My wife wants to bring an American craft beer to a former colleague who is primarily a real ale drinker in the UK. He is pretty game to try anything (and is more of a hophead than I am) and we would like to get him something he can't get there and that is a bit different (so no American Belgians for instance) but also worth the hassle. What should we get?
We are in Chicago and probably have to get it from Binnys.
posted by srboisvert
on Jun 27, 2014 -
Which off licences near* Oval tube station in London should I go to tomorrow (Sunday) to buy from a good range of bottled beer? Preferably including London breweries like Meantime or London Fields. [more inside]
posted by knapah
on May 11, 2013 -
I have 8-10 Bud Light beers in cans left over from my New Year's party. I'm not going to drink them... but can I cook with them? [more inside]
posted by 1f2frfbf
on Jan 4, 2013 -
How can I make fake bottles of (non-alcoholic -- or low-alcohol) Guinness? This is for a play. The audience will be very close to the stage. The beer will be poured from Guinness bottles to glasses. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee
on Sep 10, 2010 -
As an enormous fan of American craft beer visiting New York, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles, where should I go to partake of the finest brews? Do any local breweries offer tours of their facilities or tastings? Are there any beer happenings going on in the period between the 10th and 20th of April this year? [more inside]
posted by flippant
on Mar 18, 2010 -
Have they changed the formula for Sierra Nevada Pale Ale without telling anyone? [more inside]
posted by asavage
on Jun 9, 2009 -
Anybody know of a good London off-license for bottles of rare imported beer? Specifically Belgian Trappist and Abbey beers and other obscure hard to find tasty treasures. [more inside]
posted by srboisvert
on Jan 6, 2009 -
At the risk of sounding daft, please explain this old 16th Century English Proverb for me. [more inside]
posted by CoinOp
on Aug 24, 2008 -
Ginger Ale ( the soda, not the beer) was supposedly invented in Ireland in the 1850s. However, I can't find anything more specific. Do you know of any history links that have concrete information about the invention of Ginger Ale in Ireland around the 1850s? If it could be pinpointed to a certain person or town or custom, that would be great.
posted by Brandon Blatcher
on Dec 19, 2007 -
HomeBrewFilter: I boiled this Belgian Ale Kit
last night. Today, there's absolutely no carbonation coming out of the airlock. Nothing. I am concerned that the yeast might have been damaged. Should I worry about it now? Or wait and see a bit longer?
posted by scarabic
on Jul 15, 2004 -