A Walkable Guide to Portland, Maine’s East End Breweries


It doesn’t take long to get a feel for Portland, Maine. As you walk the streets of the tourist-intensive Old Port district, your senses are piqued by the salt-laced air and high-pitched shrill of the ever-present seagulls. Fishing boats bob on their waterfront docks. Scores of local seafood eateries are…

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Strange Craft Plans Strange Cheese & Beer Pairing

Beer and cheese lovers, get ready: Denver’s Strange Craft Beer Company is planning the Strange Cheese & Pairing. On Wednesday, September 27, join us at the brewery as we pair five unusual, domestic cheeses from Truffle Cheese Shop with five Strange Craft beers we’re taking to GABF. (TRAVEL: Beer Lover’s Guide…

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Saint X Distribution Launches in Virginia This Fall


A distribution company formed to meet the needs of Virginia’s craft brewers will launch this fall. The company, Saint X, will initially focus on Southwest Virginia before expanding statewide. Beale’s in Bedford County has signed on to be Saint X’s first customer. Leading Saint X is Sean-Thomas Pumphrey, a well-known…

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Deluxe Brewing Finds the Perfect Speed with Fast Cars and Slow Beers

The team at Deluxe Brewing Co. in Albany, Oregon, has two passions: fast cars and slow beers. This brewery specializes in lagers, which can take longer to brew than ales. But co-owner and brewmaster Eric “Howie” Howard tells us he learned a little about patience from his drag racing hobby.…

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Due South Brewing Company Celebrates Oktoberfest


Due South Brewing Company will be celebrating Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival held in Munich, Germany, with a three-day event of their own. The brewery’s Oktoberfest festivities will run Thursday, September 28 through Saturday, September 30. This year, the Boynton Beach brewery will be anticipating releasing a series of…

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Beer Lover’s Guide to Denver International Airport


More than 60,000 beer enthusiasts will gather at the Great American Beer Festival to celebrate their beloved beverage this October. While Coloradans sure do love their craft beer, a decent portion of festival goers fly into Denver International Airport (DEN). If you’re one of them, you’ll be delighted to know…

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Introducing Jester King / Perennial Artisan Ales Enigmatic Taxa


We’re excited to announce Enigmatic Taxa, our collaboration with Perennial Artisan Ales! This past winter during coolship season, Perennial came down to Austin to brew with us. We’ve long been fans of Perennial’s Hommel Bier and wanted to do a riff on it. The word “hommel” is simply a regional Flemish dialect for…

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Scofflaw Celebrates One Year Anniversary with 19 IPAs


ATLANTA – To celebrate an inaugural year of unprecedented growth for a new Georgia craft brewery and to say thanks to its fans, Scofflaw Brewing Company will host a One Year Anniversary Party on Saturday, Sept. 16. In keeping with the brewery’s independent attitude and to mark the recent change…

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Fall Seasonals: The History Behind the Nostalgic Season for Beer


If I had to pick one season for beer it would be fall. Sure, nothing says summer like pilseners on the beach or sipping pale ales around a campfire. Winter is sure special for digging out some vintage barleywines to help stave off cabin fever. Even spring demands a certain…

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Make Your Plans for Blue Blaze Brewing Oktoberfest

Dust off your lederhosen and make plans to spend September 16th at the Blue Blaze Brewing Oktoberfest! We are tapping Alpine Wiesen Oktoberfest Ale (5.3%), as well as releasing it in cans for the first time! Like the warm colors of Fall, Alpine Wiesen Oktoberfest Ale is amber-red in color…

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