Craft Beer World

By Russ Clarke | A curated look at Craft Beer within the UK and abroad - partner site to www.beeresque.com

18 Defining Moments in the History of Craft Beer

American craft beer is bigger than ever, both in number of breweries and stylistic influence. As the craft beer “trend” turned into a stable, …

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New Belgium Celebrates 20 Years Of Sour Beers With La Folie Release | Brew Studs

2017 La Folie commemorates two decades of sours.<p>This year marks New Belgium’s 20th year for making sour beers, which first launched its wood beer …

The 'Haze Craze': Beer Lovers' Newfound Obsession With Murky IPAs

About 13 years ago, The Alchemist brewery in Waterbury, Vt., released a new IPA called Heady Topper. The brewer, John Kimmich, had decided to neither filter nor pasteurize the beer — both common methods of extending a commercial beer's shelf life. The result was an IPA thicker with the microscopic …

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Taking A Stand Against Sexist Beers

Panty Peeler. Phat Bottom. And all the unfortunate beers that use the color of a woman’s hair that also coordinate with a beer style—Blonde, …

When Lager Reigned

1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.<p>What with its bone-boiling facilities, tanneries, towering manure heaps, and roaming packs of aggressive hogs, 19th-century Manhattan was an affront to the nose and eyeballs. Luckily one didn’t need to go far to dull the …

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BrewDog Breaks Into U.S. With Its Biggest Bar To Date | Brew Studs

Photo provided by BrewDog<p>DogTap in Columbus, Ohio opens today.<p>Irreverent craft brewery, BrewDog, today officially lands in the booming craft beer …

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Why Germans are losing their taste for beer

Last week the Bavarian Brewers’ Association reported a small drop in sales, down by 1.1 percent between 2016 and 2015. And while this decline is a …

It's a very 'unisex' craft beer: Soweto Gold's Ndumiso Madlala

As the chief beer officer, brewer, and cofounder of MadMead Brewing Co, Ndumiso is the genius behind Soweto Gold beers.<p>We chat with him to find out …

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Built for brewers: welder finds niche in beer-making systems

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Aaron Keeney about a decade ago fused his welding skills with a brewing hobby, creating a Eugene company known in the craft beer …

10 best sour beers

Pucker up, because for this list we’re wrapping our chops around beers representing one of the trendiest styles of the last few years: sour ales. …

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Unlock the Secrets of New England–Style IPAs

In the short eighteen months that I have been a professional brewer, I’ve learned that there are some brewing traditions that are harder to change …

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Garage Project’s Jos Ruffell on the Tuatara sale and the future of NZ craft beer

<b>Are all the craft brewers going to be bought by the big guys? Garage Project’s Jos Ruffell tells Duncan Greive that, despite the sale of Panhead and</b> …

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7 triple IPAs to try if you missed out on Pliny the Younger

This being the last day to score a glass or two of Russian River Brewing Co.’s beloved triple IPA Pliny the Younger at the brewery’s Sonoma pub, …

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7 Elusive Beers and Where to Find Them During SF Beer Week

Venture beyond Pliny<p>You’ve probably heard about the phenomenon of Russian River Brewing Company’s <b>Pliny The Younger</b> by now. The original triple IPA brings devout followers from all over the state who camp out overnight in front of the Santa Rosa brewery, waiting for a taste of the white whale of …

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MAP: The Highest Rated Brewery In Every Country

Across the world, people love their beer. But different styles dominate in different countries. Whether it’s IPA, pilsner, stout, or adjunct lager, …

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Can a New CEO Save Boston Beer?

<b>Boston Beer</b>'s (NYSE: SAM) long-serving president and CEO announced he would be retiring next year, giving the craft brewer plenty of time to find a replacement, but can a new top executive do what the current one was unable to: Turnaround the beer maker's declining fortunes?<p>A steady hand on the …

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Homebrewing Improvement: DIY Tips From A Pro | Brew Studs

This post was made possible in part by our sponsor, Slot Drain, who invites you to visit them at booth 4009 at the 2017 Craft Brewers Conference and …

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Now There's a Beer Flavored with $20,000 Bonsai Trees

There’s not much craft brewers <i>won’t</i> do to make sure their beers stand out in an increasingly crowded world of hoppy IPAs, ultra pale ales, and silky …

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Untappd puts Foursquare-like beer recommendations front and center

The beer-focused app Untappd is a handy way to keep track of what you've tasted, what you liked and what your friends are drinking. This week, the suds social network completely redesigned its mobile software to add a bunch of new features. On top of a revamped UI, the app's directory of …

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Dogfish Head founder weighs in on San Antonio and the growing craft beer movement - San Antonio Business Journal

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Inc. founder Sam Calagione was in San Antonio recently to talk… more<p>Courtesy of Dogfish Head Craft Brewing Co.<p>One of the …

Walmart sued for allegedly selling craft beer that isn't

(NEWSER) – Sensing the way the beer winds were blowing, Walmart started selling its own line of craft beers early last year, the <i>Washington Post</i> reports. Now the retail giant is being accused of selling fake craft beers in order to trick customers into paying more in a lawsuit that calls Walmart's …

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25 most important American craft beers ever

Food & Wine had a great idea. I'm borrowing it.<p>Last month, the magazine asked 21 beer industry luminaries to rank the most important craft beers of all time. Not the best, which would have been a ridiculous and impossible undertaking. The most important.<p>As you might expect from a pack of …

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Alpine Brewing Announces New Beers & First Ever Cans For 2017 | Brew Studs

New Windows Up IPA and special bottle releases planned.<p>Diving into 2017 with broad US distribution, <b>Alpine Beer Company</b> announces three new, …

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Stone Brewing Unveils Two New Seasonal Craft Beer Additions | Brew Studs

Two unique, hop blends, one with gin botanicals.<p>Today, Stone Brewing announced two seasonal additions to its 2017 lineup of offerings with the brand …

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Pucker Up: The Sour Beer Movement is Here to Stay

Love them or hate them, the trend of sour beers is far from over. In fact, it’s spawned an uber-popular new niche in the craft beer industry, giving …

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The Crowler: An Aluminum Answer to the Growler

The typical method for taking draft beer home from a bar, brewery or store is a reusable 64-ounce glass growler jug. But the growler has flaws, which has led Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont, Colo., to develop the Crowler, a 32-ounce can into which keg beer is dispensed. The can is sealed, and …

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Boston Beer's Change to Rebel IPA's Recipe Is a Sign of Desperation

Altering the recipe for its Rebel IPA beer is a sign of desperation at craft brewing giant <b>Boston Beer</b> (NYSE: SAM), which is suffering from a protracted sales slump across much of its beer lineup. That the brewer felt the need to "completely reformulate" the recipe for this once-popular brew is an …

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Craft Beverage Bill to Ease Taxes for Brewers Reintroduced in Congress

On Monday, January 31, the Craft Beverage Moderation and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 747/S. 236) was reintroduced in both the Senate and House after …

Canning To America: A RODENBACH First | Brew Studs

Available this April in 4-packs.<p>RODENBACH Brewery, makers of world class renowned sour beers in the traditional Flanders red style, today announced …

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