Yearly Archives: 2012


2013 BCS Bowl Chip & Beer Pairing Challenge: Rose Bowl 4

In honor of the BCS Bowl Game Series, I partnered with Kettle Brand® to create 5 kick-ass craft beer & chip pairings for each of the major 5 bowl games. Here are my picks for the 2013 Rose Bowl.

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Craft vs. Crafty: The Beer Consumer’s Right to Know 16

Many have taken it upon themselves to analyze, criticize and even reject the statement made by the Brewers Association. As someone with a vested interest in the Brewers Association, both personally and professionally, I would like to take a minute to discuss my own opinions on the statement.

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[Podcast] Nanobrewing: Craft beer’s hot start-up trend

Earlier this week, Mark Garrison for Marketplace (American Public Media) released an audio report about Nanobrewing – the smallest niche of the craft brewing industry. A few familiar voices from the craft beer industry can be heard on this podcast, discussing the recent explosion of nanobreweries. “With more demand right now than supply for craft […]


Are YOU the next Beer Drinker of the Year? The 2013 Search is Underway! 1

Does your favorite local craft beer bar have a seat with your name on it? Do you sneak your recycling bin out at night for fear your neighbors will think you are an alcoholic? Do you spend every waking minute drinking, serving, selling, writing about, reading about, talking about, or posting all over the Internet […]

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Craft vs. Crafty: A Statement from the Brewers Association 5

The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independentAmerican craft brewers, issued the following statement regarding the increase in production and promotion of craft-like beers by large, non-craft breweries: An American craft brewer is defined as small and independent. Their annual production is 6 million barrels of beer or less and no […]

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Support the Sandy Relief Beer Project: Drink Surge Protector IPA

Six weeks ago, the East Coast of the United States was turned upside down by gale force winds and massive flooding. Although photos and news reports of Tropical Storm Sandy have almost completely disappeared from the media, the devastation she left behind is still very much present in the lives of those most affected by […]