When it comes to craft beer labels, the offensive, animalistic, and downright frightening get a lot of attention. While those are all head turners, nothing really stands out like minimalistic design. A minimalistic beer label makes a statement on whatever overcrowded craft beer shelf it’s on. It’s bold, it’s simple, and among all the wacky […]
Where does your beer really come from? Despite the uptick in the number of craft breweries and craft beer options in the United States, the majority of the beers people consume come from a few major companies. Take the Boston Beer Company, for example. The company went public in 1985 with Samuel Adams Boston Lager.
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art recently put around 375,000 photos onto their website for public domain use. The images are free for anyone to use however they wish, if they can sort through them all to find what they want. Here at VinePair, we did the searching for you to find the best beer- […]
For many people in the United States, Valentine’s Day means busting out the Champagne or red wine. There’s nothing wrong with that (here are the eight best Valentine’s wines, and you should probably drink them at home), but some people — whether they have a Valentine’s date or not — just don’t like wine. Or they don’t […]
Macro brewers no longer own canned beer. More and more craft breweries are adding cans to their lineups because they’re cheap, they travel well, and they keep damaging light from hitting the beer inside. So the switch is good for the brewer, good for the beer drinking traveler, and good for the beer. But is […]
From the frugal to those who have no problem splurging, we all deserve a little something special for Valentine’s Day. I’ve put together a list of gifts for the beer lover (or neophyte!) in your life. With a range of objects and prices, there’s something here for everyone. Hoppy, er, Happy Valentine’s Day!
Everyone needs to have more respect for beer batter. It’s not just for sweet fried nothings and fish fries. A little beer in your batter makes the world a little better. However, not all beers are created equal when it comes to beer batter. The style of beer is important — an IPA for something […]
Celeste Beatty’s voice lights up when discussing beer. The founder of the Harlem Brewing Company seems almost taken aback when I ask why she, a woman of color, decided to make brewing beer her passion. “I like beer,” she tells me with the matter-of-fact tone reserved for teachers telling their students who the former president […]
I’m sitting in a park in Oaxaca City and there are hipsters all around me drinking craft beer and singing along to Creed. At the food truck park in San Felipe del Agua, an upscale neighborhood just north of Oaxaca City’s center, groups of smiling young professionals and American tourists sit at picnic tables under the palm leaves […]