40 Years in Beer, Part Sixteen: In 1988, I had a slightly better year...

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Fifteen: A clash of titans (with Elephant Beer) in Copenhagen, 1987. Returning briefly to our contemporary era from distant...

40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 44): Life becoming a landslide (1992-93)

Previously: 40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 43): Facing the music at Rich O’s in 1992. By the late summer of 1992, a routine had...

40 Years in Beer, Part Nineteen: Moscow skyline in twilight, 1989

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Eighteen: In Ostrava, the beer of the people at the factory gates. In the autumn of 1989 my travels...

40 Years in Beer, Part Eleven: The Fat Cats Deli & Pub was short-lived...

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Ten: When friends actually did let friends drive drunk. My consciousness was forever altered by Europe. The obsessions engendered...

Bock beer’s back story, because the time draws near

Is Bock the G.O.A.T.? This question has been nagging me since Jimmy Carter was in office. All I knew for sure at the time was that...

My “40 Years in Beer” series is at a brief hiatus

My “40 Years in Beer” series has paused for a few weeks. Honestly, I’ve had little time to write lately; this will change once...

Pints&union schedule for Harvest Homecoming (with food vending collaborator Leaven Bakery)

When the no parking signs go up for the Harvest Homecoming parade, so does the ambient weirdness in New Albany. It peaks on the...

40 Years in Beer, Part Six: The K & H forever (Lanesville Prelude)

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Five: Those Scoreboard Daze of Old (Second Movement) Kicking off the sixth and seventh parts of my “40 Years...

Moody Tongue Beer Dinner at The Exchange in New Albany, 28 July 2021

At Moody Tongue, our goal is to create thoughtful, exciting beers that blend familiar flavors with quality ingredients through our philosophy of culinary brewing:...

An ongoing chronicle of what I can remember after 40 years in beer

The following post at Food & Dining Magazine is repeated verbatim from Wednesday. We've been having website issues, and my workspace somewhat resembles a...

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40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 45): The Silo and Oertels, as well...

Previously: 40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 44): Life becoming a landslide (1992-93). Author's note: I've chosen to keep this installment as a single...

40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 44): Life becoming a landslide (1992-93)

Previously: 40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 43): Facing the music at Rich O’s in 1992. By the late summer of 1992, a routine had...

Diary: When you personally experience ageism, that’s when you know it’s real

I’ll remember the winter of ’23-’24 as a difficult time for me – professionally, not personally. This turbulence, which seems to be gradually receding as...