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 …

Homebrewing

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 …

Craft Brewing

There’s A 3km Beer Pipeline And It’s As Magical As You’d Imagine

It’s exactly what it sounds like.<p>There is an underground beer pipeline. It is over 3 kilometres long, and I’ve seen it.<p>Naturally, when I found out about this fact, I had a lot of questions to ask, in a very excitable tone. I popped over to Belgium with my pal Tom Scott, in a quest to find answers …

Tiny bubbles? San Diego's beer industry hits a slow patch

It’s the 1 million barrel question:<p>As beer sales slacken and competition tightens, how can San Diego County’s breweries — 136 at last count — survive?<p>…

Stone Brewing

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Des Moines

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 …

New York Public Library

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 …

BrewDog launches “paw-ternity” leave program for owners of new puppies, rescues

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>Irreverent craft brewery, BrewDog, announces the launch of its ‘paw-ternity’ leave programme, making it the first brewery in the UK, …

Dogs

Beer buzz: There's a hefty dose of honey in this double IPA

Alpha Hive Double IPA<p>BREWERY: Coop Ale Works in Oklahoma City<p>STYLE: American Double/Imperial IPA. These IPAs are heavier on both the malt and IPA …

Dallas

5 New Ginger Beer Cocktails to Try ASAP

Our new favorite cocktail mixer? Ginger beer. The bold flavor puts an unexpected twist on the usual suspects that’s just right for holiday parties. …

Cocktails

Olde Mecklenburg is opening a new brewery outside of Charlotte

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte’s biggest local brewery, said Monday that it plans to open a new brewing facility in Cornelius.<p>The brewery will …

Charlotte

7 Boozy Festivals Around the World So You Can Pick Your Poison

Booze-centric festivals like Oktoberfest are famous around the world — but the biggest ones can also be crowded and chaotic. In addition to the …

Festivals

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, …

Gender

Food Scandal: Why You Should Be Wary Of Fake Beer, Wine & Spirits

“Craft beer” has become wildly popular in this country – but what does it mean to the consumers paying a premium for it? Shutterstock<p>For the past year, the food world has been awash in scandals. Investigations from the likes of 6<i>0 Minutes, Inside Edition, 20/20, Bloomberg</i> and the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i> …

Wine

Guest columnists: NC’s mandated middlemen hurt brewery businesses

Imagine for a moment that you start a small business. You invest your life savings, take enormous risks, and work long and hard to make your venture …

North Carolina

New Braunfels Bier No. 217, Very Seldom Naughty Blend2 just released

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(New Braunfels, TX) – The evil behind the wood has released its bounty.<p>Bier No.217 is a blend of 80% Blondine and 20% Uber …

Wine

Braxton Revamp IPA to replace Crank Shaft IPA in 12oz cans starting in March

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Covington, KY) – Braxton Brewing Co. is introducing a change to its core beer lineup. Revamp, a new tropical forward IPA, will be …

Schlafly Smoked Stout added to Cellar Series

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>The Saint Louis Brewery™ rolls out a Smoked Stout in 750 ml bottles this week<p>(St. Louis, MO) — Schlafly Beer introduces a new limited …

Shmaltz Funky Jewbelation 2017 now available

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>A Truly Unique Blend of Eight Ales and Lagers Aged in Bourbon and Rye Whiskey Barrels – 9.4% alc<p>(Clifton Park, NY) – In 2017, Shmaltz …

Drinking

Sebago Hop Swap 2017 just released

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Gorham, ME) – Each year since 2012, Sebago Brewing Company has brewed Hop Swap, an American-style IPA, with a new hop profile in …

Homebrewing

Yak & Yeti Brewpub re-brands as Spice Trade Brewing Co., announces retail expansion

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Arvada, CO) — The famed Yak & Yeti Brewpub, recognized as one of Colorado’s best Indian, Nepalese, and Tibetan food restaurants and …

Cascade Brewing debuts new branding with release of Sang du Chêne

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Portland, OR) – On Feb. 14, Cascade Brewing will launch Sang Du Chêne, its first bottle release to feature a newly redesigned label …

Drinking

Seattle Cider Basil Mint returns for spring

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>Pleasantly tart and refreshing cider features 200 pounds of fresh basil and mint per batch; available now through May in cans and on …

Cider

Real Ale Real Love Firkin Festival returns on March 4th

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Loveland, CO) – Grimm Brothers Brewhouse and Verboten Brewing are thrilled to announce the return of Real Ale Real Love Firkin …

Beer of the Week: A double IPA with more hops and malt than you can imagine

India pale ales continue to dominate craft beer sales, with the Brewers Association noting in its 2016 recap that the hop-heavy style represents “roughly one-quarter of craft volume” in America. So when San Francisco’s 21st Amendment Brewery began discussing names for a new double IPA, says …

Homebrewing

Hi-Wire Brewing to launch distribution in Ohio

<i>[Press Release:]</i><p>(Asheville, NC) – Hi-Wire Brewing will be launching distribution in the entire state of Ohio beginning Sunday, February 19 with …

Craft Brewing

A Look Inside the World's First Beer Pipeline

When congested European streets make exporting impossible, build a beer pipeline.<p>Bruges is a Belgian town rich in beer history, and De Halve Maan Brewery is its oldest. The brewery wanted to keep its original brewery operations at the historic town center location, while expanding its bottling …

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 …

Drinking

10 Things to Know About Zima

The ultimate Gen X drink is returning to fuel your nightmares<p>Like its equally transparent younger sibling Crystal Pepsi, the citrus-flavored malt liquor beverage known as <b>Zima</b> caused a stir in the mid-‘90s when it first hit shelves, and then quickly faded into obscurity. Now, two and-a-half decades …

Drinking

Is a beer saturation point possible in Asheville?

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Hillman Beers is a new brewpub opening in Asheville, adding to the plethora of options for a brew, but they are confident that …

Asheville