New brewery to open in Pittsfield next week (January 27) – There’s a new Latina-owned business opening in downtown Pittsfield next week. Complete Story.
Lafayette dog-friendly brewery sets opening date; here’s what to expect (January 27) – Adopted Dog Brewing has announced on Facebook that they will open Feb. 1 at 329 Dulles Drive in Lafayette. Complete Story.
Cincinnati craft brewery plans new location in shuttered bowling alley (January 27) – A shuttered Cincinnati bowling alley is getting new life as a local craft brewery takes over the space. Complete Story.
It’s a good day for Guinness as the Irish stout becomes best-selling beer in pubs for first time (January 27) – Guinness has proved that good things really do come to those who wait – by becoming the best-selling beer in British pubs for the first time. Complete Story.
De Garde Brewing Is Celebrating Its 10th Year in Business With a Big Ol’ Beer Festival (January 26) – Nearly two dozen other breweries will pour special releases at the party. Names include Belgium’s celebrated Brasserie Cantillon, Holy Mountain in Seattle, and Vermont’s Hill Farmstead. Complete Story.
Cleveland Brewery Passport opens with more breweries, new prize format (January 26) – The fourth Cleveland Brewery Passport has expanded to include the largest number of breweries since its inception. Complete Story.
Sneak peek at Uproot Brewing, a NEW brewery opening mid-February (January 25) – Uproot Brewing is the latest brewery to join Birmingham’s legendary craft beer scene. Complete Story.
Kingston, Ont. brewery harnessing carbon capture technology (January 25) – In its quest for further sustainability, the Mackinnon Brothers Brewing Co. has purchased a piece of equipment that helps cut down on CO2 emissions, all while saving a few bucks. Complete Story.
Big Grove Brewery starts construction in Cedar Rapids (January 25) – Monday kicked off the beginning of a new brewery that’s coming to Cedar Rapids. Complete Story.
Will Synthetic Alcohol Change The Beer Biz? (January 25) – Unlike many beer sites American Craft Beer has long argued that mood enhancement is the primary reason that people drink beer. Complete Story.
Oberon Day is back – here’s when Bell’s iconic beer returns to shelves (January 25) – For Michigan beer fans, one of the biggest days of the year has been announced: the return of Oberon Day. Complete Story.
This Day in History: First Canned Beer Goes on Sale (January 24) – Complete Story.
Cincinnati’s own: MadTree craft beer celebrates 10th anniversary (January 24) – MadTree, Cincinnati’s first craft brewery to can its beer is officially a decade old. Complete Story.
Fans of Hormel Chili Cheese Dip, this beer is for you (January 24) – Two Minnesota companies join forces to make the beer that will be the hit of your game-day gatherings. Complete Story.
Brewmaster: 5 Beer Recipes To Try Out (January 22) – Beer Brewing Simulator is a relaxing game where players take on the role of a brewer, crafting different IPAs, malts, and stouts. Players can even customize their brewery recipes and beers. There are also many recipes in the game for players to discover and explore. Complete Story.
A long-awaited brewery announces its opening in Bellingham, serving beer and tamales (January 22) – El Sueñito Brewing Company has been teasing the opening of its brand-new brewery and tamale shop in Bellingham, and the wait is finally over. Complete Story.
Rhinegeist makes charity bet with Buffalo craft brewery (January 22) – A Bengals win against the Bills on Sunday will benefit one Tri-State charity in a big way. Complete Story.
Starflyer Brewing to open in downtown Canton (January 21) – Andrew Archer is not new to the brewing scene. He has been in the industry for more than seven years, most recently brewing for HiHO Brewing Co. in Cuyahoga Falls. Complete Story.
$100K of vandalism done to Southwest Michigan brewery under construction (January 21) – Nearly 100 windows were shattered and hydraulic lines were filled with sand when Ryan Long arrived at his brewery last week, which is under construction. Complete Story.
New name, new location: This East End brewery is rebranding and moving to Old Louisville (January 21) – Oldham Brewing Co., which originally opened inside the Glen Oaks Country Club last March, is changing its name to Inside Job Brewing Co. and moving from Prospect to 1031 S. Sixth St. near Old Louisville. Complete Story.
Tulip Vs. Snifter Glass: Which Is Better For Beer? (January 20) – If you’re serious about your brews, it’s time to get serious about your glassware. Complete Story.
8 Colorado-made amber ales to feed your Fat Tire cravings (January 20) – Miss the old Fat Tire? Several Colorado breweries make excellent amber ales to satisfy your craving. Complete Story.
Take Your Shower Beer to the Next Level at Denver’s Beer Spa (January 19) – The Beer Spa draws inspiration from similar spas in Japan and Korea. Complete Story.
