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12 Brewpubs Putting the Midwest On the Map
By Andy Skelton
Gone are the days of strolling into a brewpub and expecting the entire menu to be fried. The choices from today’s brewpubs rival those of more upscale restaurants. In the Midwest, as is the case across the country, these gastropubs (as they are often
Read More>> 12 Brewpubs to Visit in the Midwest
15 Tips for Hosting a Beer Dinner
By Julia Herz
What do you think is the most popular pastime surrounding craft beer—other than drinking it of course!
It may surprise you, but pairing beer with food is the number one activity tied to beer’s enjoyment. When you consciously pair, tuning into the interactions occurring between
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Do you love beer and want to stay more informed about your favorite breweries, events and beer releases? Check out some of these blogs. Narrative
These blogs mix brewery experiences, thoughtful commentary, personal musings, and photography.
• Brew Trek: A designer/musician seeks out breweries and brewpubs on his travels.
• Zythophile: The author of Amber
Read More>> Beer Blogs You May Like!
12 Beers of Christmas!
Whatever you think about Christmas, you’ve got to agree that it is mankind’s greatest, most enduring tradition. Yes, it’s over-commercialized and most of the world doesn’t even celebrate it, but, you’ve gotta give props to any institution that’s been around for 2,000 years—especially one that comes with so much good craft
Read More>> Looking for a Good Christmas Beer?
Boulder, CO • October 13, 2012—The 2012 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition awarded 254 medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the United States. Presented by the Brewers Association, GABF is the largest commercial beer competition in the world and a symbol of brewing excellence.
Click here to see the full list
Read More>> Great American Beer Festival Winners Announced
Clean draft beer lines = good beer!
Watch this video to learn how to do it the correct way.
Have you always wanted to go to the GABF and haven’t had tickets? It’s you lucky day!
CraftBeer.com’s 2012 Great American Beer Festival® Trip Giveaway
For the third year, one lucky fan of CraftBeer.com will be randomly selected to receive a trip for two to the sold-out 2012 Great American Beer Festival (GABF), October 11-13,
Read More>> Win Tickets to the GABF
Traveling soon? Wait, the real question is are you traveling for beer soon?
Here is a great slide show of the 50 best beer bars across the country from Food and Wine Magazine. Enjoy!
Watch this quick video before your poor your next beer!
American Ale, Stout, Bock beer – mug that’s thick enough to “cheers” with
Pale Ale, Porters, Bitters, Stouts – wide mouthed glass
Pilsner, Lager – Slender glass
Belgian – Tulip shaped glass
Wheat or Weissen – Hour shaped glass for lots of foam
Read More>> How to Choose the Right Glass for Your Beer
How to Get a Beer Clean Glass
Everyone loves a good beer, that’s true. But first things first, you need to start with a clean glass!
If you are a bar owner, have your own bar at home or are just enjoying a beer in your kitchen, you will get some great tips from this
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It’s that time again… when you need a blanket on your bed at night, the sun sets a little earlier and it’s time to pull out your favorite sweater – fall beers are here, it’s OCTOBERFEST TIME!
Before refrigeration, it was nearly impossible to brew beer in the summer due to the hot weather
Read More>> Märzen /Oktoberfest Style