Jim Dykstra

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The Bubbling Science of Beer Foam
Beer foam is extremely important to a perfect pint, but what exactly is its scientific genesis? As babies, we blow snot bubbles. As toddlers, we blow...
6 Japanese Craft Breweries to Sample in the US
Beer came to Japan by way of Dutch traders in 17th century Nagasaki, but the art of brewing had been firmly established for thousands of years....
Top 15 Places to Drink Beer in Norway
The land of Norway appears to have been carved by the gods in bold strokes. Edges are sharp and well-defined; colors deep and rich. So too are its...
2020 Consumer Trends
2019 was an interesting year for craft beer, seeing it stray further than ever from the ideals of beer purity laws from a bygone Bavarian era. While...
2020 Restaurant Trends
Whether you like to lay a solid foundation for your drinking session or prefer to snack while you sip, a rendezvous with food is essential if you’re...
Bier, Food and Gezellig with Lowlands Group
Lowlands Group in Milwaukee, Wisconsin fosters an atmosphere of "gezellig" in its restaurants, bars and pubs throughout the state. "Gezellig" is a...
Bergen, Norway
The land of Norway appears to have been carved by the gods in bold strokes. Edges are sharp and well-defined; colors deep and rich. So too are its...
Editor's Pick: European Beer Tour Companies
Mesopotamia and China are renowned progenitors of brewing, but in terms of modern beer history, just about all roads can be traced back to Europe,...
Nicaragua: The Land of Volcanoes, Surfing and Beer
“Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to civil unrest, crime, limited healthcare availability, and arbitrary enforcement of laws.” So says the U.S....

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