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Who Really Owns Your Craft Beer?

Based on their labels, and even by the long histories detailed on their websites, you’d never know some seemingly independent, seemingly craft beers …

How to Cook With Beer

Far too few of us appreciate the culinary tools hiding within every bottle of beer – sugar, water, hops, and bubbles – four clutch components that …

Video: Beer drinking has just gotten cooler… and geekier

Beer aficionados who also share a passion for Android mobile devices may be interested in backing a Kickstarter project that aims to leverage the …

Three beers to get your chocolate fix - 99 Bottles

We'd Totally Tap That: 8 Free, Buzz-Worthy Beer Apps

Fact: Smartphones were created to enhance your beer drinking. Yes, they make phone calls and take pictures, but what those fancy phones are really …

Smooth operator! Nitrogen-charged beers are a velvety treat

About two years ago, Longmont, Colo.-based Left Hand Brewing Company made one of the greatest scientific advances of our time (at least for us beer geeks): They figured out how to bottle their excellent Milk Stout “on nitro,” charging it with nitrogen gas to create a creamy and sweet treat that you …

How to Become a Beer Judge

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>The last beer you tasted was a beautiful and complex 40+ point brew that's in the running for Best of Show, but now you've moved on to an infected gusher that smells of butyric acid (vomit!) and receives a "courtesy …

America's best craft breweries

It wasn't long ago when the American beer market was dominated by a handful of acrid, factory-produced brews that bore only a passing resemblance to what those in other climes called 'beer'. Thankfully, those days of choking down foul-tasting swill are long gone, with an explosion of microbreweries …

Thanksgiving Craft Beer Shopping List

The feast is the pinnacle of Thanksgiving, but this year I urge you to share your focus with the amazing additions your favorite craft beers can …

9 Milk Stouts to Drink If You're Breastfeeding—or Just Thirsty

Whether you've got a newborn at home or not, it's time to knock back one of these 9 great milk stouts<p>On November 19, at the stroke of midnight, my daughter, Violet, came screaming into the world. I looked over at my wife, Jenene, exhausted yet elated while cradling our newborn, and thought to …

The art of the beer glass

<b>Why one of beer’s hottest collectibles is empty.</b><p>Artist Daniel Stewart de-stresses the liquid way. “Sometimes, at the end of the day, you have to have …

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Sixer: winter spice beers

<b>Nice ’n’ spiced-up sippers bring festive flavors to your glass.</b><p><b>Marin Hoppy Holidaze:</b> This copper-tinged brew weaves together classic winter warmer …

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Ask a Cicerone: What People Get Wrong About Beer

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>This week, we asked our crew of beer experts to sound off about people's misconceptions about beer. What myths and assumptions drive them crazy? Here's what they had to say...<p>"Even though the craft beer movement has …

8 ways to become a better beer drinker in 2014

A big ‘hello’ to you in 2014. Now that’s taken care of, let’s talk about beer.<p>Yesterday, DRAFT’s Beer Runner tackled some great resolutions for 2014 …

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America's 100 Best Beer Bars 2014

<b>After six years of making this annual list, we had to rethink the definition of a top-notch beer bar. New ones are opening every second, and “good</b> …

The Best Beers of 2013: It's a Rough Job, but Somebody Had to Drink Them

There's never been a better time to be a craft beer fan in Northeast Ohio. While past years have seen some amazing local, distributed and imported …

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Best Craft Beer of 2013 Poll

• You may vote once, by selecting one of the beers on the list.<br>• Should the beer you want to vote for not be on the list, you may write it in via the …

50 States, 50 Beers We Love *plus a beer we love in Washington, DC

Alabama<p>IPA<p>Good People Brewing's IPA is rich and malty, with a bitter cut of hops. (They use the whole shebang: Columbus, Willamette, Cascade, Simcoe, and Citra.) It's a rich, caramelly beer with an earthy core that finishes dry. Somewhere between a marzen style and IPA, this is the kind of beer …

Celebrating the Best of American Craft Beer

On Tap<p>This Florida brewery started as a craft beer tourism company. Now, Brew Bus Brewing has evolved and is making its own craft beer with a taproom …

Ask a Cicerone: What's the Best Hoppy 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. Curious about beer certifications? Read more here.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>As we …

Why Your Hometown Brewery is the Best Brewery

“What’s your favorite brewery?”. After visiting over 350 breweries in less than four years we get this question with some frequency. As you watch …

The DIY Home Inspection Checklist

Inspect your home with the help of this handy checklist to prevent minor problems from growing out of control and becoming expensive headaches.<p>Save time and money on costly future home repairs, by performing a DIY home inspection. Once you know the trouble spots to look out for, you can easily …

9 Serious DIY Beer-Brewing Rigs

There are times when taking a project into your own hands will not save time, money or even provide the highest quality product. But you do it anyway—the sign of a serious DIYer. Here are nine DIY home breweries for the truly obsessed.<p>1. Gravity-Fed and Wood-Finished<p>This is a three-tier brewing …

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Home Bar Built By A Professional Bartender Takes DIYing To A New Level (PHOTO)

We definitely dream about having an awesome home bar, fully stocked with enough booze that would make even Don Draper a little overwhelmed. But sadly, not all of us are lucky enough to know a handy bartender like Reddit user ABarAbove, who was able to DIY one himself.<p>ABarAbove posted a photo of his …