Winning a Medal at the Great American Beer Festival is All About Style

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It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and more importantly, that means I get to wear puffy vests again. Like, with every outfit. It’s sort of my thing. But I’m not here, sadly, to chat about puffy vests. I’m actually here to discuss…

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Introducing Jester King SPON Still

This weekend we’ll be releasing two new beers from our SPON series — 2016 and 2017 SPON Still. Both of these beers are 100% spontaneously fermented, selected from a single barrel (unblended), and bottled “still” without re-fermentation in the bottle. Our SPON beers are inspired by authentic Belgian Lambic. Our goal is to follow the method…

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Think Consolidation Can’t Hurt Beer? Watch John Oliver’s Take

“Corporate Consolidation” can be a snooze-worthy term. But if you caught Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” Sunday, Sept. 24, you may have walked away with a headache when you realized how mergers and acquisitions have real-world impacts on things you care about, like beer. The airline industry takes a…

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Sit & Sip with Breweries at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival

If you’re coming to the 2017 Great American Beer Festival®, come take a seat, grab a beer, and spend some one-on-one time with breweries at our CraftBeer.com Sit & Sips. We’ve invited owners and brewers from 10 breweries of all sizes to sit down, pour you a special selection of…

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Media Advisory: Fresh Hop Festival Returns October 14th

Who: The Colorado Brewers Guild, a non-profit trade association representing Colorado craft breweries and brewpubs, and Falling Rock Tap House will host the 12th annual Fresh Hop Festival. What: The annual Fresh Hop Festival shines a light on beers made with fresh hops. Fresh hop beers are made with whole…

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Unicorn Milk Beer, an Accidental Success Story

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Unicorn Milk is a funny name for a beer. But like the mythical creature it’s named for, the beer has a magic power that’s surprised even the brewer who created it. Eric Troutman is the head brewer and co-founder at Twenty-Six Acres Brewing outside Charlotte, North Carolina. When Twenty-Six Acres…

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Big Beach Brewing Co. 1 Year Anniversary

Join us at Big Beach Brewing Company as we celebrate our first full trip around the sun. In October of 2016, the Alabama beaches didn’t even have a microbrewery, and here we are, a year later with more than just beer under our belt. We plan to celebrate in style…

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Breweries, Led by Houston’s Saint Arnold, Raise $35,000 for Houston Food Bank

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A campaign organized by craft brewers to help Hurricane Harvey flood victims has raised thousands of dollars. New estimates report Hurricane Harvey dumped 34 trillion gallons of water over Texas and Louisiana from August 23 to August 30, and those totals could go even higher as researchers continue to analyze the data. Southern…

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Church Street Brewing Plans 5-year Anniversary Celebration

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“Has it been that long? Wow, seems like just yesterday – it’s been a lot of work, but also a lot of fun!” says Lisa Gregor, owner/co-founder of the Church Street Brewing Company. Lisa is thankful and very much aware that Church Street’s success could not have happened without the…

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

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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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