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  • Big Alice brewer tells how brewery got its start
    Tiny Queens brewery big on flavor
    Nestled, almost hidden in an industrial area of Long Island City in the New York borough of Queens, is a tiny brewery amping up the volume on beer taste. Big Alice Brewing is one of several small breweries popping up in the rapidly-gentrifying...
  • Giant Santa Head
    Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, December 19-21
    Friday, December 1911:00 am - 4:00 am ♦ Ugly Sweater + Bad Santa PartyTimothy O’Toole’s Pub 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., Chicago (312) 642-0700Were you naughty in 2014 and expect to find coal in your stocking this year? Then head to...
  • A visit to La Mesa's Bolt Brewery
    A visit to La Mesa's Bolt Brewery
    As the San Diego County brewery count slowly creeps towards the century mark, it’s becoming much more difficult for new breweries to stand out in a very crowded field. Some may choose to stand out by giving their beers snappy names, or other...
  • Jack's Abby
    Jack's Abby to open new brewery, restaurant and tap room
    The craft brew boom in in full swing in Boston and the surrounding areas. Jack’s Abby in Framingham is one of the more popular local small brewers and the demand has caused them to expand several times over the last few years. Now they have...
  • Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
    Christmas can drive at Flying Saucer Sugar Land
    What gets you into the Christmas spirit? For many, it’s all about giving and around the Houston area this time of year, countless businesses and organizations are involved in acts of charity. You can help show your support this coming...
  • Honky Tonk Brewing, bringing great craft beer from Nashville's "island"
    Honky Tonk Brewing, bringing great craft beer from Nashville's "island"
    Nashville's island? Well, I call it that. It being Metrocenter. A “river” of highway to the south, and the Cumberland on the east and north, there is basically one way in, one way out. Okay, okay, you can in reality get in from the...
  • Stone Brewing's Smoked Porter with vanilla bean
    Stone Brewing's Smoked Porter with vanilla bean returns
    We've all heard of "aha" moments... Stone Brewing small-batch brewer Laura Ulrich had a "holy s#@$" moment and we're glad for it.It all started in 2006 when a woman offered Ulrich a sip from her beer float at the Stone...
  • Hey! Pumpkin from Denver Beer Co.
    Hey! Pumpkin: Denver Beer Co.
    Denver Beer Co.’s Canworks facility has been cranking canned beers into the local market with great enthusiasm ever since it opened in the summer of 2014, turning out innumerable cylinders of sudsy goodness including Incredible Pedal IPA,...
  • Beer takes a starring role at Birreria
    Birreria, a rooftop beer oasis in Manhattan
    New York City, as everyone knows, is a non-stop thrill ride of a city. From white-knuckled rides in the omnipresent New York taxi cabs to the noisy crush of humanity known as the subway, New York is a never-ending onslaught of sounds, sights,...
  • Hermitage Brewing Company Boysenberry Sour
    Hermitage Brewing Company Boysenberry Sour and Barrel-Aged Hermit release party
    San Jose’s Hermitage Brewing Company (HBC) hosts a special, holiday seasonal release party set for later today, Dec. 17, from 4-8pm at their Tap Room (1627 S. 7th St.).The release party features the next two offerings from their barrel-aging...
  • Del Papa Distributing
    Pint Jockeys return to Del Papa for another monthly beer tasting
    Houston’s beer event calendar features many special and one- time occasions, but other Houston beer events happen like clockwork and have been part of the regular schedule for many years. One of the consistent, once- per- month events is...
  • Pinner from Oskar Blues
    Pinner: Oskar Blues Brewery
    The craft beer community is a cheeky bunch. Peruse labels in the craft aisle of any liquor store and one will find more than a few suggestive beer names. Innuendo is par for the craft beer course and Oskar Blues Brewery’s no different; in...
  • Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant
    Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant announces new menus for the new year
    Thanks to a carefully curated draft beer lineup, a knowledgeable staff and an ongoing schedule of tap takeovers and other special beer-centric events, Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant in downtown Mountain View (895 Villa St.) continues to...
  • Beer appreciation worldwide
    Why craft is emerging in the rest of the world
    The continuing success of American owned craft brewers (essentially small and independent brewers) in an economically challenged environment dominated by huge international brewing corporations has got a lot of people thinking, “Look. These...
  • Music City Beer Society Santa (pre) Rampage a raucous great time
    Music City Beer Society Santa (pre) Rampage a raucous great time
    Santa Rampage Nashville 2014 has come and gone. All that remains are the fuzzy memories, the hangovers, and about 10,000 facebook posts and comments on posts and comments on the comments.There were an estimated 1,500 Santas, hippie Santas, weird...