Chris Lukianenko

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How Not To Homebrew - Cooling Your Beer

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60 Second Beer Review: Little Creatures Dog Days

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Best microbreweries in Singapore

LeVeL33<p><b>What</b> No prizes for guessing on which floor this bar and restaurant is perched. Billed as the world’s highest microbrewery, LeVeL33 gloriously …

I’m Not Really Into Craft Beer, I’m Just Here for the Dick

Some men don’t take female craft beer enthusiasts seriously assuming our beer expertise is limited or that we don’t enjoy drinking it. And they’re …

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Do We Have Double Standards With Craft Beer Brands?

Are there double standards with the way we think of brands in the craft beer industry, compared to other industries? I don’t have the answer, but it …

How Sierra Nevada Developed the 'Holy Grail of Beer'

Ask Danny Kahn how technology is changing brewing, and he’ll take you back 7,000 years to its origins in Mesopotamia. “That’s one of the coolest …

60 Second Beer Review - Hawthorn Brewing Pale Ale

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German Beer Ad Shows Men Cradling Their Beer Bellies Like Pregnant Moms

We all know that beer isn’t the best thing to drink if you’re trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, that doesn’t stop alcoholic beverage …

Craft Beer-Drinkers Have Healthier Habits Than Other Americans, Study Says

Are you into visiting small microbreweries and scoff at your friends who are content with drinking Corona? Congratulations, you may be healthier than the rest of us.<p>A recent study from Harris Poll has showed that people who drink craft beer regularly tend to have healthier habits than those who …

Lowdown: Is the Craft Beer Boom Ending?

<i>The Lowdown is Ad Age's weekly look at news nuggets from across the world of marketing, including trends, campaign tidbits, executive comings and</i> …

60 Second Beer Review Nail Red Ale

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Your Music Choices Might Affect How Your Beer Tastes

The synesthesia is real, people. A new Belgian study says that the music you listen to while drinking beer may have an effect on the way that beer tastes. Before you know it, your favorite craft beers will probably play a little ditty when you pop the cap off, like those pain in the ass birthday …

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 …

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 …

60 Second Beer Review: Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

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Is Contract Brewing In My Future?

Enjoying a few quiet Golden Ales as we chatted about contract brewing.<p>I was having a pint with some guys from a new brewery in Tassie the other night …

Why the maker of Fat Tire bucked the trend and became 100% owned by its workers

From 1991 to 2015, Jordan (No. 12 on the BI 100: The Creators) was CEO of New Belgium, which she built into one of the US's largest craft breweries, with $225 million in annual revenue.<p>The company's success isn't uniquely Jordan's. Since 2013, New Belgium has been 100% employee-owned, which helped …

This Agency Says It Just Invented the World’s Perfect Beer Glass

Coors Light may have its double-vented wide-mouth cans and its two-stage activation bottles, but it doesn't have a monopoly on beer technology. …

A Quick Way To Chill Beer In A Hotel Room With No Fridge

Reader Kyle sent in this method to chill beer if you're on the road, would like a frosty drink, and of course, your hotel room doesn't have a fridge. …

A Quest to Find the World’s Best Beer in Belgium

<i>Photos by Worldwide Scott</i><p>By all accounts, the monks at the Sint Sixtus Abbey in Vleteren, Belgium produce some of the most heavenly brews on earth. …

Why This Craft Brewer Is Giving a Middle Finger to Beer-Making Tradition

Sam Calagione, the founder of Dogfish Head, has never hidden his disdain for antiquated beer-brewing laws, and has instead found inspiration in culinary ingredients and techniques utilized in cooking.<p><i>This article originally appeared on MUNCHIES in June 2016.</i><p>A few days after the 500th anniversary of …

5 Failures In Beer Marketing - Part 2

But wait, there’s still more beer failures!<p>So it seems that by the responses I have had on email, Reddit, Twitter and comments here…you guys get a …

5 Failures In Beer Marketing - Part 1

Not Every Beer Is A Winner<p>Beer is big business these days, producers are always looking for that next big thing to steal market share from their …

Craft Beer At Local Markets - Times Have Changed

So I was at this small Twilight Market in Hobart last week and had a fantastic time there with the wife and kids. There were plenty of people around, …

When Good Beer (Homebrew) Goes Bad

Sunday morning, the sun was shining and it’s was a beautiful day…for a brew. I had been on a family walk and shipped the missus and her mini-me off …

60 Second Beer Review Sierra Nevada Tropical IPA

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Inside The Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular 2016: Melbourne Montage

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Session Stouts: An Interview With R Gosling

Talking Dark Beer With Russ Gosling, Little Creatures Head Brewer<p><i>The Real R Gosling. R is for Russ, not Ryan?</i><p>Apologies if you were clicking through …

Bud Light's New Label Wants You To Think It's A Craft Brew

It's all for that thirsty, elusive millennial.<p>Bud Light seems to think people like craft beer because of its labels.<p>In a new design debuting today, the brand ditched its iconic boomerang, synonymous with tailgate parties and NASCAR tracks for the past 11 years, for Anheuser Busch's trademark "AB" …

Spoiled with plenty: Is Toronto drowning in craft beer?

If the Great Toronto Beer Glut is a problem at all, it's a pretty good one to have.<p>A lot better than the alternative, at least. Some 10 years ago, we lamented the lack of selection here, eyeing La Belle Province and her ample brewpubs with envy. Now, we head to the craft-beer section of any large …