6 non-alcoholic beers to drink for Dry January and beyond. (January 19) – Whether or not you’re abstaining from alcohol this month, there’s a variety of non-alcoholic beers in the marketplace now that deserve your attention. Complete Story.
A year after sale, Bell’s Brewery is still the top in Michigan, new products coming. (January 19) – When Michigan’s top brewery was sold to an overseas company in late 2021, founder and craft beverage pioneer Larry Bell promised that Bell’s Brewery wouldn’t change. Complete Story
Atwater Brewery unveils new craft beer brewed using artificial intelligence (January 18) – Robots making craft beer? We might not be too far off from that; they’re already opening doors and doing backflips. Complete Story.
First Molson Coors Brewery In U.S. Goes 100% Renewable Electricity (January 18) – The Molson Coors Beverage Company is moving its Fort Worth brewery to wind-powered, 100% renewable electricity by the end of January. Complete Story
A Brewing Kit For Dad Leads To A World Beer Cup Gold Medal (January 18) – Dave Bergen bought a home-brewing kit for his father for Christmas many years ago, and it’s a good thing that his dad wasn’t interested. Complete Story.
New Charlottesville brewery to open in 2023 (January 18) – Superfly Brewing Co., which proclaims itself a “small, funky” brewery and taproom on its website, plans to open at 943 Preston Ave. Complete Story
New Belgium Brewing Co. Changes Fat Tire Recipe, Packaging After 32 years (January 17) – Getting a facelift at 32 years old may sound odd, but that’s exactly what New Belgium Brewing’s flagship beer needs, according to the Fort Collins-born brewing giant. Complete Story.
Mason-based brewery Sonder opening West Chester location in 2023 (January 17) – Complete Story.
Bojangles and Boone-based Appalachian Mountain Brewery Launch New Hard Sweet Tea (January 17) – Two iconic Carolina companies teamed up to create the new Bojangles hard sweet tea, which will be sold in gas stations and grocery stores across the Carolinas this March. Complete Story.
Top 9 bars, breweries in the Tri-State to watch the Bengals (January 15) – As the Cincinnati Bengals head into the NFL playoffs, fans throughout the Tri-State will be searching for places to watch and cheer the team on. Complete Story.
Stevens Point Streetwise: New beer combines cultures (January 15) – What’s happening with businesses in the Stevens Point area? Streetwise has your answers. These roundups offer an easy way to stay up to date with what’s happening on the Streetwise beat. Complete Story.
A hidden gem: Local brewery offers snacks, games and drinks (January 15) – Killeen residents discovered a hidden gem of local entertainment in a small, veteran owned business Saturday. Complete Story.
Russian River Brewing announces its return to Seattle area (January 14) – This comes as welcome news for a lot of you. For others, you might not be familiar with Russian River Brewing. You should get acquainted. Complete Story.
Memorial held for son of Broadway Brewery co-owner (January 14) – The brewery, co-owned by Lushen’s father, Walker Claridge, hosted a celebration of life from 1 to 5 p.m. The 17-year-old was a senior at Hickman High School where he was known for his love of learning and compassion. Complete Story.
Developer for Hamm’s Brewery revamp in St. Paul officially approved (January 14) – The City of St. Paul has officially approved a developer to transform the historic Hamm’s Brewery complex. Complete Story.
Five Best Suburban Chicago Breweries (January 13) – Get ready to hit the road, beer fans: From saison to hazy IPA, here are 5 suburban breweries worth the drive. Complete Story.
The Case for Brewery Customization (January 13) – Your brewery is unique, and your beer is one-of-a-kind, so your equipment ought to be designed and customized with your beer in mind. Complete Story.
Hawk Mountain Brewery to spread its wings with new Whitehall taproom, production facility (January 13) – A brewery that’s been making beer in a New Tripoli barn is spreading its wings with a new taproom and production facility in Whitehall Township. Complete Story.
Colorado is for beer? Rankings show big love to state’s breweries (January 12) – Following some major struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic, it looks like the Colorado beer business could be on an upward swing. Complete Story.
New Kalamazoo brewery, Apoptosis, opens this weekend (January 12) – A new brewery and tasting room is set to open on South Westnedge Avenue this weekend. Complete Story.
Three Colorado spots ranked among ‘best breweries’ in the country (January 12) – A top beer-themed publication, Hop Culture, recently released their list of the ’14 best breweries of 2022′ and three Colorado spots were featured. Complete Story.
9 Beer Trends to Watch in 2023 (January 12) – Nine projections, forecasts, and predictions that we’re watching in craft beer in 2023. Complete Story.
