Whether you’re on vacation or need a place to unwind for a few hours, these beach town craft breweries bring good vibes straight to your beer glass.Read More
Southwest Florida's beer scene, surrounded by beaches and spring training baseball, has an vibe as sunny as the area's forecast.Read More
How did two craft beers wind up in "Avengers: Endgame"? The Georgia brewery tells us how their beers got the attention of the Marvel team.Read More
New York City is hosting the largest Pride celebration in the world. Brooklyn's Threes Brewing is holding events and beer releases to recognize the LGBTQIA+ community.Read More
The Texas State Senate passes a bill that will mean landmark, welcome changes ahead for the Texas craft beer community and beer lovers.Read More
The fundraiser at Mike Hess Brewing will benefit research for pediatric cancer – something Mike Hess's teenage daughter has been battling for months.Read More
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Oozlefinch Craft Brewery, in a prime location overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, is attracting a lot of attention with its award-winning beers.Read More
Mother-daughter beer teams talk about the challenges and the joys of working together to build a small business.Read More
Michelle Strain didn’t even know how to pour a beer when her husband decided to start a brewery. Now she’s on a mission to support other brewery spouses.Read More
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We know there’s so much to learn about craft beer, and are here to help. Our online Beer 101 Course will walk you through the basics of craft beer. You’ll learn about everything from beer history, to ingredients and different types of beer. Our Beer and Food Pairing Course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge on craft beer and food. You’ll learn how to make a knock-out pairing as well as create a menu for a beer and food pairing dinner. We have separate courses for at-home cooks as well as professional chefs, so individuals of all culinary backgrounds can participate.
You can make this year beer bbq sauce at home using your favorite bock beer, a style that has a high malt character with toasty and nutty aromas.Read More
These porter pudding cups are perfect for the kid at heart in all of us. The Oreos and gummy worms can definitely be shared with the kiddos too.Read More
Every element of this beer burger from The Brooklyn Brew Shop includes a nod to craft beer: stout burger patties, spent grain buns, hop mayo and beer, bacon and onion jam.Read More
From adopted kittens to Rush to texting typos, we ask craft brewers to tell us the stories behind their strange beer names.Read More
Whether you’re drinking beer at the brewery or a bar, brewery employees are worried about one thing: making sure you have a great experience.Read More
As U.S. craft brewing makes history, the role beer has played in the nation is increasingly celebrated in museums and by beer history groups.Read More
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Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge of craft beer, in search of the latest news in the beer world, or are interested in finding a brewery that has the beer you’ve been dying to try, CraftBeer.com has you covered. The craft beer community grows larger every day. By staying plugged into the community, we can teach anyone who wants to learn about craft beer practically anything they want to know. We have an in-depth list of styles, a beer glossary, the CraftBeer.com Beer & Food Course and our Beer 101 course to help you learn about craft beer. In addition to those resources, we also have a list of some of the top beer schools in the country for people interested in finding a place to learn even more about beer. If you enjoy the website and are interested in a convenient way to learn about beer, sign up to have our newsletter delivered directly to your inbox.
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Chattanooga is poised to become a must-visit beer town, especially the fast-growing, walkable Southside.Read More
Amanda and Andy Conrad were inspired to build their Ohio brewery complete with an Airbnb they call the "Brewers Quarters."Read More
From all-female brew crews to handmade beer glasses, Knoxville breweries give you a ton of motivation to explore this Southern city.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.