The 37th Great American Beer Festival Winners Have Been Announced! (September, 24) – Top-tier brews spanning 99 beer categories across 175 beer styles (including all subcategories) received prestigious gold, silver, and bronze medals. Complete Story.
What It’s Like To Judge The Great American Beer Festival (September, 23) – I’ve been an international beer judge for almost a decade now, having judged on five continents, but there’s no event I look forward to more than the Great American Beer Festival. Complete Story.
As craft-brew lovers toast this year’s GABF, a new beer lab honors the festival’s founder (September, 22) – MSU Denver unveils the Charlie Papazian Brewing Education Lab and plans for a new on-campus brewpub. Complete Story.
‘The idea is to get more palates to the party’: Black-owned breweries in spotlight at Great American Beer Festival (September, 22) – This year’s festival will feature a row of Black-owned breweries. Complete Story.
2023 GABF Guided Routes | Best Barrel-Aged & High ABV Beers to Try at GABF (September, 22) – The Great American Beer Festival is finally back! With the insane multitude of beers being served on the festival floor, it can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. So PorchDrinking is once again here to help you navigate that lineup and help with planning your route at the fest. Complete Story.
Six Longtime Attendees Reflect on the Evolution of the Great American Beer Festival (September, 21) – The fest, which takes place this weekend, got its start in 1982 and has changed a lot since those days. Complete Story.
Denver’s Great American Beer Festival is a draw for beer lovers, but it’s now an opportunity to promote other drink options. (September, 21) – Complete Story.
Annual Great American Beer Festival kicks off Thursday at Colorado Convention Center (September, 21) – The annual Great American Beer Festival kicked off at the Colorado Convention Center Thursday. Complete Story.
10 can’t-miss beer tappings and events during Great American Beer Festival week in Denver (September, 20) – The biggest beer week of the year is here, with events between Sept. 20 and Sept. 23. Complete Story.
Every Oktoberfest happening in New Jersey in 2023 (September, 20) – Can you get drunk on beer cheese? We’re about to find out, because the liquid gold sauce — along with Bavarian pretzels, sauerkraut and IPAs — is getting ready to head to Jersey by the gallon. Complete Story.
Explore the evolution of beer, from Stone Age sludge to craft brews (September, 20) – Raise a mug to some of history’s milestone brews and take our quiz to find out which you may have liked – or loathed. Complete Story.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Announces Possibly The Best Contest For Beer Lovers (September, 19) – Sierra Nevada Brewing has launched the “Still The One” Friends Reunion Contest with possibly the best prize a beer lover could dream of. Complete Story.
Colorado prepares for return of Great American Beer Festival (September, 19) – It’s the hoppiest weekend of the year as beer lovers travel to the Mile High City for the 41st annual celebration. Complete Story.
This Charlotte native can drink 4 beers and run a mile faster than any woman on Earth (September, 19) – The world’s fastest female beer mile runner lives in Charlotte — and if you’re interested, you can test your running and drinking skills against her. Complete Stroy.
GABF guide: The best beer and breweries at the 2023 festival (September, 18) – Thousands of beers from more than 500 breweries are pouring at GABF this year. Complete Story.
Colorado prepares for return of Great American Beer Festival (September, 18) – It’s the hoppiest weekend of the year as beer lovers travel to the Mile High City for the 41st annual celebration. Complete Story.
Cheers to Oktoberfest: Inside the legendary beer festival (September, 18) – Oktoberfest has its origins in a horse race that took place in 1810 to celebrate the wedding of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. Complete Story.
Beer flows and crowds descend on Munich for the official start of Oktoberfest (September, 18) – The beer is flowing and millions of people descending on the Bavarian capital to celebrate the official opening of Oktoberfest. Complete Story.
988 brews aim to get conversation flowing about suicide prevention (September, 14) – O.H.S.O. Brewery & Distillery has rebranded one of its popular beers to ‘988’ to spark a conversation about the national suicide and crisis lifeline number. Complete Story.
More Brewing Co. set to bring craft beers to downtown Fort Wayne riverfront (September, 11) – More Brewing Company is coming to the downtown riverfront, a brand new 14,000 square foot, 15-barrel brewhouse with five or six tanks, according to owner Rick Patel. Complete Story.
Beer Capital of the World Gets a $96 Million Monument to the Drink (September, 11) – The new museum at the Bourse in Brussels has a rooftop bar with some 50 beers on tap and more available in bottles. Complete Story.
Beer Nut: Which football fans drink the most? (September, 11) – Football season is back, and while Patriots fans are probably not too happy with the team’s start, at least they’re not me and my fellow New York Giants fans, who had to witness a 40–0 trouncing at the hands of the hated Dallas Cowboys. Complete Story.
Ecliptic Brewing & Gigantic Brewing announce 2023 Fresh Hop Beer Releases (September, 8) – We are now a few weeks into the 2023 hop harvest, with a solid showing of fresh hop beers already on the market but much more to come. Complete Story.
Meet the Two Maine Brothers Putting the “I” Back in IPA (September, 8) – India’s beer tradition is largely misunderstood. That’s mainly because the India Pale Ale, craft beer’s most popular style, really has nothing to do with the culture and cuisine of its namesake. Complete Story.
Beer Choir formed in Sioux Falls (September, 8) – A new choir that consists of members of all ages singing at monthly gatherings at local breweries met for the first time on Thursday. Complete Story.
Beer has origins you probably didn’t know about (September, 7) – It’s National Beer Day! Beer is ubiquitous with many traditions around world. Complete Story.
From Hobby To Business: Tulsa’s Craft Beer Boom (September, 7) – The craft beer trend started to gain traction in the 1990s, catching on because of its emphasis on unique flavors and independent ownership. Complete Story.
National Beer Lover’s Day: Where to get your brews (September, 6) – Beer lovers… did you know there is a day just for you? National Beer Lover’s Day is Sept. 7 and it’s time to celebrate your love for these hoppy creations. Complete Story.
Heineken Is Freezing Beer Into Ice Cubes That Are 20% Colder And Melt Two Times Slower (September, 6) – Wunderman Thompson Thailand’s ‘Heineken Star Ice’ project taps into the common practice in Thailand and Laos of putting ice in beer. Complete Story.
Aloha Craft Beer! Visiting The Breweries On The Hawaiian Island Of Kauai (September, 6) – When packing for my vacation to Kauai, the second oldest Hawaiian island, I didn’t think I would be drinking a lot of craft beer but as soon as we settled, I learned Hawaii is home to some excellent local craft breweries. Complete Story.
Uncommon Path Brewing Will Open in Fort Lauderdale’s Progresso Village (September, 5) – Wood-fired pizza and craft beer are on the menu at Uncommon Path Brewing in Fort Lauderdale’s Progresso Village. Complete Story.
Six beers that are good for your gut health – and the ones to avoid (September, 5) – Emerging research points to some beers being better for you than others – so which are the ones to go for? Complete Story.
Meet Three South Asian Brewery Owners Bringing Their Culture to Texas’s Beer Scene (September, 1) – The state has the most South Asian–owned breweries in the country, and those owners hope interest in beer and brewing will only grow in the diaspora. Complete Story.
Wisconsin Dells Brewery Resurrects Popular Lost Beer (September, 1) – A new Wisconsin Dells brewery has resurrected a popular local beer that went out of production when its original brewery closed. Complete Story.
Proud of America’s Workforce? Drink Genesee Beer This Labor Day! (August, 31) – As you celebrate this Labor Day, please enjoy a Genesee beer! Complete Story.
Seven Southern IPAs For The Steamiest Stretch Of Summer (August, 31) – As temperatures in the South continue to climb well into September, refreshing local brews can help take the edge off one of the steamiest summers on record. Complete Story.
Beer from Sussex village wins ‘World’s Best’ at the World Beer Awards (August, 31) – Best Bitter from Long Man Brewery in Litlington, East Sussex, won ‘World’s Best’ in the World Beer Awards. Complete Story.
Yes, pumpkin ‘beer’ for dogs is now available (August, 30) – Busch Light is offering Busch Light Pumpkin Spice Dog Brew, billed “as crisp and cool as fall itself.” Complete Story.
20 States that Produce the Most Craft Beer (August, 30) – In this article, we are going to discuss the 20 states that produce the most craft beer. Complete Story.
No ‘Beer Goggles’: Drinking Doesn’t Make Others Seem More Attractive, Study Finds (August, 30) – Many a person has blamed “beer goggles” following a regrettable one-night stand, but a new study suggests that there’s no such thing. Complete Story.
Urban Artifact becomes the only U.S. Brewery to claim victory in China’s International Beer Challenge 2023 (August, 29) – A Cincinnati brewery is getting international recognition after winning big in China. Complete Story.
A Gourd-geous Affair: The enchanting Great Pumpkin Beer Festival returns to Seattle this month (August, 28) – It’s time for the 19th Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, proudly presented by The Vera Project, and set to unfold at the iconic Seattle Center. Complete Story.
The Canned Difference Between Growlers And Crowlers In The World Of Beer (August, 28) – There are two main ways to get beer to go at your local microbrewery — you can get it in a growler or a crowler. Complete Story.
Discover 8 Ways To Immerse Yourself In Copenhagen’s Incredible Beer Scene (August, 28) – If you’re looking to explore the hottest craft beer scene in Europe, look North to Denmark’s enchanting capital city. Complete Story.
Eight San Francisco Bars Where You Can Still Buy Anchor Steam Beer (August, 28) – As the last kegs of San Francisco’s most famous beer gradually run dry, Anchor Steam tap heads are being unscrewed from bars across town—and, presumably, everywhere else. Complete Story.
An Insider’s Guide to the Great American Beer Festival (August, 25) – Thanks to its multitude of breweries, stellar beer bars and a Rocky Mountain culture that has long embraced specialty brewing, Denver has established itself as a world-class beer town. Complete Story.
