Craft beer can both satisfy and accentuate every dish on your Thanksgiving table better than any other beverage. It's also perfect for toasting and sharing amongst family and friends. The beers being produced by America's small and independent craft brewers create conversations and can add a new twist to your family meal.
Here are a few of the women who are taking leadership in the business of craft beer. Whether they’re managing employees, handling client relations, helping set up and promote big community events, or—more likely—a combination of all of the above, these women are helping the beer industry thrive.
Many breweries have recently become aware of the footprint that their businesses have on the planet, and they have taken conscious steps to ensure that their beer production doesn’t hurt the environment—even if it means spending a little extra to find alternatives in the brewing process.
Andy Skelton is taking a look at several college towns across the country that offer more than a couple of hidden craft beer gems for the thousands of visitors that arrive each weekend for game day. Regardless of whether or not these schools triumph on the gridiron, they're totally winners in the craft beer scheme of things.
There are certain staple dishes that most brewpubs offer, pulled pork sandwiches, macaroni n' cheese, fish and chips and spinach artichoke dip all might come to mind. While those are tasty, if you're looking to try something new and expand your palate, I encourage you to try some of these delicious dishes from brewpubs across the Midwest.