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Logan Plant: Craft Brewer

Logan Plant got hooked on US craft beer touring with his band. Now his American-style beer and BBQ joint – and mini brewery called Beavertown – is a hit in the UK.. Music and beer have always come hand‑in‑hand for … Continue reading

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Beer Glass That Makes Your Stouts Taste Better

Some beer tastes good regardless of what you drink it out of. But that doesn’t mean it can’t taste better. Spiegelau’s latest brew-specific vessel is precision-engineered for maximum enjoyment when you’re drinking a stout, thanks to a combination of high-end … Continue reading

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Women Driving Growth in Maine’s Craft Beer Industry

  Left to right, Nathan Sanborn, Haley Campbell, Heather Sanborn and Stasia Brewczynsk, employees at Rising Tide Brewing Co. in Portland “This is Day Mark – this is our pale ale.” It’s tasting time at Rising Tide Brewing Company and … Continue reading

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Women dig craft beer

WOMAN’S TOUCH: Three Boys brewer Misty Weed says craft beer is catching on with women Women dig craft beer. This has probably been known to some women for quite a while, but the trend is only just becoming mainstream in … Continue reading

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Want To Stay Healthy? Drink Beer. Here Are 5 Health Benefits of Beer

Here is good news for alcohol lovers. As per some studies consuming beer in moderate quantity can help people in improving memory, concentration and also decreases the chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The alcohol content in beer ranges from less … Continue reading

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Women brew up brewery success

  The craft brewing industry isn’t just for bearded dudes in flannel shirts anymore, as these women are proving. The brewing scene in Minnesota isn’t just dominated by men; it’s dominated by burly, bearded men with tattoos. At least for … Continue reading

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Way to go, Chris

Graphic designer Chris Hernandez, of Apple Valley, holds labels he designed for beers being released in tribute to Riverside police Officer Michael Crain and San Bernardino County sheriff’s Deputy Jeremiah MacKay through Wicks Brewing Co. in Riverside, while at his … Continue reading

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Craft Beer has no use for this

The BrewsKey™ Eliminates the Muss and Fuss of Dressing Your Beer with Salt and Lime Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1631121#ixzz2oPM2QXoY SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — A San Antonio startup has invented an easy way to build a chelada inside a … Continue reading

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Five Craft Beers Perfect for the Holidays

  Looking to expand your brewski horizons this holiday season? With craft beers becoming so popular over the last few years, there are so many choose from that it’s hard to know where to start. To narrow down your beer … Continue reading

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Anchor Brewing’s Christmas Ale is the king of seasonal sips

The back story : ‘Tis the season for seasonal brews. Christmas-themed beers have a history going back a few centuries, according to Julia Herz, a program director of the Brewers Association, a trade group. (You’ve heard of mulled wine? Back … Continue reading

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Definitely want this one!

Founders Breakfast Stout is that good Beer Advocate magazine. Chocolate, oatmeal and coffee certainly make for a rich, robust stout as long as they’re incorporated correctly. In the case of Founders Breakfast Stout, it lives up to its own hype. … Continue reading

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Chicago Brewer’s New Beer Company Exclusively Employs American Veterans

  Fed up with the staggering unemployment rate among the nation’s veterans and the corporations that pay little more than lip service to the problem one Chicago brewer has founded a new beer company that will exclusively employ vets. Paul … Continue reading

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The making of a brewery

BREVARD — It is a feat that has become the marvel of the brewing world. How Oskar Blues took possession of a recently vacated building at Mountain Industrial park and, less than three months later, began cranking out beer in … Continue reading

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Barley’s Angels, all-women beer-drinking group, offers a brewing education

Cleveland, Ohio – Here’s what you need to know about the Barley’s Angels: They’re all over the world, they’re always on the lookout for a good bar, and they’ve spread to Northeast Ohio. And they are thirsty. OK, the group … Continue reading

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Pilsner/Fruit Beer

Latest beer from Dogfish Head: Piercing Pils. If you want an example of the creative strain that runs through the American Craft Beer scene, you could do a lot worse than the experimental irreverence of Delaware’s Dogfish Head (the brewery … Continue reading

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