Tagged: craft brewing

Ode’ To Craft Beer

The first beer I ever had was Old Milwaukee. It was mid summer and I was about 12 years old. My parents didn’t drink, but I had a friend who’s parents did. He smuggled a couple of bottles out of...

Is Big Beer Taking Over Home Brewing?

You would think that Big Beer and homebrewers have conflicting interests. After all, if people are brewing their own beer, they are not buying it from Big Beer. Right? Well, it turns out that’s not exactly the case. The largest...

Paw Paws and Craft Brewing

Did you know that the pawpaw is North America’s largest edible indigenous fruit? Did you know they were a favorite treat of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson? Do you know what a pawpaw is? I grew up listening to my...

Computers, Artificial Intelligence, and Beer?

Technology is progressing faster and faster, and computers have become a part of nearly every aspect of everyday life, but can a computer make a better beer? Computers have quickly become an integral part of everything we do. In our...

Man Law: Don’t Fruit The Beer!

A few years ago Miller Brewing did a series of tv commercials  with a group of well-known men seated around a table discussing “manly” things, and proposing “Man Laws”, usually revolving around esoteric questions and stereotypical manly behavior such as...