For decades, Louisville was up there with St. Louis and Milwaukee as a beer city. This micro-history episode traces the rise, fall and return of craft beer in Louisville.
Kevin Gibson is a Louisville, Kentucky-based author and freelance writer who writes about everything from food to beer to the great city he calls home. In his three-plus decades as a writer, he has won numerous awards but doesn’t know where most of them are now. He is author of Louisville Beer: Derby City History on Draft, Secret Louisville and several other books. He currently lives in Louisville's historic Clifton neighborhood with his dog, Atticus.