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Land-Grant Brewing Starts Canning Beer

After eight months of operations, Franklinton’s Land-Grant Brewing is ready to expand. The brewery/brewpub at 424 West Town Street is starting up …

Beer

Genesee Unveils New Packaging Design

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Genesee Brewery recently revealed a new packaging design for its family of products. A return to the original name of Genesee …

Aluminum Cans

San Marcos Resident Writes Powerful Letter Crediting Local Beer For Saving His Life in Flood

When we read this emotional letter posted on Facebook today by Austin-based Rogness Brewing Company Owner Forrest Rogness, we knew we needed to help …

Beer

Eagle Brook Saloon unveils Free Brady Blonde IPA after Tom Brady suspended

As a die-hard New England Patriots fan and season-ticket holder, Chuck Horne needed to do something to support his favorite quarterback, Tom Brady.

So the man who owns a bar less than three miles from Gillette Stadium, where the Patriots play, called up the microbrewery that makes some of his bar's …

Beer

Beer snobs are inflating a craft brew bubble

Warning: the bubble’s about to burst!

No silly, not the stock bubble everyone thinks we’re in. The beer bubble…

That’s right. The beer market might be getting a little too heady these days. Too many craft beers—yet not enough craft beer drinkers to keep everyone rolling in profits.

But the good news …

Beer

5 incredible craft beers from California

Although craft breweries are feeling the pain of the California drought, these five brews are winners.

The holy trinity of craft beer states is a pretty easy one to call: Oregon, Colorado and California have led the charge for years. But as the Golden State enters its fifth year of drought …

Beer

The Best-Selling Beer in the World Isn’t What You Think

Most of these aren’t sold in your local supermarket.

(Rankings based on market share.)

1. Snow (China)

2005 rank: 11
Market share: 5.4%
Sales volume up …

Beer

18 Myths About Drinking You Should Stop Believing Immediately

The number of myths surrounding alcohol rivals the amount of cocktails that you'll find at a bar. We’ve all heard one at some point—beer before …

Drinking

Is It Illegal To Homebrew?

Homebrewing is legal in all 50 states!

As of July 1, 2013 it became legal to brew your own beer in all 50 states.

It had become federalized in 1978, …

Homebrewing

Where to Store Your Homebrew While It's Fermenting — The Kitchn's Beer School 2015

• Today's topic: Finding the best spot in your house to stash your fermenting beer• 
The Kitchn's Beer School
: 20 lessons, 7 assignments to brew your …

Brewing

One of the worst-tasting beer brands is mysteriously beating the rest of the industry

Sales of Corona are soaring, despite the Mexican beer's horrible taste ratings.

Morgan Stanley analysts wrote in a recent note that they were "surprised by the momentum occurring at Corona."

Parent company Constellation reports that sales are up 16%, and Wall Street says brand perception is improving.

Beer

Beer is a fun drink, treat it like a FMCG product: Brewers Association - Firstpost

New Delhi: Describing beer as a 'fun, social drink', the All India Brewers Association (AIBA) wants state governments to allow the beverage to be …

Drinking

BBC iWonder - Why do some people get drunk more quickly than others?

Presented byChris & Xand van TullekenDoctors and Presenters

In association withBBC Two: HorizonAdvisor: Dr Gautam Mehta

Handling your booze

Presented byChris & Xand van TullekenDoctors and Presenters

In association withBBC Two: HorizonAdvisor: Dr Gautam Mehta

Some people get tipsy after a tiny amount of …

Drinking

Booze Geek: Truth, Justice And The American Ale

By Dylan Gonzalez

Beer: Truth, Justice and the American Ale

Brewery: Great Lakes Brewing Company

ABV: 4.8%

Some time back, Joel Warger of Great Lakes …

Beer

The beers that will bring tears to your eyes

Good Beer Week, according to Danny Katz.

