Bryan Brushmiller, founder of Burley Oak Brewing Co., proves that a brewery can stay small and think big at the same time.Read More
Alesong Brewing and Blending nabbed GABF medals for wine beers. Contributor Brian Yaeger explores a handful of U.S. breweries getting their grape goop on.Read More
Can 2019 be craft brewers best year yet? That’s what these brewing minds are aiming for as they share their new year’s resolutions with contributor Taylor Laabs.Read More
The government shutdown is having ripple effects on craft breweries, new beer, and breweries-in-planning.Read More
Ska Brewing True Blonde was recognized as a winner at the 2019 Good Food Awards this evening at the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center.Read More
Holidaily Brewing Co., Colorado’s dedicated gluten-free brewery, is set to celebrate their three-year anniversary on Saturday, February 2, 2019.Read More
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What does a brewery facilities engineer do? Mathew Weitman shows you a day in the life of these brew house problem solvers.Read More
Every journey begins with the first step, and for eight independent brewers that step was their first -- or first memorable -- craft beer.Read More
At Marble Brewery, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Barbie Gonzales and Geraldine Lucero are working behind the scenes to drive success and push creativity.Read More
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This chicken recipe from Deschutes Brewery calls for their Pinedrops IPA, which imparts citrus and pine notes from Chinook and Equinox hops.Read More
Back Forty Beer Co. teams up with Melt, a grilled cheese truck out of Birmingham, Alabama, to make the perfect grilled beer cheese sandwich using their Freckle Belly IPA.Read More
This beer-glazed bacon made with Samuel Adams' Boston Lager from POPSUGAR Food will make any beer-lover's breakfast a little more sweet.Read More
Even the most ardent hop-head can get fatigued from the same old IPA profile. Luckily, craft brewers look to brew out of the box with winter IPAs.Read More
Author Emily Hines helps bring back that holiday-morning excitement with these Christmas craft beer suggestions.Read More
Porters and stouts have long been the go-to base for coffee beers, but lighter and brighter beer styles are starting to shine.Read More
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Beer and food are made to go together, and that’s exactly what these beer and food festivals in 2019 allow you to experience.Read More
These craft breweries offer a taste of island life. Take a seat, sit back and relax with a great craft beer.Read More
What makes a good-looking brewery and taproom? Contributor Will McGough shows us a handful of his favorite remarkable brewery taprooms.Read More
Independent Craft Beer in the United States
Now is the best time to be a beer lover in the U.S. We are proud to be part of the creative and vibrant community that independent craft brewers have created, and we want to help that community grow while keeping it strong. We know that helping beer lovers further learn about craft beer involves more than providing you with a beer style definition, and that’s why we bring you stories – we want to connect you with the people and breweries behind the beer.