For This Year's Oktoberfest, We're Selfishly Thinking and Acting Locally

OK, first, I’d like to provide full disclosure: This week’s post is all about one of my favorite beer styles, Oktoberfest. Therefore, everything that follows is totally biased and fully focused on the famous byproduct of the world’s largest malt-beverage-centric celebration. In fact, if in reading this you find that I have somehow steered you… Continue reading For This Year's Oktoberfest, We're Selfishly Thinking and Acting Locally

Not Near Enough: In Search of the Elusive, Authentic German Radler

After more than a year of purposefully drinking — as well as thinking, reading, researching, talking, and blogging about — beer, you’d figure I would have seen it all. I mean, I must’ve encountered several dozen styles and varieties by now, some exotic and unexpected, like handcrafted brews from Italy or beers made from centuries-old… Continue reading Not Near Enough: In Search of the Elusive, Authentic German Radler