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Craft Beer

New Brews Flow From Germany

Joan Gelfand | Posted 01.05.2017 | Travel
Joan Gelfand

Celebrating 500 years of Purity laws, Germany's Beer scene is anything but old. In the midst of a growth spurt, stalwart industrial breweries (Radeber...

7 Foodie Festivals in Seattle

Megan Giller | Posted 01.18.2017 | Taste
Megan Giller

Dandelion Chocolate at the Northwest Chocolate Festival The West Coast is always a step or two ahead of the rest of the country in terms of food tren...

On the Culture Front: Hops, Stillness and Lively Conversation

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.17.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

I realized there are levels of quiet while sitting in a kayak on a lake in Elk Mountain Farms in Bonners Ferry, ID last summer. There is little else i...

Vodka, nalewka and wine: Polish spirits in transition

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 10.16.2016 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Spirits have traditionally played an important - although fraught and contested - role in Polish culture. Even during the years of the communist regim...

Women in Craft Beer Brewing: Teri Fahrendorf

Ilaina Edison | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Ilaina Edison

In Ancient Egypt, beer was made almost entirely by women. In Baltic and Slavic mythology, it was a woman -- the goddess Raugutiene -- who provided heavenly protection over beer. In colonial America, women sustained their families by home brewing "small beer," which they supplemented with cider.

The Best Fall Beers For Pumpkin Haters

Thrillist | Posted 10.10.2016 | Taste

And while there are many, many pumpkin-based options out there this year, you won't find any here. These are the best pumpkin-free beers for the fall, from the best breweries in America.

Instant Craft Beer Means You Never Have To Wait For Beer Again

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.06.2016 | Taste

To all you craft beer nerds out there, we have found your rainbow and it’s giving us hope of a world where craft beer is always available. Hope that...

Love Craft Beer? Brewpublik Finds New Styles You'll Like and Delivers Them to Your Door

Matt Hunckler | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Matt Hunckler

The hardest part of being a craft beer aficionado is choosing your next brand. With the number of craft breweries in the US at an all-time high, there are more choices than ever, so how do you know which style will suit your tastes?

The Experience of Beer Drinking Takes Center Stage

Damian Bazadona | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

If you're like me, you're sick of the current political circus. That's why I was excited to hear about Smoke & Mirrors, a limited edition "truth serum" beer created by Scotland-based craft brewery Innis & Gunn and how cases of this beer were sent to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in an effort to promote honesty during the presidential campaign. I'll drink to that!

Fall Beer Tour Alert: Lady Brewers Pull Back The Curtain On Germany's Craft Beer Scene

Tom Conrad | Posted 09.20.2016 | Travel
Tom Conrad

On tap for the Pink Boots Society's Beer Bratwurst and Beyond Fall Road Tour: Sister Doris, Germany's Last Beer-Brewing Nun and Under-the-Radar Craft ...

An Introduction to Gose Style Beers

Menuism | Posted 09.12.2016 | Taste

by Dave Jensen, Beer Expert for the Menuism Beer Blog Over the past year or two, you may have noticed a style of beer called gose starting to appe...

Unveiling the Illusion of Choice Facing America's Craft Beer Lovers

Julia Herz | Posted 08.26.2016 | Taste
Julia Herz

Supporting small and independent craft brewers is essential to advancing beer -- and I want to remind you as a beer lover that you are a vital player in this narrative, even if you don't realize it. Allow me to explain.

Why We're Making Beer Out Of That 'Dirty Water'

Nadav Efraty | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Nadav Efraty

You've tried fewer toilet flushes. You've spent less time watering your lawn. But have you tried guzzling a favorite beer made from your local river? ...

Diabetes And Beer -- The Nutrition Information Revealed

Constance Brown-Riggs | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Constance Brown-Riggs

Does beer have carbohydrate? How much carbohydrate is in a can of beer? How many calories are in a can of beer? Do all types of beer have the same car...

Is Craft Beer Healthier Than Big Beer?

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Craft beer often features funky labels, quirky descriptions and creative ingredients. But while it might look healthier than mass-produced brews, the ...

Hipsters Switch To Light Beer Following Increase In Craft Beer Popularity

John Pickhaver | Posted 06.24.2016 | Comedy
John Pickhaver

Across the country this summer more and more Americans are tapping into the craft beer craze which is why Atticus Wilson and his hipster friends have started to drink light beer.

Craft Beer-Drinkers Have Healthier Habits Than Other Americans

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.23.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Are you into visiting small microbreweries and scoff at your friends who are content with drinking Corona? Congratulations, you may be healthier than the rest of us.

Is British Columbia Canada's Saving Grace For Craft Beer?

Connor Ondriska | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Connor Ondriska

The craft beer industry in North America is booming and the supply of Hops is struggling to meet the ever growing demand. This is especially true in B.C., where locally grown agriculture is experiencing unprecedented growth as the awareness for "food miles" and the carbon footprint of food has been steadily increasing among the general consumer.

Carnival's New Ship "Vista" Features The World's First Beer Brewery At Sea

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

The 133,500-ton Vista has a maximum passenger capacity of 4,980 and boasts what we believe is the first-ever craft beer brewery at sea.

Best Eats in LA: A Guide to Summer Food and Drink Festivals

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 05.23.2016 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Havenner

Beer never tastes so good as when it's served in a plastic cup at a summer food festival. Likewise, I truly believe the best food is served on tiny plates and eaten with your hands. Here's a breakdown of how you can eat your way through the summer in style.

Craft Brewers Unite for American Craft Beer Week: 4,400 Breweries. 50 States. 1 Beer.

Julia Herz | Posted 05.19.2016 | Taste
Julia Herz

American Craft Beer Week is a time to celebrate our country's small and independent craft brewers. In its 11th year, we raise our glass and toast to how they have forever changed our beer culture, economy, communities and country as a whole.

The Impact of the Pilsner

Stefan Anderson | Posted 05.03.2016 | Taste
Stefan Anderson

Beer is the most popular and widely drunk beverage in the history of the world; it's probably the oldest alcoholic beverage, too. It is offensive to all the different cultures of brewing throughout the world to assume that beer is defined by the pilsner and its imitators.

5 Beer Brewing Terms to Geek Out About

Michelle Pruett | Posted 04.28.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

For beer lovers, there's nothing better than an ice cold brew. If you're like us, you know that there are lots of unfamiliar beer "buzz" words floating around that could help deepen your appreciation. Here's a top list of beer brewing terms every serious drinker is bound to run into.

Cinco de Mayo 2016: 15 Mexican Beers That Won't Break the Bank

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.27.2016 | Taste

By Andrew DePietro, Staff Writer Cinco de Mayo returns May 5. Though celebrated like the Fourth of July of Mexico, Cinco de Mayo actually doesn't mar...

For Ganjapreneurs, Lessons of Craft Beer Branding are Key

Eleah Lubatkin | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Eleah Lubatkin

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska creates an enormous opportunity for emerging brands to claim sp...