Archive for the 'Beer & Food' Category

Five beer urban legends

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Maureen Ogle’s Ambitious Brew sparked ongoing discussion among beer drinkers in part because its history of American brewing begins in the 1840s, with the rise of industrial lager. That doesn’t mean the American brewing industry didn’t exist before then, beer historian Bob Skilnik points out in his new book, Beer & Food: An American History. […]

Time features spicy side of Fal Allen

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Time features American brewing pioneer Fal Allen’s innovative beers at Singapore’s Archipelago Brewery in a story it headlines “Waiter, There’s a Herb in my Beer.” Andrea Teo, Archipelago’s managing director, expects Allen to uses spices. “I thought, what a great name: Archipelago somehow resonated with spices and islands . . . What if we make […]

Cornish cattle lapping up local beer

Friday, February 9th, 2007

A Cornish farmer is likely the first in England to feed his cattle beer, the BBC reports. They also get a massage to help produce the speciality Kobe-style beef, based on traditional Japanese production methods. In Japan, Kobe beef is produced only by the expensive Wagyu cattle, but outside the country it can be sold […]

Thirsty Traveler offers beer advice

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Ever watch The Thirsty Traveler – Kevin Brauch – on the Fine Living Network? Pilsner Urquell has hired him to host a new website called the Beer Advisor. “Today’s beer aficionados want more than just a beer, they want a total beer experience, and they rely on their trusted bartender to guide them,” said Evan […]

Beer Risotto wins national cooking challenge

Friday, December 15th, 2006

National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) Cooking with Beer Challenge, the judges named a winner. Linda Rohr, a 53-year-old publicist and project manager from Darien, Connecticut, was won first place in the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) Cooking with Beer Challenge, earning her a trip to Cancun for two for her “Quick and Easy White Beer-Seafood […]

Beer and food bonanza

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Because sometimes you need a little nourishment before the next beer . . . – What to serve with that turkey next week? The Brewers Association offers a primer: This Year Beer Goes With The Bird! – Don Russell also mentione beer and turkey in his Joe Sixpack focusing on beer as a gourmet ingredient […]

Put down the mussels and pass the Duvel

Friday, November 3rd, 2006

Philadelphia’s Don Russell (author of the Joe Sixpack column) has the second in his series about the relationship of good beer and good food. Today he collects suggestions from chefs and beer writers, including descriptions that will make you hungry and thirsty. For instance, chef Sanford D’Amato of Coquette Café in Milwaukee pairs St. Amaud […]