craft beer

“Put Down Your Slingshots”

The Captain’s Chair posts a craft beer versus macro brew think piece that must surely rank among one of the most thoughtful things written about beer this year (along with Rachel’s City Pages piece from this week, actually). A tiny palate-whetting excerpt: “As a PR practitioner, I think it’s a matter of perception, positioning, and […]


Putting Brew on the Map

If you love beer — and you also love maps — here’s the map for you. Using data mined from medal winners from the Great American Beer Festival, veteran drinks journalist Rick Lyke and his son-in-law Mike Wirth figure out what the nation’s beer powerhouses are. Minnesota has a long way to go, but booming […]