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
Three Pink Boots scholarship recipients tell contributor Tara Nurin how the program changed the trajectory of their careers as women in beer.Read More
Western Georgia's Chattabrewchee Southern Brewhouse blends town history with new, inventive flavors.Read More
The Brewers Association releases its annual ranking of the Top 50 U.S. craft brewing companies based on beer sales by volume in 2018.Read More
Saint James Brewery in Long Island, New York, is releasing their shipwreck beer. The brewer calls it a “dream project” years in the making.Read More
The goal of the Diversity in Beer Writing Grant is to highlight the value of stories that can showcase diversity and inclusion within beer.Read More
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Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. in Hyattsville, Maryland, is a craft brewery seeking to bring together the deaf community and the hearing community over the common language of beer.Read More
Rappers find a creative link with independent breweries, giving rise to an array of hip-hop craft beers that appeal to the everyday beer drinker.Read More
Meerts? Sour beers? Wisconsin Brewers are embracing rarities and age-old recipes in a remarkable revival.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
Independent brewers are turning out brews made from everything from millet, corn, rice and more. And customers don’t seem mind beer without barley.Read More
From the Mid-Atlantic to the Arizona desert, the seeds of beer agriculture are growing, putting craft beer at the center of the “going local” movement that extends far beyond the breweries themselves.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
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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.