There’s Miller Lite, MGD, and Miller High Life. Why Is There No Miller Beer?

There’s Miller Lite, MGD, and Miller High Life. Why Is There No Miller Beer?

By year’s end, America will be home to 7,000 breweries producing more varieties of beer than ever before. And yet, as of January 2018, a majority of our beer money is spent on a short list of light lagers: Bud Light, Coors Light, and Miller Lite. The latter unabashedly claims responsibility for America’s light beer […]

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Brewers Are Using an Ancient Technique to Create New, Funky Solera Beers

Brewers Are Using an Ancient Technique to Create New, Funky Solera Beers

At the inaugural Beer With(out) Beards festival in Brooklyn last summer, attendees lined up for Black Project, a Denver, Colo., outfit specializing in spontaneous and wild ales. Behind the table, with a bucket of bottles and opener poised at her hip, stood Sarah Howat, Black Project’s operations manager. Sour and other spontaneously fermented or wild […]

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Beer For Dogs Now Available at 15 Bars and our Tails Are Wagging

Beer For Dogs Now Available at 15 Bars and our Tails Are Wagging

While fans of LeBron James debate whether letting kids drink wine is controversial or cool (some of us are team drink whatever Dad’s having), we’re pretty sure everyone can get on board with this edible display of affection: Beer for dogs. Houston bar owners Megan and Steve Long recently announced the launch of a new product […]

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Hop Take: Founders Under Fire for Alleged Racism, Homophobia

Hop Take: Founders Under Fire for Alleged Racism, Homophobia

Founders Brewing is being sued for racial discrimination. Former employee Tracy Evans says he was fired as a result of an attempt to make a formal complaint to human resources regarding incidents of racist behavior, including employees using racial slurs and the alleged existence of a “white guy printer” and “black guy printer” in the Founders […]

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The Dirty Secret Ruining Your Draft Beer

The Dirty Secret Ruining Your Draft Beer

Anyone who’s worked in a fast-food restaurant or movie theater knows the fountain soda myth: Colas pumped fresh on site taste better than ones from the bottle or can. A similar belief exists in beer. Ask any beer lover, and they’ll tell you there’s something special about a beer poured fresh from the tap. In […]

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Flying Under The Influence: Drunk Birds Causing Chaos In Minnesota

Flying Under The Influence: Drunk Birds Causing Chaos In Minnesota

Police in Gilbert, Minn. have been handling a flighty situation this week: drunk birds. The Gilbert Police Department posted a public notice on Facebook Tuesday morning regarding the avian mayhem. The statement said the department “received several reports of birds that appear to be ‘under the influence’ flying into windows, cars and acting confused.” The […]

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