Hello, America! Does anybody remember NWOBHM? Those wild, heady days when heshers and punks defied and defiled the staid methods of the past and created wild, irreverent art for a few years before they themselves turned into either lean, mean fighting machines or old caricatures of what they rebelled against in the first place? … or they... Read more →
The Corkscrewer Report is proud to welcome Brian Skaggs, one of the most brilliant beer writers we know, to the team as Senior Editor, Craft Beer. Along with our Craft Beer Editor, John Antolos, we’ve elected this dynamic duo to guide us, inspire us, entertain us, and enlighten us through this fascinating journey of the Craft Beer scene... Read more →
For every major holiday, I like to choose one special brew that will enhance the holiday spirit. Although Easter was weeks ago, this one was special enough to warrant a mention—BRUERY TERREUX’s Frederick H. Berliner Weisse, a German-style tart wheat beer, yet another one of those perfect accompaniments to a beautiful Spring day. Bruery... Read more →
It’s spring time! Time to shed the winter clothes and hearty ales. With the warming weather come the crisper, lighter ales, bocks and lagers that are perfect for basking in the sunshine. I’m kicking off my springtime with a Popfuji Pilsner at BROUWERIJ WEST in San Pedro, California. This is such a perfect beer to enjoy on a sunny day.... Read more →
When I saw Backwoods Bastard on the shelves of my local liquor store, the first thing that came to mind was the movie Deliverance and the “dueling banjos” scene. This beer, however, doesn’t originate from the backwoods of Georgia, it comes from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Many may not know that Grand Rapids has had the title of “Beer... Read more →
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