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- Push Pin Wisdom – 9 Dec 2013 December 9, 2013, 2:15 pm“My heart has followed all my days something I cannot name.” Don Marquis [This daily series celebrates observations I find insightful, amusing or painfully pertinent. The daily content may reflect quotes or cartoons from years past which I posted on … Continue reading →
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Category Archives: Beer History
“One of the odder things about the history of American brewing is the failure to get a handle on the extent to which pre-lager brewing existed before roughly 1840.”
Think you have pretty good grasp on the history of brewing in America? Alan McLeod begs to differ and, trust me, you are better off reading Alan McLeod and learning than you would be trying to argue with him. Good … Continue reading
Can beer save America? A Macrobrew Economy — a high-volume, low-price model — asks us to compete with other such economies throughout the world, and the problem is that countries like China will always have lower-priced labor, more lax environmental … Continue reading
Problems arise, however, when we attempt to create new categories for everything rather than defining them within the context of those style we already understand. Take the double IPA, for instance. A proper double IPA is a strong and very … Continue reading
I just came across some ancient documents written by someone who was not then ancient but who surely is approaching that stage at this point –me–which are still available in the dark recesses of the internets. All of these are … Continue reading
A very nice story in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer celebrates the folks everybody calls “George & Nancy” and their contributions to the Philadelphia beer culture (which are immense): When Hummel and Rigberg took over the three-year-old store at 20th and Sansom … Continue reading
This story at Brookston Beer Bulletin is terrible news which I missed last week because I’m way behind on visiting my favorite beer blogs. Many thanks to Ric Hoffman of Stewart’s Brewing for bringing this to my, and your, attention. … Continue reading
Charlie Papazian wrote this yesterday: I’ve seen a lot of changes in the past 41 years. 1970 was when I made my first homebrew and discovered the potential of another way of seeing beer. What people don’t realize is that … Continue reading
I really don’t think that the Delaware Valley beer community truly appreciates the importance and value of the Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant chain nearly as much as we should. Their 15th anniversary this year is a damned big deal. … Continue reading