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  • People's Brewing Company enhances Lafayette's Craft Brewing Renaissance
    People's Brewing Company enhances Lafayette's Beer Renaissance
    In December of 2009, Lafayette doubled its number of craft breweries with the opening of People's Brewing Company on North 9th St. Chris Johnson, already experienced as a head brewer at Lafayette Brewing Company, struck out on his own. With...
  • Armadillo Pale Ale
    The crispest of pale ales from Pizza Boy
    Pizza Boy Brewing Company named its American pale ale after the vast amount of amarillo hops used to brew the signature ale. Hence, Armadillo Pale Ale was born at Al’s of Hampden in Enola, Pa. It is regularly available at the brew pub and...
  • Saint Arnold Brewing
    Saint Arnold Brewing Oktoberfest 2014- Tickets are still available!
    Oktoberfest season is still going strong and across the Houston area, there are several opportunities to don the German garb and celebrate the spirit of the season. One of the oldest festivals is scheduled for next weekend and everyone age 21 and...
  • Local brewers discuss what they wish they had known prior to opening a brewery
    What do you wish you had known before you opened a brewery? Cbus style!
    Have you ever thought about opening a microbrewery but wasn't sure what kind of work and expectations would go into such an endeavor? Some of our local craft breweries were kind enough to let us know what they wish they had known before they...
  • GABF pourers
    The breweries Colorado beer geeks should visit at GABF
    The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver is an event beer geeks look forward to all year. Nowhere else in the world will one find a larger selection of American-made brews all in one location and, although people fly in from all corners...
  • Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
    Visiting Half Moon Bay Brewing plus Pumpkin Harvest Dinner & Coastside Brewfest
    Part of the family plan on a recent Sunday was a visit to Half Moon Bay, which included a lunch stop at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company (390 Capistrano Rd.)Thanks to the scenery along 280 and 92, the drive from the South Bay was an enjoyable one,...
  • Crazy Alcohol laws
    Crazy Alcohol laws
    Everyone has heard of the crazy laws in the state that they live in; however, when it comes to beer and drinking in general the laws seem to get a little more weird then they should. Here are a list of crazy laws that make you wonder why they are...
  • 2014 GABF
    Ohio brewers looking for gold in Denver
    At least 18 Ohio breweries are headed to Denver this week for the 33rd annual Great American Beer Festival. I say at least 18, because 18 is all that are pouring their beers in the festival hall. Usually there are many more that enter their beers...
  • Smart Rescue
    Peace, Love, & Rescue: A fundraising effort for Houston's SMART Rescue
    Each year, thousands of animals in the Houston area are lost or abandoned and end up at animal shelters. Other animals are abused or neglected and some have to be put to sleep, often due to lack of available space and/or difficulty finding them a...
  • Black Abbey celebrates first anniversary in style
    Black Abbey celebrates first anniversary in style
    Black Abbey celebrated their first year anniversary in style.Black Abbey Brewing Company celebrated their one year anniversary with a rocking party in their back parking lot this past Saturday. Approximately 700 people were in attendance and...
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    Farewell Oktoberfest event at Jake Melnick's Corner Tap
    Oktoberfest season may be wrapping up, butJake Melnick’s Corner Tapwants to send it off with a bang. One of the restaurant's biggest beer events features Oktoberfest food and drink deals.The “Auf Wiedersehen Oktoberfest”...
  • renfest
    BrewFest at the Renaissance Festival
    Homebrewers compete annually at the US Open Homebrew Competition, which is held each year in May at the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. The competition is organized by the non-profit club Carolina Brewmasters. The US Open lasts over nine hours as...
  • North Texas craft beer events, week of September 29
    North Texas craft beer events, week of September 29
    For those not travelling to theGreat American Beer Festivalin Denver, there should be plenty going on to keep you occupied here at home this week.There will be two events of note at areaWorld of Beers, the first of which is anEpic Beer...
  • The Muddy is here
    Goose Island's The Muddy caps off the brewery's delicious, bold Imperial Series
    As we gradually creep toward the colder months of the year, tastes of beer drinkers also begin to shift toward the darker side of beer. While that may not be the entire reason why Goose Island decided to release a trio of brews for their Imperial...
  • San Diego Beers 1
    The Beer Bloggers Conference and the effect of more brews in New Orleans
    About a month ago, I spent a long weekend in San Diego. It really is a great town to visit... I enjoyed several fish tacos and an abundance of sunshine and good times spent with old friends. If you ever get over there, be sure to spend some time...