11 Brooklyn Breweries to Visit This Winter (Jaunary 11) – Sit back, relax, and enjoy a beer or two. Complete Story
Marquette brewery gets national recognition (January 11) – Blackrocks Brewery has been named one of the top 25 breweries in the nation by VinePair, a national digital media company that covers news and trends in the drink industry. Complete Story
Beer Science: Drinking Beer May Help Remove Kidney Stones (January 11) – There are a lot of reasons why people drink beer. One thing’s for sure, most people don’t generally drink beer to remove kidney stones, but a kidney transplant physician is suggesting that maybe we should. Complete Story
Buffalo Beer Experts Predict Craft Beer Trends in 2023 (January 10) – Every January for the last several years, the Western New York craft beer industry is asked about expected trends and predictions for the coming year. Complete Story.
BEER ALERT: New Winter Porters and Stouts (January 10) – 2023 is ON and American craft brewers are addressing the new year with exciting new beers you’re gonna want to have around. Complete Story.
Special Ingredient: Pickle Juice (January 10) – So, pickle beers are happening. What’s the big dill? Complete Story.
Five times Hollywood films have influenced beer sales (January 9) – Can TV and film influence what we’re drinking? Complete Story.
So You Want to Brew Beer? 8 Essential Steps to Making Great Beer (January 9) – New to brewing? Welcome to the world’s most rewarding hobby. Complete Story.
Weldwerks Brewing Expands Distribution To North Carolina (January 9) – WeldWerks Brewing Co. is proud to announce their partnership with Artisan Beverage Group, an independent craft beverage distributor based in Charlotte, to increase the brewery’s distribution into North Carolina. Complete Story.
Kalamazoo Craft Beverage Week offers 60-plus events (January 9) – Winter Beer Olympics, unlimited mimosa brunches, brushes and brews painting parties, build-a-beer workshops and more — Kalamazoo Craft Beverage Week is almost here. Complete Story.
Beer is Art : Americans Helping Africans Learn About Beer (January 9) – Crafting the next generation of brewers. Complete Story.
Trellis Brewery to open in the Smoketown neighborhood (January 8) – Though the building has been sitting unoccupied for nearly 40 years, the brewery owner said it is structurally sound and perfect for a brewery. Complete Story.
Brewery of the Month: Winter brews at Narragansett (January 8) – RI’s leading brewery features seasonal beers to warm you up on chilly nights. Complete Story.
Deal emerges to save Fountain Square Brewing Co. from closing for good (January 8) – The head brewer and general manager at Fountain Square Brewing Co., will buy the brewery and bar to prevent an auction and liquidation sale that could have closed one of the first breweries to open in the craft beer renaissance in Indianapolis. Complete Story.
New brewery to open in Lancaster and produce sour beer (January 7) – A new brewery is set to open on the Barrel & Boar BBQ Factory property at 1217 S. Broad St. Complete Story.
7 Signs a Brewery Is Worth a Try, According to Brewmasters (January 7) – Americans love beer, and the rise of craft brewing has grown the market even further in the past few years. In 2021, craft brewer volume sales grew 8%, raising small and independent brewers’ share of the U.S. beer market by volume to 13.1%. It doesn’t hurt the odds that there are over 9,000 breweries in the country, but how do find a good brewery that’s worth your time and money? Complete Story.
‘Beer is always good’: San Diego brewers come together for 12th annual Brew Fest (January 7) – San Diego brewers and beer drinkers gathered to cheers in the new year on Saturday at the San Diego Brew Fest. Complete Story.
South Austin Brewery and Excellent Spicy Chicken Truck Are Expanding to Northeast Austin (January 6) – St. Elmo Brewing Co. and Spicy Boys will open in Walnut Bend. Complete Story.
Alpine’s Mcilhenney Brewing a bright spot in a tough year for San Diego beermakers (January 6) – The family that founded Alpine Beer in 2002 has regrouped under a new label in East County that has taken the craft beer industry by storm. Complete Story.
Land Purchased For Downtown Brewery and Dog Park ( January 5) – Foxtown Brewery takes major step forward on Downtown project. Complete Story.
The House That Beer Built: Habitat for Humanity of LI Partners with East End Breweries (January 5) – Habitat for Humanity of Long Island is partnering with local craft breweries, bars and distilleries, selling special craft brew and spirits cards to raise funds for building more affordable homes on Long Island. Complete Story.
Three creative craft brewery taproom expansion concepts (January 4) – As we start a new year and consider where to go next, here are some of our favorite taproom expansion concepts with some recent examples. Complete Story.
Kentucky’s Largest Craft Brewery Unveils New Leadership and a New Global Brand Name (January 4) – A Lexington distillery, which also operates the state’s biggest craft brewery, announced big changes. Complete Story.
