The Weird Science of High-Altitude Brewing


When Chris Labbe started making beer at 10,159 feet there was no one to call when things didn’t go as planned. He had few high-altitude brewing peers, no playbook and certainly no sympathy if the beer wasn’t right. This harsh reality is the first thing Labbe, a brewer and co-founder…

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Alter Brewing Company Looks to the Future with Brewhouse Expansion

Downers Grove, IL – This week, Alter Brewing Company significantly expanded its brewing capacity with the installation of four new 40-barrel fermentation vessels and a 60-barrel brite tank. The 160 additional barrels of fermentation space are the equivalent of nearly 40,000 additional pints, or 53,000 12oz. cans. This increase will…

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Drink Steam Week 2017


Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam Beer, with the return of Drink Steam Week August 13-20, 2017. Back in 2015, the Mayor of San Francisco proclaimed the third week of August to be Drink Steam Week, celebrating Anchor’s pioneering role in the American…

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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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Three Creeks Brewing Crowdpleaser IPA Now in Cans


Three Creeks Brewing in beautiful Sisters, Oregon is proud to announce the release of our popular Crowdpleaser IPA in 12 oz cans for the first time. Crowdpleaser IPA joins Hoodoo Voodoo IPA, Knotty Blonde and FivePine Chocolate Porter in our year round lineup of 12 oz cans available in Oregon,…

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Tennessee Brew Works Opens for Lunch


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Brew Works lunch will now be served at their Taproom, 809 Ewing Ave. in Nashville beginning Aug. 2 from 11am to 2pm each day. The Taproom’s new hours are from 11am to 10pm Monday through Saturday, and 11am to 8pm on Sundays. Tours of the brewery…

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My Craft Beer Brat Experiment


There are a number of different ways to cook a beer brat. Personally, I make brats the way my parents did: beer boiled. This means boiling it for 20 minutes in your beer of choice, and then tossing it on the grill for a couple of minutes for the final touch-up.…

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Nebraska Beer Bar Removes Anheuser-Busch Products


A Nebraska beer bar owner is making changes to his beer menu to show his support for independent beer. Matt Myers, owner of The Happy Raven in Lincoln, is removing Anheuser-Busch products from his bar. That includes formerly independent beers AB InBev owns. He made the announcement a few weeks ago…

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Coronado Brewing Debuts Beach Break IPA


Summer’s in full swell, and Coronado Brewing Company is proud to debut its latest seasonal offering, Beach Break IPA. It follows award-winning Waylaid White IPA and fan-favorite North Island IPA in the company’s seasonal lineup. Coronado Brewing Beach Break IPA is available in 22oz bombers, 12oz bottle six-packs, and draft,…

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The Rising Tide of Alabama’s Gulf Coast Craft Breweries


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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