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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 […]



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 […]

Bison® Organic Beer and Logsdon Farmhouse Ales Release “Cocoa Bretta” Collaboration Beer

Since I wrote the press release, I might as well as post the content on my blog…. right? Super stoked to announce that Bison Organic Beer, my lovely employer, has teamed up with Logsdon Farmhouse Ales to release what can only be referred to as an awesome collaboration beer. But, a calling it a mere […]



[Beer News] Beachwood BBQ & Brewing is Bottling!

Beer lovers rejoice! Beachwood BBQ & Brewing has announced that it will (finally!) start bottling its amazing craft beer. Barely two years old and brewing on a mere 10 bbl system, Beachwood BBQ has already won several awards — including gold and bronze at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival. First bottled brew will be […]

Craft Beer Expresses its Artistic Side in “Amber Waves” – Coming Spring 2013 2

Created by the masterminds at Victory and Dogfish Head brewing companies, Amber Waves is a juried art exhibit with an interesting and beeralicious twist. The unique art & beer pairing show premieres Spring 2013.

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“The Perfect Crime” Collaboration Beer Challenges Saison Definition 2

Just this week, collaboration beer gurus Stone, Stillwater, and Evil Twin unveiled its latest creation — a black smoked saison aptly named The Perfect Crime. Seeing as how the saison is one of my all-time favorite styles to both drink and to brew, I am particularly intrigued by this collaboration. Brian Strumke (Stillwater) Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø […]

Modern Times Beer Finds Home in Lomaland

A little over a year ago, fellow social media addict maven and friend, Jacob McKean, left one of the most envy-worthy jobs in the craft beer industry to do what many of us dream about doing, but few can actually do — open his own brewery. Quite possibly the biggest challenge in starting a brewery, […]

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Join Vanberg & DeWulf in a Coast to Coast Toast Nov. 15th!

On November 15, 2012 (King’s Day in Belgium), the best specialty beer-centric bars, restaurants, and stores across the nation (and beyond) will be joining in a Coast to Coast Toast to celebrate Vanberg & DeWulf’s birthday and the great state of craft and specialty beer culture in the US of A. Now, before we talk […]

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Beer Video: Abita’s “Culture on Tap” feat Dr. John 1

It’s always refreshing to see a beer advertisement that is dedicated to showcasing the culture of beer and its spectrum of styles (outside of the typical yellow fizzy mass-produced lagers you see on TV), rather than sell it through the objectification of women or the use of bad puns. Enter Abita Brewing Company‘s latest video […]