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By Chris Young | Pint in one hand, Flipboard in the other? Then you're the perfect reader for this magazine. Find beer news, craft beer articles, beer blogs and really anything related to beer or brewing. Like the chatty guy sitting next to you talking about his first grade crush at the local pub, we sometimes get excited about our first crush too and share articles from our site PubCap.com.

The Best Brewery In Every State, According To Yelp

Cheers!<p>There’s nothing more refreshing than a glass of crisp, ice-cold beer.<p>But sometimes, the number of quality IPAs, stouts, and lagers, and the breweries that craft them, can leave us overwhelmed. To clear the confusion, we asked Yelp to pull data on the most popular brewery in every state …

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Make Your Own Glow-in-the-Dark Beer With Fluorescent Yeast

The $199 kit gets a little help from jellyfish genes<p>A former NASA biologist just launched a kit to help everyday home brewers step up their beer game by making beverages that glow, because who needs those regular amber hues anymore?<p>Josiah Zayner left his job in synthetic biology to start his own …

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A South Side Chicago Guide To Outstanding Breweries With Taprooms - Eater Chicago

Chicago's South Siders have watched craft breweries and brewpubs saturate the North Side, leaving them wondering when they'd receive some love. Now that's changing as many brewers and restaurateurs have taken notice of the void.<p>"There's the same level of interest between the North Side and South …

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Now Comes in Beer Form

Coffee stout, pumpkin beer: been there, done that.<p>It was only a matter of time before pumpkin spice latte beer fell into our laps, and thanks to Breckenridge Brewery, here we are.<p>The Colorado brewery just added a nitro pumpkin spice latte, made with "carefully roasted, cold-pressed coffee beans" …

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As Pumpkin Beer Sales Go Flat, Spooked Brewers Cut Production

A Shipyard Brewing worker in Portland, ME, looks over the packaging line during a run of Pumpkinhead.<p>In the highly competitive world of seasonally released beers, Elysian Brewing might be considered the Great Pumpkin. Since opening in 1996, the Seattle-based manufacturer has produced several dozen …

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Brooklyn Brewery Co-Founder Steve Hindy on What's Next for Craft Beer

Years of double digit sales growth can't last. But there's a portion of sales that isn't tracked, and it could be where the future of the industry lies.<p>When Steve Hindy started Brooklyn Brewery in the borough's Williamsburg neighborhood in 1984, it didn't have a tasting room like most breweries do …

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Craft lightens up

It’s fitting that I was at the Hawthorne Theater in Portland, Oregon, to see G. Love & Special Sauce, whose first big hit was “Cold Beverages”—I’d …

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7 Healthy Reasons to Drink Beer | Men's Health

1/7 Shutterstock<p>Beer can help reduce your risk of heart disease.<p>According to Harvard University, more than 100 studies found an association between moderate drinking and a 25 to 40 percent reduced risk of heart attack or death from cardiovascular disease.<p>2/7 Shutterstock<p>Beer can lower your risk of …

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Beer now insanely delicious

BEER has reached a level of insane deliciousness, it has been confirmed.

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10 Beers to Keep on Your Radar This Summer

Forget what you know and try something new.<p>Naming the top 10 beers for summer is a fool's errand. Most people's top 10 beers for the summer are going to be the 10—or perhaps 12, or maybe 24—brews they just lugged with them to the beach, or the stadium parking lot, or even the hammock in their …

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

California’s House Beer is marketing small production “craft beer” to mainstream beer drinkers.<p>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 …

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Finch's Beer recasts itself with acquisitions of Breakroom, Hopothesis

Finch’s Beer Co. is sorry, Chicago.<p>It’s sorry for coming out of the gate with, shall we say, less than stellar beer. It’s sorry for not being terribly engaged in the Chicago beer market. It’s sorry for hyping a big beautiful new brewery along the Chicago River that never materialized.<p>Can you be …

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Brewery Mocks Budweiser by Announcing Freedom-Flavored ’Murica Beer

