Ingredients: Short Rib Of Beef (5 To 7 pounds) 1 Handful Thyme 1 Bay Leaf 1 Stalk Celery, halved 3 Teaspoons Kosher Salt 2 Teaspoons Fresh Coarse Ground Black Pepper 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 2 Medium Carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 Medium Onion, roughly chopped 6 Garlic Cloves, peeled and halved 3 [...]
It’s still going on as I type this, but here are some photos: They’re also up on the Facebook, if you’d like to “like” them.
Against the Grain is all for pulling great people together and seeing what comes of it, aren’t they? Local Option, De Molen, and now area chefs. They will be working with local chefs to launch a series of collaborative brews that meet at least ONE of these criteria: The beer has to incorporate the signature [...]
I’m often asked to provide advice to aspiring entrepreneurs, which can be a comical experience – for me, if not them. After all, as with most other entrepreneurs, most of what I’ve managed to do while “in business” is to have created a job description that applies only to me, and to perform these tailor-made [...]
Pint/CounterPint was created when Adam Watson (Against the Grain Brewery) wrote a loving response to the first Baylor on Beer article, Know your Enemy, written by Roger Baylor (New Albanian Brewing Company). At first we laughed whole-heartedly and admired the conviction and stance of both parties, and then we thought, “Hey, wait a minute… remember that [...]
Back in June, I heard that Bonnie “Prince” Billy (AKA: Will Oldham) was playing an Appalshop benefit show in Lexington, Kentucky. I figured this would be the perfect opportunity to check out the burgeoning beer scene in Lexington. My buddy Dave and I got to Lexington and decided we would hit both of the new [...]
I can skin a buck and I’ve run quite a few trotlines in my day (I lived on a farm for 18 years ya’ know), but if there is one thing I am sure of…Country Boy Brewing will survive for quite some time. Located just a few blocks off downtown Lexington, this up-and-coming brewery has [...]
Occasionally I’m accused by my critics (oddly, a handful remain) of having an insufficient social conscience, in the sense of my always preaching about beer when more important issues beg to be addressed. With specific reference to my workplace in downtown New Albany, this criticism sometimes is extended to encompass the relatively sudden growth of [...]