Growler Power: The Big Impact of Large-Format Beers

Growler Power: The Big Impact of Large-Format Beers

Jugs of beer are universal, surely; but growlers hold a special place in American history (and hearts). In the early 20th century, growlers spoke to star-spangled industry, delivered to laborers alongside lunch pails. Resourceful urbanites whose thirst outpaced their free time purchased beer by the bucket as early as the late 1800s and as late […]

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Gin and Tonic Spread: The Best Thing Since, and for, Sliced Bread

Gin and Tonic Spread: The Best Thing Since, and for, Sliced Bread

We’ve seen sandwich spreads in cocktail form, but the reverse, a spreadable cocktail, specifically gin and tonic, is a first. Fresh in from Firebox, an online retailer of gifts, gadgets, and other goodies, Spreadable Gin is officially available* for pre-order. The ”gin and tonic marmalade,” as the product is called, is the spreadable, edible, gin-infused […]

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Ryan Reynolds Buys Major Stake In Aviation Gin

Ryan Reynolds Buys Major Stake In Aviation Gin

If there’s one thing celebrities love buying lately, it’s spirits. Mega stars like Diddy and 50 Cent launched vodka brands; George Clooney vied for tequila, and most recently, mezcal. Next to cash in on the trend is Ryan Reynolds, who, along with paving his way to fame with superhero roles like Green Lantern and Deadpool, has announced […]

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Six Charitably-Minded Beers to Drink for a Good Cause

Six Charitably-Minded Beers to Drink for a Good Cause

Those who consider drinking beer a noble act unto itself are not wrong. But community-oriented beer fans will be delighted to learn that a number of brewers are partnering with philanthropic organizations to raise money and awareness for worthy charities. Aiding drug recovery, championing women’s health, and ending food waste are among the causes you […]

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10 Things You Should Know About Deschutes Brewery

10 Things You Should Know About Deschutes Brewery

“Do your best, and next time, do better.” Such is the motto of Deschutes Brewery, a brewery deeply rooted in its home and community of Bend, Oregon. As the eighth-largest independent brewing company in the country, and 15th-largest brewing company overall, it comes as no surprise that the brewery is constantly working to improve. Aside from its […]

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Someone Left This Pub a One-Star Review for ‘No Stella’ and the Response Went Viral

Someone Left This Pub a One-Star Review for ‘No Stella’ and the Response Went Viral

The tension between local beer and global beer knows no bounds. A London pub recently tweeted a response to a negative review that went viral. Reason for the one-star rating: ”No Stella.” While any business has to deal with the unstoppable phenomenon of plebian reviews online, the bar and restaurant realm tends to get hit […]

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