Cut For The Cause: Russian River Offers Chance to Cut Pliny the Younger Line

This week, CraftBeer.com updated readers on some of the breweries impacted by the devastating fires raging in the California counties of Napa and Sonoma. One company, Russian River Brewing, had been spared of damage, but sadly some of Vinnie and Natalie Cilurzo’s employees lost everything in a blaze that has…

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Breweries, Employees Impacted by California Wine Country Wildfires

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Northern California residents are comparing frightening scenes in their communities to Armageddon after more than a dozen wildfires spread with lightning-fast speed across several counties, including Sonoma and Napa. The California Wine Country fires have forced more than 20,000 people to evacuate their homes, and brewery employees are among those…

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Las Vegas Breweries Encourage Donations After Mass Shooting

Just hours after a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas left nearly 60 people dead, and more than 500 people injured, video cameras showed people forming long lines at area blood donation centers, wanting to help any way they could. Breweries in the community are…

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New Video Points Out the Obvious: There are A LOT of Beer Acronyms

If beer acronyms have you lost, don’t worry, you’re not alone. A new brutally honest, funny video from Ska Brewing points out the obvious: the beer community is a bit too generous with acronyms. The new video features CEO Dave Thibodeau and Sales Manager Arlo Grammatica chatting by a water…

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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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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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Florida Breweries Survey Damage after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma has left Florida a mess. Electricity is out for more than 13 million Floridians as of Tuesday and gas is running low — a pain point not only for people who stayed but also for evacuees itching to get home. The hurricane’s impact on Florida breweries is as…

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Texas Breweries Wait for Water to Recede, Others Turn Into Donation Centers

The Texas flooding is catastrophic. Since Hurricane Harvey made its first landfall Friday night, the National Weather Service has recorded more than 50 inches of rain in some locations. Forecasters say Harvey is likely to set a new record for the most rainfall ever recorded from a tropical storm or hurricane…

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Houston Brewery Performs Citizen Rescue During Harvey’s Flooding

Video showing a woman handing a reporter a 6-pack from Galveston Island Brewing during live tv coverage may have made you laugh, but the deluge of rain in the hours since Hurricane Harvey’s category 4 landfall is causing catastrophic flooding in Southeast Texas. At CraftBeer.com, we often refer to the powerful…

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