Beer Everywhere…And Then Some! by Ginger Johnson

Beer, beer, and more beer. With the explosion of breweries opening in America right now it’s a surprise we aren’t floating down the streets in boats buoyed by the beverage. Beer’s wonderful. It’s flavorful, social, herstorical, elegant, and simple. And…we need to zoom out. Beer is one of the beverages many people around the globe… Read More Beer Everywhere…And Then Some! by Ginger Johnson

Brewer Count Continues Record-Breaking Rise in 2013

The United States saw an ever-higher number of new breweries enter the market in 2013, with a record-high 3,699 active ‘permitted breweries’ overseen by the Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). An analysis by the Beer Institute showed that the majority of the 948 new permits issued in 2013 went to brewpubs. The Beer… Read More Brewer Count Continues Record-Breaking Rise in 2013

Waiter, There’re Organic Ingredients In My Beer! by Ginger Johnson

The organic conversation goes on and the drumbeat grows louder and subsides as various voices chime in, froth up, and then begin anew. Beer is no exception in the organic conversation.  Here’s what I find interesting. The fact that people are sooooo vocal about what’s *now* important in the things we put into our bodies.… Read More Waiter, There’re Organic Ingredients In My Beer! by Ginger Johnson

Guests are coming! Spruce up the yard. And by the way, what’s in the fridge?

Author:  Ginger Johnson A fridge well stocked with tasty beer is a great way to make your guests feel very welcome. And since we’re thinking about it, what beer should you keep on hand?  To please a range of taste buds and match an array of feeds, I suggest the following: keep a variety of… Read More Guests are coming! Spruce up the yard. And by the way, what’s in the fridge?