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Cast in Stone: Brewers Experiment with Equipment that Has Winemaking Origins

“I learned about concrete fermentors through the wine world, and thought if they make great wines, they might make great beers as well,” says Hair of …

Beer

Sam Adams’s Secret Weapon For Winning Back The American Craft Drinker

At the company’s Boston headquarters, Jennifer Glanville is forever employing new techniques to create extraordinarily distinctive brews.<p>Off the coast of Finland, tucked away on sunken ninth-century Viking ships, divers have found bottles of an ancient ale called <i>sahti</i>. It is one of the oldest …

Loveland, Colorado Launches Beer Brand, Free Craft Beer Passport | CraftBeer.com

June 13, 2016<p>Loveland has launched a craft beer brand and free beer passport program, creating an all-encompassing craft brewery experience that …

Beer

Dogfish Head founder crafts brewery's future

Sam Calagione is distilling a future for the growing business that began with the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery brewpub's opening in Rehoboth Beach, Del., more than twenty years ago.<p>Since opening in 1995 as the smallest commercial brewery in the U.S., Dogfish Head has grown annually -- adding a …

Beer

Opinion: "Lady-beers" an insult to the women of craft beer

Kaleigh Dunn thinks “chick beers” set women in the industry back // Photo via facebook.com/ChickBrewing<p><i>Yesterday we asked: Is there really a need for</i> …

Beer

Craft Beer Revolution? The Small Brew That Is Taking On Budweiser, Miller and Coors

While I certainly enjoy the occasional beer, I drink a lot less of it than wine and spirits, and I’m not a serious craft beer guy. I appreciate the process and the passion, I seek out local beer when I travel, and I have been to too many craft breweries to recall them all. But it has always seemed …

Craft Beer

How to Make Your Own Summer Shandy | Men's Health

(American brewers tend to use “radler” and “shandy” interchangeably to mean “fruit beer that probably features citrus.”)<p>The problem: So many commercially packaged radlers are sticky-sweet, chemically flavored, unbalanced messes.<p>And even some of the more artful renditions suffer from being so …

The 9th Annual Off-Centered Film Festival Announces Its Lineup

If you live in Texas, or can get to Texas for really awesome things that are worth the trip, you should consider attending the 9th annual …

Texas

Beer, BBQ and babies - the new Dadchelor Party trend for fathers-to-be

What do you get when you combine a baby shower with a bunch of men, a few cartons of beer and a BBQ in the backyard? A Dadchelor Party. Welcome to …

Drinkers dislike distinctive beer labels

Beer fans actively avoid buying brands with loud logos or label designs, groundbreaking new research has found.<p>Fuller’s 1845 was judged as having a …

The Craft Beer Bubble

There is no denying that craft beer is experiencing a boom. And this is a drastic change from even just ten years ago. At almost any bar or store …

Beer

Empirical Brewery Goes Experimental with Its Taproom

You are not going to go to Empirical Brewery (1801 W. Foster Ave., Ravenswood, 773-654-3104) for its aesthetic appeal. The place is more or less a …

Empiricism

Xpand Lacing System

<b>Patent Pending</b><p><b>Sometimes it's about what you don't see</b>. Most of our shoelace pictures are up-close shots portraying a unique design with parallel …

Is the Craft Beer Bubble about to Burst in Texas?

<b>Short Answer:</b> Doubtful!<p>Long Answer: Keep reading!<p>Brewery Saturation in the Texas brewery market<p>It seems to be an ongoing trend lately for people to …

The San Francisco Giants get their own craft beer -- why not the L.A. Dodgers?

The morning after a marathon 14-inning affair that underscored the often bitter, always compelling enmity between the<p>Los Angeles DodgersandSan Francisco Giants, pioneering craft brewery Anchor Brewing Co. announced the release of a commemorative beer celebrating the 2014 Champion San Francisco …

San Francisco

The Nite Ops Can Cooler Is a Shining Beacon of Hope for Spilled Beers Everywhere

3.1K<p>SHARES<p>It's late. You're laughing around the campfire that's almost petered out. You finally tell that joke you've been trying to squeeze into the …

11 Obscure Beer Styles That Are Worth a Try

Sure, stouts, India pale ales, and hefeweizens are tasty, but if you want to venture away from the beaten path for your next beer, give one of these …

Interesting

Pornhub’s Olympics insights deserve a gold medal (6 Photos)<p>By: Dustin<p>92 Liked! 66 Disliked 0<p>lifestyle<p>American customs that won’t fly in other parts …

7 Ways to Survive In Business

In 2009 a buddy and I took a stab at creating an online publishing startup called ProLong Magazine. Despite our best efforts after a couple of years it failed. I believe that you should learn from every failure, especially in business. Today, my wife and I own a small side business called TAP …

Trouble brewing for Colorado’s billion-dollar craft beer industry

Colorado’s craft brewing business has chugged along to become a $1.15 billion boon to the state’s economy, but growing pains have come with the …

Google's making it easy for you to get solar panels onto your roof

Adding solar panels to your roof can be frustrating, since it's often difficult to know if your home receives enough light to justify the investment. Google Maps, however, has satellite, navigation and sunlight data for every property in the world, so it's ideally placed to tell you how many rays …

Up Your Glass Game: An Expert Guide To Proper Craft Beer Glassware [Infographic] | Brew Studs

So many beer styles, too many… containers?<p>There are two types of people in the craft beer world. In truth, there are <i>many</i> types, but I guarantee I can …

uKeg Pressurized Growler

The uKeg™ Pressurized Growler for Fresh Craft Beer<p>Keeps draft beer fresh and carbonated for two weeks.

A Q&A With The Father Of Homebrewing And Craft Beer Pioneer, Charlie Papazian | Brew Studs

Charlie Papazian<p>In Steve Hindy’s book, titled <i>The Craft Beer Revolution: How a Band of Microbrewers is Transforming the World’s Favorite Drink</i>, he …

Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine: 'no one will be able to catch us'

"I started this curation conversation six years ago, and everyone thought I was talking about The Force, like it was an ancient religion," says Jimmy …

Why Is American Beer So Bland?

Blame Prohibitionists, German immigrants, and factory workers who just wanted to drink during their lunch break.<p>Today’s discerning beer drinkers might be convinced that America’s watery, bland lagers are a recent corporate invention. But the existence of American beers that are, as one industry …

From barbers to coders – entrepreneurs in their 20s are open to risk

A job for life at MI6 or the uncertainty of a tech startup? For Ross Targett, it didn’t take much persuasion to ditch a potentially lucrative career at the intelligence service after he hit upon a business idea with co-founder Hugh Collins.<p>Targett and Collins, now aged 24 and 22, met at …

Entrepreneurship

Beer industry has $6.6B impact on Mich. economy

If you’ve popped the top on a cold one in the last year, you’ve contributed to the more than $6.6 billion impact the beer industry has on Michigan’s …

Beer

Craft Giant Lagunitas to Open Enormous Azusa Brewery

A major expansion for one of the biggest crafters in the world<p>The Los Angeles craft beer family has exploded over the past few years. And not to be …