Common Space Brewery of Hawthorne, California, is bringing people together over beer through a myriad of ways, utilizing their 24,000-square-foot, World War II-era, double bow truss, brick building. With so …Read More
Independent brewers find inspiration from other brewers. And they all have places they can’t wait to visit. Check out these brewers’ bucket list breweries.Read More
As the beer industry evolves, many small breweries have decided growth isn’t for them. These four breweries are choosing to invest more in people, and a little less in tanks.Read More
Stuffings was hesitant to address the Beavertown deal citing Jester King’s previous position statement after Anheuser-Busch InBev purchase of Wicked Weed.Read More
The list of best beer commercially available in America was published based on the annual survey of thousands of amateur brewers by the AHA.Read More
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Every surfer knows the biggest, best wave of a set is the third. Two friends who met in a surf town transform their homebrewing hobby into 3rd Wave Brewing.Read More
How do you sell craft beer in a macro beer town? If you’re Drumconrath Brewing in Mapleton, North Dakota, you convert beer drinkers one person at a time.Read More
Proximity Malting provides craft brewers with malted barley to brew beer, and their newest plant has a fascinating history with roots in U.S. manufacturing - and a tie to earliest days of the NFL.Read More
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It’s hot this summer and nothing cools you off like a nice cold beer. When hunger sets in, fire up the grill and make these delicious pork chops.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
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.Read More
Craft brewer growth remains positive in the first half of 2018. This according to the Brewers Association, the trade group representing US craft brewers.Read More
Researchers have long linked health benefits and beer. Here is a rundown of how beer can be a healthy beverage when enjoyed responsibly and reasonably.Read More
Thanks to a thirst-quenching combination of beer and lemonade, or other light-bodied nonalcoholic beverages, radler beers are one of the most refreshing alcoholic beverages to cool off with during the warm summer. Here are a few to find from craft brewers this summer.Read More
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Michigan breweries are as different as the cities they call home. We take you on a craft beer road trip along Michigan’s Interstate 94 to discover dozens of breweries and brewpubs along the west to east route.Read More
One of the best byproducts of craft beers is the many breweries in historic buildings, which get saved from dilapidation or demolition and get the chance to serve up a new purpose.Read More
Hidden between the coast and mountains, these somewhat secluded central California craft breweries are turning out hazy IPAs and barrel aged stouts that rival those pouring from better-known California craft beer destinations.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.