Posts Tagged ‘Clay Risen’

Infinium: Ahead of Its Time or Failed Experiment?

Since writing a post last month about Infinium, the champagne-like beer made by brewers from the Boston Beer Company (makers of the Samuel Adams line) and Weihenstephan Brewery in Germany, I've been curious to learn how it's been received. (Not enough to carry that thought home to my laptop after encountering one of those sexy bottles […]

American Craft Beer Going Global

Here's a quick heads up that you should read our pal Clay Risen's piece on Stone Brewing's planned expansion into the European market. The Escondido, California-based brewery is hoping to open a production facility in Europe sometime in the next few years that will be the American craft beer movement's first foothold on the continent. […]

2009: The Year in Beer News #1

And now, a year-in-review look at beer happenings beyond DC. Today we bring you the first of two collections of snapshots of last year's national (and international) beer news stories. You'll laugh, you'll cry, so grab some tissues because Y&H is about to get all "graduation slide show." Beer Wars: Brewed in America – The […]

Germans Getting Into American Craft Beer?

The Marshall Plan. NATO. David Hasselhoff. Collaboration between Germany and the United States is not new. But rarely has it spilled over into the world of beer–the glue that, almost as much as the Bundesrat, holds Germany together. After all, what could German brewers possibly have to learn from their German brethren? Over the summer, […]

Missing in DC: A German Beer Garden

Now far be it for us to find fault with DC's beer scene. We have a lot to be grateful for. Just a few years ago, the Brickskeller was the only game in town. Today, the competition outdoes it on a regular basis–especially if you get sick of having to order three or four times […]