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Dairy Farms Find a Lifeline: Beer

Every day since 1938, farmhands at the 1,000-acre Carter & Stevens Farm, in central Massachusetts, have milked cows in the morning and afternoon. The same family has overseen operations for five generations. A sixth seemed uncertain.<p>“We’re at a historic low nationwide in terms of farmers getting …

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Hoppy and Bitter: The Misunderstood Beer Styles

Hoppy and bitter: This is a misunderstood beer style. Many people have their first bad beer experience drinking one of these beers, simply because …

Father’s Day Beer Honors This Father/Daughter Duo

A double IPA beer release isn’t necessarily breaking news these days, but when the story behind the beer is as fun as what we’re hearing out of …

WeldWerks Invitational Releases Second Round of Pour List… Have Mercy

Avg. Reading Time: 2 minFor anyone contemplating the perfect formula for throwing a successful beer fest and attracting elite level talent, we’ve …

Brewers Make Their Voice Heard in Washington, D.C.

Today 120 brewers, brewery owners, employees, and state guild representatives descended on Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of the country’s …

CraftBeer.com Announces 2018’s Great American Beer Bars

Craft beer bars play an important role in the growth of small and independent breweries, from well-informed staff that really knows their stuff to an …

Their Illinois Farm Brewery is Totally Off-the-Grid

Big Thorn Farm and Brewery, named after the large thorns of the locust trees on the property in Georgetown, Illinois, runs on solar power. Anna …

New Belgium Asheville Earns Trio of LEED Certifications

New Belgium Brewing Asheville Earns Trio of LEED Certifications<p>July 6, 2017<p>New Belgium Brewing Asheville isn’t just beautiful — it’s beautifully …

Can Craft Brewers Save Arizona’s Verde River?

It’s late March and the Verde River of Arizona is flowing fast and full. In this semi-arid valley of grassland and scrub north of Phoenix, the Verde …

Bear Republic: Sustainable Brewing in the Heart of Wine Country

Sonoma County, California, is best known for its world-renowned wineries, but it also has a distinctive craft brewery scene. Bear Republic Brewing …

Finally! Brewery’s Biodegradable Six-Pack Rings Hit Grocery Stores

Remember the edible six-pack rings you heard so much about a few years ago? You remember — the viral video featured a turtle “eating” one in the …

5 Green Brewing Initiatives You’ll Love

Small and independent brewers are always in pursuit of green brewing initiatives, pushing themselves to change workflows to be better stewards of …

Saltwater Brewery Creates Edible Six-Pack Rings

May 13, 2016<p>The devastating effects that plastic six-pack rings can have to both wildlife and the environment have been proven time and time again. …

Louisiana’s Crying Eagle Brewing: A Far Cry from Old School

The Calcasieu Parish is named after the mighty river which feeds the fine folks of Lake Charles, Louisiana. The river got its name from the Atakapa …

Ono Brewing’s Innovative Approach to Brewing Craft Beer

What happens when an engineer becomes a brewer? Go to Ono Brewing Company in Chantilly, Virginia, and you’ll be inspired by the results.We can't send …

Hailstorm Brewing: Inside a GABF IPA Gold Medal Winning Brewery

Suburban Chicago’s Hailstorm Brewing gained notoriety with its 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) gold-medal winning IPA, besting more than 400 …

Cultivating Community with Brewery Bhavana

Vansana Nolintha gets a little choked up when he talks about his deep belief in the power of hospitality.We can't send you beer, but we can send you …

Wibby Brewing: A Lovibond of Lagers

“We have a lager for you, no matter your taste preferences,” says Ted Risk, the co-founder and director of sales and marketing at Wibby Brewing in …

Lonerider Brewing Serves Up Ales for the Outlaw in All of Us

“I like a good story,” says Sumit Vohra of Lonerider Brewing Company in Raleigh, North Carolina. That is instantly apparent when you step into the …

An Insider’s Look at Highland Brewing’s Rebrand

I spent some of the best chunks of my childhood and college years in Asheville, North Carolina. My entire family is there, and I’ve been drinking …

Behind the Scenes of a Small Brewery’s First Big Release

Beer release days can be exciting for fans, and sometimes chaotic for small brewers who plan the events. Dewey Beer Company, a two-year-old small and …

Bees, ‘Mass Extinction’ and Beer BeCause at Asheville’s Twin Leaf Brewery

The mere mention of beer is often enough to get craft beer lovers to pour into a taproom. Twin Leaf Brewery, located in Asheville, North Carolina, …

Bïeryoncé, Balance and Beer with Lineup Brewing’s Katarina Martinez

Cats engage something known as a “cat right reflex” as they begin to fall, assuring they will almost always land on their feet. Because of their …

New Mexico’s Red River Brewing Company is a Family Affair

The most famous of the Red River Valleys is the one that forms the border of Oklahoma and Texas. Many a thirsty cow and cowboy crossed the Red River …

Ludacris’ New Atlanta Restaurant Focuses on Independent Beer

Renowned for its recognition as the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has provided travelers fond of ales, …

Breweries Making Big Strides with Employee Benefits

Working at a craft brewery seems like a dream from an outsider’s perspective. You’re surrounded by beer all day, and you can wear overalls and beer …

A ‘Stirring Tale’ Behind the Father of Homebrewing’s Famous Spoon

Amelia Earhart flew a plane. Chuck Berry rocked an electric guitar. To secure his place in history, Charlie Papazian — the father of America’s …

The Funny Thing About Comedy Nights at Breweries

Last February, over 75 people filled a small taproom in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania. Dancing Gnome Beer, a small independently owned brewery just …

Craftwashing is Happening in American Beer

The term “craftwashing” does not appear to be new. A simple Google search results in multiple articles linking to both beer stories and other results …

Beer Trading’s Impacts on Independent Breweries and You

The idea of beer trading is nothing new. People have been meeting in their basements to exchange and share exotic bottles since the beginning of …