Richard G. Wilson, “Introduction: The Licensed Victuallers’ Gazette, Enterprises Associated with the Brewing Industry,” Brewery History 174 (Spring, 2018): 2-17.
Seminar on 19 September 2018 in Birmingham, England, co-sponsored by the British Guild of Beer Writers and the Brewery History Society. Includes:
early modern pubs and alehouses (Mike Hailwood)
creating the Firkin chain (David Bruce)
the golden age of pub building and some regional variations (Geoff Brandwood)
consumer insight: what do peopole want from pubs today & tomorrow? (Karl Chessel)
pubs are about people (Sue Martindale)
the micropub movement (Charlie Rawlings)
For details, see Brewery History Society Newsletter, No. 82 (September 2018)
Nancy Maveety, Glass and Gavel: The U.S. Supreme Court and Alcohol (Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming December 15, 2018).
Mixing wasp spray with meth.
The Daily Beast (7 Sept. 18) reports the opening in Milan of a Starbucks (actually a Starbucks Reserve Roastery, one of three in the world). A few “normal” Starbucks will come soon.