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Hop Farming in Maine

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

Unless a brewer uses them in a beer within 48-72 hours of being picked, they need to be dried to a certain water density, they have to be preserved in cold storage, and then pelleted. If this does not happen, they will rot and be useless.

America's Coolest Breweries (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Travel + Leisure

The last decade has brought a resurgence of craft breweries across the country. The coolest not only make outstanding beer, but also are designed with a sense of place in mind, offering activities, brewery tours, and personality to match.

Why Utah Is A Beer-Lovers Paradise

Maile Keone | Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

I like beer, so my travels frequently find me seeking out places that make great beer. Luckily, I live in a state where some passionate people built local breweries that make craft beer. And while there is still lingering suspicions of bizarre liquor laws in Utah, recent changes to the laws have made it a non-issue.

Detroit's Newest Bar Will Be A Little Bit Different

Model D | Jon Zemke | Posted 11.27.2012 | Detroit

This article originally appeared in Model D. Stephen Roginson has been home-brewing since he was 19. The Midtown resident's more than a decade-old...

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...

Lagunitas Set To Open New South Side Chicago Brewhouse

Posted 04.10.2012 | Chicago

Lagunitas Brewing Company, known best for its popular India Pale Ale, announced late Monday that it will open a large, new brewery on Chicago's Southw...

Brewing New York's History

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Louise Mirrer

Beer has been integral to the city's history since the earliest days of European settlement, when it was generally safer to drink than the water.

PHOTOS: The Many Microbreweries Of Portland

Daniel Bortz | Posted 03.25.2012 | Travel
Daniel Bortz

The city has more than 70 brewpubs and microbreweries, as it continues to lead the world of craft beer.

6 Ways To Drink Craft Beer Smarter

Food Republic | Posted 01.25.2012 | Food
Food Republic

Thirty-packs of watery Busch Light and longnecks of Bud have lost their luster, as novel beers that are as bitter as grapefruits, aged in bourbon barrels or even dosed with wild yeasts have slid into the spotlight.

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...

Brewing Up Success

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 08.17.2011 | Small Business

Father's Day is the day we trumpet all things Dad -- and beers and barbecues are often central to the celebration. But that wasn't always the point. T...

The Casual Beer Drinker's Summer Brews Rundown

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.16.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Small Kitchen College Ahh, summer! Nary a warm breeze wafted o'er my sunkissed cheeks before I thought: man, I could really use a beer right now. In...

Craft Beer Spotlight: Microbreweries For The Environment

| Matt Ferner | Posted 06.22.2011 | Denver

A clean and green environment is huge priority to a craft brewer -- a happy Earth leads to happy hops, which leads to happy taste buds. So today -- Ea...

Denver Craft Brews: How Many

Westword | Jonathan Shikes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While millions of bleary eyes will gaze longingly at Denver next week when the Great American Beer Festival, Denver Beer Fest and Oktoberfest transfor...

A Day in the Life of a Brewer -- Iron Hill Brewery

Amber DeGrace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Amber DeGrace

The beer of the day was a pumpkin ale, containing 2-row Breiss, Weyermann Pils, Weyermann Munich, Breiss C-60, Weyermann Caramunich, Fawcett Pale Chocolate, Northern Brewer Hops, East Kent Golding Hops and an 18-generation yeast.

A Family of Home Brewers Hits the Big Time

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 07.21.2011 | Small Business

Fire Island has long provided the laid-back vibe missing in the day-to-day New York City grind. Less spoiled than the Hamptons, less crowded than Cone...

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...

HuffPost Readers' Favorite Beers: See Them All And Pick Your Favorite! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We asked you, dear readers, to tell us about your favorite local beers or the tastiest brews that are doing right by Mother Earth. You really came thr...

HuffPost Readers' Favorite Beers

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Since August is Beer Month at HuffPost Green, we've kicked off the fun with top green beers in the US. But we're not done yet. We're asking YOU to te...