The Beach to Beacon 10k is About More Than Running for Shipyard Brewing


A post-race beer is one of the best parts of crossing the finish line of a 5k or 10k (or longer) race. For many craft breweries, sponsoring local races isn’t about marketing — it’s about finding a new way to connect with their communities. And that’s exactly why Shipyard Brewing…

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He Turned His Childhood Farm Into a Brewery

Christian DeBenedetti grew up on a farm in Newberg, Oregon. Now, decades later, he’s turned that farm into Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery. Christian and his team tell us what they think running this farmhouse brewery is so special. The post He Turned His Childhood Farm Into a Brewery appeared…

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The Ambitious Brewery That Made 200 Beers in 2 Years


In the summer of 2015, Dark Sky Brewing Company opened its doors in the heart of downtown Flagstaff, Arizona. By the time the small brewery was set to blow out the candle on its first birthday cake, it had amassed a portfolio of 100 unique beers, all brewed on a…

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Motivated by Nostalgia, a Former Pastor and Former Mechanic Open a Brewery


Who is the most influential person in your life? If you take a moment to think about this question, you may get an overwhelming feeling of gratitude and love for someone that has helped shape you into the person you are today. That feeling may even make you want to…

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Austin Brewery Looks to Revive Old Neighborhood Charm


Located just south of downtown Austin in an almost forgotten area of the Music Capital of the World sits St. Elmo Brewing Co., founded by industry veterans Bryan Winslow and Tim Bullock. Named for the Austin area’s long ago St. Elmo Township, which was a tiny town of around 150…

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Stoudts Brewing: 30 Years Driven by the American Spirit


Affixed in the quiet woodlands of eastern central Pennsylvania, Stoudts Brewing has been flexing their craft muscles in the industry since before some of your favorite breweries were just a twinkle in their owner’s eye. This year they are celebrating their 30th Anniversary as an independent craft brewery. Stoudts Brewing…

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A Brewing Titan’s Vision Returns: Pierre Celis’ Daughter Christine Opens Celis Brewery


Pierre Celis is a beer legend to many. His name is synonymous with the Belgian-style witbier, or “white,” beer style. The style was completely gone by the mid-1950s. But it was Pierre Celis, a milkman from the village of Hoegaarden in the Flemish Brabant province of Flanders, Belgium, who resurrected the…

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Granite Falls Brewing’s Uphill Battle to Change Local Perception


When Mario Mastroeli and his wife of 22 years, Larissa, decided to open a brewery in Granite Falls, North Carolina, they wanted to create an economic driver for the community, promoting a local mentality and boosting the commercially distressed region. They expected the venture to be difficult in the same…

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Philipsburg Brewing: Making Local Beer in a Charming Montana Town


You might think everything’s big in the Big Sky State of Montana, but Montanans like to keep a few secrets, and one of them is that size doesn’t matter. In a state with barely a breath over one million people spread over 147,000 square miles, Montana has nearly 200 towns…

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Speciation Artisan Ales: Brewer Without a Brewhouse

Speciation Artisan Ales out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has found an unconventional way to grow. (MORE: My Lucky Break Getting a Job in Beer) In this video, co-founder and brewer Mitch Ermatinger talks about how building a brand without a taproom or true brewhouse has allowed him to thrive— and…

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