An Illustrated Guide to Beer Can and Bottle Sizes (Infographic)

An Illustrated Guide to Beer Can and Bottle Sizes (Infographic)

While large-format wine bottles get cool Biblical names like Jeroboam, Methuselah, and Balthazar, beer bottles and cans tend to have more approachable monikers. From tallboys to bombers to nips, beers of all sizes are, for the most part, easy enough to say aloud without risk of embarrassment. What’s not always clear, however, is exactly what […]

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This Massive Chart Shows All the Craft Breweries Owned by Big Beer Companies

This Massive Chart Shows All the Craft Breweries Owned by Big Beer Companies

Craft beer is an arbitrary term, these days, but the best definition we’ve got (and generally, what the industry depends on) is that of the Brewers Association, which defines a craft brewery as small (producing 6 million barrels of beer per year or less); independent (less than 25 percent owned by a larger alcohol company that […]

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Hop Take: The Brewers Association Hates Big Beer but Loves Big Business

Hop Take: The Brewers Association Hates Big Beer but Loves Big Business

Last week, the Brewers Association (BA) announced that Buffalo Wild Wings will be an official sponsor of this year’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF), one of the largest beer festivals in the country. As part of the deal, B Dubs will have its own branded pop-up sports bar at GABF. At first glance, beer industry members […]

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NYC’s First Female Cicerone Anne Becerra Wants a Magnum of Rochefort 10 at the End

NYC’s First Female Cicerone Anne Becerra Wants a Magnum of Rochefort 10 at the End

Anne Becerra got her start in beer after quitting her marketing job, hopping in an RV and traveling across America, experiencing the many flavors of, and communities around, craft beer. When she returned home to New York, her next adventure was behind the taps. Behind the bar today as beverage director at Treadwell Park in […]

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9 Things You Should Know About Creature Comforts Brewing

9 Things You Should Know About Creature Comforts Brewing

Opened in April 2014 in the artistic-leaning college town of Athens, Ga., Creature Comforts Brewing quickly emerged as the cool kid on the block. But its artsy vibe goes beyond the hoodies, watch caps, and man buns you might brush past in the taproom. The brewery name, its best-known beer, Tropicália, its handsome can designs, and several of […]

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Jack Daniel’s Severs Sponsorship of Alaska’s Iditarod Dog Race

Jack Daniel’s Severs Sponsorship of Alaska’s Iditarod Dog Race

Jack Daniel’s parent company, Brown-Forman announced the Tennessee whiskey brand will no longer sponsor Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a relationship it has had for 15 years. The whiskey company has decided to go in a different direction, instead focusing on efforts to partner with the National Basketball Association, according to a spokesperson.

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Bern’s Steak House, With the Biggest Wine Collection in the World, Is Nostalgic for an America That Never Was

Bern’s Steak House, With the Biggest Wine Collection in the World, Is Nostalgic for an America That Never Was

There is only one window in Bern’s Steak House, and it’s one customers will never see. Replacing natural light is a red wine-colored aura cloaking the carpet, walls, and staircase, giving rows of antique paintings an alluring, ghostly glow. The Tampa restaurant opened in 1956 at the hands of Mr. and Mrs.

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