Challenges of Owning a Brewery Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow


Many brewery owners see their job as a vocation. They’ll tell you there’s an undeniable reward that comes with their chosen profession. But whether it’s been in the business for decades or it’s still in the planning stages, owning a brewery can be rife with the same complications, wrong turns…

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How to Participate in #IPAday


On the first Thursday of August, which falls on Aug. 4 this year, join beer enthusiasts, breweries and bars across the globe and celebrate IPA Day, a collective toast to one of craft beer’s most iconic styles: the India pale ale. Founded in 2011, IPA Day is a global celebration…

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Tröegs’ Splinter Cellar, a Wood-Aging ‘Dream Space,’ Becomes Reality


Tröegs has unveiled their “wood-aging dream space,” the Splinter Cellar. Since upgrading to their new brewery in Hershey, Penn., in 2011, Chris and John Trogner of Tröegs Independent Brewing have been hard at work making their vision of their dream brewery a reality. In the process, they have strategically created…

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Aging Beer for Beginners: Buy and Stash These 5 Beers Now for the Holiday Season


If you’re like me, aging beer for years and years requires a lot of will power (I can hear it calling my name from the cellar late at night). And truth be told, most beers aren’t brewed to last that long; drinking beer as fresh as possible is one reason…

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Dry Battered Canadian Yellow Perch Meets Our Peregrine Pilsner and Butte Creek Pale Ale


We’re nearing the end of July, and if you haven’t gotten out to the lake yet, now’s the time! I’ve got several fillets of Canadian Yellow Perch that I, I’ll admit, didn’t catch myself, but picked rather up from the local fishery. For the batter, I used a basic flour,…

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SanTan Brewing Company Celebrates Longest Running Arizona Brewed Oktoberfest Beer with August 1st Release & Fresh New Look

Chandler, Arizona (July 25, 2016)—Beginning August 1, 2016, SanTan Brewing Company is set to release their fall seasonal, Oktoberfest Lager – a traditional German lager brewed annually for SanTan’s Oktoberfest celebration in Downtown Chandler. Oktoberfest made its debut in 2008 at SanTan’s first anniversary event. Today, it is Arizona’s longest…

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Seattle’s Cloudburst Brewing: Built on Genuine Intentions


The whole city of Seattle was abuzz when Elysian Brewing veteran Steve Luke announced he would be opening his own brewery. The anticipation was the consequence of a perfect storm of factors: Luke’s stellar resume and reputation, Seattle’s thriving craft beer scene and Elysian’s shocking decision to sell to Anheuser-Busch.…

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Breakside Brewery presents B-Sides

On Saturday July 30th, Breakside Brewery presents an illustrious new line of B-Sides, barrel-aged sour beers and wild ales that comprise a veritable mix tape of blends from vintage or unreleased beers. The initial offering is of eight new 750ml bottled beers with new labels, part of a new series the brewery has…

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Twin Leaf Brewery Re-Releases MDXXI Mexican Chocolate Stout

  ASHEVILLE, NC – On Saturday, August 6th, Twin Leaf Brewing will re-release MDXXI, an 8.2% ABV Mexican Chocolate Stout originally brewed for the brewery’s first anniversary in early 2015. The brewery is bringing back the beer due to popular demand. “As we approached our second anniversary in March, numerous…

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A Hangover Cure…On the Go!

We’ve all been there, having drank just a few to many beers the night before, we now have hangover. Our heads are pounding, our bellies quivering with nausea, and moving from a horizontal to vertical plane makes the world spin. The easiest solution is prevention: not over indulging in the…

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