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 […]
Updated on 2018-07-16
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 […]
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 […]
Updated on 2018-07-11
If there’s one thing people love this summer, it’s booze-infused icey treats. (Hello, vodka ice pops at Costco.) Now, thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, along with the valiant efforts of Gilligan’s Island ice cream shop, malt and hop lovers can get in on the trend—beer and cider ice cream […]
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 […]
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 […]
As a wise VinePair contributor once said, the Fourth of July is made for beer. If you’re planning ahead and wondering what to buy, we’ve got you covered here. But if you’re reading this on the way to the party, panicking over whether you can buy beer on the Fourth of the July, look no […]
Updated on 2018-06-28
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.
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.