A giant beer festival is happening in the middle of an Indiana corn maze this fall (August, 25) – Grab a beer and weave your way through a corn maze at a festival in Indiana this fall. Complete Story.
Beer could exert ‘greater effects than probiotics’ say scientists (August, 25) – Drinking beer in moderation could be good for your gut and immunity, stimulating microbiota diversity, according to a new nutritional review. Complete Story.
Heineken sells off Russian beer business for €1 (August, 25) – Heineken has finally sold off its Russian business for €1 – or 86p – nearly a year and a half after first pledging to do so. Complete Story.
Breakside Brewery’s full 2023 Fresh Hop beer lineup (August, 24) – Portland, Oregon based Breakside Brewery is planning to release 9 fresh hop beers in 2023, with 5 of them being returning favorites and 4 brand new flavors. Complete Story.
Drink Beer, Donate To Maui Fire Support (August, 24) – Over at Immersion Brewing, the staff is planning a big luau-style party for Saturday, Aug. 26. Complete Story.
‘Real Guys Making Real Beer’: Rusty Rail Brewing Breaking The Craft Beer Mold (August, 24) – Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, was home to dozens of buggy manufacturers that constructed wagons, carriages, and sleighs. Complete Story.
Analytical Brewing Co. adds to Lexington’s craft beer reputation, legacy (August, 23) – In 2022, in a small town along Route 66 northwest of Bloomington-Normal in Illinois, three men who brewed their own beer at home turned a passion and a hobby into a profession and opened Analytical Brewing. Complete Story.
Pub 500′s World Beer Cruise (August, 23) – You can taste beers from around the world, even without leaving Mankato. Adam Anderson is in with Pub 500 to talk about their World Beer Cruise. Complete Story.
Arizona breweries will roll out ‘988’ beer for suicide prevention (August, 23) – Annual cause ‘one of the most important projects in the Arizona beer community’. Complete Story.
20 Countries that Drink the Most Beer per Capita (August, 23) – In this article, we are going to discuss the 20 countries that drink the most beer per capita. Complete Story.
Chipping Away at Expectations — Drekker Brewing and Fargo, North Dakota (August, 22) – Whenever I mentioned that I might visit North Dakota, someone would invariably say one of two things…Complete Story.
What’s Brewing – Tallahassee Beer Festival (August, 22) – The Tallahassee Beer Festival is Saturday, August 26 at the Donald Tucker Civic Center. Complete Story.
Beer Nut: Top 10 historical IPAs (August, 21) – As I was drinking them, it occurred to me that a lot of IPAs today (even great ones) don’t excite me as much as some from yesteryear. Complete Story.
The Multiple Brands Behind Costco’s Kirkland Craft Beer (August, 21) – In the case of Kirkland Signature craft beer, it’s pretty easy to discern who likely makes the brews, even through some mild misdirection. Complete Story.
Seltzer Fest Returns to 903 Brewers this September (August, 21) – 903 Brewers are hosting Seltzer Fest on September 9, 2023, featuring more than 20 different hard seltzers of all different styles. Complete Story.
From small breweries to big business: Craft beer is stimulating the Midwest economy (August, 21) – With tens of thousands of jobs and more than $20 billion in economic activity, there’s little doubt that craft beer equals big business in the Midwest. In Michigan alone, the thriving brewing industry contributes more than $144 million in wages with a total economic contribution of more than $600 million. Complete Story.
The Quick Hack To Determine If A Beer Glass Is Actually Clean (August, 21) – A cold beer poured into a glass at the end of a long day is one of life’s simple pleasures. But have you ever noticed bubbles sticking to the side of the glass after you’ve poured your beer? While it may seem trivial, it’s an indicator that your beer glass might not be as clean as you think. Complete Story.
The ultimate Austin beer (and barbecue) tour (August, 21) – In Austin’s hot-as-Hades summer months, heaven is found in a cold, crisp Pilsner. Complete Story.
M8 Beer, a new brewery inspired by Australia, will open this fall in South Baltimore (August, 21) – Complete Story.
NYS communities seeing financial benefits from local craft breweries (August, 18) – New York is the third largest producer of beer in the country and that means for every can or bottle that is made and distributed from one of our local breweries, our communities see those dollars and cents go right back in elsewhere. Complete Story.
Harrison Ford Once Starred in Japanese Beer Ads, and They’re Delightful (August, 18) – These wacky commercials prove Harrison Ford is not only the coolest, but he can sell us just about anything. Complete Story.
Stone Brewing doubling Richmond production capacity ahead of Sapporo beer launch (August, 18) – Fueled by its sale last year to Japanese beer giant Sapporo, Stone Brewing is in production expansion mode at its massive East End Richmond facility. Complete Story.
Arizona beer drinkers to gain better access to craft beer (August, 18) – The Beer Research Institute (BRI) is partnering with Quail Distributing in a bid to expand its craft beer reach across the state of Arizona. Complete Story.
Loaded Dice Brewery plans move to new Clawson location in 2024 (August, 17) – Loaded Dice Brewery — which opened in 2020 inside a tucked-away plaza in Troy and has since become known in the southeast Michigan region for its off-the-wall but tasty brews and sharing the recipes — is on the move, but it’s not going far. Complete Story.
August 17 Marks the First Annual National Hazy IPA Day (August, 17) – August 17, 2023 will mark the first annual National Hazy IPA Day, a celebration of one of the most popular craft beer styles in the country. Complete Story.
Now at 50 breweries, the craft beer world has exploded in Las Vegas (August, 17) – Pennsylvania. Oregon. Wisconsin. Those are among some of the biggest craft beer states in the country. But what about Nevada? Well, we’re getting there. Complete Story.
Craft beer helping communities grow across New York state (August, 17) – New York is the third largest producer of beer in the country and that means for every can or bottle that is made and distributed from one of our local breweries, our communities see those dollars and cents go right back in elsewhere. Complete Story.
How To Infuse Beer Into Sauces And Marinades, According To An Expert (August, 16) – Beyond being a perfectly refreshing tipple for the backyard barbecue or block party, beer offers an excellent opportunity to inject your cooking with bright flavor. Complete Story.
Beer Can Help Salmon Find Their Way Home (August, 16) – With help from Rogue Ales researchers in Oregon have come up with an unlikely GPS aid to help salmon find their way back to their spawning grounds. Complete Story.
Which Pennsylvania City Ranks The Highest For Craft Beer? (August, 15) – So it obviously begs the question… how does each city compare when it comes to craft beer? We set out to answer that question. Complete Story.
Optimism and challenges for US craft beer market (August, 14) – In a maturing market, US craft brewers are up against rising costs and supply chain disruptions. But the Brewers Association says its midyear survey indicates optimism for the second half of the year. Complete Story.
Nascar Icon Michael Waltrip’s Future Is Filled With Beer (August, 14) – Complete Story.
Breckenridge Brewery returns to “craft” category after sale to Tilray (August, 14) – The beer stalwart lost the craft designation after Anheuser Busch InBev purchased it in 2015. Complete Story.
The Brewers Association Midyear Update Shows Craft Beer Is Declining, But The Future May Be Brighter (August, 11) – Over the first half of 2023, craft beer declined — for the first time (other than 2020) since the Brewers Association started reporting craft beer sales numbers — but the second quarter was better than the first, so the worst may be behind the industry. Complete Story.
How Athletic Beer Won Over America (August, 11) – Nonalcoholic beers used to be a lowly punch line—until Athletic Brewing Company came along and transformed the whole industry. Here’s the story of how, in just a few short years, its cofounders built a modern $60 million brand. Complete Story.
Beer in Britain’s pubs just got cheaper, thanks to changes in the alcohol tax (August, 11) – The U.K. government announced last week what it called the biggest shakeup of alcohol tax in a century. Alcoholic beverages will now be taxed simply based on their strength. Complete Story.
San Diego Craft Beer Con a celebration of beer industry and an exchange of ideas (August, 9) – The annual San Diego Craft Beer Conference on Tuesday at MiraCosta College’s San Elijo campus is both a celebration of the local craft beer industry and an exchange of ideas. Complete Story.
Steve Jobs had a ‘beer test’ he used for Apple job interviews (August, 9) – Jobs wanted to break the trend of candidates giving prepared answers. Complete Story.
Old Style beer to be brewed in La Crosse again for first time in 24 years (August, 8) – Old Style beer, a Midwestern favorite first brewed in La Crosse in 1902, is returning to its original brewing facility for the first time since 1999. Complete Story.
Tilray Brands Deal With Anheuser-Busch InBev Sets Them Firmly On The National Stage (August, 8) – Tilray Brands, the largest cannabis company in the world, just made a move that will also make it the fifth-largest craft brewer and fifteenth-largest overall brewer in the United States. Complete Story.
Goose Island Announces 2023 Bourbon County Stout Lineup (August, 7) – This year’s lineup includes boozy tributes to rice pudding, bananas Foster, and backyard berry-picking. Complete Story.
A bookstore and a beer garden helped make Indianapolis the Best Beer City in this competition (August, 7) – As Indianapolis grows as an event destination, local breweries have upped their game to satisfy thirsty travelers. Complete Story.
Raise a glass! This North Carolina city’s beer scene ranks among the best in the US (August, 7) – North Carolina is home to one of the nation’s top-ranked beer scenes — again. Complete Story.
5 Minnesota breweries bring home hardware at U.S. Open Beer Championship (July, 25) – Minnesota breweries continue to make a name for themselves on the national stage, making a strong showing in the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championships, held last week in Oxford, Ohio. Complete Story.
Brü Daddy’s Brewing Co. Wins at US Open Beer Championship (July, 25) – BRÜ DADDY’S Brewing Co. announced today it is the recipient of a Silver Medal at the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship for its Black Sheep dark lager Schwarzbier. Complete Story.
