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Welcome to CraftBeer.com, a website published by the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade organization that protects and promotes small and independent U.S. brewers. Our mission at CraftBeer.com is to bring you the stories of people, businesses and communities who are the heartbeat of small independent craft brewing in the U.S. We fully support independently owned breweries and welcome you to explore the world of craft beer with us.

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Learn About Beer with CraftBeer.com

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.

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Side Dish

Simple Beer BBQ Sauce

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.

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Grilled Romaine with Stout Bacon Vinaigrette

Side Dish

Grilled Romaine with Stout-Bacon Vinaigrette

The charring on this salad gives it a slightly heavier note, making it a great companion to your next grilled meal. The bacon, gorgonzola, and garlic in this dish all pair perfectly with your favorite stout.

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IPA Pineapple Teriyaki Skewers

Appetizer

IPA Pineapple Teriyaki Skewers

IPA pineapple teriyaki is a fragrant, flavor-loaded sauce with versatile end uses. In this dish from Chef Chris Perrine, it is applied as a glaze over shrimp and fresh pineapple skewers. The same sauce can serve as a dip for grilled veggies, can be drizzled over seared fish & rice bowls or used as a marinade for pork, beef or chicken. The specific flavor profile of the IPA is to the discretion of the recipe preparer.

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Helping You Learn About Beer

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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Rancho Cordova Craft Beer

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Building Rancho Cordova One Barrel at a Time

A Sacramento suburb that has been known in the past more for industry than entertainment, more for commuters than community is rebranding and rebuilding its reputation with the help of …

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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.