Meerts? Sour beers? Wisconsin Brewers are embracing rarities and age-old recipes in a remarkable revival.Read More
When Hay Camp Brewing Company’s 450-square-foot taproom and brewery got cramped, Karl Koth and Sam Papendick decided to go bigger. Way bigger. …Read More
Atlanta’s craft beer scene is still relatively new, opening doors for women who love beer to lead.Read More
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Conan O’Brien gets his own Willy Wonka style tour of Samuel Adams, causing a few of his signature shenanigans along the way.Read More
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Contributor Matt Osgood talks to Off Color Brewing’s co-founder John Laffler, who revels in eccentricity and yeast-driven brews.Read More
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is making a big statement in the new design for its 60 Minute IPA packagingRead More
Welcome to the middle of nowhere. Piney River Brewing is the award-winning craft brewery making award-winning beers in the middle of a cow pasture.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
Author Kristen Kuchar scouts a handful of craft breweries and brewpubs serving up beer soups and chili with beer this season.Read More
Alesong Brewing and Blending nabbed GABF medals for wine beers. Contributor Brian Yaeger explores a handful of U.S. breweries getting their grape goop on.Read More
Even the most ardent hop-head can get fatigued from the same old IPA profile. Luckily, craft brewers look to brew out of the box with winter IPAs.Read More
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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
These craft breweries offer a taste of island life. Take a seat, sit back and relax with a great craft beer.Read More
What makes a good-looking brewery and taproom? Contributor Will McGough shows us a handful of his favorite remarkable brewery taprooms.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.