level of hospitality that will warm any NY’ers heart. The Counting Room, at 44 Barry Street in Brooklyn, plays […]
Posted in Beer on Oct 29th, 2008
If you’re anything like me, the onset of fall means leaves crunching below your feet (or was that a dried profelactic washed into the gutter?), the smell of chimney smoke in the air, and the spicier beers in my Tiffany’s crystal mug. So fire up the Oompah band, Heinrich, it’s time to strap on the […]
Beer rules. Fuck it. I’ll say it: beer rules. I came to that decision about ten, fifteen minutes ago. If I was forced, and i mean ‘forced’ cause this would suck, to choose only beer or wine (an oft-asked question), i would choose beer. Maybe its just because i happened to have just taken a […]
“What is this?” “Beer, my friend. Beer” Yes, its been known for ages. Just how long beermaking has been known is staggering to comprehend. Thousands of years. Where we are today, as brewers, is astonishing. Ancient styles, long-lost techniques, are being brushed-off and being thrust into the limelight. Microbrewers and craft specialists are a-flourish with […]
A connection to the past. A taste of civilizations up and gone. Wine, beer and spirits connect us. To culture. To tradition. To identity, place, and geography. We are swept up by them on a daily basis, yet many of us have no idea the true lineage that sits in front of us in that […]