Looking Back, Looking Forward To A New Year Of Beer…

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2011 Year In Beer Review, Anheuser-Busch InBev, BeerAdvocate Mag, MillerCoors, Nano-brewing

End of the year predictions have become de rigueur in the beer world. I’m not much for prognostication, especially in an industry as diverse as the increasingly international world of craft beer. It’s better to reflect on where we’ve been over the past year to get a sense of what is to come. Reviewing the […]

A Love Of Garage Drinking…

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Asheville Beer Scene, BeerAdvocate Mag, Craggie Brewing, French Broad Brewing, North Carolina Beer

I like drinking beer in garages. I’m not talking about sitting next to lawnmowers, beat up Ford Escorts, and discarded tools in your buddy’s man cave. I prefer brewery-garage outfits where the drinking environment is about as deconstructed and scaled down as you can imagine. In most cities around the United States, breweries exist in […]