Erin Peters

Craft Beer Buyouts: A Conversation With Former Stone Brewmaster Mitch Steele and the Brewers Association’s Julia Herz

Craft Beer Buyouts: A Conversation With Former Stone Brewmaster Mitch Steele and the Brewers Association’s Julia Herz

During Coachella in mid-April, I tasted some delicious craft beer not only in the ”Craft Beer Barn,” but also in the ”Rare Beer Bar,” headed by Jimmy Han of Los Angeles’s Beer Belly. He even stashed away some Wicked Weed Marina, a blonde sour ale aged in wine barrels with over one pound per gallon […]

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6 U.S. Cities for Your Next Beer Vacation

6 U.S. Cities for Your Next Beer Vacation

Vacations typically involve imbibing one way or another. But now, with more than 5,200 breweries in the U.S., there are more and more opportunities to plan your next vacation around craft suds. And what better way to dive into the local culture than in spending it with those who are crafting the suds and helping drive the […]

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The 25 Essential Craft Beers You Must Try

The 25 Essential Craft Beers You Must Try

Keep in mind there are now over 5,000 breweries in the United States. Whether you’re new to craft beer or are diving into the best and brightest brewers across our 50 states, choosing a beer is getting harder and harder with every year. That’s where we come in. This non-comprehensive and unofficial list is a good start, […]

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The 5 Best U.S. Cities for Biking and Beer

The 5 Best U.S. Cities for Biking and Beer

There are few things better in life than a delicious craft beer after a challenging bike ride. Over the last decade, pedals and pints have increasingly crossed paths. In Cooperstown, New York, Brewery Ommegang hosts the Drops to Hops Bike Race; Pennsylvania’s Victory Brewing sponsors bicycle teams; and let us not forget cycling is the reason […]

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Fruit Is Attracting New People to Craft Beer

Fruit Is Attracting New People to Craft Beer

There was a time where I cringed at the sight of a raspberry wheat or berry blonde beer. I just thought it was too dainty and affected, and frankly, not worth purchasing. But when you start with a great beer, if done right, fruit in beer can be refreshing and flavorful, and a perfect sipper during the […]

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