Local Brewery Celebrates Win in Beer Competition for Barrel-Aged Products (July, 14) – Woodland Farm Brewery has taken home a few medals in a recent beer championship. Complete Story.
Hop to the top: This Nashville brewery was named among the best in the U.S Open of beers (July, 14) – Tennessee whiskey might be the unofficial official alcoholic beverage of the state, but award-winning craft beer aims to dethrone the malt beverage. Complete Story.
Beers by Hamilton breweries win U.S. titles (July, 14) – Municipal Brew Works, Fretboard win honors at 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championships. Complete Story.
Two Indiana breweries placed in a national beer contest. Did your favorites make the cut? (July, 14) – After more than 9,000 beers were cracked open at the annual U.S. Open Beer Championship, two Indiana breweries placed in the Top 10. Complete Story.
Four medals awarded to three NJ breweries at US Open Beer Championship 2023 (July, 14) – Gold and silver medals were awarded to three New Jersey breweries this week at The U.S. Open Beer Championship held in Oxford, Ohio. Complete Story.
A guide to Boston’s best breweries with beer expert Chad Brodsky (July, 14) – From Aeronaut to Trillium to Notch, Boston’s beer scene runs much deeper than just Sam Adams. Complete Story.
Two Rivers medals twice, Brü Daddy’s keeps streak alive at U.S. Open Beer Championships (July, 13) – Two Lehigh Valley breweries took home medals at the annual U.S. Open Beer Championships, which announced the winners on Monday from more than 9,000 beers in 160 different styles. Complete Story.
These Arizona breweries took home awards from US Open Beer Championship (July, 13) – Sacred Saguaro and Prickly Pear Wheat sound very Arizona – because they are. And the breweries behind the beverages are now award winners. Complete Story.
Arizona brewers won big at this beer competition. Here are the 6 award-winning brews to try (July, 13) – Four Arizona breweries took home medals in multiple categories at the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship. Complete Story.
AZ breweries win six medals at U.S. Open Beer Championship (July, 13) – 12 West Brewing in Mesa brought home the only gold medal for any Arizona brewery. Complete Story.
NW Breweries Earn 17 Medals at the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship (July, 12) – Winners at the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship were just announced. Breweries from Oregon and Washington earned a total of 17 medals this year. Complete Story.
7 San Diego brewers win medals at US Open Beer Championship (July, 12) – Award winners for the 2023 US Open Beer Championship were announced this week and several San Diego County brewers took home medals. Complete Story.
Local brewery wins gold at national beer competition (July, 12) – Urban Artifact earned gold in three categories and the brewery placed fourth overall in the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship. Complete Story.
Cincinnati breweries go absolutely nuts at US Open Beer Championship (July, 12) – Cincinnati breweries proved nobody does nutty beers better than us, and Urban Artifact proved that fruit belongs in beer at the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship, held annually in Oxford, Ohio. Complete Story.
Which Knoxville brewery was named third best in the US? Hint: The one with the best bier (July, 12) – Schulz Brau Brewing Company in Knoxville took third place in this year’s U.S. Open Beer Championship, one of the industry’s top competitions in the country. Complete Story.
Spokane Indians & No-Li Bring Home Gold from US Open Beer Championship (July, 12) – The Spokane Indians and No-Li are excited to announce that Redband Tangerine Wheat has been awarded a prestigious Gold medal at the US Open Beer Championship, with the contest receiving over 9,000 beer entries. Complete Story.
2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship Winners From Pennsylvania (July, 12) – The U.S. Open Beer Championship, now in its 15th year, is an international competition taking place in the summer every year judging thousands of beers across the world. Complete Story.
These Southern California breweries won at the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship (July, 12) – Southern California breweries took home a lot of bronze plus some other precious metals from the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship. Complete Story.
5 Minnesota Breweries Win Medals At U.S. Open Beer Championship (July, 11) – Five Minnesota breweries are coming home with medals from the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championships held in Oxford, Ohio. Complete Story.
Iowa Beer Brewing Company Wins Grand National Champion (July, 11) – Toppling Goliath Brewing of Decorah, Iowa wowed judges with their four entries that included Pseudo Sue Hazy Pale Ale, Seismic Sue Triple IPA, King Sue Hazy DIPA, and KBBS Reserve 2022. Complete Story.
Cooking With Beer: Best 4TH of July Party Recipes (July 3rd) – For over two years we’ve been featuring our favorite “Cooking with Beer” recipes every weekend. Complete Story.
Drinking Beer in Connecticut Is About to Get a Lot Cheaper (July 3) – Governor Ned Lamont, fresh off cutting personal income tax for the first time in almost 30 years, is also lowering the cost of beer. Complete Story.
Beer lovers, here’s your perfect 12-pack for summer sipping (July 3) – From pale ales to sours, choose a refreshing beverage to beat the heat. Complete Story.
Get a Taste of New Orleans at the City’s Best Breweries (June 15) – From trendy beer gardens to state-of-the-art taprooms. Complete Story.
Cincinnati beer named among top 50 beers in the world (June 15) – Urban Artifact’s Gadget is one of the top 50 beers worldwide, according to a new list published by Men’s Journal. Complete Story.
The Best Beer Shops of 2023 (June 12) – A great beer shop does not have endless choice. The ones that stand out, according to the beer pros from around the country who we spoke to for this list, are the shops that pay attention to having a diverse selection, offer proper cooler space and keep an eye on freshness dates. Complete Story.
Mail wine and beer? What a concept! Legislation would add USPS to the alcohol-shipping game (June 12) – Legislation has been introduced to allow the U.S. Postal Service to transport alcohol. Currently, that is prohibited through the agency, though private companies have been doing it for years. Complete Story.
Draft Queen: Trends to watch for this summer in the beer world (June 12) – So, what are some of the trends we are going to see leading into the Great Taste of the Midwest? Here are my predictions for this summer and what we may see influence the season’s best lakeside get together. Complete Story.
Beer Town: Bold Monk hosting Belgians in the Garden Beer Festival this month (June 7) – In Atlanta, Bold Monk Brewing Co. is an ambitious example of a brewery that embraces the production of Trappist and abbey styles, including a core of award-winning Belgian Dubbel, Tripel, and Quadrupel beers, along with a Belgian Witbier. Complete Story.
Powdered Beer: Hit or Miss? (June 7) – Beer is Germany’s favorite alcoholic beverage. Now, a German brewery has developed a powder for making instant beer. But can it measure up to the discriminating tastes and hearts of the beer nation of Germany? Complete Story.
Light Beer Renaissance: Why Premium Brands Are Releasing New Innovations (June 7) – In the lead up to summer it’s not unusual to see various breweries releasing seasonal varieties or new additions to their portfolio. Complete Story.
Why there’s a white plastic ball in Guinness beer cans (June 6) – A widget is a hollow, spherical piece of food-grade plastic with a tiny hole in it, Guinness representatives told Insider over email. Complete Story.
The Complete Beer Guide to IPAs: From Hazy to West Coast and More (June 6) – The IPA is the most popular craft beer style in America. Here, an excerpt from Josh Bernstein’s “The Complete Beer Course” breaks down our beloved hoppy liquid. Complete Story.
Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City’ Has Its Own Official Beer (June 6) – The Dogfish Head collaboration will be available during screenings at select Alamo Drafthouse cinemas. Complete Story.
Try new, limited local beers at Utah Craft Beer Week (June 6) – It’s Utah Craft Beer Week, and our brewers are hosting tastings and talks to share their best work with the thirsty public. Complete Story.
5 Columbus-area beer gardens to try this summer (June 6) – With Memorial Day behind us, we’ve entered prime gardening season — “beer gardening” season. Complete Story.
26 Cities In The US Every Beer Lover Should Visit (June 5) – Whether you prefer to frequent charming little brewpubs in sleepy mountain towns or sun-drenched beer gardens hidden from the bustle of the city, there are so many excellent beer destinations to choose from in the United States. Complete Story.
Breweries are starting to capture carbon — from beer (June 5) – The fresh, doughy aroma around the conical fermentation tanks at Austin Beerworks is a sign that trillions of yeast cells are turning the sugary, hoppy liquid inside into beer. But there’s another byproduct: carbon dioxide. Complete Story.
Philadelphia’s scene is booming: 6 new breweries to seek out during Philly Beer Week and beyond (June 5) – From two-person operations to bespoke producers to a brewhouse with a mission. Complete Story.
St. Paul brewery named among five most ‘unique’ breweries in U.S. (June 5) – A beer publication has highlighted St. Paul’s Bang Brewing as one of the most unique breweries in the country. Complete Story.
Old barn reborn as brewery (June 5) – Barn Spotlight: Junco Brewing Co. of Oswego, N.Y., is housed in a barn that dates back to the 1850s. Complete Story.
Life in the Finger Lakes: Engine 14 Brewery – Naples NY (June 5) – Once the lights were on, the bar area revealed even more beauty. A large, solid U-shaped bar with comfortable seating and several large screen TVs adorned with ornate beer taps stood before us. Complete Story.
These Women Are Breaking Texas’s Craft Brewery Glass Ceiling (June 2) – With over thirty taprooms behind them, this team is breaking glass ceilings in both the architecture and beer businesses. Complete Story.
Just like Wonka: Columbus brewery to hide 10 winning golden tickets inside six-packs this summer (June 2) – This summer, Seventh Son Brewing Co. will be including golden tickets inside various six-packs of its flagship beers (including Humulus Nimbus, The Scientist and Assistant Manager) found in stores throughout central Ohio. Complete Story.
Fort Worth brewery, Fletcher’s Corny Dogs team up on new mustard beer (June 2) – Martin House Brewing Co.’s latest creation will taste like it sounds: mustard with a boozy kick. Complete Story.
