A tiki-fied shandy, the Altstadt (the German for "historic city center") combines two seemingly opposite flavor styles—German-Austrian and tropical—for a pleasantly spicy, herbaceous beer cocktail.


Malt Extract

(n.): An ingredient used in making beer, this product—either a syrup or a powder made from concentrating the sugary liquid strained from boiled malted grains (the wort)—is used as a…


Fast Booze Nation

From Sonic to Chipotle to Starbucks, fast food restaurants are more frequently adding alcoholic beverages to their menus. Will it catch on? Sarah Baird examines the new fast booze landscape.