Michael Thom

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8 Bottles of Affordable Whiskey You Should Always Have on Your Cart

Whether you’re finally setting up that bar cart for the first time in a new place, or you’re just trying to explore the world of whiskey, it’s about …


The 10 Best Breweries in the U.S. to Visit, According to Yelp Reviewers

For tours, tastings, or both.<p>It’s National Beer Day today, and there may be quite few Americans celebrating: More Americans prefer an ice-cold beer …


The Best Small-Town Bar in Every State

There's a reason folks like John Mellencamp never shut up about the allure of America's small towns: They're treasures hiding amazing experiences and …

New Jersey

25 Exceptional Barrel-Aged Craft Beers

<b>Lolita by Goose Island Beer Co.</b><p>Another one from Chicago’s Goose Island, this Belgian ale is aged at least eight months alongside fresh raspberries in …


The 25 Most Important American Craft Beers Ever Brewed

With more than 5,000 breweries, some of which produce dozens of different beers every year, America is home to the largest and most diverse beer …


The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

<i>This definitive guide to affordable Scotch explores everything you need to know about the world’s most popular single malt whisky, including</i> …

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …


Opinion: 3 ways to transform your 1-person business into a $1 million operation

Many people dream of ditching the hassles of corporate America and starting their own business. Who hasn’t yearned to for the day when they could …

Small Business

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

The 7 Best Whiskies for Guys Who Love Beer

1. Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey<p>Craft beer fans know all about Dead Guy, Oregon-based Rogue Ales’ flagship beer. So it was no surprise when the distilling …

Craft Brewing
Craft Beer

Fermentation in Motion IPA Recipe

This recipe is a nod to a hazy, juicy IPA that Great Notion Brewing’s Andy Miller brewed at the 2017 <i>Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®</i> Brewers Retreat in …

Holiday Beer Cookies

December. A time of giving and sharing; a time of eating and drinking with family and friends. Whether it’s a Porter or a Lambic that is being …

How to Add Fruit to Beer

<i>This is part 2 in Style of the Month: Fruit Beer.</i>So you want to brew a fruit beer. You’ve selected the perfect base beer style and fruit combination …


Beards, Booze, and Bacon: Starting a Brewery, Naming Beers, and Hunting

<i>What new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? The Manual is a website dedicated to</i> …

Craft Beer

Top Rated Beers: Chile Beer

Beer Festivals

Dear Silicon Valley: America’s fallen out of love with you

Dear Silicon Valley,<p>You used to be the envy of the world. Over the last decade I’ve seen countless cities try to become you, from the Silicon Savannah to the Silicon Bayou.<p>At last year’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Stanford’s campus, hundreds of entrepreneurs from Mongolia to South Sudan came …

Silicon Valley

Sampling the Moody brews on a British Columbia ‘beer train’

It was a sun-dappled weekday morning and I was trundling east from Vancouver, Canada, on the SkyTrain transit line's shiny new Evergreen Extension.<p>I was heading for an unlikely craft beer hotspot in the small suburban city of Port Moody, the train flashing past wooded parks and sprawling shopping …

The Best Beers From 28 Cities Across America

To all the beer drinkers out there, there’s good news and bad news.<p>Bad news first: The beer market has been slowing down. At least Goldman Sachs …

Jackson Hole

Introducing Gear Patrol Field Guides

What ever happened to the humble field guide — that thumb-able, spiral-bound companion we kept nearby as a quick go-to resource for our latest …


The Best Up-and-Coming Breweries in Texas

While the national beer of Texas has never been up for debate, in the past decade an explosion of craft breweries has made a strong argument for …

Fort Worth
Small Business

Kirigami Art of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Best Architectural Works

Artist Marc Hagan-Guirey pays hommage to one of the greatest American architects, Frank Lloyd Wright. The British artist is specialized in <i>kirigami</i>, …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Want to Save Your Business an Hour a Day? Automate These 11 Tasks.

The smaller your business, the less time you have for repetitive tasks that can be easily automated.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Automation may be considered a job killer, but it’s also a life-saver for small businesses who are looking for ways to streamline daily …

Small Business
Small Business