New craft brewery in northern Kentucky looks like it’s straight out of a fairytale (June 2) – A new craft brewery is opening this week in northern Kentucky and will transport you to a magical fairytale land. Complete Story.
Six PA Breweries Named To Untappd’s List Of The 25 Fastest Growing Breweries (June 2) – A recent study posted by Untappd parent company Next Glass has revealed the top 25 fastest-growing breweries in the U.S. in two separate charts, and PA has six breweries on the list. Complete Story.
St. Louis-based brewery releases Voltron-inspired beer (May 30) – 4 Hands Brewing Co. will work with breweries across the United States to bring to distribute a total of six beers based on the animated series. Complete Story.
Why more foam makes for the best beer-drinking experience—and always has (May 30) – What makes for the ultimate beer drinking experience? Some like theirs in a frosty glass, others with a wedge of lime. But when it comes to froth—or the head as it’s commonly known—what’s the best amount and how can it be achieved? Complete Story.
16 Cities In Europe Every Beer Lover Should Visit (May 30) – This culturally-rich continent also boasts an unrivaled beer culture that includes styles as varied as pilsners and stouts. Complete Story.
20 Biggest Beer Brands in America (May 30) – In this article, we are going to discuss the 20 biggest beer brands in America. Complete Story.
Cincinnati jumps among nation’s top beer cities (May 30) – Bottoms up, Cincinnatians. The Queen City’s status as one of the top beer cities is surging. Complete Story.
25 U.S. States With the Highest Beer Consumption per Capita (May 30) – In 2021, the annual beer consumption per capita in the entire country was 23.5 gallons, while the Midwest is the region with the highest annual beer consumption of 24.2 gallons per capita. Complete Story.
The Best US Craft Breweries To Visit This Summer (And What To Drink When You Arrive) (May 22) – Whether you’re a fan of pilsners, IPAs, and all manner of stouts or random sour beers, a weekend getaway to a brewery or two is exactly what you need to start summer 2023 the right way. Complete Story.
Anheuser-Busch Sells Appalachian Mountain Brewery Back to Founders (May 22) – Appalachian Mountain Brewery’s original crew is back in control. Complete Story.
New beer category ‘fresh ale’ is introduced (May 22) – A new beer category, named ‘fresh ale’ has been created by Otter Brewery to bridge the gap between craft beer, cask ale and lager. Complete Story.
American Craft Beer Week Celebrates the Art of Indie Beer (May 16) – Raise a glass because American Craft Beer Week® (ACBW), the annual “cheers to craft beer” celebration organized by the Brewers Association® (BA), runs today through May 21. Complete Story.
Pinellas Ale Works named America’s best dog-friendly brewery (May 16) – It’s time to paw-ty, St. Pete. Pinellas Ale Works, the city’s dog-themed beer destination, has been named the No. 1 dog-friendly brewery to visit in the United States. Complete Story.
Celebrate Craft Beer Week with Indiana breweries (May 16) – This week is American Craft Beer Week. The goal of the week is to celebrate and promote U.S. small and independent craft brewers. Complete Story.
The Best Under-The-Radar Beers To Drink Right Now (May 15) – Warm-weather brews that simply can’t miss. Complete Story.
This steam-powered motorcycle runs on beer (May 15) – Ky Michaelson has invented a lot over the years, from a rocket-powered toilet to a jet-powered coffee pot. Complete Story.
World’s most popular beer was created by an accident over 400 years ago (May 15) – Lager, the world’s most popular beer, originated more than 400 years ago in Bavaria due to a brewing accident, according to recent study. Complete Story.
A Beer Lover’s Guide to Washington’s Yakima Valley (May 5) – While there are countless craft breweries pouring exceptional sips across the U.S., those looking to try great beers straight from the source should head to Washington’s Yakima Valley. Complete Story.
First ever beer made with tulips in the US makes debut at Pella Tulip Time (May 5) – Gezellig Brewing Company is releasing the first-ever tulip beer for Pella’s Tulip Time this year. Complete Story.
We Asked 16 Brewers: What’s Your Favorite Beer Bar? (May 5) – What defines a great beer bar? There should be an excellent beer list, first and foremost, whether that means extensive and esoteric or small and containing only old standbys. Complete Story.
Nendo designs beer can with two pull tabs to “create an ideal foam” (May 4) – Japanese design studio Nendo has developed an alternative beer can with two angled pull tabs, which were manufactured to control the level of foam produced by opening the can. Complete Story.
The best outdoor beer gardens in Boston (May 4) – The only thing better than indoor beer is outdoor beer, and Boston has more than its share of seasonal spaces where you can imbibe al fresco. Complete Story.
Louisville Beer Week going global for 2023 (May 3) – “We have a bunch of amazing ethnic and immigrant owned restaurants and we want to find a way to incorporate those establishments into Louisville beer.” Complete Story.
New Chanhassen brewery is personal to owner and food blogger Zac Gleason (May 3) – Just 18 months after Gleason left corporate life, Hackamore Brewing Co. opened last week in a Chanhassen industrial park. Complete Story.
Skibsøl: The Smoky Ale of the Seas (May 3) – Dark, smoky, and well-hopped, yet low in strength, “ship’s beer” was the daily ration of Danish sailors in the 18th and 19th centuries—and it hasn’t completely disappeared. Complete Story.
First-time Kalamazoo Beer Fest to feature close to 30 craft beverage makers (May 3) – After colder temps and snow started the week off in Kalamazoo, organizers of the inaugural Kalamazoo Beer Fest are hopeful that this Saturday’s forecast of low 70s and sunshine holds true for their first-time event. Complete Story.
WTF Is Mixed-Fermentation Beer? Crooked Run Breaks It Down (May 2) – The experts at the Virginia brewery explain the nuances and offer recommendations. Complete Story.
This AI beer ad is nightmare fuel, so why do I love it so much? (May 2) – This new AI beer commercial popped up and, well… it’s terrifying in the way only AI generated art and video can be. Complete Story.
This beer is made from recycled shower water. Is it the taste of the future? (May 2) – Epic Cleantec’s beverage highlights one way to tackle extreme drought: by turning recycled waste into potable products. Complete Story.
FlyteCo Brewing: Crafting Beers and Opportunity Equity in Aviation (May 1) – 303 Magazine sat down and held a phone interview with the owners of FlyteCo Brewing in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood, as well as FlyteCo Tower in Central Park, to learn about their journey as brewery owners and how their love for the open skies brought them together. Complete Story.
The 1500s Guidelines That Still Dictate Beer Ingredients Today (May 1) – Much like the modern-day laws that regulate our drinking water, the German Purity Law of 1516 is one of the first modern laws regarding food and drink. Complete Story.
Beer Baron: Here’s your summer beer event planner (May 1) – Beer events aren’t quite what they used to be, but the good news is all of Wisconsin’s premier summer festivals are still going strong (or back) in 2023. Complete Story.
IRON MAIDEN’s Trooper Beer Celebrates Its Tenth Birthday (April 28) – Trooper beer, the hugely successful and award-winning beer produced in collaboration between British music icons IRON MAIDEN and Stockport-based Robinsons brewery, celebrates its tenth birthday this year on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Complete Story.
The Lager Legacy: German Researchers Discover How a 400-Year-Old Mistake Revolutionized Beer (April 28) – A recent study reveals that lager beer likely originated in Munich in 1602, at the court brewery of Maximilian the Great, Elector of Bavaria. While ale was the predominant beer until the early 20th century, lager, made with a new yeast species known as Saccharomyces pastorianus, now accounts for around 90% of beer consumed annually. Complete Story.
The Best Beer Shops of 2023 (April 27) – A great beer shop does not have endless choice. The ones that stand out, according to the beer pros from around the country who we spoke to for this list, are the shops that pay attention to having a diverse selection, offer proper cooler space and keep an eye on freshness dates. Complete Story.
Unknown origins of lager beer uncovered by Irish and German scientists (April 27) – Irish scientists have helped uncover the origin of lager beer – which may have come about due to the death of a childless German nobleman. Complete Story.
Modern lager arose when a beer and an ale met in a Munich brewhouse (April 27) – Two yeast strains mixed in a brewing cellar 400 years ago. Complete Story.
Transforming river water into craft beer (April 26) – A downtown Sioux Falls brewery is helping raise environmental awareness with a unique beer. Complete Story.
Beer instead of breakfast is on the menu for this newly opened downtown Georgetown B&B (April 26) – Baxter’s Brewhouse Inn in historic Georgetown, S.C. has received a brewpub license to sell their craft beer and will be holding a ribbon cutting on April 26, 2023. Complete Story.
Tiny yeast-filled robots help brew beer quickly and more efficiently (April 26) – Millimetre-sized robots made of iron oxide and packed with yeast speed up fermentation of beer by swimming around in the fermenting container and can be removed with a magnet, eliminating the need for filtering out yeast. Complete Story.
Tap takeovers, special brews and food pairings: It’s Sacramento Beer Week (April 26) – Area breweries and businesses are hosting Beer Week events through Sunday. Complete Story.
The 5 potential health benefits of beer (April 25) – A recent survey of studies from Piedmont Healthcare has found that drinking beer may come with some health benefits, including lowering bad cholesterol and preventing kidney stones, Hunter Boyce reports for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Complete Story.
Distribution update: Bell’s Brewery announces distro to 5 new states + news from Wolf’s Ridge, Harpoon and more (April 25) – Bell’s Brewery, Michigan’s largest craft brewery, recently announced expansion into five new states, including Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Complete Story.
Cape May Brewing Company is acquiring Flying Fish Brewing Company (April 25) – The Cape May-based brewery is acquiring all of Flying Fish’s assets, including its tasting room in Somerdale at 900 Kennedy Blvd. Complete Story.
