The Art in Brewing Beer: Eric Steen

The Art in Brewing Beer: Eric Steen

The dry, frequently mouth-puckering style of beer called lambic is brewed almost exclusively in one small corner of Belgium. Unlike most beer—which is brewed with unvarying amounts and calculated strains of yeast—lambic is subjected to spontaneous fermentation....
The Art in Brewing Beer: Arcade Brewery

The Art in Brewing Beer: Arcade Brewery

This post is part of an ongoing series about art and beer.  Over the weekend, I met artist and brewer Christopher Tourre at his house as he and Lance Curran, his partner in Arcade Brewery, brewed a five and a half gallon batch of beer they call Oatmilk Stout. Tourre...
The Art in Brewing Beer

The Art in Brewing Beer

By 1979, Tom Marioni had been gathering with friends, drinking beer, and calling it art for almost a decade. It began in 1970 when Marioni invited friends to the Oakland Musem of Art on a Monday, the day it was closed, to hang out and drink beer. The gathering’s...