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Nathan Berrong works at CNN's satellite desk and writes Eatocracy's beer column, "Berrong on Beer." He Tweets at @nathanberrong and logs beers at Untappd.
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We respect the fact that some of our fellow brewers would want to differentiate themselves, but we’re convinced that the ultimate assessment of our beers will not come from an industry organization, but instead from America’s beer drinkers.
One long-standing project was a negotiation with lawyers representing the Grateful Dead for a collaboration brew called "American Beauty." The project is part of a series inspired by particular musicians and their music.
In 2008 Anheuser-Busch was a $19-billion-a-year Fortune 500 company and still operating as a family business.
Beer is essentially an agricultural product. The barley malt and hops come from cultivated crops, and brewers often feed their spent grains to local farmers. But until now, we haven’t heard of a huge working livestock ranch with its own brewery.
Noted Beer Advocate Dan Koester Releases Second Craft Beer Book Just in ...MarketWatch (press release)12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Craft beer can be a great gift, and learning about craft beers is a fun and festive hobby.
The American craft beer revolution marches on. From an all-time low of 44 in the late 1970s, the nation is now dotted with some 2,130 breweries changing the way we drink beer every day.
Craft Brewers Threatened by Big Beer BrandsBusinessweekAmerican craft brewers love to talk about how they are stealing market share from the big beer companies like MillerCoors and AB InBev.
The Dawg Pound has always loved their craft brewsRead the full post on Food Republic »...
Beer snobs, rejoice! Now you can have your cheap eats and fancy brew, too. A growing number of restaurants in the not-quite-fast-food category like Chipotle Mexican Grill and Smashburger are getting into the business of pouring craft beer to go with their burgers, wraps, and other casual fare.
Part of SweetWater Brewing’s Dank Tank series… The Gimp Old Ale is meant to be stashed for a few months to mature in your cellar, but once broken out its submissive deliciousness will be giving off sweet scents of caramel and toffee, and warming...
Team and beer scene both Super Bowl-worthy...
It's raining quality craft beer out WestRead the full post on Food Republic »...
(Akron, OH) – If the ancient Mayan calendar is true, the world will end this Friday. The folks at Thirsty Dog Brewing Company in Akron came up with a beer in honor of the occasion.
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The first four Ovila abbey beers were not as successful as either Sierra Nevada or the Abbey of New Clairvaux had hoped.
Two basic chemical reactions are responsible for beer being "beer-colored" rather than clear like water. One reaction couples amino acids to sugars; the other spurs sugars to decompose.
A peculiar spin on ‘seasonal creep’… “We’re about to release our brand new winter seasonal,” he continues, “It’s called Sneak Attack and its a Saison.
Press Release: (Chicago, IL) – Technomic, the premier resource for actionable adult beverage information, tapped its analysts, consultants and experts to highlight the trends shaping the drinks business in 2013.
FortuneBig Beer's response to craft: If you can't beat 'em, join 'emFortuneAs Denis Wilson noted on Fortune.com last month in "Big Beer dresses up in craft brewers' clothing," craft beer saw a 13% increase in volume in 2011, while overall U.S.
Press Release: (Washington, DC) — Two giant companies — Anheuser-Busch Inbev and MillerCoors — control more than 80 percent of the U.S. beer market.
Nine hopes for a hoppy, happy new yearRead the full post on Food Republic »
As craft brew sales grow frothy, pourers with pedigrees suggest food pairings, explain styles.
Chain restaurants look to craft beerMSN MoneyMore signs that American culinary tastes are changing, or perhaps becoming more diverse: 15 Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) restaurants in Chicago have begun to sell locally-made "craft...
It’s been a truly great year for craft beer. We’ve been cataloguing our favorites of the year along the way. Here’s parts I and II, along with five more beers in no particular order we simply can’t wait to try again and again. What have been your favorite new releases in 2012? Tell us below.
Our favorite brews and spots from around the league...
There's lots going on lately at Drakes Brewing Company in San Leandro, California! We asked Kelsey Williams, Drake's community manager to fill us in on their winter seasonal, new bottle offerings and more!