To celebrate Good Beer Week, beer lovers everywhere will be making a beer-line to the BeerTastic Beer Expo to …

Beer

28. Beer52 - Startups 100 by Startups.co.uk: Start up a successful business

Founders: James Brown and Fraser Doherty
Founded:
May 2013 (launched September 2013)
Website:
www.beer52.com

After developing a love for craft beer on a …

Beer

'The Diagram of Beer', A Comprehensive Chart of Over 600 Beers Classified By Their Respective Styles

Pop Chart Lab has released a new wall chart entitled “The Diagram of Beer”, which encompasses over 600 individual beers and classifies them under …

Beer

Is craft beer in a bubble?

Explosive growth has some brewers worried.

Over the past six years, the number of craft breweries operating in the U.S. has more than doubled. By the end of the year, experts say, there will be a new craft brewery opening in the U.S. every 12 hours.

For beer lovers hoping to try something new, that’s …

Beer

The 17 most sought-after beers in America

Drinking craft beer has become more than just a hobby — it's a conquest, especially when it comes to limited-edition beers that can be as scarce (and as alcoholic) as some wines.

Some of these beers have huge, cult-like followings, with release parties and wait lines that queue up 24 hours in …

Brewing

21 Beers You Need To Drink Before Summer’s Over

Because you can’t day-drink with vodka. Just don’t do it.

1. Flying Dog’s Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale

Style: Herbed/Spiced Beer
ABV:
5.6%
Availability:
May-September

If you love beer and crab cakes, this is the drink for you. The folks at Flying Dog have managed to perfectly season this ale with just

Beer

WATCH: Hyun Bin is all smiles on the set of HITE beer commercial

Hyun Bin recently starred in a new commercial for HITE beer, and this behind-the-scenes video was just released. His charming personality is evident …

Beer

Five of Today's Best Midwestern Breweries

Here, chef Stephanie Izard and her husband Gary Valentine call out a few of their favorite breweries in the Midwest.

Dark Horse Brewing Co., Michigan
Izard is partial to the seasonal beers, like a blueberry ale, from this small upstart. darkhorsebrewery.com.

Perennial Artisan Ales, Missouri
Unusual for …

Brewing

Pantone beer is here! | Truly Deeply/Madly

Beer cans have been taken to a whole new creative level with Pantone coloured packaging! Inspired by the much-loved Pantone swatches, a designer has …

Beer

This Day in History: May 14th- We Want Beer

This Day In History: May 14, 1932

During the height of the Great Depression, getting 100,000 people hyped up about anything other than available paid …

Beer

Why Big Beer Is Struggling In The Age Of The Hipster Craft Beer

Note to Big Beer: Beware the affronted beard!

MillerCoors, the joint venture between SABMiller plc () and Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:), is …

Hipsters

Craft Beer Week recommendations

Should the dozens of events that comprise Chicago Craft Beer Week seem like too much of a good thing, here are day-by-day recommendations for honoring the best 10-day week of the year in beer. For more information on these and other events, check the Craft Beer Week website.

Thursday

Craft Beer …

Beer

Shmaltz Brewing Celebrates American Craft Beer Week with "I Love NY Beer Crawl" (May 13) + ABCW Regional Events | CraftBeer.com

***For Immediate Release***

SHMALTZ BREWING CELEBRATES AMERICAN CRAFT BEER WEEK IN
NEW YORK CITY WITH EMPIRE BREWING & CAPTAIN LAWRENCE WITH

“I LOVE NEW

Beer

Kim Jordan On Why Employee-Owned New Belgium Brewing Isn't Worried About A Craft Beer Bubble

With New Belgium Brewing planning to open a new brewery and East Coast distribution center in Asheville, N.C., I spoke with cofounder Kim Jordan about her company’s evolution and the risks of expansion. (I will be blogging regularly about New Belgium here.)

The craft brewing industry has come a long …

Brewing

Deadspin calls Bell's Oberon 'America's most overrated beer'

KALAMAZOO, MI — A Deadspin writer has called Bell's Oberon "America's most overrated beer."

Will Gordon of Deadspin said in a post Wednesday good …

Beer