The Brewpub Goes Vegan (January 3) – Why Plant-Based Comfort Food Is Popping Up at Breweries Across the Country. Complete Story
Weihenstephan: The Oldest Brewery in the World? (January 3) – Humans have been making beer for thousands of years, but the oldest brewery still in existence wasn’t built until the 11th century. Complete Story
How a Unique Brewery Is Changing the Relationship Between Drinking and Wellness (January 3) – With Dry January upon us, Athletic Brewing Company co-founder Bill Shufelt reveals the convention-busting roots of the brand, its innovative beer-making process and what the future holds. Complete Story
Pittsburgh ranks No. 1 city for beer drinkers (December 28) – Now, the city has a new championship under its belt: Best City for beer drinkers. It’s the second year in a row the city has taken the top slot. Complete Story.
Craft Experts Shout Out The Best Beers For Cold Winter Nights (December 27) – When it comes to cold winter nights, nobody will fault you for immediately cracking open a bottle or two of warming whisk(e)y. That’s all well and good, but sometimes we’d rather savor a beer instead. Barleywines, Scotch ales, porters, and any number of over-the-top, barrel-aged imperial stouts are sure to make an appearance this winter. But so are wintry IPAs, schwarzbiers, and even ESBs. Complete Story.
Lehigh County brewery, with tasty brews and scenic views, leading in two categories of statewide contest (December 18) – Rising River Brewing Co., established in 2021 at 1955 Willow Lane in Lower Macungie Township, has been nominated in two categories – “best new brewery” and “best destination brewery” – in Breweries in PA’s third annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Complete Story.
These are Colorado’s best breweries and beers in 2022 (December 17) – Colorado’s best breweries pour great beer — and offer great vibes and beautiful taprooms, we found in our annual survey of brewers, industry pros and beer lovers. Complete Story.
Asheville ranks #1 for brewery volume in 2022 Best Cities for Beer Drinkers study (December 16) – Asheville is holding steady as a premier place for beer enthusiasts, going against cities nationwide. SmartAsset, a company designed to provide consumer-focused financial information and advice, released the results of its 2022 Best Cities for Beer Drinkers study, which compares 393 U.S. cities in the categories of the total number of breweries, breweries per 100,000 residents, the average number of beers per brewery, bars per 100,000 residents and the average price of a pint. Complete Story.
Danico Brewing opens off Pena Boulevard, near Denver International Airport (December 12) – On Saturday, Lotierzo and Nikki Harwood, opened Danico Brewing (named for the first two letters in each of their first names) at 66th Avenue and Tower Road, just off Pena Boulevard, the Uber-clogged thoroughfare that nearly every traveler takes to get to Denver International Airport. Complete Story.
There’ll Soon Be a Brewery, J. Leinenkugel’s Barrel Yard in the Brewers Stadium (December 11) – The restaurant at American Family Field has not only been named but is also undergoing a full transformation into the J. Leinenkugel’s Barrel Yard, which is set to open in March at the home of the Milwaukee Brewers. Complete Story.
Oklahoma brewery, “The Big Friendly” wins big in 2022 beer awards (December 10) – A micro-brewery in Oklahoma City recently won several awards at the 2022 Great American Beer Festival. The festival is America’s largest professional beer competition in the country. This year’s event featured 2,154 breweries and more than 9,000 beers in the competition. Complete Story.
Christmas Ale guide 2022 in Greater Cleveland, NE Ohio: 70+ breweries are spicing things up (December 9) – So many things say “It’s the holidays!” in Northeast Ohio. Not the least of which is the number of seasonal winter ales that are made, poured and enjoyed at our many craft breweries. Complete Story.
Gambit Brewing coming to downtown St. Paul in Pioneer Endicott building (December 8) – Downtown St. Paul, which has lost a few breweries in the past few years, is getting a new one in Gambit Brewing Company. Gambit will occupy the space formerly occupied by 12welve Eyes Brewing in the Pioneer Endicott building on Fourth Street between Robert and Jackson streets. Complete Story.
Investing in a craft brewery means more than free beer for life (December 5) – You have taken craft beer for many years. A weekend cannot pass by without visiting your favorite brewery with friends and family and enjoying tasty beers. Then one day, you start discussing how you can invest in the craft beer business and enjoy free beers. Complete Story.
The 25 Best Breweries in the Country Right Now, According to Beer Bars (December 3) – Since the dawn of craft beer, bars have played a pivotal role in the boom of American brewing. Premier beer bars, through their tight, thoughtful curation of tap lines and bottle lists and dedication to service, atmosphere, and education, are learning institutions — places of discovery and enjoyment. Complete Story.