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Before the Fall: Sierra Nevada & Firestone Walker’s new brews

After a couple of weeks of watching the summer fare make way for the towers of autumn offerings (follow the progress of Madeira Liquors' Wall of Fall at their Facebook page), we were thrilled to see new brews from Sierra Nevada and Firestone Walker on t
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  August 17, 2012

Something to honk about: Goose Island delivers the Belgians

Two weeks ago we huzzahed the arrival of Founders.
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  March 23, 2012

Anticipation – or, new year, new beers

In 2011 we welcomed great brews from Firestone Walker, Sixpoint, Breckenridge, and White Birch to the state.
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  January 13, 2012

A bevy of huzzahs!

Reflecting on the Year In Beer, it's the singular moments that stand out.
The year in beer
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  December 23, 2011

Beer Geek Nirvana

While it's been said you can't teach an old dog new tricks, two pioneers of the craft beer movement have just released new and exciting mix packs.
Deconstructing Latitude 48 + Best of Beer Camp
By JOSH SMITH  |  May 21, 2011

Suds worth the splurge

While it will cost you, these four splurge beers are worth every penny.
By JOSH SMITH  |  April 29, 2011


On tap for 2011

Unquestionably, 2010 was another banner year for craft beer. Personal highlights include the release of barrel-aged and specialty beers such as Sierra Nevada's 30th Anniversary Series, and the recognition of Cascadian Dark Ales (or Black IPAs) as a styl
The New Year in beer
By JOSH SMITH  |  December 31, 2010

Beer on a budget

The beer industry is generally considered recession-proof, since people are still going to drink beer when times get tough. But has the same been true for more expensive craft beer in the recent recession?
In defense of expense
By JOSH SMITH  |  May 21, 2010

Festival casualties ’08!

A young man died of meningitis, which doctors believe he contracted by sharing joints with contagious hippies at the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival.
A grim reminder that rock can still maim you
By DAVID THORPE  |  July 21, 2008


Childhood in America comes under the artist’s gaze in Pine Flat , the fifth film by Sharon Lockhart, and it’s examined with precision and attention to detail.
Sharon Lockhart’s ‘Pine Flat’ at Harvard, Frank Gehry and Matthew Barney Films at the MFA
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  August 17, 2006