Keep in mind there are now over 5,000 breweries in the United States. Whether you’re new to craft beer or are diving into the best and brightest brewers across our 50 states, choosing a beer is getting harder and harder with every year. That’s where we come in. This non-comprehensive and unofficial list is a good start, […]
Looking for a low-calorie beer that actually has some flavor? Don’t look for something with “Light” in the title (or “Lite”). Direct your gaze to the Guinness. That’s right. Ireland’s most popular export has a lot fewer calories than you’d think for a beer that’s so dark and creamy: 125 calories in a Guinness Draught, […]
When it comes to Irish beer, your natural inclination is likely to order a Guinness. That’s fine. It’s classic, has a strong tradition of proper pouring and drinking techniques, and you can find it nearly anywhere. But there’s a world of Irish-style American craft beer out there to explore, and they’re not all stouts. There’s […]
Latino-owned breweries are hard to come by, despite there being 57 million Latinos in the United States and more than 5,000 breweries. The reasons why are complicated. Some reasons are historical, others are cultural. ”Craft brewing is rooted in home-brewing,” Jeremy Marshall, a brewer at Lagunitas Brewing Co., told NPR in 2013.
We Americans love our beer. Also, our spirits. But our consumption of wine might surprise you. These are just a few of the things you’ll notice on our infographic laying out what and how much Americans drank over the past 150 years. You’ll also notice a few other things, like what a hit we took during […]
More often than not, when ordering Scotch at the bar, it’s either neat or on the rocks. However, if you’re lucky, you may just come across the opportunity to order Scotch on tap — Scotch Ale, that is. So what exactly is the difference between regular ale and Scotch Ale? Originating in Edinburgh in the 1800s, […]
Unpopular opinion: Being single is awesome. You have the entire bed to yourself, there’s no one to suggest splitting an entree, and there are no never-ending deliberations on what to watch on Netflix. The other ~super neat~ part of being single? The freedom to drink awesomely single drinks all by yourself. Still don’t believe us? […]
Welcome back to Drinking for Good, a weekly rundown of how much beer (and whatnot) I drank the previous Sunday through Saturday; I’m pledging a buck a drink to the ACLU, and so are our Special Guest Drinkers and their sponsors. Want in on the charitable dissipation? ACLbrew@vinepair.com.
There are few things better in life than a delicious craft beer after a challenging bike ride. Over the last decade, pedals and pints have increasingly crossed paths. In Cooperstown, New York, Brewery Ommegang hosts the Drops to Hops Bike Race; Pennsylvania’s Victory Brewing sponsors bicycle teams; and let us not forget cycling is the reason […]