A Consumer’s Manifesto

¡Viva la Revolución! For many, craft beer is a drama. The industry is just as much a spectator sport as it is a hobby or consumer indulgence. We have our local teams, our rivals, personalities and companies divided into heroes and villains. We revel in stories of upstart underdogs tilting at giants trying to crush them for…

Time to rename Dallas’ Design District

Brewery & Design District has a nice, modern sound Cities are complex, multifaceted, ever-evolving organisms. Rarely is a city wholly planned but instead coaxed through zoning and tax initiatives in a direction that leadership wants and that hopefully benefits local businesses and residents. Dallas has seen many high-profile development projects in recent years but one has grown and prospered…

Are sour enthusiasts ruining craft beer?

Hops are not our biggest problem Within the craft beer community, much has been debated this past year over several pieces addressing the current industry and market obsession with hops. True to the American consuming nature, we do enjoy big and brash over subtle and nuanced in almost everything from automobiles to food to politics to music and film.…