“Open source” is a term usually applied to computer software, meaning a program with a source code available for use or modification by anyone.
As I was retrieving an array of domestic and imported beers from the fridge and setting the bottles down next to a stack of pizzas, the words of comedy essayist Dave Barry came to mind: “The greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that […]
NCAA Sweet 16 and Elite 8, March 22 -25, Broad Street Tavern, Falls Church
The Big Jig, Saturday, March 17, Mt. Vernon Square, Washington, D.C.
Gordon Biersch made its name in California with delicious, authentically-styled German lager beers, made under the strict rules of the Reinheitsgebot — the 1516 law dictating beer can be brewed with only four ingredients: Barley, hops, yeast and water.
By now most people who come in contact with a television set have seen the beer commercials featuring the likes of Burt Reynolds and Jimmy Johnson sitting around a table sipping brews and creating one “Man Law” after another to govern male behavior.
Fairfax-based rockers Welbilt should write a thank you note to beer. Seriously.
The beleaguered beer industry, afflicted with soft sales as wine and spirits numbers continue to rise, seems intent on trying anything that comes to mind in its search for better ways to market its products both to the hospitality industry and individual consumers.
Fans of unusually flavored beers are largely limited to small craft products. Now, however, the big boys are increasingly getting into the act.
September 5 – 11, 2006