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
American craft brewers have never been shy about borrowing techniques from one style and applying it to another, and brut lagers are the latest example of stylistic exchange.Read More
The founder of an Arizona brewery wants to make a powerful statement with a new beer. In September, OHSO Brewery will release a Suicide Prevention Hotline beer.Read More
New York Beer Project thanks all the NYBP patrons who, pint by pint, helped them reach their goal and ultimately make a difference in the community.Read More
It’s fast and furious, and a super special time of the year in the Pacific Northwest – Fresh Hop season!Read More
While Floridians rush to stores to prepare for Hurricane Dorian, Florida's craft breweries are offering an alternative way to get ready.Read More
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Ratio Beerworks is a Denver brewery with punk rock roots. When Spencer Duncan approached Ratio about hosting a Punk Rock Drag Show, the brewery was all in.Read More
Cooperstown, New York, is a town dedicated to baseball. Red Shed is the local craft brewery that wants baseball-driven visitors to stop by and grab a beer.Read More
The father-son founders of Maine’s Funky Bow Brewery share their journey to opening a brewery, which actually began with a fight that started 7 years of silence.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
Breweries say non-alcoholic craft beer can fill a void in the market for people who are looking for the craft beer experience, but don’t want the alcohol.Read More
We ask craft brewers to tell us about their favorite tailgate beers just in time or football season.Read More
A fascinating new trend of beer programs in senior living communities is proving you’re never too old to enjoy a good beer.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.