5 Epic Craft Beer Road Trips

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That stretch of time from late spring into autumn is the best time to pack up the car and hit the road to explore the vast and beautiful place that is the good ol’ US of A. This year, skip the traditional asphalt crawl and turn your travels into ultimate…

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10 Breweries with a Great View of the Solar Eclipse

There aren’t many reasons for a craft brewery taproom to open early on a Monday morning. But this year, a once-in-a-century astronomical event has brewers in the 70-mile-wide stretch of area in which a total solar eclipse will turn day into virtual night will offer plenty of great drinks to…

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The Rising Tide of Alabama’s Gulf Coast Craft Breweries

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Alabama’s Gulf Coast fits snugly between Florida’s Panhandle and southern Mississippi. Along this 60 mile stretch of coastline, you’ll find killer orange-pink sunsets, beaches, and a growing appetite for Gulf Coast craft breweries. Fairhope Brewing Company was the first to take the plunge in Lower Alabama in 2012. They won…

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Your Guide to Pennsylvania’s Independent Breweries and Beer

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Pennsylvania has a long history of brewing that dates back to Colonial Days. George Washington made beer for his soldiers in the battlefields of Valley Forge, and the state was home to an influx of German immigrants who introduced the lager to North America. As an example of that heritage,…

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Your Guide to Michigan’s Independent Breweries and Beer

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Michigan breweries sit at the heart of the Midwest craft beer world says Scott Graham, executive director of the Michigan Brewers Guild. The organization began 2017 with 223 brewery members, up 15 percent from 2016. The increase is part of an industry-wide boom that has occurred of late, much to…

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12 Brewery Music Venues to Visit in the South

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You could argue that beer and music go together better than any other beer pairing. Bold words indeed when you consider all the combinations of beer and food, beer and lawn games, beer and … everything. But when we acknowledge that beer has been part of celebrations for thousands of…

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How to Get the Most Out an Ale Trail [Infographic]

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Our handy beer trails infographic has everything you want to know. If you’re researching your next beercation, don’t spend days trying to be your own travel agent. Instead, explore beer trails.     (BEER TRAVEL: You Should Consider These Beercations) If you have tips for the trail, we want to hear…

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Boise Beer Travel: The Quiet Ascent of a Rich Beer Culture

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It’s been said that if Portland, Oregon, and Bend, Oregon, had a baby, it would be Boise, Idaho. There’s merit to this claim. Boise residents are an outdoor-loving lot. The area’s warm, dry climate is conducive to exploring nearly 200 miles of hiking and biking trails minutes from downtown. The…

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Craft Beer Travel in the Original Beer City: Milwaukee

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With cities like San Diego and Portland, Oregon, making national headlines for the best towns for craft beer travel and Asheville, North Carolina, and Grand Rapids, Michigan, constantly swapping the title of Beer City, USA, it appears that the craft beer community has all but forgotten about the nation’s original…

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San Leandro, California: Fueled by Coffee, Art, Tech and Craft Beer

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San Leandro, California, may not be on your craft beer travel radar, but it should be. Like many industrial post-war suburbs in the East Bay, this unassuming city is reinventing itself. Traditional manufacturing is being replaced by next generation manufacturing, bringing small start-ups with highly-skilled tech workers into the area.…

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