Now <i>this</i> is the beer Donald Trump should be taking credit for inspiring: Saugatuck Brewing, a small American-owned microbrewery in Michigan (so …

Budweiser Renames Its Beer "America"

Until the November election, Budweiser is swapping out everything on its can—including its own name—to be as patriotic as possible.<p>With the backdrop of the Olympics and a comically botched election, this summer is bound to be what Ricardo Marques, a vice president from Budweiser, calls "maybe the …

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App of the Week: HopPlotter helps you plan pub crawls and cross-country brewery tours

The explosion of craft breweries in recent years has been great for beer lovers, but in an era when many people have a fear of missing out (online or …

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How 15 Iconic American Beers Got Their Names

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Unraveling the Mystery of the Lady on the Miller High Life Bottle

The world is full of famous female advertising icons—Betty Crocker, Bounty paper towels' Rosie the waitress and, most recently, Flo, the …

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HopCat beer bar coming to Chicago but won't serve Goose Island

When beer bar HopCat opens in Lincoln Park later this year with 130 tap handles — 50 of them from Illinois brewers — there will be one notable omission from the beer list: Goose Island.<p>A policy across the fast growing HopCat chain forbids serving beer produced by Anheuser-Busch or Miller Coors …

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This Is How Guinness Is Fighting for a Dark Beer Emoji

As of this writing, the "beer" emoji has been used 5,018,563 times... just on Twitter. So what's wrong with that? Yes, it's an amazing celebration of …

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How the craft beer revolution started

Peter Day Global business correspondent<p><b>Big things are happening in the world of beer. Two giant brewing groups, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, are in the process of merging.</b><p>They will produce a global monolith distributing almost one third of all the beer drunk in the world.<p>Out of one single …

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These maps show how craft beer production spread across the US

By now, the US craft beer boom is old news. But how exactly craft beer production has spread across the country is a different story—and the subject of a newly released paper in the <i>Journal of Wine Economics</i>.<p>Back in the 1980s, the vast majority of craft breweries were located in the Pacific …

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Breckenridge Brewery’s Nitro Series can line to debut in first quarter, 2016

<i>Press Release:</i>(Littleton, CO) – Breckenridge Brewery will introduce an all-new line of portable and versatile nitrogen-carbonated beer in the first …

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Bud Light's New Label Wants You To Think It's A Craft Brew

It's all for that thirsty, elusive millennial.<p>Bud Light seems to think people like craft beer because of its labels.<p>In a new design debuting today, the brand ditched its iconic boomerang, synonymous with tailgate parties and NASCAR tracks for the past 11 years, for Anheuser Busch's trademark "AB" …

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Why your beer doesn't taste right: the most common off-flavors explained

Everyone has a different idea of what the perfect beer tastes like, but there's one thing most people can agree upon: it shouldn't taste like gym …

Holiday Gifts for the Craft Beer Lover

Craft beer lovers are generally a pretty easy lot to shop for. Grab a six pack of their favorite splurge beer or have a friend in another state ship …

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A New IPA Is the Most Bitter Beer in the World - Munchies

Dogfish Head Brewery says they have made "the hoppiest beer ever documented through scientific analysis." Their new brew, dubbed Hoo Lawd—the name is said to come from the exclamation you will undoubtedly make after you take your first sip—is seriously hoppy, measuring 658 IBUs or international …

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Top 25 beers of 2015

New Glarus beer is legendary, but is it worth the drive?

During a recent drive back from Milwaukee, I did what any self-respecting, beer-swilling Chicagoan would do. I stopped at the Mars Cheese Castle to buy some New Glarus beer.<p>Perched at the edge of Interstate 94, about 10 miles north of the state line, Mars Cheese Castle is a quick and easy stop for …

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Jevo Automated Jell-O Shot Maker

Perhaps you haven’t given much thought to Jell-O shots since your glory days in college, but there’s a good chance they’re about to get back on your …

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