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Why Do People Wait in Long Lines for Craft Beer?

Whether the craft beer industry is booming or fading seems to be up for debate, but one thing is certain: No matter the larger trend, true aficionados are as excited as ever about new and rare brews. Last October, Brooklyn-based Other Half Brewing and Canton, Massachusetts-based Trillium Brewing …

Two pints of beer better for pain relief than paracetamol, study says

Your head is pounding, the room’s spinning and your stomach is lurching – when you’re hungover, reaching for painkillers can often seem like a good …

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How Much is Enough? A Craft Brewer’s Response to Sam Adams’ Jim Koch

<i>On April 7, the</i> New York Times <i>published an op-ed by Boston Beer founder Jim Koch about the “ beginning of the end of the craft beer revolution,”</i> …

Scientists once nuked beers to see if they'd still be drinkable after an atomic blast

Buildings crumble, almost anything combustible ignites, and scores of people die — some instantly, yet many more through burns or radiation sickness.<p>Not everything is ruined, however.<p>In fact, there's a good chance survivors of nuclear war could dig through the post-apocalyptic rubble, grab a beer …

Map: 10 new breweries changing Atlanta's landscape - Curbed Atlanta

Remember the old days (i.e., a few short years ago) when drinking local beer in Atlanta meant choosing between the offerings of SweetWater, Atlanta Brewing (now Red Brick), and, well, Terrapin (kind of)? No disrespect to the esteemed pioneers, but those days are thankfully done.<p>In honor of …

10 Dos and Don'ts of Bottle Share Etiquette

For those of you unfamiliar with bottle shares, they are gatherings of craft-beer lovers where each attendee brings a bottle of beer (or two or five …

Five mistakes to avoid when you're buying craft beer

Buying beer used to be simple. The hardest choice you had to make was imported or domestic, or maybe how many cans you wanted. Today, craft beer is everywhere, and the beer run is no longer a walk in the park. Here are some common beer-buying mistakes to avoid on your next shopping trip.<p>Buying old …

4 Beer Cocktails Even Non-Beer Drinkers Will Love

🍺 + 🍹 = ☺️<p>Beer or cocktail? Actually—why not both? The beer cocktail (a cocktail with a brew base) has been on the up and up nationwide; you've no doubt encountered one on a recent night out. But if you, like many, have wrinkled your nose at the idea, we're here to convince you otherwise.<p>Below, …

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Brewer’s Perspective: New England–Style IPAs

The journey to brewing a New England–style IPA was a long one for Ryan Brooks, former brewmaster for San Diego’s award-winning Coronado Brewing …

We Almost Can't Believe These 15 Vending Machines Are Real

Apparently the modern vending machines first appeared in the 1880's. (I know this because Wikipedia just told me.) Since then, they have been …

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What Search Marketers Get Wrong About Demographic Research

You need to understand who your customers are, why they might be searching for your business, and what kinds of things they want to see when they get to your site.<p>Most search marketers understand that it's important to understand your demographics before you can be successful in an SEO campaign. …

The big search upgrade — and how Amazon could beat Google at its own game

Despite the tremendous technological innovation we’ve witnessed over the past two decades (smartphones, cloud computing, social networks), search interfaces and their underlying mechanics have remained fairly stagnant. The familiar portals of the early naughts are largely what we see today: empty …

Should You Use Hashtags on Facebook? Here's What the Research Says

​Hashtags are one of the most commonly queried elements of social media marketing, particularly amongst people just starting out. And that makes …

Facebook's Growth Potential May Be Bigger Than We Thought

Image source: www.facebookbrand.com.<p><b>Facebook</b>'s transition to mobile advertising is fueling the company's explosive top-line growth.Quarterly ad revenue was most recently up 57% over last year, and mobile ads now generate 82% of the total haul.<p>But if recent statistics from renowned venture capital …

Don't Believe the Hype. Craft Beer Isn't Dying

Despite appearances to the contrary, the smallest breweries are still experiencing heady growth. Image source: Getty Images.<p>Is craft beer dying? There's no denying the industry is slowing as craft beer sales this year have risen at less than half the rate they did a year ago. And with more craft …

Infographic: Craft Beer Drinkers Consult Their Phones Before Opening Their Wallets

Beer ranks among the most popular categories in the artisanal foods craze sweeping the U.S. over the last decade. The craft beer vertical, meaning …