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Hop Take: The Beer Industry Just Got a Wake-Up Call. It’s Time to Get to Work.

Hop Take: The Beer Industry Just Got a Wake-Up Call. It’s Time to Get to Work.

Beer Twitter was ablaze this week. In a passionate and poignant blog post published Monday, Beer Kulture’s Toni Canada discussed the subjectivity of the beer community’s outrage. She compares the fiery response to last week’s misogyny in Great Lakes Brewing News, and last year’s wage- and tequila-spiked scandal at Trillium Brewing, with the comparatively lukewarm […]

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The First Photo of People Drinking Beer Features Scottish Ale and Expert Smizing

The First Photo of People Drinking Beer Features Scottish Ale and Expert Smizing

There are more than 58 million Instagrams tagged #beer to date. Reddit’s r/beerporn, a community dedicated to sharing envy-inducing beer snaps, currently has more than 74,000 subscribers. These platforms are relatively new, but the phenomenon — drinking something awesome, wanting to capture its image — is not. Drinkers were immortalizing their boss pours long before […]

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13 Things You Should Know About Coors Light

13 Things You Should Know About Coors Light

Coors Light is the second-best-selling beer in the U.S., shipping 16.5 million barrels in 2017. It’s also among the top 10 best-selling beers in the world, with an estimated 22.6 million barrels sold in 2017. What makes this mass-produced light lager so irresistible? Read on for 13 things you should know about Coors Light. It’s […]

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The 18th Century Chemist Who Discovered Oxygen and Changed Champagne and Beer Forever

The 18th Century Chemist Who Discovered Oxygen and Changed Champagne and Beer Forever

”Champagne is just wine,” physicist Roberto Zenit said. “What makes it special is the carbonation.” It’s true: We love our bubbles. In 2017, the world guzzled 544 million bottles ($913 million) of Prosecco, 307 million bottles ($5.6 billion) of Champagne, and approximately 550 billion bottles ($661 billion) of beer. Although fermentation naturally imparts some carbonation […]

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11 Things You Should Know About Firestone Walker Brewing Company

11 Things You Should Know About Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Firestone Walker has grapes and grains in its veins. Founded on the plot of a family vineyard in the midst of California’s Central Coast Wine Country in 1996, the brand began fermenting beer in oak casks and continues to draw inspiration from winemaking. Today, the Paso Robles-based brewery is also known for a dizzying array […]

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Hop Take: The Sticky Truth About Bud Light, Miller Lite, and Corn Syrup

Hop Take: The Sticky Truth About Bud Light, Miller Lite, and Corn Syrup

On Super Bowl Sunday, Anheuser-Busch InBev aired a pair of Bud Light ads claiming the brand does not use corn syrup in its beer. It also posited that competitor brands Miller Lite and Coors Light do. The campaign has consumers confused, competitors pissed, and corn farmers sorely disappointed (seriously, they’re drain-pouring Bud Lights).

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The 9 Best Beercation Destinations to Escape Your Winter Blues

The 9 Best Beercation Destinations to Escape Your Winter Blues

As winter temperatures plummet across the Northern Hemisphere, there’s no time like the present to plan a far-flung winter getaway to someplace warm — as long as it has excellent beer. From laid back locales in Southern California, to Southeast Asian cities where citizens are enthusiastically embracing craft, these nine beercation destinations are VinePair-approved for […]

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A Japanese Brewery and Three Weavers Are Teaming Up for a Delicious Collab

A Japanese Brewery and Three Weavers Are Teaming Up for a Delicious Collab

California’s Three Weavers Brewing Company and Japan’s COEDO Brewery Kyodoshoji Corp., Ltd. today announced the launch of Komorebi, a tart and tropical IPA brewed in partnership with Japanese Craft Beer.* Komorebi, a team effort between the two breweries made at Three Weavers in Inglewood, Calif., combines America’s favorite craft beer style, IPA, with a special […]

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