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Weighing in on Women and Beer

Julia Herz | Posted 07.31.2016 | Taste
Julia Herz

With the viral voices of today's social media channels, I see checks and balances in play. Vocal consumers are forcing brands to grow a conscience. Integrity is the metaphorical yard stick for the average craft brewer and beer lover.

The Business of Beer: What Does Light Lager Stand for?

Julia Herz | Posted 04.28.2015 | Taste
Julia Herz

It's clear that many craft beer lovers demand brewers who know how to keep it real, be transparent, stay true to their fans, be inclusive, avoid gender-specific marketing, and make each brand a beacon for good in the local community.

Why People Love -- and Love to Hate -- Pumpkin Beers

Julia Herz | Posted 11.17.2014 | Taste
Julia Herz

Why do some beer lovers have their knickers in a bunch over pumpkin beers?

Coming Clean About Dirty Beer Glassware

Julia Herz | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste
Julia Herz

Ever see carbonation bubbles on the inside of your glass at a restaurant? Alert: Send your glass back immediately.

Sorry, Hipsters: These Mainstream Beers Will Soon Be 'Craft' Too

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business

If you love sipping on a crisp, watery Yuengling lager, you probably don't consider yourself a craft beer connoisseur. Pretty soon that will have to c...

America's Best Craft Breweries

Posted 03.31.2014 | Taste

Did your favorite make the list?

Chefs Biased Toward Wine

Julia Herz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Julia Herz

Craft beer is a hot topic, people! So hear me roar, this is my rally cry to the foodie universe: It's time to put craft beer on equal footing with wine and spirits in terms of education and emphasis in the culinary world.

Beer Remains America's Preferred Alcoholic Beverage

Julia Herz | Posted 10.09.2013 | Taste
Julia Herz

With so many great beers coming on-line in recent years, there has never been a better time to be an American beer lover.

Eleazar David Melendez

Craft Brewers Feel Growing Pains Of Industry Boom | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 07.11.2013 | Small Business

It seems even people who get to brew delicious beer for a living can have a bad day at work. Craft brewers across America were frustrated this week...

Savoring the Principles of Craft Beer and Food Pairings

Julia Herz | Posted 07.10.2013 | Taste
Julia Herz

Wine isn't the only beverage advancing the food arts world.

PHOTO: A Map Of The U.S., Craft Beer-Style

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.02.2013 | Taste

To celebrate its American Craft Beer Week, which starts on May 13, the Brewers Association has released a sweet graphic representing some of the natio...

America's Top Craft Breweries

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.11.2013 | Small Business

Each year, the Brewers Association releases lists of the top 50 American craft breweries and overall brewing companies. On Wednesday morning, the mome...

PHOTOS: The Best Beards Of Craft Beer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.13.2013 | Taste

We've seen our fair share of beards behind the bar at craft breweries, but we never realized how intrinsic they are to beard culture, at least accordi...

Great American Beer Festival Announces 2012 Winners

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home

This year's Great American Beer Festival -- the largest commercial beer competition in the world -- wrapped up on Saturday in Denver with 254 medals a...

Take A Sneak Peek Into GABF 2012!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.09.2012 | Denver

The 31st Annual Great American Beer Festival is almost here! Beginning Thursday, nearly 50,000 beer lovers, judges and brewers will descend upon the C...

Craft Beer Growing Faster Than Any Time Since Prohibition Ended

Posted 11.27.2012 | Home

We love craft beer, and we're not afraid to talk your ear off about it. It turns out, we're not alone. According to the Brewers Association, there are...

The Best-Selling Beer Companies In America

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.19.2012 | Home

On Wednesday, the Brewers Association released its annual list of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S. The not-for-profit tr...

PHOTOS: 30 Years Of Great Beer At GABF

The Huffington Post | By Matt Ferner | Posted 11.28.2011 | Denver

It has been 30 years since Charlie Papazian founded the first craft beer-centered Great American Beer Festival (GABF) and beer lovers’ taste buds ha...

Craft Beer Grows 12 Percent While Rest Of Beer Industry Shrinks

Daily Camera | Alicia Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Halfway through 2010, a time when economists are projecting a slower economic recovery, the U.S. craft beer industry continues to barrel along. Sal...

Craft Beer Sales Up 10.3% In 2009

The Boulder Daily Camera | Alicia Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last year was not the easiest for some in the beer business: Overall sales in the United States were down 2.2 percent and imported beer sales dropped ...

Imagine a Great Beer City (Part Three)

Gregory Daurer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gregory Daurer

Despite all the swine flu hysteria, there I was at the Great American Beer Festival -- drinking a beer partially made from, well, someone else's spit.