Month / December 2014

Here are the top five postings from 2014:   #5) BeerBasics.com Boston Memories   #4) Beer Trends from the Press, Chefs & Marketers   #3) BeerBasics.com … Facing Death   #2) Coors’s Mexican Skeleton in the Closet   #1) Beer Trends 2014: The Brewers Observations  

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As the end of this year approaches, I would like to present the best of the BeerBasics.com postings of 2014, just in case you missed any one of them. The following is a presentation of the top five videos of 2014: #5   A visit to Druthers in Saratoga Springs… #4   Next is a Read More

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On Remembrance Day this year I had the opportunity to chat with Hinchcliffe about Hammer Down, beer in general, food and Formula One. It was a quiet late-afternoon at the Waterfront Alehouse on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, New York. How he discovered good beer… His favorite beers… How “Hammer Down” will be marketed in Canada Read More

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THE FIRST PART OF THIS STORY… In 2011, James Hinchcliffe, a 28-year- old Canadian race car driver from Oakville, Ontario currently competing in the IndyCar Series, met Sean O’Connor, CEO of Indianapolis brewery  Flat 12 Bierworks. Soon after they began brewing Hinchtown Hammerdown Golden Ale, named after the self-proclaimed Mayor of Hinchtown   (http://www.hinchtown.com). Over the past four Read More

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