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Fumigators to Gas City's Historic Brewery Art for Termites - Voice of San Diego

Fumigators to Gas City's Historic Brewery Art for Termites - Voice of San Diego | International Beer News | Scoop.it

It’s the art version of dealing with a kid’s hair lice before sending her to summer camp. Before the city’s 1930s-era wooden bar, saved from the demolished Aztec Brewery in Barrio Logan, can be taken to a conservation studio in Los Angeles, art handlers need to rid it of termites...

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VISIT INTERNATIONAL BEER NEWS

VISIT INTERNATIONAL BEER NEWS | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Visit our main website for more news and information about the world of craft beer, brewing, homebrewing, beer culture and pub science. We'll try not to bore you with endless personal reviews of exotic craft beers, or updates on every single new beer release...we'll bring you what we think is important and relevant -- along with some insightful opinion and interesting views. Check us out!

 

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Taiwan's Craft Beer Scene Is Exploding with Expat Hipsters

Taiwan's Craft Beer Scene Is Exploding with Expat Hipsters | International Beer News | Scoop.it

There’s that famous slogan, “Made in Taiwan,” which was big in the 1980s and 1990s, when everything was manufactured in Taiwan. Today, the country doesn’t produce as much of a global output like it used to. I work with a small craft beer importer in Taiwan called Bierwest, a company run by two Canadian guys, Shawn and Tristan. They also run a beer store and bar in Taipei, and were the first ones to put the young, emerging Taiwanese beer scene on my radar... [click headline for more]

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Pro Golfers Grafting New Beer Product Line

Pro Golfers Grafting New Beer Product Line | International Beer News | Scoop.it

A threesome of pro golfers have teamed up to create some new options for the 19th hole. With the help of Florida-based brewer The Brew Hub, PGA tour members Graeme McDowell, Keegan Bradley and Freddie Jacobson are teeing up a line of new craft beers targeting golfers.

The three beers — G-Mac's Celtic Style Pale Ale, Keegan Bradley's New England Style Lager and Freddie Jacobson's Scandinavian Style Blonde Ale — will initially be available this month on draft at select Florida golf courses and on-site restaurants and country clubs... [click headline for more]

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Boom in Breweries Leads to Growing Problem: What to do With Spent Grain?

Boom in Breweries Leads to Growing Problem: What to do With Spent Grain? | International Beer News | Scoop.it

CHICAGO — Every few weeks, pastry chef Kelly Lynch drives from her Scafuri Bakery on Taylor Street north to Revolution Brewing in Logan Square.

There, she engages in what she calls "a very nice trade": a bucket of the brewery's spent grain for a batch of her cookies and doughnuts. Lynch uses the grain, remnants of the beer-making process, to make hefty, nubby-textured loaves of beer bread, one of her best-sellers... [click headline for more]

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Craft beer: Top 10 UK Supermarket Buys

Craft beer: Top 10 UK Supermarket Buys | International Beer News | Scoop.it

The big breweries are keen to muscle in on the craft beer market and their often ineffectual “craft” ales are now commonplace in high street stores. But it is worth remembering that our supermarkets do stock some truly world class beers. 

 

You have to hand it to Britain’s major brewers and big drinks conglomerates; they are firmly across consumer trends. Craft beer had barely established itself as a new category in the UK, when they started leaping on the bandwagon. The market is now awash with craft-not-craft beers which, for all their trendy packaging, use of cascade and mosaic hops and adoption of du jour beer styles, still fall short on that crucial component – flavour... [click headline for more]

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BC Beer Awards: Pity the Poor Beer Judge - Brewed Awakening blog

BC Beer Awards: Pity the Poor Beer Judge - Brewed Awakening blog | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Swirl the cup. Inhale. Hold it up to the light. Inhale again. Take a sip, coat your mouth. Swallow. Repeat over eight hours.

Pity the poor beer judge. It’s not about a group of guys determining which six-pack is most chuggable while watching the game. It’s not about choosing the bottle with the fanciest label, or the brand with the flashiest advertising.

In reality, it’s about focus, concentration, following rigorous guidelines and putting in a solid shift. Yes, beer judging is hard work... [click headline for more]

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Greg Hardman ditched a corporate gig to revive iconic beer brands

Greg Hardman ditched a corporate gig to revive iconic beer brands | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Greg Hardman began working in the beer industry right after he graduated from Ohio University in 1984, first for a distributor in Athens, and then as a salesman for Warsteiner, a high-end German beer.

For 17 years Hardman worked for Warsteiner, eventually being tapped as the president of its North American sales force. The company moved its headquarters, which had been in Chicago, to Cincinnati to accommodate Hardman... [click headline for more]

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Greek Pub Among World's Best | GreekReporter.com

Greek Pub Among World's Best | GreekReporter.com | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Expert Zack Mack traveled across the globe to discover the top pubs and presented each establishment’s best beer.

