Italian-style pilsners haven’t become regulars on draft lists yet, but brewers are smitten with them, and the secret about this beer style is out.Read More
Hawaii's Maui Brewing Co. has reached a milestone they've worked toward for years: the craft brewery is now off-the-grid.Read More
As employees in America's beer community become parents, they find they're navigating new challenges as they work to pursue parenting and a career.Read More
It’s a big day in beer and a day where a lot of dreams come true, as breweries find out if they’ve scored a Great American Beer Festival medal in the 2019 competition.Read More
New data from the Brewers Association shows the scale of craft breweries' economic impact on the United States economy in terms of dollars and jobs.Read More
CraftBeer.com announces the featured Sit & Sip 2019 speakers. Join us at Great American Beer Festival to hear from these incredible people in craft beer.Read More
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A Washington, D.C. area brewery is honoring the Navajo Code Talkers, the Marines who played a pivotal role in World War II.Read More
Chicago’s Alarmist Brewing won the first-ever GABF gold medal in the Juicy and Hazy IPA category. One year later, the brewery founder talks about success.Read More
The name of this Virginia Brewery is a little hard-to-pronounce, but that’s kind of the point. Coelacanth Brewing founder Kevin Erskine aims to run his business differently.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.
It's time to fire up the grill! This delicious duo of beer brats and german-style potato salad combines two classics, perfect for summer cookouts or fall football tailgating.Read More
These tasty Brussels sprouts from A Spicy Perspective will quickly become a favorite go-to. The caramelization of the pale ale creates a perfect glaze for these healthy veggies.Read More
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
Learn how craft breweries are exploring complex malt flavors with malteries like Malteurop, one of the world's largest commercial malting companies.Read More
The Fresh From Florida seal isn’t just for oranges anymore. Florida craft breweries who use locally-grown produce are earning the designation too.Read More
You hear about the breweries who medal at the Great American Beer Festival Competition, but do you know what it takes to get a beer on the medal stand?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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Traveling to breweries by train is a charming way to discover beer. Contributor Ben Keene explores Hudson Valley breweries near the Metro North train line leading out of New York City.Read More
The mighty Mississippi cuts a path through America that's full of history. Check out our road trip to help you explore breweries along the Great River Road.Read More
See photos from the 2019 Beers With(out) Beards Festival, a festival in Brooklyn, New York, that celebrates women in beer and women who love beer.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.