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Beer Industry

How to Talk Like a Beer Snob: A Beginner's Guide

Thrillist | Posted 07.19.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Kicking it in a brewpub or in line at a beer fest can feel like being in a weird, foreign country full of bearded dudes speaking a completely different language.

5 Gluten-Free Beers That Actually Taste Good

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

People now have the option to not only drink gluten-free beer, but drink really good gluten-free beer.

Craft Beer: What Is It, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Taste

We know you drink it, but do you really know what it is?

Herbal Brews Get Back To Their Roots

India Mandelkern | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste
India Mandelkern

Herbal beers are thus vestiges of an age in which beer was consumed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Eleazar David Melendez

Craft Brewers Feel Growing Pains Of Industry Boom

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Epic End To 'Bud' Controversy Going Back A Century

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business

BRUSSELS — A European Union high court has ruled that only brewing giant AB InBev has the right to use the trademark `'Bud" in Europe after reje...

American Beer Industry Breaks Historic Record

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.13.2012 | Food

There are now 2751 breweries operating in the United States -- more than at any other time in American history, according data released Wednesday by t...

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 Propels Beer Sale Turnaround -- Finally

Posted 10.05.2012 | Food

After years of depressing declines in sales, the beer industry could really use some good news. And today, just in time for Oktoberfest and football s...

The Most Expensive Ingredient In Beer: Taxes

Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

Beer’s ingredients of yeast, hops and water make up its deliciously golden hue. But the one cost that makes beer hardest to swallow might just be th...

Americans Shun Domestic Beer In Favor Of Crafts, Imports

Posted 09.27.2012 | Food

We're all beer connoisseurs now. That's the takeaway of a recent study of the beer market by research firm Technomic, which showed declining beer ...

World Beer Production Hits New High

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Food

TOKYO -- A new report says the world's appetite for beer hit a new high last year, with China leading the way. The report released Wednesday by the r...

Rockies Tapped? Molsen Coors Profits Tumble

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver

PORTLAND, Ore. — Molson Coors Brewing Co.'s third-quarter profit tumbled 23 percent as high costs and high unemployment among its core customers...

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...

How to Taste Your Beer

Hanna Laney | Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver
Hanna Laney

Some argue that the taxonomy and vocabulary used in modern beer tasting is deeply in need of reform. If we see craft beer as the handcrafted wonder it is, we should have a meaningful manner by which we measure its quality.

The 8 Beers Americans No Longer Love

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas McIntyre | Posted 11.11.2011 | Business

Some of America’s most famous beers have lost a tremendous amount of their national sales over the last five years. Mostly, they are full-calorie be...

The Beer Industry's Mad Inventor: BottomsUp

Amex Open Forum | Darren Dahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Josh Springer doesn't have much free time these days. He starts his workdays at 5:00 a.m. and he usually doesn't stop working until 11:00 p.m. Like ma...

10 Industries In Which The U.S. Is No Longer No.1

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Americans are used to being No.1 in nearly all the world's businesses, and athletic endeavors. The foundation of that certainly began to erode in the ...

Ryan Grim

This Bud's Not For You: Beer Industry Battling California Pot Initiative

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The California Beer & Beverage Distributors is spending money in the state to oppose a marijuana legalization proposition on the ballot in November, a...

The 9 Countries With The Worst Beer In The World (PHOTOS)

Doug Lansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Doug Lansky

As they say, "America is #1." Unfortunately in this case, we're the #1 producers of crap beer.

Sink the Bismarck!: Brewery Releases World's Strongest Beer At 41% ABV

Huffington Post | Colin Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The flamboyantly competitive Scottish brewery BrewDog has released Sink the Bismarck!, a "quadruple IPA" that they say is the most alcoholic in the wo...

Five Boozey Steps to a Green Drinking Binge

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

Green is the buzz word, and there's no exception to this rule in the alcohol industry, where breweries and distilleries all around the world are worki...

Anheuser-Busch's Gradual Greening: "5 Billion Green Beers"

CleanTechnica | Ariel Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Anheuser-Busch, the largest brewer in the US, announced today that its breweries will rely on renewable energies for 15 percent of their needs by 2010...

Anheusers "Staggering" Defense

The New York Times | Steven M. Davidoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

InBev on Thursday filed suit in Delaware Chancery Court against its resisting target, Anheuser-Busch. The Brazilian-Belgian brewer is seeking a judici...

Flavored Craft Beers Grow In Popularity

USA Today Via ABC News | Theresa Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may seem heresy to purists, but flavored beers are going mainstream as brewers reach for sales growth. The $90 billion beer industry only recently...