These 10 local beers make up our Texas Beer Hall of Fame (April 25) – From Houston to Dallas, microbreweries to nationally distributed giants, here are the most iconic beers in the Lone Star State. Complete Story.
BirdSong Brewery uses solar power to craft beer (April 24) – BirdSong Brewery uses solar power to craft beer. Complete Story.
Pennsylvania craft brewers among top producers (April 24) – Four of Pennsylvania’s craft brewers were among the country’s top 50 producers last year, even as the industry faces an inflection point. Complete Story.
What’s the best beer in the state? Winners of the Minnesota Brewers Cup announced (April 24) – After a three-year hiatus, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild conference and competition is back. After a three-year hiatus, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild conference and competition is back. Complete Story.
A Beginner’s Guide to Nitro Beers (April 21) – Most people are familiar with Guinness—an Irish stout that has been infusing beer with nitrogen since the 1950s which brings creaminess and tiny bubbles. In the past decade, craft breweries and major brands across the world have brewed nitro beers, making them more mainstream than ever before. Complete Story.
The World’s Top 10 Beer Destinations for 2023 (April 21) – When planning a beer vacation, common advice will point you in the direction of hop tours in Washington’s Yakima Valley or international excursions to Munich’s Oktoberfest, which has inspired an entire style of beer. Complete Story.
How To Order Craft Beer At A Bar Like A Total Pro (April 21) – Between lagers, IPAs, sours, and the other various types of beer, walking into a bar or brewery can make anyone feel like they’re at their wit’s end. Complete Story.
The Most Refreshing Light Beers For Spring, According To Bartenders (April 20) – To find the best light beers for spring, we figured the best course of action would be to get insight from the professionals who spend their days pouring pints and asked a few of our favorite bartenders to tell us the best light beers to drink this season. Complete Story.
Stillwater, One Of The First Nomadic Brewery’s In The World, Finally Puts Down Roots (April 20) – Brian Strumke, one of the first nomadic/gypsy brewers, didn’t set out to blaze a new path when he started Stillwater in 2010. It was something that evolved from his love of beer. Complete Story.
Huge Ohio brewery collaboration, ‘From the Heart,’ coming up (April 19) – A statewide brewing initiative called “From the Heart” is coming back for its third iteration to support the Ohio Craft Brewers Association. Complete Story.
The stories behind some of the East Bay’s most iconic beer cans (April 19) – Forget the basic logo and tagline. These East Bay beer cans are a canvas for fun and clever art. Complete Story.
Beer brewed 86 years ago for Edward VIII’s canceled coronation goes on sale (April 19) – Bottles of beer brewed 86 years ago for the coronation of Edward VIII, but which were left unopened upon the event’s cancellation, will go on sale next month. Complete Story.
This new guidebook pairs 50 New England hikes with 50 nearby breweries (April 18) – The book is described as “the tastiest way to discover Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.” Complete Story.
Bake’n Bacon And Evil Genius Beer Team Up On A New Bacon-Inspired Ale (April 18) – Everything goes better with bacon – including a new bacon-inspired beer by Evil Genius Beer Company in collaboration with Black-owned restaurant and food truck Bake’N Bacon. Complete Story.
Beer Baron: The new, hot trend in IPAs is in the can (April 18) – Sometimes, a beer trend creeps up slowly, and sometimes it smacks you in the face like nearly 20 ounces of double IPA. Complete Story.
Cheers to that! Drinking beer makes you happier and healthier than if you are teetotal, scientists confirm (April 17) – Beer drinkers have better mental and physical health than teetotallers and ex-drinkers, scientists have found. Complete Story.
Best cities for craft beer (April 17) – If you’re a fan of craft beer, with its unique flavors and variety of brewing techniques, it’s easy to combine a getaway with a chance to sample regional varieties and tour local breweries. Complete Story.
Best Breweries In The US: Top 5 Taprooms Most Recommended By Experts (April 17) – The United States is a country known for making beer a part of its culture. From crisp lagers to complex ales, the country boasts a diverse range of brews to cater to every palate. Complete Story
Bloomington Craft Beer Festival returns Saturday (April 14) – Bloomington beer enthusiasts can enjoy brews from 27 Indiana craft breweries at the Bloomington Craft Beer Festival from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Woolery Mill. The festival was last held in 2019. Complete Story.
When it comes to craft beer, bad names are best (April 14) – Craft beer roots against mass production and for authenticity. For consumers, negative branding reflects that. Complete Story.
Time flies when you’re drinking good beer in San Jose (April 14) – Camino Brewing, Fox Tale Fermentation Project celebrating anniversaries this weekend. Complete Story.
The Reason There’s No Beer On A Space Station (April 13) – If science fiction is a predictor of the future — and very often it is — there may come a time when space stations and starships are equipped with all manner of recreational offerings, including vibey backlit bars where crew members gather for an after-work tipple. Complete Story.
Cheers to Flavor: How to Use Your Favorite Beers to Make Delicious Campfire Meals (April 13) – Whether it’s boiling hot dogs, caramelizing vegetables, or cooking chicken, your favorite six-pack makes everything better. Complete Story.
Direct Fire: Decoction & Adjuncts (April 13) – In these excerpts from our special Direct Fire podcast episodes, Firestone Walker brewmaster Matt Brynildson and WeldWerks cofounder and head brewer Neil Fisher tackle your questions about lager-mashing regimes and which adjuncts can pump up the mouthfeel of stouts. Complete Story.
MLB teams extend beer sales after new regulations shorten games (April 13) – Several Major League Baseball (MLB) teams have extended beer sales thanks to the newly implemented regulations for the 2023 season that have shortened the average game time. Complete Story.
Ten years of beers: Seventh Son Brewing Co. to mark anniversary with 10-day celebration (April 12) – When Collin Castore, Jen Burton and Travis Spencer met as kids, they had no idea their friendship would lead to them becoming successful business partners as adults. Complete Story.
Velum Fermentation, A 35,000-Square-Foot Brewery, Opening on the South Side This Week (April 12) – The former Duquesne Brewing bottling facility boasts a taproom and a flex space with picnic tables and games. Complete Story.
Mothfire Brewing Co. slated to open new Ann Arbor brewery, taproom in June (April 12) – Mothfire Brewing Co. opened in 2020 as an experiment out of a longtime Ann Arbor industrial building. Three years later, it’s expanding. Complete Story.
A look at the rich brewing traditions of Belgian monasteries (April 12) – Abbey and Trappist beers are darker, stronger and some of the best sippers you’ll find. Complete Story.
Here Are the Results of This Year’s Oregon Beer Awards (April 11) – While many familiar, decorated names nabbed awards, this year’s competition saw a diverse lineup of breweries getting recognition. Complete Story.
The Best European Breweries To Visit Right Now, According To Beer Experts (April 11) – If you’re planning a trip to Europe in 2023, you’re likely going to hit up the usual tourism suspects — the flea markets of East London, Berlin’s never-ending nightclubs, ancient Roman ruins, and so forth. Complete Story.
How the Pink Boots Society is changing the future of craft beer (April 11) – Thanks to groups like Pink Boots Society, women are thriving in the male-dominated world of craft beers. Complete Story.
Five mind-blowing beer and train facts (April 11) – Tales from two industries that grew together and wove themselves into American history. Complete Story.
11 Lagers That Craft Beer Experts Always Keep In Their Fridge (April 11) – After the end of a long day, nothing beats a cold, crisp lager. Complete Story.
History of America’s most popular beer brands (April 7) – Americans who celebrate National Beer Day will probably taste these beers. Complete Story.
Top five beer facts for National Beer Day (April 7) – National Beer Day is celebrated every year in the United States on April 7th. Complete Story.
National Beer Day: Where to celebrate in central Ohio (April 7) – Breweries are honoring the end of the Prohibition Era exactly 90 years ago with National Beer Day on Friday. Complete Story.
OGDEN BEER COMPANY: A BREWERY FOR ALL (April 6) – Whether you’re a seasoned beer-drinker or new to the territory entirely, you can rest assured knowing that you’ll find a new drink to love at Ogden Beer Company in Ogden, UT. Complete Story.
15 Best Beer Styles For Summer (April 6) – There are few things that beat the heat better than an ice-cold beer. Complete Story.
BEER ALERT: NEW FRUIT ALES AND LAGERS (April 6) – Spring has sprung and American craft brewers are addressing things with exciting new beers you’re gonna want to have around. Complete Story.
New research reveals that 16th century beer was just as strong as today (April 5) – Beer was central to early modern life, with workers consuming as many as 15 pints a day, leading historians to assume their drams were weaker than ours today. But new research suggests they could have been as high as 5% ABV. Complete Story.
Beer with a purpose: Bell Tower brews IPA in support of industry diversity (April 5) – Beer isn’t just for the boys anymore, and Bell Tower Brewing Company in Kent is working to prove it every day. Complete Story.
Ticket sales begin for Great American Beer Tasting (April 5) – Tickets are on sale for the Great American Beer Tasting at Day Air Ballpark this summer. Complete Story.
Michigan is the No. 1 state in America for beer lovers, study says (April 5) – We didn’t need a study to tell us Michigan is the best state in America for beer. But at least it serves as validation, right? Complete Story.
Burial Beer Co. celebrates 10 years with outdoor music festival, plans for growth (April 4) – In celebration of ten years in Asheville, Burial Beer Co. just announced the opening of a new concert venue and music festival. Complete Story.
Hop Heroines: How Lady Justice Brewing Champions Women in the Craft Beer World (April 4) – Lady Justice Brewing, an all-woman-owned community-focused brewery in Aurora, Colorado, on the other hand, shows that there is power in reimagining the industry. Complete Story.
We Now Know the Best Beer in Milwaukee (April 4) – Determining the best beer in Brew City is serious business. Complete Story
Top 20 Beer Companies in the World (April 3) – In this article, we discuss the top 20 beer companies in the world. Complete Story.
