Image(s) of the Day: Black Isle, Scotland, U.K.

Scotland, like many other parts of the world, is in the midst of a craft brewing revolution. In the north, just outside of Inverness, lies Black Isle and the all-organic brewery of the same name. The operation is fairly isolated on a farm in an area where there are far more sheep—black sheep, at that—than…

Image of the Day: Kumamoto, Japan

Kumamoto, on the southernmost Japanese island of Kyushu, has an enormously popular mascot, Kumamon—so popular that he inspired a local watering hole, KumaBar.

Image(s) of the Day: Belgrove Distillery, Kempton, Tasmania, Australia

Since today is Earth Day, we thought it would be appropriate to include a shot of the man behind Tasmania’s Belgrove Distillery, Peter Bignell. Belgrove, best known for its rye, is what Bignell calls not a carbon-neutral distillery, but a carbon-negative one. Bignell fuels the completely grain-to-grass operation with biodiesel derived from used cooking oil. In…

Image of the Day: The Baxter Inn, Sydney, Australia

As per usual with speakeasy-type bars, Sydney’s Baxter is next to impossible to find. It’s tucked away in an alley, down a flight of uninviting, industrial-looking stairs. But your perseverance will be rewarded as the whisk(e)y list boasts more than 200 selections from Scotland, Ireland, Japan, the U.S., Canada and, as this photo suggests, some…

Image of the Day: Hong Kong, The Roundhouse Taproom

One of the promising signs of Hong Kong’s burgeoning craft beer culture is The Roundhouse Taproom, where you’ll find products from some of the up-and-coming locals like Young Master and Moonzen, as well as artisanal imports from the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Image of the Day: Multnomah Whisk(e)y Library, Portland, Ore.

Things have been quiet for the past few days on the Image of the Day front, primarily because of all the goings-on in Portland related to the Craft Brewers Conference. The trip to PDX did generate quite a few visuals, one of which is today’s Image of the Day. And, guess what: It’s got very…