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‘This Is a Good Fight’: Four Breweries Making Charitable Moves for Lasting Change

‘This Is a Good Fight’: Four Breweries Making Charitable Moves for Lasting Change

Brothers Daniel and David Kleban started Maine Beer Company armed with a charitable ethos and decisive motto: “Do What’s Right.” The statement appears on Maine Beer packaging, signage, and apparel to this day. “At Maine Beer Company, we try to do things correctly,” Anne Marisic, marketing coordinator at MBC, says.

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Hop Take: Brewery Closings Are Not a Bad Thing. They’re a Mark of a Healthy Beer Industry.

Hop Take: Brewery Closings Are Not a Bad Thing. They’re a Mark of a Healthy Beer Industry.

Hundreds of craft breweries are expected to close by the end of 2018, according to Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson. But the presence of “distressed breweries” is not necessarily a sign of hard times; it’s a sign of a maturing industry, and one that has become increasingly competitive.

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8 Things You Should Know About Two Roads Brewing

8 Things You Should Know About Two Roads Brewing

Two Roads Brewing put Stratford, Conn., on the map for beer nerds. Since opening in 2012, the independent company has remodeled a historic building, rehabilitated wetlands, and received notoriety for its many beers spanning flagship classics like Ol’Factory Pils and No Limits Hefeweizen, plus seasonals like Ok2berfest, and its ever-expanding roster of exquisite lambic-style sours […]

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10 Barrel’s Tonya Cornett Says ‘I Rarely Drink the Same Beer Twice’

10 Barrel’s Tonya Cornett Says ‘I Rarely Drink the Same Beer Twice’

Tonya Cornett is a fruit fiend. The research and development brewmaster for 10 Barrel Brewing in Bend, Ore., Cornett is often inspired by cocktail menus — especially those “made with fruit.” Her award-winning kettle sours, called Crush, are Berliner weisses infused with farmers-market favorites like raspberry, apricot, lemon, and cucumber.

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Ask Adam: Why Aren’t Beers Cheaper at the Brewery?

Ask Adam: Why Aren’t Beers Cheaper at the Brewery?

Send questions to: advice@vinepair.com Should beers at a brewery be cheaper than they are at bars? Perchance to dream, my friend, perchance to dream. It would be logical for a beer to be cheaper at the brewery than at the bar, because the brewery doesn’t have the added distribution costs; unfortunately, that is not the […]

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Guinness’s First U.S. Brewery in Over 50 Years Is Making Waves in Maryland

Guinness’s First U.S. Brewery in Over 50 Years Is Making Waves in Maryland

Let’s get one thing out of the way: Classic Guinness stout will not be brewed at the company’s new brewery opening just outside Baltimore this Friday (Aug. 3). No, that operation will remain in Dublin, where the water, the history, the Irish knowhow, or something similarly romantic makes it taste just right. But the new […]

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10 Telltale Signs You’re in a Legit Brewery

10 Telltale Signs You’re in a Legit Brewery

At last count there are more than 6,200 breweries in the U.S. While we love them all, we know that, statistically, they can’t all be good. In some cases, a brewery may be run by earnestly passionate people trying their damnedest to put out delicious beer, but who are simply not very good running a […]

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Your Guide to Cape Cod’s Emerging Craft Beer, Wine, and Distillery Scenes

Your Guide to Cape Cod’s Emerging Craft Beer, Wine, and Distillery Scenes

Cape Cod, a northeastern peninsula with beaches on both sides and weathered-cedar houses, used to be a wasteland when it came to drinking. Because a large percentage of businesses are seasonal, craft brewing and distilling movements were slow to develop on these shores. As a result there were very few options outside of dive bars […]

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