The Growth of Microbrew Beer, Craft Cocktails and Fine Wine

    On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Karen Hamilton and Mary Bauer from Lagunitas Brewing Company to talk about beer and their new brewery in Chicago. Then Neal Dewing from The Federalist stops by to talk cocktails, and finally, wine columnist Dave McIntyre discusses the growth of the wine industry and his favorite wines.

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    Paul Ryan: 20% tipper.

    (Background here.) That’s pretty much the most important thing that you should take from neo-Puritan* Susan Feinberg’s decision to make a scene in a restaurant by accosting (drunkenly?) Rep. Paul Ryan’s choice in alcoholic beverages (which he paid for on his personal card**): the man subscribes to the “20% is the new 15%” rule of tipping in this wonderful new economy that Reid, Pelosi, and | Read More »

    Paul Ryan: 20% tipper.

    (Background here.) That’s pretty much the most important thing that you should take from neo-Puritan* Susan Feinberg’s decision to make a scene in a restaurant by accosting (drunkenly?) Rep. Paul Ryan’s choice in alcoholic beverages (which he paid for on his personal card**): the man subscribes to the “20% is the new 15%” rule of tipping in this wonderful new economy that Reid, Pelosi, and | Read More »