Beer

Home Beer

When Booze Ads Go Bad

I've Trained It to Go Right for the Eyes. Probably the only instance in advertising history where the customer is menaced with a bird of...

Got Kymyz?

From Tatarstan to Kyrgyzstan to Tuva, in what used to be the great thirsty interior of the Soviet Union, Central Asian nomads have the...

Drinking Along The Nile

We human types have been scribbling history for perhaps 5,000 years, but we’ve been making fermented beverages for at least twice that long. The...

The Subtle Art of Beer Snobbery

While wine snobs have blighted the earth for thousands of years (you can bet there was at least one guy curling his lip at...

Soused Africa

I squinted into the white-hot sunlight of southern Africa at high noon. Before me was a black, mud-brick shack with a roof made of bound...

40 Ounces of Fury!

The beer so strong they don’t even call it beer — they call it liquor. The brew from the bad part of town, the staple...