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The gypsies have arrived—gypsy brewers, that is, or brewers without a brewery to call their own. Instead, to make their delicious concoctions, they... More»


While the trend is to serve craft beer “fresh” (in the locavore sense of the word), when it comes to everyday drinking, is tap or bottled beer... More»


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Nicole Erny Master Cicerone Cicerones didn't come onto the American... More»


Head: The head of a beer speaks directly to the quality of the beer it caps. A full, thick head—such as the bushy white of a... More»


Biergarten The only thing better than drinking good beer is... More»


What: Wine Bar at Dogpatch Wineworks is the retail front of the cavernous, custom-crush winery. Expect towering ceilings, huge windows,... More»


THE WINE Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc 2011 ($28) California sauvignon blancs are a bit of a crapshoot: Some are crisp and steely,... More»


Yeah, yeah, in the world of YouTube, something two days old is old news by now. But a couple of people just simultaneously emailed me the link to this... More»


THE WINE  Bieler Père et Fils 2011 Rosé ($10) Just because it’s pink and cold doesn’t mean it’s well... More»


It’s not at all uncommon these days to open a wine list and say, “Wha?” Gone are the days when menus were dominated by words like Burgundy... More»


This spicy, smoky drink created by Mike Pierce uses a base of juice and spices that can be made well ahead of time and refrigerated for several weeks.... More»