‘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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Ask Adam: Is It Bad Manners to Bring Another Brewery’s Growler to a Taproom?

Ask Adam: Is It Bad Manners to Bring Another Brewery’s Growler to a Taproom?

Send all questions to advice@vinepair.com. Is it bad manners to bring another brewery’s growler to a taproom? Absolutely not. I realize some breweries have a policy that they will only refill their own growlers. I find that policy not only ridiculous, but also completely hypercritical — if you self-identify as “craft” you should also care […]

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Drinking Haute Boilermakers at the World’s First Michelin-Starred Brewpub

Drinking Haute Boilermakers at the World’s First Michelin-Starred Brewpub

Craig Sindelar was drinking beer with his father when the lightning bolt struck. Sindelar, a sommelier with some 20 years in the industry, most recently at three-Michelin-starred Alinea in Chicago, had impulsively ordered a nice malt whiskey to sip with his beer. He was taken aback by how well the two went together. “My job […]

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11 Telltale Signs You’re in a Great Craft Beer Bar

11 Telltale Signs You’re in a Great Craft Beer Bar

Craft beer bars are everywhere these days. There are good ones, and there are bad ones. Then, there are great ones. The abundance of beer-focused establishments is a natural progression in the U.S., considering most of us live within 10 miles of a brewery. But not all beer bars are created equally. Some are stuck in […]

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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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101-Year-Old Veteran’s Secret to Long Life Is a Daily Coors Light

101-Year-Old Veteran’s Secret to Long Life Is a Daily Coors Light

Andrew E. Slavonic of McMurray, Penn. turned 101 years old on December 1. His secret to the long, healthy life he continues to enjoy? A daily Coors Light at 4 p.m. According to Fox News, Slavonic has been drinking a Coors Light daily in the afternoon for the last 15 years. Before that, it was […]

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