Jetsetting Chef Adam Dulye of Abbot's Cellar and Monk's Kettle recently had the honor of traveling to the Dogfish Head brewery to create a special beer in honor of James Beard (of the legendary James Beard Foundation Awards). Before we go any further, let's be clear -- the James Beard Awards are no ... More >>
Disney may have already trademarked the phrase, but we're pretty sure that Denver's Great American Beer Festival is actually the "happiest place on Earth." As soon as the doors open, thousands of wide-eyed beer aficionados storm the enormous hall, gleefully hustling to their favorite brewery booth f ... More >>
You made it! You've gone through nearly a year of SF Beer Week (http://sfbeerweek.org/) withdrawal. The 355 days of cold sweats, long nights, and detox shakes are about to pay off in a big way. Get all your errands out of the way now, because for the next ten days you won't have time for petty incon ... More >>
Rock 'n' roll culture died in 2011. It's got nothing to do with your opinion of Bon Iver, but everything to do with Rolling Stone. The former leading voice of modern music upheld its immaculate reputation this year... by starting an official wine club. It's filled with bottles branded with imagery f ... More >>
It's pumpkin time in beer town, and I came to party! Naturally, that means consuming only the best of the best of the pumpkin beers, and then sharing my findings with you. Of course, Beer Advocate has a snobby list, but you know what, I don't think Dogfish Head Punkin Ale is the greatest best. Dogfi ... More >>
Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.1. Bad chocolate. The CNN Freedom Project, a year-long initiative looking into slavery and human trafficking around the world, recently interviewed U. Roberto Romano, one of the ... More >>
Jason HenrySierra Nevada showed up with a Saison brewed with Jelly Bellys.The trend toward boundary-pushing extreme beer has gained momentum in recent years, as shelves continue to swell with brews featuring unique ingredients and brewing methods.
If there's one festival that champions this ... More >>