The President of Beers

We bootlegged beer from all 50 states for the ultimate American taste-off.


Cover Story
Beer is made from barley, hops, yeast and statute. We tend to forget, but the bearded men with sweaty brows who toil over copper...   More
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR, JOHN LOCANTHI, BRIAN YAEGER

President of Beers: #37

Golden Fraü Honey Wheat: Thunderhead Brewing, Kearney, Nebraska

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #37 Golden Fraü Honey Wheat: Thunderhead Brewing, Kearney, NebraskaState: The Cornhusker state. Famous for their corn. A few other things, too, like college football, Warren Buffett, Omaha Steaks, and inventing Kool-Aid. But mostly shucking, er, husking corn.Brewery: ...   More
 
Thursday, September 6, 2012 Brian Yaeger

President of Beers: #11

Dubhe Imperial Black IPA, Uinta Brewing Co., Salt Lake City, Utah

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #11 Dubhe Imperial Black IPA, Uinta Brewing Co., Salt Lake City, UtahState: Utah is home to the NBA’s Jazz, but there’s little actual jazz in a state with less than 1 percent African American population—half that of Oregon. Over 60 percent are affiliated ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Brian Yaeger

President of Beers: #12

Coconut Porter, Maui Brewing, Maui, Hawaii

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #12 Coconut Porter, Maui Brewing, Maui, HawaiiState: The paradise-like group of Pacific islands President Eisenhower made our 50th state in 1959, just two years before our President, Barack Obama, was born in the capital city of Honolulu in 1961.Brewery: ...   More
 
Monday, October 1, 2012 Brian Yaeger

President of Beers: #13

#9: Magic Hat Brewing, South Burlington, Vermont

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #13 #9: Magic Hat Brewing, South Burlington, Vermont State: Vermont and its neighbor New Hampshire are frustratingly similar-looking, but it turns out there’s more to the state than costing people points on geography quizzes. Vermont is the second-least ...   More
 
Sunday, September 30, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

President of Beers: #14

Alpha King Pale Ale: Three Floyds Brewing, Munster, Indiana

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #14 Alpha King Pale Ale: Three Floyds Brewing, Munster, Indiana State: The Hoosier State has been a member of the Union since 1816. Despite its long tenure, the rest of the country knows little about the state outside of sports and rednecks. Larry Bird—and ...   More
 
Saturday, September 29, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

President of Beers: #15

Atlas IPA: Marshall Brewing Co., Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #15: Atlas IPA: Marshall Brewing Co., Tulsa, Oklahoma State: The Southernish state Oklahoma. The inaugural class of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame included Woodie Guthrie, who was born and raised there and spent his life making music to benefit hardscrabble ...   More
 
Friday, September 28, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

President of Beers: #16

Moose Drool Brown Ale: Big Sky Brewing Co., Missoula, Montana

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #16 Moose Drool Brown Ale: Big Sky Brewing Co., Missoula, Montana State: Montana is another one of those rugged western states with the north end of the Rockies and a seemingly endless skyline in the horizon–hence the nickname “Big Sky Country.” It’s ...   More
 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

President of Beers: #17

John's Generation White Ale: Millstream Brewing, Amana, Iowa

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Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #17 John’s Generation White Ale: Millstream Brewing, Amana, Iowa State: In an iconic scene in Field of Dreams, the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson asks Kevin Costner, “Is this heaven?” “No, it’s Iowa.” Thus begins and ends my knowledge of the great ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

The President of Beers: An Introduction

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Food & Drink
Laws were broken. Lots of them. Exactly how many, I couldn’t say. Dozens, surely. But we did it. We got a craft beer from all 50 states for a blind taste-off.It wasn’t easy. Favors were called in from friends back East and hundreds of dollars were spent to buy and ship cheap lagers available at the grocery store in their native land. And we bootlegged—a lot.Some of the beers we sampled for this ...   More
 
Friday, August 24, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

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