Monthly Archives: May 2010

Pub of the Day

The Beer Traveler Pub of the Day: the Map Room, cool local with great brew in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood. Check them out! http://www.maproom.com

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Pub of the Day

Beer Traveler Pub of the Day: The Toronado in San Fran’s Haight-Ashbury. Classic beer bar in classic American beer city. Check it out! http://www.toronado.com/

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Pub of the Day

Beer Traveler Pub of the Day: The hilltop Augustiner Mulln in Salzburg. Big wooden beer barrels, tasty, tasty suds. Here’s a link to their website so you can check them out: http://tiny.cc/reok0

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New Tapping the Tube Video!

Here’s a commercial that was sent to us from one of our friends over at Twitter – Bud Light Lime in the Can. I love when slogans like this make it to TV because they’re actually not saying anything bad…but … Continue reading

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Goblet of Trappist ale in rural Belgium

Our Lady of Orval Abbey sits at the bend of a country road, deep in the woods of southeastern Belgium. Adherents of its rich, frothy, and well-hopped ale span the globe. “Orval is a world-class beer,” says David Ciccolo, owner … Continue reading

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Steamy Thailand’s German beer Tradition

Peter James and friends are noshing at Chaweng Beach Resort on Koh Samui, a tropical island an hour’s flight south of Bangkok. The bathwater-warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand caress the sand a few feet away. Coconut trees ring … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayo Special: Talking tequila with Sammy Hagar

Astronomers have recently determined that The Beer Traveler’s bodily circumference is twice that of rocker Sammy Hagar’s. See for yourself in the picture here. The globe-trotting rocker and the basement-dwelling slacker got together backstage before Hagar’s recent gig at Gillette … Continue reading

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Yeast Shots, Horse Steaks, and Beer Chalices in Antwerp

Rene Greff is in a gritty local boozer of a pub called ‘t Stoopke, well off Antwerp’s beaten tourist path. In her hand is short, thin glass – it’s little more than a vial, really – and with a bit … Continue reading

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