Today—National Beer Day thanks to the crusading temperament and social media savvy of Richmond, Virginia’s Justin Smith—doesn’t mark the anniversary of Prohibition’s demise. But in 19 U.S. states it does mark the historic return of beer. Beer of 3.2% alcohol, anyway. But on April 7, 1933, suds of that potency had not been (legally) seen […]
Several years ago I walked into Mayflower Brewing Company in Plymouth, Massachusetts, to visit a dear friend who had gone to work as head brewer there. Mike Smith graciously propelled me into an unforgettable brewery tour. It left me reeling with how ignorant I had been both about the making of beer and, more importantly, […]
The Comic Book Story of Beer is making its first public appearance, complete with FREE limited edition, themed pint glasses for everyone who preorders the book! Come on out June 20 in Greater Phoenix, Arizona.