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How to Pitch Your Business Without Being a Jerk

As a new business owner, you’re inevitably going to meet people who can help you with your business — maybe it’s at an official investor meeting that …

5 Tips For Launching A New Business

<i>Bonus: Trade Not Aid–</i><p><b>By</b> <b>Grace Hightower De Niro</b><p>Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda was started with the mission of helping the farmers of Rwanda to built sustainable businesses for themselves by creating a demand for their product. Thanks to emphasis placed on environmental care, ethical business …

Marketing strategies for achieving business growth

Marketing for small businesses needs to be carefully thought through, and often requires a multi-pronged approach<p>It's one thing to have a great product, but it will never be a success unless your potential customers know about it. That's where marketing comes in.<p>Neil Addley, managing director of …

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The 50 greatest beers in the world

Beer and liquor have always been an important part of our culture—especially pop culture. We've got movie-themed bars (like NYC's Will Ferrell-themed …

Which Beer Blogs Do You Read?

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>The Beer Bloggers Conference has a list of around 1200 different beer blogs currently being published in the US and more than 570 international ones, but when I recently asked my ale and lager-loving friends which beer …

7 steps to becoming a better beer drinker

Lose weight. Go to bed earlier. Balance your checkbook every week. Boring. Get serious about your beer education in 2014? Now that's a resolution that you can stick to! If you're interested in learning more about craft beer, developing your palate, or even becoming a certified beer geek, here are …

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3 Things Beer Aficionados Can Look Forward to in 2014

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>It appears that 2014 will be another great year for beer consumers. With more than 2,500 breweries in operation and another 1,500 in planning, there has never been a better time to be a beer drinker. While brewers continue to push the innovation envelope, here …

What Suntory-Beam Can Learn From Craft Beer Entrepreneurs

It’s already yesterday’s news, that Japanese spirits giant Suntory has acquired American bourbon whiskey company Jim Beam for a deal valued at some $16 billion. The deal would make Suntory the third largest producer globally of distilled beverages.<p>The horizon for the spirits industry, however, …

How to Identify Oats, Rye, Wheat, Corn, and Rice in Your Beer

What's In Your Beer?<p>Base Malts in Your Beer »<br>Specialty Grains in Your Beer »<br>Hops: The 3 C's »<br>More Hop Flavors You Should Know »<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Adjunct: it's a dirty word to a lot of craft beer fanatics, conjuring images of cackling …

The next big thing? New beer can goes topless

Imagine finding David Chang's world-class cooking in a food truck parked at your campsite or tailgate party, and you’ll see the allure of craft beer in cans: truly excellent gastronomical goodness anywhere you want it.<p>Now imagine only being able to eat Chang’s steamed Cantonese pork buns with a …

King Of Craft Beer: How Sierra Nevada Rules The Hops World

Ken Grossman has survived his share of froth and burst bubbles in the 35-plus years since he cofounded Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Now 59, he still oversees the nation’s largest private craft brewery, producing nearly 1 million barrels of beer a year and ringing up more than $200 million in sales. …

How to launch an independent brewery, hosted by Pete Brown

Learn about the commercial and logistical aspects of creating a new beer, starting a brewery and launching a craft beer product<p>Real ale has been to rehab. Craft beers are undergoing an unprecedented renaissance in the UK, with supermarkets stocking a broad variety of esoteric brands and fine dining …

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Don't judge a brew by its cover: 5 great beers with bad labels

As a kid, whenever I tried to be fashionable, things always went wrong. Once I decided to make my wardrobe edgier by adding a fluorescent, Devo-style vest to the mix, with predictably poor results. I could go on, but to put it simply, fashion isn’t in my DNA. I’m a nice guy once you get to know me, …

Ask a Cicerone: What's the Best Way to Learn About Beer?

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Ask a <i>what</i>? A Certified Cicerone®. That is, a beer expert who has passed a particular certification exam administered by the Craft Beer Institute. You can think of them as beer sommeliers.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Does your New …

Beer Labels Come Deliciously to Life in Great Animated GIFs

Here's a fun project for beer lovers. Boston-based video editor Trevor Carmick has started animating the labels of some of his favorite brews, …

Newcastle's top 10 craft beer pubs

Newcastle is home to a booming craft-beer scene that offers a range of great real-ale pubs and canny new-wave beer bars<p>Pleased To Meet You<p>It specialises in gin cocktails and looks like a colonial-era country club, but Pleased To Meet You (PTMY) is one of Newcastle's foremost hotspots for craft …

The Bizarrely Hot Selling Un-Cool Beer

In the beer world, the last five or so years have been marked by the rise of craft brews, and the simultaneous sales slump of most mass-market beers. …