Everything You Need to Know to Start Homebrewing Today

Everything You Need to Know to Start Homebrewing Today

February 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the federal legalization of homebrewing in the U.S. The modern homebrewing movement spans casual hobbyists and dedicated technicians driving craft beer culture and trends. Its strength is proven in numbers: The American Homebrewers Association, founded in 1978, currently claims 46,000 members. There are many ways to make your […]

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Study: The Five Jobs Where People Drink the Most

Study: The Five Jobs Where People Drink the Most

A study examining drinking in the workplace determined the top five industries where alcohol is consumed the most. They are: Technology Construction Marketing and advertising Arts, entertainment, and recreation Information services and data processing The study, conducted by Niznik Behavioral Health (NBH), surveyed more than 1,000 full-time employees at companies that allow alcohol.

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Polar Vortex Update: It’s Too Cold to Deliver Beer

Polar Vortex Update: It’s Too Cold to Deliver Beer

There are far worse effects of the polar vortex gripping the Midwest, but this gives the deep freeze an extra sting: beer deliveries are on hold. Along with postal service disruption, closing of schools, and far more devastating effects on at estimated 250 million Americans (and further implications for climate change), many Midwestern beer deliveries are halted due to […]

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Hop Take: Hard Seltzer Is Coming for Your Beer

Hop Take: Hard Seltzer Is Coming for Your Beer

Hard seltzer is not a hard sell. According to Nielsen data, dollar sales for hard seltzer grew triple digits in 2018, and it’s   expected to be a Super Bowl hit this weekend. In 2018, the category grew 169 percent overall to nearly $487.8 million, Brewbound reports. It led the flavored malt beverage (FMB) category, which increased […]

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‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Pop-Up Bars Include Custom Brews by Three Weavers

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Pop-Up Bars Include Custom Brews by Three Weavers

In partnership with 20th Century Fox for its forthcoming animated film, “Alita: Battle Angel,” Three Weavers Brewing of Inglewood, Calif. is launching three custom beers at “Passport to Iron City,” a pop-up event taking place in Los Angeles, New York City, and Austin in advance of the film’s February 14 debut.

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Rodenbach Announces First-Ever Beer Collab With Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Rodenbach Announces First-Ever Beer Collab With Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

In a beer-world-changing moment for beer geeks such as this author, Belgium’s Rodenbach brewery today announced its first-ever collaboration beer, which will be brewed with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery of Milton, Del. this year. The nearly 200-year-old brewery, founded in Belgium’s West Flanders region in 1821, specializes in oak-aged mixed-fermentation ales such as Rodenbach Classic, Rodenbach […]

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Hop Take: Craft Cans Are Popping, but We Need Quality Control

Hop Take: Craft Cans Are Popping, but We Need Quality Control

On Tuesday, Firestone Walker announced the year-round release of Rosalie, a rosé beer co-fermented with a blend of six wine grape varieties and hibiscus — in cans. The beer “required intensive brewing experimentation to achieve the perfect balance of flavor, acidity, dryness and shelf stability,” according to a press release.

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