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Cocktails Hong Kong

Hong Kong Top Drink Guide

Hong Kong is a city that’s evolving at quantum speed. In terms of drinking in the former British Dependent Territory, traditions like tea service and medicinal tonics remain, and newer trends like craft beer,...
Brewer Chicago

Interview: beer pro Keith Gabbett (Goose Island Beer Co.)

Keith Gabbett came west with Goose Island Beer Co. as part of Migration Week, an event that shipped rare Goose Island beers across the country.  After he returned home, Gabbett answered a few questions...

Top 10 Beers of 2012

Each year around this time, I look back at my Ratebeer records and Untappd ratings to see which beers made their mark in the past 12 months. This year was a harder task with...

Maui Brewing Co.: Keeping Beer Local in Hawaii

A place needs to fulfill certain criteria to be considered a culinary destination. First, is there great food that demonstrates a sense of place? Second, is anybody producing high-quality local beverages? This isn’t as...

Beers to Drink in Denver When You’re Thirsty

I purposefully did not discuss Colorado and Denver area breweries in my Great American Beer Festival round-up because it is a brewing scene worthy of an altogether separate post. First up is Strange Brewing,...
Brewery San Francisco

Anchor Brewing: San Francisco Beer, Steam + Spirits

Even after over a century, Anchor Brewing Company continues to generate caché in San Francisco. Ernst F. Baruth and son-in-law Otto Schinkel, Jr. founded Anchor in 1896, and the brewery’s overcome fire, earthquake, Prohibition,...