Genesee Brewery wins big at New York Craft Beer Competition (April 3) – The Genesee Brewing Co. has yet another reason to celebrate one of its beers. Complete Story.
4 HEALTHY REASONS TO DRINK BEER (April 3) – Seems like alcohol has been getting a lot of bad press lately. But Piedmont Healthcare is bucking that trend and celebrating some of beer’s healthier aspects. Complete Story.
Who has the cheapest beer in the Major Leagues? (April 2) – There’s no confusing the price difference between a happy hour beer in downtown Denver and a frothy pour at Coors Field — or any big sports venue, for that matter. Complete Story.
New varieties of hops provide key ingredients for unique and quirky craft beer flavors (April 2) – “Can I have a beer with citrus, passionfruit, lychee and floral flavors, please?”. Complete Story.
Beers to sip in April (and brewing news to share) (April 2) – Spring is here – technically – and our taste buds have been hankering for something a bit lighter. Complete Story.
8 Craft Breweries With the Coolest On-site Games (March 30) – Paddle sports, golf, and “brewery curling” are just a few of the top attractions at America’s best local beer shrines. Complete Story.
New 4 Hands Brewery set to open this summer is part of $350 million construction boom in Chesterfield (March 30) – The longtime St. Louis favorite 4 Hands Brewery is expanding to Chesterfield along with food partner Hi-Pointe as part of a major redevelopment of the former outlet mall. Complete Story.
Lagunitas to Reopen Chicago Brewpub After Three-Year Slumber (March 30) – The North Lawndale brewery will once again serve food and pour from 32 taps. Complete Story.
Women-owned breweries making an impact on Charlotte beer scene (March 27) – Charlotte is hopped up on beer, and a women-owned and operated brewery has tapped into the Queen City market. Complete Story.
North Carolina-based Hi-Wire Brewing to open taproom in Norwood’s Factory 52 development (March 27) – Hi-Wire Brewing, which is based out of Asheville, North Carolina, will be opening a taproom at the redeveloped Factory 52, which spans 20 acres and is the former site of the US Playing Card factory in Norwood. Complete Story.
New York state’s best beers and top brewery for 2023: The winners are … (March 27) – The annual NYSBA contest is open to the more than 500 craft breweries in New York state, from Long Island and New York City and across Upstate to the Adirondacks and the Niagara frontier. Complete Story.
Manayunk Brewing Co. brings back beer over a year after Hurricane Ida flooded brewery (March 23) – One of the brewpub’s original beers, Schuykill Punch, is being made at Delaware’s Big Oyster Brewery. Complete Story.
Enjoy A Farm-To-Glass Brewing Experience At This Unique Brewery In Ohio (March 23) – Little Fish Brewing Co. is a wholly unique brewery that makes world-class beer using Ohio-grown hops and local ingredients in innovative and sustainable ways. Complete Story.
20 Best Breweries In The US, Ranked (March 23) – While some truly tremendous breweries are out there, here are some of the very best in the country. Complete Story.
7 St. Louis-area breweries opening or expanding this spring (March 22) – The season of new beginnings also means new entrants into the St. Louis beer scene from familiar faces and newcomers alike. Complete Story.
Twenty Tennessee breweries prep 2023 Craft Brewers Conference collab and more beers to know this week (March 22) – Last week, 20 brewers from across the state, all members of the Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild, gathered at Black Abbey Brewing to brew the commemorative beer for the upcoming 2023 Craft Brewers Conference. Complete Story.
Is beer better out of cans or bottles? Science answers this all-important question (March 22) – Depending on the type of beer, you may want to drink it from a bottle than a can. A new study finds that amber ale is fresher when drunk out of a bottle whereas the flavor of an India Pale Ale (IPA) does not change when it’s consumed out of a can. Complete Story.
German brewery develops world’s first powdered beer (March 22) – A German brewery is causing a stir with what it claims is the world’s first powdered beer. While it’s a concept to which some connoisseurs may have trouble raising a glass, creators say it’s all all about helping the environment. Complete Story.
The Best New Craft Beers To Track Down This March (March 21) – I know it seems like we say it a lot, but March is a great month to be a beer drinker. Complete Story.
Montauk Brewing Expands Distribution Across the Northeast (March 21) – Montauk’s Coveted Craft Beers Now Available Across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Complete Story.
Beer industry brews up good business in Knoxville (March 21) – For the past decade, the Scruffy City’s beer industry has exploded from just a handful in 2013 to dozens today. Complete Story.
North Carolina Brewery Salutes Its Cherokee Heritage (March 20) – Tribe member Morgan Owle-Crisp knows that Cherokee history and culture aren’t linked to beer. Nevertheless, she expresses her Native American identity and roots in a North Carolina brewery she founded. Complete Story.
Pinball passion: Sandy Springs Brewing in Minerva adds arcade with retro vibe (March 20) – Knocking a hole in a wall at Sandy Springs Brewing Co. in downtown Minerva to connect it with a pinball arcade isn’t as simple as it sounds. Complete Story.
Monday is first day of spring and ‘Oberon Day’ (March 20) – Spring has arrived and with it, a spring tradition: Oberon Day. Complete Story.
How much beer is drunk on Saint Patrick’s Day? Turns out, a lot (March 17) – Saint Patrick’s Day is certainly known for being a big drinking holiday. Aside from the traditional corned beef, cabbage, and green clothing, a pint of brew is a popular way to celebrate the Irish holiday. Complete Story.
4 ESSENTIAL ST PATRICK’S DAY BEERS (March 17) – St Patrick’s Day is ON and we’ve four serious St Paddy’s Day beers that you’ll need to have on hand… Complete Story.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY: CELEBS DOWNING GUINNESS BEER!(March 17) – Whether it’s the top o’ the morning or a late-night party at the bar, these stars love a tall glass of Guinness … so take a look at some of the biggest celebs drinkin’ away in honor of St. Patrick’s Day! Complete Story.
Enjoy A Farm-To-Glass Brewing Experience At This Unique Brewery In Illinois (March 16) – Tangled Roots Brewing Company, 808 LaSalle St. in Ottawa, Illinois, is a brewery and restaurant known for its Farm-to-Foam beers, which are created from hops and barley grown at a nearby local farm. Complete Story.
Guinness brewery to open in Chicago this summer (March 16) – Guinness is opening a brewery in Fulton Market later this summer. Complete Story.
Lasting Joy Brewery injects design sophistication to Hudson Valley farmland (March 16) – Lasting Joy Brewery by Auver Architecture brings contemporary energy and sophistication to the growing Hudson Valley craft beer scene. Complete Story.
Craft beer oasis: Astoria’s walkable brewing scene (March 15) – When Dave Coyne and Nathan Lampson opened the doors of Astoria’s sixth craft brewery last year, beer makers from throughout the region stopped by to pay their respects and tip a pint or two. Complete Story.
No-Boil Beer Makes for a More Sustainable (and Hazy) IPA (March 15) – Southern Tier Brewing Co.’s Nu Haze IPA is missing something every other beer has — something that’s always been considered essential to beer. Complete Story.
NCAA Tournament Beer Guide: A local brew for every team. Please read responsibly. (March 15) – What’s the best beverage to pair with watching every team in the field of 68? Complete Story.
Local beers to watch for in March in Madison and beyond (March 14) – Bocks and barleywines rule, but pilsners and lagers — and an NA debut — are also on the tap list. Complete Story.
Where Did St. Patrick’s Day’s Green Beer Come From? (March 14) – In the United States, you can’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without a few things—corned beef and cabbage, a green outfit (so you don’t get pinched), and green beer. Complete Story.
Pensacola, Navarre breweries score Florida best beer awards: Here are the 13 winning brews (March 14) – The Best Florida Beer Competition is an annual challenge across the Sunshine State to answer one of the most pressing questions life has to offer: where can I find the best beer? Complete Story.
Feast your Irish eyes on these Vermont-made, Celtic-inspired brews (March 12) – If your Irish eyes are eying some Irish beer as St. Patrick’s Day approaches, you have the luck of the Irish – Vermont has plenty of options for Celtic-inspired brews made by local breweries. Complete Story.
Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival 2023 (March 12) – Scenes from the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at the American 1 Credit Union Event Center in Keeley Park, Jackson. Complete Story.
Beach Haus Brewery offers fresh takes on beer with new head brewer (March 12) – Craft beer lovers rejoice, for Beach Haus Brewery has hired a new head brewer to oversee beer production, and with a new head brewer comes new delicious craft beer recipes. Complete Story.
Seven Twin Cities breweries release “Home Improvements” beer (March 11) – Local breweries have teamed up with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity to create Home Improvements, a collaborative, limited-edition beer with seven different variations. Complete Story.
Jack’s Abby Beer Hall Ready For Soft Reopening (March 10) – Jack’s Abby is ready to reopen the Framingham beer hall after a brief hiatus. Complete Story.
IU’s first-ever branded beer unveiled (March 10) – Upland Brewing Co. unveiled their first official Indiana University branded beer: Hoosier Gameday Lager. Complete Story.
Dogs have their own beer at Raleigh’s newest beer garden (March 10) – Whether you have fur babies or human ones, you are welcome at Raleigh’s newest beer garden. Complete Story.
Philly spent more money buying beer for the Super Bowl than at any other time in the past two years (March 9) – Beer spending that day in Philadelphia and its collar counties surpassed Thanksgiving Eve and New Year’s Eve, typically the busiest days of the year for beer stores and bars. Complete Story.
Celebrate International Women’s Day with the Pink Boots Society (March 8) – For International Women’s Day, why not hoist a pint in honor of women working in the beer industry? Complete Story.
