Island Creek Oyster Stout from Harpoon.This week, Brew Blog -- our project to expose you to interesting beers you may want to try -- turns a year old. To celebrate this anniversary, we've combed through the past year's posts to recap the most outstanding offerings we found.
Though we'll sur ... More >>
Followers of Brew Blog know we enjoy dark brews -- smooth porters, creamy stouts and the like. But we're not dumb enough to try those when the heat index heads for triple digits. About as dark as we're willing to go those days is a dark ale, such as the "Kilt Lifter" Scotch-Style Ale we spott ... More >>
Most people know there was a time when beer was safer to drink than water. Fewer know what beer tasted like when that was true.
Alan Ward, brewmaster of Pasadena-based Brigadoon Brewery, is working to change that, striving for historical accuracy in several 15th- or 16th-century ales. And in ... More >>
In his 14 years as Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Peter Marzio has increased the MFA's endowment tenfold, tripled MFA Membership and gotten it started on a huge new home. He hasn't done badly for himself, either.