40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 42): Barr built the bar, and the Guinness began pouring

40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 42): Barr built the bar, and the...

Barr at his bar; winter of ’92-’93, after we annexed the adjoining suite and installed the strange window. Previously: 40 Years in Beer (Book II,...

Beers with a Stoic: Your luxury beer “list” reeks, so stop pretending it doesn’t

Consider the following a composite. One thing I’ve always tried to do is advocate for my segment. It means nothing negative to me if an everyday...

Beers with a Stoic: Going away, coming back, and more about what defines a...

Mr. Big: Do you want the good news or the bad news? Me: I haven’t seen the sun for two weeks, so how about the...
Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 

Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 

Guinness “Perfect Pour” recognition, 2021. ROGER A. BAYLOR 1117 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN mayorbaylor@gmail.com (502) 468-9710 Any licensed establishment can list its beers, but not every establishment...
Beers with a Stoic: Spare me the modern speakeasy, will ya?

Beers with a Stoic: Spare me the modern speakeasy, will ya?

Allowing for the possible exception of Mick Jagger, we’re all destined to awaken one morning and find that we’ve pole-vaulted the invisible line in...
Beers with a Stoic: “Pardon the (fermentation) interruption”

Beers with a Stoic: “Pardon the (fermentation) interruption”

This column appeared under the “Hip Hops” rubric at Food & Dining Magazine on 23 January 2024. Head on over to F&D to read...
40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 41): Just a singer in a rock and roll band (1992)

40 Years in Beer (Book II, Part 41): Just a singer in a rock...

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Forty: Here’s why my tenure at Rich O’s BBQ began in 1992. You’ll recall that it was a warm...

Killer diller, or thinking about big band music and my father’s WWII musical reveries

As introduction, during my 1990s salad days at the Public House, I maintained a collection of swing, big band and jazz CDs behind the...
Beers with a Stoic: Why you needn’t waste your draft lines on cheap domestic lager

Beers with a Stoic: Why you needn’t waste your draft lines on cheap domestic...

Legend holds that in 1962 manager Casey Stengel assembled his New York Mets, to this very day still baseball’s worst-ever team, and asked them...
Beers with a Stoic: “Pardon the (fermentation) interruption”

Beers with a Stoic: “Falls City’s new taproom concessionaire will be (envelope please) Parlour...

This column appeared under the “Hip Hops” rubric at Food & Dining Magazine on 10 December 2023. Head on over to F&D to read...