Cultura to celebrate International Women’s Day with yoga, market, music and more (March 8) – Laredo’s ‘better half’ will be celebrated with a day packed full of events in honor of International Women’s Day at Cultura Beer Garden this weekend. Complete Story.
A cult favorite beer returns to WA, and 8 bar openings around Greater Seattle (March 8) – The big beer news around town is that the acclaimed Russian River Brewing has returned to the Seattle market. Complete Story.
Everybody’s Brewing’s debuts new Year-Round Beer Lineup in Brand Refresh (March 7) – Washington/Oregon gorge based Everybody’s Brewing, is embarking on a tour rolling out their new brand refresh, which includes an almost total overhaul of their beers in cans. Complete Story.
Two esteemed local brewers are teaming up to open a Gold Dot Beer (March 7) – “Gold Dot Beer is a collaboration of Lisa Allen and Kevin Davey,” says the company’s Instagram page. “Get excited for the best damn beer from the best damn lager brewer power couple.”. Complete Story.
7 Irish Beers Beyond Guinness (March 7) – As the story behind St. Patrick’s Day goes, Saint Patrick banished all the snakes from Ireland—a great reason for a celebratory drink. Complete Story.
The States That Drink the Most Beer in America (2022) (March 6) – With over 9,000 breweries operating in the United States, there’s no shortage of craft or macro brews for stateside beer lovers to try out. Complete Story.
Backwoods Brewing creating a beer playground in the woods (March 3) – Backwoods Brewing of Carson, Washington just announced the launch of a new beer, Party Acres Hazy IPA. It is a way to introduce the brewery’s plan to open an expansive outdoorsy playground in the woods. Complete Story.
It Happens Here: Norton’s Bog Iron Brewing about making friends, enjoying beer (March 3) – Bog Iron Brewing had a pretty small start before it became a community favorite in Norton. Complete Story.
Take a look inside Druid City Brewing’s new 4,500-square-foot building: ‘It’s a long time coming’ (March 3) – A move nearly three-years-in-the-making, the new spot only requires a short walk from their original building in Parkview Center. Complete Story.
Vermont’s Craft Beer Scene: 10 Best Breweries, Tours, & Tastings In The Green Mountains (March 1) – Discover a new side to Vermont by touring its many craft breweries this season. Complete Story.
Beer, food & fun: The Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival is on tap (March 1) – The Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival is back in Jackson for 2023 with drink samples, live music and food. Complete Story.
5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Beer You May Not Know (March 1) – Beer offers some incredible health benefits that we may not know. From improving digestion to reducing the risk of heart disease, here are some health benefits of beer you should know about. Complete Story.
Great White Buffalo Brewing Company in Northville opens March 3 (February 28) – Eric Sokoloski can’t wait to bring some new flavors to the heart of downtown Northville. Complete Story.
Craft Beer Conference Headed Back to Nashville in May (February 28) – If there was ever any doubt that Nashville is moving up in the ranks of nationally recognized craft beer destinations, the fact that the Craft Beer Conference is returning to Music City for the second time in five years should put that to rest. Complete Story.
Alcohol trends: Beer reinvents itself under pressure from hard seltzer category (February 28) – Consumers are drinking less alcohol overall but haven’t lost their appetite for thrills and adventure through beverages. Complete Story.
Oregon beer scene shifts to smaller festivals, lower ABV beers (February 28) – Hear why huge festivals like Oregon Brewers Festival are making way for smaller ones, low ABV and nonalcoholic beers are taking off, and more. Complete Story.
At Syracuse’s 60th annual Green Beer Sunday everyone is Irish for the day (February 28) – St. Patrick’s Day celebrations start early in Syracuse, N.Y., where the green beer is already flowing. Complete Story.
How Cold IPA Became the Hottest New Craft Beer Style (February 27) – And why it’s the perfect beer for this moment in time. Complete Story.
First Indigenous brewery opens in Saskatchewan (February 27) – Minihkwe Brewery, Saskatchewan’s first Indigenous brewery, is now officially open in Saskatoon. Complete Story.
HighGrain Brewery: Bringing ‘good liquid’ to Cincinnati’s inner suburbs (February 27) – The HighGrain brand is known for sustainable brewing in everything from the ingredients it uses and the buildings where the beer is brewed. Complete Story.
Long-awaited Settle Down Brewery opens in downtown Gilroy (February 24) – Giovanni Albanese and Robert Anderson admitted they were nervous when they finally opened the doors to their brewery, Settle Down Brewery & Taproom, in downtown Gilroy. Complete Story.
Zwickelmania Is A Statewide Open-House At Every Brewery (February 24) – Get your Zwickel on by enjoying free samples of beer from noon to 4 on Saturday, February 25. Complete Story.
Lots of Austin Breweries Won Medals at Texas Beer Award Event (February 24) – The Texas Craft Brewers Guild hosted its second-ever Texas Craft Brewers Cup, giving out gold, silver, and bronze medals to state breweries for various styles of beers. Complete Story.
‘The key to happiness is beer’: New local brewery now open in Franklin Co. (February 23) – A new locally owned brewery named Hidden Key Brewing Co. held its official grand opening earlier this week. Complete Story.
Denver Beer Co.’s newest brewery, opening this week, is its biggest yet (February 23) – With 9,600 square feet of taproom and patio space, the Lowry location can hold 500 patrons. Complete Story.
Anheuser-Busch Invests $6 Million In Its Portsmouth Brewery To Increase Production And Fuel Innovation (February 22) – The funding will go toward building a state-of-the-art can line at the facility, which produces the company’s beer, cider and hard tea offerings. Complete Story.
Houston Brewery Founded by NASA Employees Wins Big at Statewide Beer Awards (February 22) – True Anomaly Brewing, a Houston-based brewery founded by former NASA employees, has won the 2023 Brewery of the Year award at the Texas Craft Brewer’s Cup, a prestigious national beer award competition by the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. Complete Story.
Black-owned Funkytown Brewery in Logan Square targets new beer drinkers (February 22) – Three lifelong friends from Oak Park crafted a beer-making hobby into a business that reflects their love for 90s hip hop, and they call it Funkytown Brewery. Complete Story.
Fat Bottom Brewery celebrates Fat Tuesday (February 21) – A lot of people take the time to indulge in food and drinks. Fat Bottom Brewery in Nashville is getting in on the action. Complete Story.
Columbus Brewing Company’s New Beer Hall Is Finally Open (February 21) – Described as an “expansive beer paradise set in a historic landmark”, the beer hall is pretty epic. Complete Story.
David Beckham Treats Son Cruz to First Legal Beer on 18th Birthday: ‘Finally!’ (February 21) – David Beckham toasted the 18th birthday of his youngest son by taking him to the pub. Complete Story.
Urban Artifact’s ‘Pickle’ beer is back (February 21) – Whether you asked for it or not, pickle beer is back at Urban Artifact and this time it is here to stay. Complete Story.
Brewdog: UK craft beer giant expands into China (February 20) – UK-based craft beer maker Brewdog is expanding in China after partnering with brewing giant Budweiser. Complete Story.
The Brewtiful Side Of Denver: An Adventure To Explore Its 10 Best Breweries & Historic Pubs (February 20) – Besides the Rocky Mountains and ski resorts, explore Denver through its breweries and historic pubs. Complete Story.
Oregon’s first brewpub, McMenamins Hillsdale Brewery & Public House, holds 30th brewfest (February 20) – Today, there is a brewpub on about every corner in the Portland-metro area, and certainly in most towns in Oregon. But, there was a first, and it was Hillsdale Brewery & Public House, which the McMenamin brothers opened in 1985. Complete Story.
Brewers Association Revenue Tops $23.3 Million in 2022, Still Trails Pre-Pandemic Levels (February 17) – The Brewers Association (BA) generated $23,395,125 in total revenue in 2022, surpassing the $20 million mark for the first time since 2019, the trade group representing small and independent brewers shared this week. Complete Story.
D.C.’s best brewery is a New York transplant (February 17) – Like many people in the District, the city’s best beer is not native, writes Axios Denver’s John Frank, our resident beer nerd. Complete Story.
KC’s first Black-owned brewery could open within weeks (February 17) – Vine Street Brewing’s long-anticipated opening is nearly here, said Kemet Coleman, teasing a late March first pour for the taproom and brewhouse space, which sits adjacent to the city’s historic jazz district. Complete Story.
A look inside the Bellingham brewery that lets you spend the night (February 17) – Stones Throw Brewing is bringing the barroom to the bedroom. Complete Story.
Fifty West Brewing Co. to open Deerfield Township Burger Bar with sand volleyball, pickleball courts (February 17) – The Burger Bar is set to open in spring 2024. Complete Story.
Olde Bedford Brewery earns top distinction (February 16) – Olde Bedford Brewing Company in Bedford was recently named in the top eight in the state for small town breweries. Complete Story.
Alps Brau Beer returning to Fort Wayne area after 45 years (February 16) – Entrepreneurs Brad and Sheila Klopfenstein, in collaboration with 2Toms Brewing Company, are bringing back Alps Brau beer to local bars and stores after a 45-year hiatus. Complete Story.
We Asked 10 Brewers: What Are the Best ‘Fridge-Staple’ Beers? (February 16) – These are the beers that, when faced with the glut of choice that is the category these days, will always spark joy without any regret. Complete Story.
New Brewery To Open On A 55-Acre Farm In Mercer County (February 16) – Bent Iron Brewery plans to open in Hamilton in the Fall of 2023. Complete Story.
DRAKE’S BREWING ACQUIRES BEAR REPUBLIC BREWING (February 16) – While details of the transition are emerging, we know that Drake’s has possession of the beers, the intellectual property and will begin brewing and distributing Bear Republic brands. Complete Story.
