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These 5 Cities Have the Most Craft Breweries in the U.S. (2018)

These 5 Cities Have the Most Craft Breweries in the U.S. (2018)

The results are in, and the country’s leading cities for breweries have been revealed. According to data published earlier this week by the Brewers Association, Chicago is the nation’s brewing capital, with 167 breweries across the city and suburbs, Denver comes in second place with 158 breweries, while Seattle is a close third with 153. […]

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Best Homebrewer In Congress Announced (And Where He’s From Will Surprise You)

Best Homebrewer In Congress Announced (And Where He’s From Will Surprise You)

The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) today announced the winners of the third annual Hill Staff Homebrew Competition, a contest putting congressional legislative staff members’ beer making skills to the test. This year’s champion might surprise you, and at the very least, is most likely not from your state.

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Homebrewing Hero Charlie Papazian Brewed a Beer with Smithsonian-Grown Hops

Homebrewing Hero Charlie Papazian Brewed a Beer with Smithsonian-Grown Hops

Charlie Papazian, the homebrewing hero responsible for such things as the American Homebrewers Association, Brewers Association, and Great American Beer Festival, did what is quite possibly the coolest and nerdiest thing ever known to the homebrewsphere: He brewed a beer using hops grown at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History. The hops were gifted to […]

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Genesee Brewery Unveils Three-Story-Tall Keg Christmas Tree

Genesee Brewery Unveils Three-Story-Tall Keg Christmas Tree

Many breweries probably have excess kegs on their holiday wish lists, but for Rochester, N.Y.’s Genesee Brewery, a collection of 520 became a holiday gift to all: a giant Christmas tree. Friday marked the fifth year Genesee Brewery, makers of the eponymous Genesee Cream Ale, lit up its ”keg tree” for the good people of […]

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‘Unprecedented Boom’ in Microbreweries Sees EU Beer Production Reach 8-Year High

‘Unprecedented Boom’ in Microbreweries Sees EU Beer Production Reach 8-Year High

European beer production hit an eight-year high in 2017, with nearly 39.7 billion liters brewed. As published in a report by trade organization The Brewers of Europe, the year’s statistics highlight record exports, a growing trend for low- and no-alcohol beers, and an “unprecedented boom” in microbreweries and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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MillerCoors Surprises 101-Year-Old Veteran Who Drinks Daily Coors Light With Special Birthday Gift

MillerCoors Surprises 101-Year-Old Veteran Who Drinks Daily Coors Light With Special Birthday Gift

Last week, World War II veteran Andrew E. Slavonic celebrated his 101st birthday. The secret to his long and healthy life? Drinking a daily Coors Light at 4 p.m. News of the veteran’s preferred tipple soon went viral, with MillerCoors, the parent company behind Coors Light, quick to respond with a special birthday gift. According […]

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Constellation Brands Launches $100 Million Fund for Female-Run Booze Businesses

Constellation Brands Launches $100 Million Fund for Female-Run Booze Businesses

Constellation Brands, producer of Corona in the U.S., Svedka vodka, and many other popular alcohol brands, announced it will invest $100 million in female-founded alcoholic beverage companies over the next decade, Bloomberg reports. Constellation’s venture capital arm launched the group to boost women-run alcohol businesses in what is undeniably a male-dominated industry. According to data […]

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