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There has been big news this week. So pleased to announce we will be opening our sister restaurant @common_haus_jeffersonville. Bavarian Beer hall, full... Posted by Pints&union...

Ideas for a German-themed beer program at Common Haus, an eatery under development in...

German consular official: "Yes, Mr. Baylor, we see you're requesting asylum in our country. Can you explain why you'd like to live in Germany? Me:...

“Being a beer lover in our current age is equal parts homage to Diogenes...

Kindly allow this periodic reminder that each Monday, I contribute a beer column to Food & Dining Magazine called “Hip Hops.” It’s very seldom...

UNESCO is right; of course Belgium’s beer culture is a treasure of humanity

And who am I to argue with UNESCO? Here’s the link from National Public Radio. Citing Belgian beer's integral role in social and culinary life,...

In my experience, Democrats are more likely to be prohibitionists than Republicans

When the proposed (read: ludicrous) Oregon alcoholic beverage excise tax increase story popped up on Twitter yesterday, I clicked a few links and eventually...

Pink Guava Gose or Fuller’s ESB? Hmm, let me see …

Just the other day I saw a Twitter tout heralding the forthcoming release of a beer called Pink Guava Gose (brewery unknown), which I...

Pints&union is doubling down on classic imports from B. United International

I'm the beer guy at Pints&union, and we specialize in classic beers – the mainstay retro old school comfort beers; the greatest hits of...

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Think beer globally, drink beer locally, pair beer with food thoughtfully

Every major industrialized nation has A BEER (you can’t be a Real Country unless you have A BEER and an airline—it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear...

Menu Items: All the food was Greek to me, and gratefully so

Originally published at Food & Dining Magazine on 7 November 2021. --- “Edibles & Potables” is Food & Dining Magazine’s Sunday morning slot for a merry...

REWIND: “This week in solipsistic beer narcissism” (2014)

Lightly edited to remove a couple of obscure topical references. --- Are you fed up with words you don’t understand? Tired of scrolling down to your favorite...