Rhinegeist Brewery Launches New Brew and Charitable Program Beer for Humans (February 15) – “This Easy Hop Ale provides a platform for some great humans, and allows us to best use our resources to give back and continue to create partnerships with purpose.” Complete Story.
Brewery to debut first THC, CBD lounge in Duluth area (February 15) – Bent Paddle Brewing Company is opening a THC and CBD beverage lounge in Duluth. Complete Story.
10 Breweries Every Beer Fan Should Visit In 2023, According To Brewers (February 15) – Lucky for us (and you), there are more than 9,500 breweries currently operating in the United States. This means that (almost) anywhere you live there are at least a few decent breweries nearby. Complete Story.
Get a Taste of Small-Town Texas at Hound Song Brewing in Columbus (February 14) – Hound Song Brewing Co. is a family-owned and -operated craft brewery located at 535 Walnut Street in Columbus, Texas. Complete Story.
Barrel-aged IPA gives a big chocolate kiss on top of the hops (February 14) – Level Crossing Brewery has taken its award-winning Black Album IPA and stepped it up a notch, aging it in High West Bourye barrels. Complete Story.
Brewscape: The Latest Craft Beer Brand News (February 14) – Brewers Association’s Year in Beer Report: 9,500 Breweries Operated in the US in 2022; 550+ Breweries Open, 200+ Close. Complete Story.
Enjoy A Farm-To-Glass Brewing Experience At This Unique Brewery In Connecticut (February 14) – The craft beer scene in Connecticut has exploded over the last decade, but if you want fresh beer, you can go right to the source at Hops on the Hill Brewery. Complete Story.
Surging craft brewery industry is regaining equilibrium (February 14) – The explosive growth of the craft brewing industry during the first two decades of the 21st century is trending toward equilibrium. Complete Story.
Cheerwine, brewery team up to release Cheerwine Ale (February 13) – Two North Carolina-based beverage companies partnered to create a new ale that will soon be on South Carolina store shelves. Complete Story.
Craft brewing industry seeing growth amid challenges (February 13) – Craft brewing has gone from a hobby to a $1.6 billion industry in Indiana. But an industry that has swelled to more than 200 breweries statewide is in transition, and several big names have gone belly up, while others have continued to expand into new markets. Complete Story.
SF Beer Week returns with top-notch lineup (February 13) – San Francisco Beer Week is upon us, bringing tons of special releases, educational sessions, food pairings and more to cities across the Bay Area. Complete Story.
The King of Super Bowl Advertising Is Basking in Beer’s Big Moment (February 13) – It’ll be glaringly obvious at Sunday’s Super Bowl that Anheuser Busch InBev is trying to woo newly cost-conscious consumers. Complete Story.
Floodgates Open for Beer Ads During Super Bowl (February 10) – For the first time in decades, Anheuser-Busch won’t be the only alcohol brand running national ads during the game. Complete Story.
Russian River Brewing Company releases Pliny the Younger in San Francisco (February 10) – It’s that time of year again: Russian River Brewing Company is releasing 2023’s Pliny the Younger. Complete Story.
Illinois craft brewers want to send beer straight to your house (February 10) – The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild filed bill with the state Legislature that would allow craft breweries to ship beer directly to consumers. Complete Story.
The best brewery-hotel in Wisconsin (February 10) – Mineral Point is a great place for beer lovers, architecture enthusiasts, and those who enjoy upscale hotels. Complete Story.
Beyond the beer, conversation is king at Right Brain Brewery (February 10) – While Traverse City’s Right Brain Brewery is widely known by beer enthusiasts for its creative beers which often have unique brewing processes and intriguing, delicious flavors, its name also leaves the curious to ask the name “Right Brain” come from. Complete Story.
Elmhurst Brewery Set To Open In May (February 10) – Phase Three’s 120-seat concept includes the sale of handcrafted beers and hard seltzers for consumption both for on and off site. Complete Story.
Supporting women in brewing (February 9) – Female brewers gather at Third Space to create ‘Like a Girl IPA’. Complete story.
10 Essential Breweries in Portland, Oregon, AKA ‘Beervana’ (February 9) – Beer enthusiasts consider Portland the brewery capital of the United States – some people even call it Beervana. Complete story.
New Flathead brewery gives veterans, first responders a place to connect (February 9) – Patriotic American Brewery officially open for business in Evergreen. Complete Story.
Lone Tree Brewing is a brewery that gives back (February 8) – Lone Tree Brewing in Lone Tree, Colo., has maintained its community commitments since its start in 2011. In 2022, the brewery donated more than $20,000 to philanthropic initiatives, and of course brewed a bunch of great beer along the way. Complete Story.
The 5 breweries that made Milwaukee famous: Miller, Schlitz, Pabst, Gettelman and Blatz (February 8) – For more than two centuries, the city has been home to many of the largest and best-known breweries in the United States. As late as 1950, four of the country’s 10 largest brewers — Pabst, Miller, Schlitz and Blatz — called Milwaukee home. Complete Story.
Milkshake IPAs turn a hoppy beer into a drink that feels like dessert (February 8) – The signature of a milkshake IPA is the combination of milk sugars (lactose), fruit flavors and a careful balance of added hops to create a flavor profile that definitely appeals to those with a sweet tooth, and, while not as candylike as a sweet wine or cocktail, milkshake IPAs still speak to the part of your brain that appreciates dessert. Complete Story.
Beer Industry Growing at 2.7% CAGR to Hit USD 816,847.7 Billion by 2030 (February 7) – The global Beer Market size was valued at $605,246.1 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $816,847.7 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 2.7%. Complete Story.
Global Beer Market Report 2022-2023 Featuring the World’s Most Popular Brands – Anheuser-Busch InBev, Asahi, Carlsberg, China Resources Beer Company, Heineken, Kirin, Molson Coors and Tsingtao (February 7) – The “The 2022 Global Beer Market” report from Beverage Marketing has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Complete Story.
Report: 47 Percent of Consumers Plan to Purchase Beer for the Super Bowl (February 7) – Beer and football go hand-in-hand, especially when it comes to the biggest game of the year. Nearly half of Super Bowl viewers are planning to buy beer for watch parties, according to data from a new market survey. Complete Story.
No Pearls But Plenty Of Oyster Shells In These Beers (February 6) – Some beer drinkers are taken aback when they encounter a beer made with oysters or oyster shells. Complete Story.
9 Great Pilsner Beers That Aren’t Budweiser (February 6) – A beer style ironically both overserved and underappreciated. Complete Story.
How to explore the delicious world of stout beer in Colorado (February 6) – February is stout month, a celebration of the inkiest, richest beers that fit like a sweater for the colder weather. Complete Story.
Popular downtown Rockford brewery getting a new owner from just up the street (February 5) – Carlyle Brewing Co. owner Don Carlyle took to Facebook Saturday morning to let people know that he is officially retiring after 20 years, and that he has a plan to keep brewery going after he’s gone. Complete Story.
Richard’s Rainwater partners with New Orleans brewery to harvest, bottle rainwater (February 5) – Taylor O’Neil, CEO of Richard’s Rainwater, has been teaming up with breweries around the country to harvest and bottle rainwater. Complete Story.
Greater Lansing Beer Trail returns with 11 breweries participating (February 5) – The Greater Lansing Beer Trail kicked off Friday and hundreds are expected to join in on the fun to sample selections from some of Lansing’s craft breweries. Complete Story.
What to expect from Spyglass Brewing’s brand-new N.H. taproom (February 4) – To date, Spyglass has brewed nearly 200 different beers, many of them variations on the super popular double IPA. Complete Story.
Beer and Hot Chicken: Yee-Haw opens its new brewery and beer garden in Knoxville (February 4) – The brewery has been in the works for years after Elkmont Exchange closed. It’s opening with 62 taps, a decked-out beer garden, and Prince’s Hot Chicken! Complete Story.
New brewery plans to open in Conneaut Lake (February 4) – A new brewery is expecting to open in downtown Conneaut Lake in a familiar spot. Complete Story.
Hispanic Craft Brewers Expand What It Means to Be a Mexican-Style Beer (February 3) – Corn mash and innovative, flavorful adjuncts are culture in a bottle. Complete Story.
Oregon Craft Beer Month, Zwickelmania light up dark months: Oregon Brews and News (February 3) – The Oregon Brewers Guild will highlight the month and its events by promoting the state’s breweries on its website and social media outlets. Complete Story.
Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for a beer guy? Here are 12 hoppy options for him (February 3) – Whether you’re buying for a lager lover, pilsner partisan or ale aficionado there are tons of charming and innovative gifts out there for beer drinkers. Here are the best beer gifts for Valentine’s Day to make any beer lover happy. Complete Story.
NH lawmakers consider letting students under 21 take college wine and beer courses (February 3) – The hospitality program at the University of New Hampshire’s Paul College of Business and Economics offers a number of courses, from event planning to finance. But one of the most sought-after courses is available only to its oldest students. Complete Story.
8 People Leading the Craft Non-Alcoholic Beer Movement (February 3) – There’s an industry shift happening, and these are the people behind it. Complete Story.
2023 Craft Beer Predictions That We Can All Comfortably Ignore (February 2) – For anyone who has been paying attention to anything over the past three years, it is painfully obvious that no one has the slightest clue what is going to happen in 2023. Complete Story.
Lakefront Brewery switches to all cans in 2023 (February 2) – The brewery said it wishes it could do bottles and cans, but with limited space, they’re sticking with just cans. Complete Story.
Another 4 Hands Brewing Co. location is coming this summer (February 2) – 4 Hands Brewing Company’s second location will feature a 10,000-square-foot tasting room, a family-friendly arcade and a private event space. Complete Story.
Burlington craft brewery basks in aftermath of James Beard nod (February 2) – The prestigious James Beard Award semi-finalists were announced just last week and five Vermont eateries and drink-makers got the semifinalist nod. Complete Story.
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.