When alcohol and cheese meet, feel a chemistry and fall in love, it is a marriage made in heaven. And that’s what you want when you pair cheese with beer, whiskey or wine.
If you’re looking to become part of the thriving beer scene, it can be a lot of fun. But it can also be intimidating, especially when it comes to the language of beer. What, for instance, does your beer geek friend mean by “hoppy?”
The merger would have major repercussions in the United States, where the two companies would have about 70 percent of the beer market unless they sell off some assets.
However long it takes, disgruntled ‘bleacherites’ will return to Cubs games as they wait for renovations to the storied seats to finish.
When it comes to craft beer, serving it chilled is the equivalent of plastic wrap around a Kandinsky: It obscures all the beauty within.
Munich may be the grand-daddy of Oktoberfests, but old grandpa has spawned lots of kids. What began in 1810 as a festival to celebrate the marriage of King Ludwig I of Bavaria to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, the annual beer, food, and music bash now has imitators all over the world. And it goes without saying […]
By Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune Ale Asylum entered the world of Belgian India pale ales gingerly. Otto Dilba, one of the Madison, Wisconsin, brewery’s founders, had never tasted the hybrid style of Belgian-style yeast and bold hops, but he was intrigued. His co-founder, Dean Coffey, didn’t want to make the beer at all. “Dean is a […]
By Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — For decades, conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has voiced her opposition to a wide variety of social and political issues, from the Equal Rights Amendment to same-sex marriage. But her latest fight hits closer to home. Phyllis Schlafly is opposing a federal trademark for the name “Schlafly” for […]