Monthly Archives: June 2015

Beer – Still Saving the World

Pyramids, writing, farming—even civilization itself. Beer has been credited with saving, or at least improving,  the world in hundreds of ways. Some historians believe the whole reason we let go of our hunter-gatherer ways and began farming was to have … Continue reading

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Beer Gifts for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the bend, and me without a gift, I dove in to find a few last minute gift ideas that can do the trick. (Or else are so awesome that the last-minute doesn’t matter.) And of … Continue reading

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Building a Better Palate

Beer festival season is in full-swing, and it’s a prime chance to get to taste new beers that usually don’t travel far from the brewery. Gearing up for tasting is also a great time to drink some beer exercise the … Continue reading

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When In Drought, Drink Beer!

As the drought in California wears on, some people have been ruminating over what effect the water shortage could have on brewing production. It’s a worthy worry, since beer is mostly water—it can take up to five barrels of water … Continue reading

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