A new study says we can drink a pint of beer a day with no extra risk of early death. But implicitly it also asks, is adding an extra pint per day worth foregoing two years of life?
Fuller's acquisition of Dark Star last week led to another round of speculation about beer-industry acquisitions to come. But do current trends in bond yields suggest that consolidation may already have peaked?
Hook Norton no longer uses its magificent copper coolship because a heat exchanger does the job far more quickly and with much less risk. So what's all this about "E.U. rules"?
Making an ale that may require as long as a decade to reach its peak causes a brewer to mull over more than just the way a beer is put together. Thinking in decades makes the ageing of a beer analogous with the ageing of a man.
How much art can 113 million bottles of Orval buy? Why is Achel Bruin so undervalued? And why should Brasserie Cantillon read Richard Cantillon's "Essai"?
Had Nietzsche only thought to set up a couple of buckets he might have discovered, in brewing, the familial link between Denny Conn’s notion of fun and his own concept of “joy”, entwined with, and inextricable from, regret.