“Those Greeks are at it again! First they invent democracy and then they open up a quaint, cozy pub with a world-class beer selection. Their 20 draft lines and 100 available bottles showcase the comfort classics like AleSmith IPA and Sierra Nevada Narwhal, while still showing love to domestic breweries like Septem,” says the article. The pub’s must-taste is Septem Citra Single Hop IPA... [click headline for more]

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The perfect pub: is there one left in Britain? - The Telegraph

The perfect pub: is there one left in Britain? - The Telegraph | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Twenty years ago, John Major was ridiculed when he promised that, 50 years hence, Britain would “survive unamendable in all essentials”, with “old maids cycling to Holy Communion through the mists of the autumn morning”. He was, of course, quoting George Orwell, having cut out the section of the essay England Your England in which Orwell talked about the clatter of clogs in a Lancashire mill town and the rattle of pin tables in Soho pubs... [click headline for more]

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What the Beer Industry and the Computer Industry Have in Common

What the Beer Industry and the Computer Industry Have in Common | International Beer News | Scoop.it

The photo above does not include any products of America's largest and best known craft brewery, the Boston Beer Company that produces Sam Adams. But it's a useful reference for several craft-beer-related points.

1) The middle beer in the shot above, in the tallest bottle, is Last Chance IPA from the excellent Weyerbacher brewery of Easton, Pennsylvania. Along with Bethlehem and some smaller cities, Easton is a Lehigh Valley neighbor of Allentown, whose downtown recovery project and long-term civic hopes (and baseball team, and champion gymnasts, and Boy Scout troops) we've discussed in our American Futures series.... [click headline for more]

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France raises a glass as craft beer takes off

France raises a glass as craft beer takes off | International Beer News | Scoop.it

A citrus-flavoured blonde beer to go with foie gras or a peat-smoked brew perfect for whisky lovers: Three decades after microbreweries faced near extinction in wine-dominated France, craft beer is finally taking off.

With the number of small breweries nearly doubling since 2010, some craft beers are even making it onto the menus of some of Paris’s best restaurants.

Former photographer and beer enthusiast Bruno Torres didn’t hesitate to try his hand at brewing when he found himself looking for a new career in 2012... [click headline for more]

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Hong Kong's Craft Beer Movement Takes a Big Step Forward

Hong Kong's Craft Beer Movement Takes a Big Step Forward | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Just two years ago if you asked your neighbourhood publican for a Hong Kong brew, they most likely would have shrugged and steered you towards an import instead. Or if they had scrounged up a locally produced beer, you would probably have wished they hadn't. How the times have changed. Hong Kong is a little late to the party, but local craft beers are starting to take off.

Not only are the city's mushrooming specialist pubs proudly serving a selection of made-in-Hong Kong beers, local craft operations are producing microbrews that can stand up to the hottest labels from the US and Europe... [click headline for more]

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Best brewers converge on Canberra for Australian National Homebrewing Conference

Best brewers converge on Canberra for Australian National Homebrewing Conference | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Canberra will be awash with the nation's best homebrewed beer this week, as brewers come to compete, learn and drink in a unique three days.

And much of the amber liquid is here already, stored in a dozen homes or with organisations around the capital.

Brewers will compete in 20 different categories at the Australian Amateur Brewing Championships on Thursday, before being treated to speakers from as far afield as the United States and England at the Australian National Homebrewing Conference on Friday and Saturday... [click headline for more]

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Bright future for English beer-making tradition

Bright future for English beer-making tradition | International Beer News | Scoop.it

The United Kingdom in general and London specifically has long had a love affair with beer. Perhaps more than tea, the fermented beverage and the industry it supports is steeped in the culture of the queen’s land and has made it famous the world over.

Water quality was, generally, poor so beer — because it was boiled — became an important part of daily life and consumption.

Modern filtration methods have helped, but beer hasn’t gone anywhere. In fact, it’s fair to argue that after decades of slipping, the adult beverage is in the early stages of a renaissance, especially in London... [click headline for more]

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14 bars and pubs in Cardiff where you're guaranteed a good pint

14 bars and pubs in Cardiff where you're guaranteed a good pint | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Cardiff is chock-full of pubs and bars. Some are new craft beer specialists, serving hoppy, fruity, flavour-filled beer that's a million miles away from watery lager.

And then there are the classics, the stalwarts of the Cardiff pub scene where you can still bank on getting a good pint. Some create their beverages in house, others select their beverages from breweries local and international... [click headline for more]

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The British craft beer breweries taking over the world

The British craft beer breweries taking over the world | International Beer News | Scoop.it

UK microbreweries’ export sales are booming as increasing international demand for craft products coincides with a growing thirst for British beer. The trend is causing SMEs to look overseas, developing new markets and expanding their business offering.

Derbyshire-based Thornbridge Brewery’s export sales have doubled over the past two years, increasing from 10% to 30-35% of turnover, according to marketing manager Alex Buchanan... [click headline for more]

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New brewery tours launch in D.C. - Washington Business Journal

New brewery tours launch in D.C. - Washington Business Journal | International Beer News | Scoop.it

D.C.'s beer scene may be growing, but those who want to see some of the District's breweries in person are often faced with one inconvenient obstacle: Many of these production breweries are out of the way, requiring a car or several public transportation modes to get there.

