Heady news for craft brewers: in 2011, their sales increased 13% while the “top 10 major brewers continued to see their sales decline,” according to The Daily. None of this comes as a surprise to the Elysian’s master-brewer, Dick Cantwell who visited The High Bar during Season 2. You can pull up a stool and listen in on what he [...]
The average American drinks about 20 gallons of beer every year. Not all of the it is less filling and not all of it tastes great, but with the recent explosion of alternative breweries, micro and not-so-micro, beer is now more diverse than wine and, arguably, more widely appreciated. Dick Cantwell, founder of Seattle’s beloved Elysian Brewery, visits The High Bar — which this week is at his very own venue! — to raise a toast to and raise the bar for… Beer. Cheers!