Here is the kind of beer story I love to hear: When Stevens Point Brewery decided the next release for its Whole Hog big beer series would be a coffee stout, they wanted to make sure it stood out from the seemingly ceaseless wave of specialty craft
The big red bottle is a hoot. It comes with a triangular warning: Dont shake. The first sip was like being sucked into a time warp. Suddenly its 1991 again and Im drinking my own chile-infused holiday brew
The most dangerous brewing mishap involved a batch of root beer that I was brewing for my kids. I just didnt believe the ridiculously small amount of sugar called for in the recipe to give the root beer its carbonation, so I doubled the amount
These two interests began to find each other and to create an alternative way of thinking about food. Today, more than 16,500 organic farmers produce everything from wheat to meat, and organic sales top nearly $35 billion a year.