A new company, D.C. Brew Tours, is hoping to help tackle the issue with coordinated brewery tours that make stops at some of the region's popular beer spots. The New England-based company already runs the service in Boston, Burlington, Vermont, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It launches in D.C. this week.... [click headline for more]

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Where the Craft Breweries Are - Brewers Association

Where the Craft Breweries Are - Brewers Association | International Beer News | Scoop.it

As the craft industry grows and changes – many of the most interesting questions revolve around geography. What regions lead the curve on craft? Which are catching up? Where should we expect more breweries to pop up?

With this post, I want to delve into breweries, geography and population to try and understand where craft breweries are located and where they might be going next. To do so, I’ve matched our brewery database (now over 3,100 active breweries!) with population data by zip code tabulation area (ZCTA) from the 2010 U.S. Census... [click headline for more]

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Brewmasters act as beer ambassadors and educators

Brewmasters act as beer ambassadors and educators | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Andy Tveekrem is brewmaster and partner in Market Garden Brewery and Nano Brew Cleveland, located on W. 25th Street in Ohio City. He started working on opening Market Garden in 2010 when the Akron native and his wife moved back to Cleveland after a decade out east. The microbrewery opened 18 months later, with Nano following in August 2012.
Tveekrem began brewing beer professionally in 1991 at Great Lakes Brewing when it was just a small brewpub, after home-brewing for five years... [click headline for more]

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TODAY: Inside the multi-billion-dollar craft beer industry

TODAY: Inside the multi-billion-dollar craft beer industry | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Craft beer is a growing portion of the beer market, now a $14.3 billion industry with 3,093 breweries across the U.S. Nowhere is that more apparent than Asheville, North Carolina, which has the highest ratio of breweries per capita in the country. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports... [click headline for more]

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Craft Beers Land on In-Flight Bev Carts

Craft Beers Land on In-Flight Bev Carts | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Craft beer continues to be one of the fastest-growing brew segments in the country, posting annual growth of 17.2 percent by volume in 2013, according to the Brewer’s Association. And with demand steadily climbing higher, smaller-batch suds have found their way to the skies as well.

In the last year, an increasing number of airlines have added regional craft brews to their in-flight offerings, giving passengers a tasty new reason to flag down that beverage cart.... [click headline for more]

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A Primer on Home Brewing - Los Angeles Magazine

A Primer on Home Brewing - Los Angeles Magazine | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Beer geeks live to brew—and to share their wares. But unless you know someone who ferments beer, sniffing out a sample can be tough. Commercial establishments are barred from serving the homemade stuff. Your best option: Attend a class or club meeting (see “One-Stop Hopping”). And look for Samuel Adams’s LongShot Variety Six-Pack, which features recipes from its annual home brew contest; winners (two civilians and one Samuel Adams employee) are named each October, with the six-pack arriving in spring.... [click headline for more]

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Great Octoberfest Recipes Using Beer

Great Octoberfest Recipes Using Beer | International Beer News | Scoop.it

It's time to think about Octoberfest menus, and most Octoberfest celebrations include copious amounts of beer. The granddaddy of all Octoberfests in Munich, Germany, is all about beer, food and music.

While I am German by heritage, I am somewhat of a disgrace, because I really don't care for the taste of beer. But, I do like the depth of flavor achieved by cooking with beer. My friend who owns a package liquor store always asks what I am going to cook, when I go into the store and head for the beer cooler... [click headline or more]

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The Top 10 Cosy Pubs in London

The Top 10 Cosy Pubs in London | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Crackling fires and comfy seats are a must. A proper cosy pub should induce the best kind of drowsiness, the kind of place where a Sunday can be lost among the smell of an open fire and a heap of newspapers.

There are lots of cosy pubs in London but here are 10 of our favourites, so grab a drink, order the pie and mash and settle in... [click headline for more]

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Welsh History Month: How the pub played a crucial role in working-class Welsh life

Welsh History Month: How the pub played a crucial role in working-class Welsh life | International Beer News | Scoop.it

This image of colliers in a public house in Cwmbach, Aberdare in about 1910 highlights the importance of the pub in working-class culture at this time.

The later Victorian years saw significant investment in drinking facilities for the working class. Brewers began buying up pubs in South Wales in the 1880s and 1890s... [click headline for more]

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Where to Drink Craft Beer in Barcelona - Devour Barcelona Food Tours

Where to Drink Craft Beer in Barcelona - Devour Barcelona Food Tours | International Beer News | Scoop.it

Craft beer in Barcelona is something that has been, for many years, sidelined next to popular local brews like Estrella or Moritz. Not to say these beers aren’t tasty served in a crisp caña on a hot summer day, but sometimes you’re in the mood for something a little more elaborate. The craft beer culture in Barcelona has grown substantially in recent years, and nowadays you can enjoy regional and international brews all over the city. Check out some of our picks for places to drink craft beer in Barcelona... [click headline for more]

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