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Firestone Walker Helping Out…

Russian River Brewing to temporarily shift Pliny production to Central Coast Growlers sit on a shelf behind the bar at Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa in 2013. Pliny the Elder, one of the country’s most highly rated brews, … Continue reading

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Session IPAs…

 Session IPAs offer the taste of hops without the kick of alcohol The quaffable Sessions ale, by Saucony Creek Brewing in Pennsylvania, has three kinds of hops and a firm bitterness but is only 4 percent alcohol by volume. (Saucony … Continue reading

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And Ireland…

Irish craft beer market on course for sales of more than €15m Booming sector has almost tripled in size since 2011 as customers seek more choice The Irish craft beer industry is on course for sales of more than €15 … Continue reading

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Even In France!!

Revolution brewing as French finally fall in love with craft beer A citrus-flavoured blonde beer to go with foie gras or a peat-smoked brew perfect for whisky lovers: three decades after microbreweries faced near extinction in wine-dominated France, craft beer … Continue reading

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Beer Edges Out Wine As Drink Of Choice…

Beer Is Americans’ Adult Beverage of Choice This Year More than six in 10 adults say they drink, similar to recent averages PRINCETON, NJ — As they have for most of the past two decades, Americans who drink alcohol choose … Continue reading

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Even In C Stores, 110% Growth!!

Craft Beer Sales Surge 110% Mintel report finds the craft beer trend continues to grow. New research from Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers may indeed love the big, bold flavors of their favorite artisanal brew, they also place … Continue reading

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Good Times For Canadian Hop Farmers!

B.C. brewers hop to it Craft beer renaissance drives demand for the bitter flowers and sparks a rebirth of hop farming Hop vines with tiny buds emerging at Persephone Brewing. VANCOUVER — Farm-lag and the explosion of new craft breweries … Continue reading

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Up 18 %…

Craft beer production is up 18 percent in the first half of 2014 To all those who have been waiting for the craft-beer bubble to burst, the Brewers Association sent a definitive message: It’s not coming anytime soon. Through the … Continue reading

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136 Proof? Why?

Sipping recommended: British beer ‘Snake Venom’ is world’s strongest at 70 per cent proof Snake Venom, made in Keith, Scotland, has an alcohol content of 68% The beer even carries a warning sign and costs £50 a bottle   You … Continue reading

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The Cost Of Beer….

Beer Prices Around the World: Where to Go for the Least and Most Expensive Buzz People drink beer for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s to unwind after a long day, celebrate a win with friends, or even for the … Continue reading

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We’ve Known This All Along…

Beer is good for you – that’s got your attention Beer is good for you It’s official: beer is our favourite drink. But is it any good for us? You betcha! Make it one of your five a day… Pop … Continue reading

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Beer On A Boat?

    With the skyrocketing popularity of craft beers, it was only a matter of time before the cruise industry jumped on to this trend. Whether you crave a hop infused IPA or creamy stout, there’s no better place to … Continue reading

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Some New Flavors…

  1. Peanut butter, banana, and chocolate Rogue Brewery’s ode to the King of Rock and Roll is leaving traditional flavors all shook up. In a new spin on Elvis Presley’s famed peanut butter and banana sandwiches, this brewery collaborated … Continue reading

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A New Stone Offering…

Stone Brewing Co. Collective Distortion Review   Rock music and beer have a long association. Who out there doesn’t have a memory of playing “count the mullet” while standing in a long line of sweaty concert goers all for the … Continue reading

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Hops For Heros, Very Cool!!

Our Mission Homefront IPA is a collaborative beer developed in 2011 by Fremont Brewing Company and Center of the Universe Brewing Company in order to raise money and awareness for Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront is a charity that provides emergency … Continue reading

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