From a couple saving the farm they love to a retired Air Force pilot restoring a landmark, these dairy farm breweries bring new energy to America’s farming roots.Read More
From Metallica to the famous music club featured in Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’, breweries and bands collaborate to connect both fans and beer lovers.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
The North American Guild of Beer Writers, along with support from CraftBeer.com, has selected two submissions to receive the 2019 Diversity in Beer Writing Grant.Read More
What would Thor drink? We have the answer after eagle-eyed craft beer fans spot a craft beer in the new "Avengers: Endgame" trailer.Read More
Job creation and stable growth are two headlines from the 2018 craft beer growth report from the Brewers Association.Read More
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Tori and Jason Tomalia’s brewpub/theater in Ann Arbor, Michigan, may be named “Pointless Brewery & Theatre,” but the story behind it is anything but meaningless.Read More
Lanikai Brewing Company’s Steve Haumschild talks island-inspired ingredients, out-of-this-world beer and his epic commute in Oahu, Hawaii.Read More
New York farm breweries don’t have to be tucked away on a country road, they just have to use ingredients grown exclusively in the state.Read More
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Back Forty Beer Co. teams up with Melt, a grilled cheese truck out of Birmingham, Alabama, to make the perfect grilled beer cheese sandwich using their Freckle Belly IPA.Read More
Add your favorite IPA to this recipe for beer-battered fish tacos and have a little fiesta in honor of one of the quintessential American beer styles, the India pale ale.Read More
This fresh take on a classic dish combines a complex, fragrant sauce and savory chicken meatballs. As an added bonus, you only need to use one skillet, so clean up is a snap. Serve the meatballs as an appetizer or with basmati rice as a main dish.Read More
Craft breweries tell us about their strategy behind the placement of the independent craft brewer seal on their beer packaging.Read More
Sports sponsorships are big money, and big beer has the cash to spend. But some craft brewers are getting promoted to the big leagues.Read More
Beer style guidelines leave much to the imagination when it comes to the American Brown Ale beer style, and craft brewers are taking advantage of that by adding their own twists.Read More
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The French Broad River, which winds its way through Asheville, North Carolina, is a central figure in the city’s craft beer community.Read More
Great American Beer Bars 2019 highlights dozens of passionate and community-focused beer bars that work in partnership with craft brewers.Read More
Beer and food are made to go together, and that’s exactly what these beer and food festivals in 2019 allow you to experience.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.