This post originally appeared on Menuism.com on April 30th, 2013.
Beer in America is a fascinating dichotomy. On one hand you have the huge, multi-national corporations who brew a commodity beer and place more stock in how their brands are marketed that what goes into the brews. On the other hand there’s the growing legion of craft brewers who value innovation and flavor over everything.
It is easy to get caught-up in the beer wars and lose sight of what is really important: beer is a beverage inexorably tied to the human experience that is as delicious as it is influential.
The history of beer is long, and it’s earliest records are as fascinating as the changes that are happening in the beer-world today. Read more →