A class about beer?

The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management opened a special topic course this fall called “Fundamentals of Beer,” which covers the cultural aspects of beer and the process of beer making. During the 10 weeks, students get to explore the history of beer, the beer and beverage industry, beer critiques… Continued

Franziskaner Weissbier: simple, robust, delicious

Spaten-Franziskaner-Brau is a brewery in Munich that dates back to 1397. It’s just under four centuries shy of being the oldest operating commercial brewery in the world; that title goes to fellow Bavarian brewery Weihenstephan Abbey of Freising, Germany, which opened up shop in 1040. If you haven’t taken a… Continued

Abita Brewing Co. offers alternative to Newcastle

New Orleans is typically framed as a city of massive inequality, inadequate natural disaster preparedness, deep-seated institutional racism, obesity and low property values. Generally, a lot of people think it shouldn’t exist. “Why build a city below sea level?” they ask. “A single hurricane could undo all our progress in… Continued