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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Your Walkable Guide to Breweries in Olde Town Arvada, Colorado

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As the sign says, Welcome to Colorful Colorado! Whether you’re on a beercation or are one of the more than 100,000 new residents to the Centennial State, let me tell you one thing right off the bat: We take our beer very seriously. More than 300 small and independent craft…

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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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6 Craft Beer Bars That Changed Their City’s Beer Scene

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Breweries and craft beer bars have a symbiotic relationship. Pubs have been community centers of social activity for hundreds of years. Over the past 30 years or so, a growing number of bars and pubs have focused on bringing beer drinkers a better variety of beers, especially those from small…

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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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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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