Saturday, December 16, 2017

Browsing the "travel" Tag


Wedge & Wheel & Beer

On a sunny afternoon in Stillwater, particularly on the weekends, a long line can be seen at the historic district’s busiest intersection. Near Chestnut & Main, families and couples slowly shuffle up to a window making the sidewalk almost unusable. [...]

August 23, 2016 Uncategorized
Damm Inedit

the best beer you’ve never heard of

It has been said that the best beer is made in America. Looking for German, Belgian, or British beer? No need to buy a plane ticket. Instead, seek out the best craft beer bar you can find in an American [...]

July 23, 2016 Florida, food and restaurants, Travel
tour hall sierra

a tour of Sierra Nevada with Ken Grossman

The first day of the Beer Bloggers Conference brought an incredible level of excitement. I kept calling it the first day of school – I don’t want to be late! Will the other kids like me? Where will I sit [...]

July 21, 2015 history and traditional styles, north carolina, Travel
Bull City Beer

let’s drink durham

Durham isn’t for everyone, so the saying goes. But man, it’s definitely for me. It’s a tobacco town as much as Minneapolis is a milling one. Old warehouses, smokestacks, and reservoirs dot the petite skyline, any many display faded logos [...]

July 19, 2015 north carolina, Travel
Peacemaker Pale Ale

beer bloggers unite! BBC in Asheville

Next week I will be traveling to North Carolina for the National Beer Bloggers Conference! Asheville will play host to hundreds of writers, not to mention some incredible speakers and educators. I will fly into Raleigh to hang out with [...]

July 9, 2015 news and annoucements, north carolina, Travel

tessa’s office in rochester, mn

Early this week I -again- visited Lanesboro. I just can’t stay away from that town for long. Being there before the beginning of “the season”, as the natives say, was like witnessing the calm before the storm. We took advantage [...]

May 8, 2015 greater minnesota, spirits, wine. yes, wine.

the tiny begyle brewing, chicago

I am in the habit of asking locals for travel suggestions, especially places to eat. The restaurant industry, although often catering to out-of-towners and those willing to splurge, isn’t necessarily easy to navigate from the outside it. Hype abounds, in [...]

March 27, 2015 illinois, Travel
Half Acre black saison

half acre brewing, chicago

I had whet my palate for Half Acre days before, at Blue Door in Armitage, and was pumped to visit the place. Half Acre is located north of downtown, east of Logan Square. It has a taproom alongside the brewery [...]

March 24, 2015 illinois, Travel
samples revolution

revolution brewing, chicago

By Tuesday, the weather wasn’t getting much warmer in Chicago. We had a few breweries planned for our afternoon, plus a stroll down south Michigan Ave and a walk through Millennium Park. Monday evening was spent in the Fulton Market [...]

March 16, 2015 food and restaurants, illinois, tasting and critique

atlas brewpub, chicago: “it is what it is”

Further up the brown line from Armitage neighborhood is Atlas Brewpub, a brewery that was recommended to me by a few locals. In spite of the fact that they serve food in addition to house beers, they are only open [...]

March 11, 2015 Uncategorized