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The Oral History Of Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

The Oral History Of Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

Whether you’re a fan of craft or macro beer, it’s incredibly likely you’re familiar with Dogfish Head and its innovative founder Sam Calagione. What began in 1995 as a small brewpub in Delaware has mushroomed into one of the largest craft beer brands in the world – a banner carrier for the craft movement that […]

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Building Braven Brewing Part II: Brewing Beer Without A Brewery

Building Braven Brewing #2: Brewing Beer Without A Brewery

Building Braven Brewing #2: Brewing Beer Without A Brewery

Missed Part One? Read about Braven Brewing’s beginning here. About two years ago, Braven Brewing was a brewery that was beginning to make a name for itself in craft beer circles. They had a logo, a website, even swag. And they had run a successful kickstarter campaign that had raised just enough money to keep […]

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Why Aren’t There More Black Americans Making Wine?

Why Aren’t There More Black Americans Making Wine?

Olivia Pope, the heroine of Shonda Rhimes’ hit show Scandal, is the first black heroine to grace the small screen in 40 years. But the importance of her performance has had a ripple effect beyond just increasing diversity in the television industry. Magnificent in her mastery of all those around her, Olivia Pope is also unique […]

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Charles Banks Profile

Meet The VC Who Actually Makes Money Investing In Wine Brands

Meet The VC Who Actually Makes Money Investing In Wine Brands

Ed. Note: This article was written and published prior to Charles Banks’ indictment for wire fraud, unsealed in Federal court on 9/9/16. This article, which discusses many of his business ventures, is in no way an endorsement of any of his financial practices or alleged crimes. Over the past few years, investing in wine brands has not […]

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Building Braven Brewing #1: Bushwick's First Craft Brewery Is Born

Building Braven Brewing #1: Bushwick’s First Craft Brewery Is Born

Building Braven Brewing #1: Bushwick’s First Craft Brewery Is Born

The hobby of homebrewing is at an all-time high right now, with more people than ever carving out room in their schedules to brew beer. What once used to be a hobby for hardcore beer buffs – or those who had limited access to good beer – has turned into a phenomenon.

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Craft Beer’s Fetish With Extreme Brews Is Dead

Craft Beer’s Fetish With Extreme Brews Is Dead

Subtlety is not considered to be a particularly laudable characteristic in the beer world. For decades, beer was the basic bitch of the alcoholic beverage sector–cheap, mildly buzz-inducing, primarily consumed by members of the Greek system and Al Bundy types. Up and coming craft brands gathered a fan base by creating beers in direct opposition […]

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The 50 Best Wines We Drank In 2015

The 50 Best Wines We Drank In 2015

There is a great deal of wine out there in the world, and sadly, we can’t drink it all. But we were lucky enough to encounter some delicious wines this year, especially those of us at VinePair, who are in the business of tasting. So we asked five VinePair writers what their top ten bottles of the […]

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How Two Broke Guys From Georgia Started The Most Interesting Winery In California

How Two Broke Guys From Georgia Started The Most Interesting Winery In California

This article and the Game Changer series is brought to you by Coravin, the first and only tool in the world to let you share, compare, and explore wines without pulling the cork. Sometimes the greatest innovations and achievements can simply come from being so determined that your idea will become a reality that you […]

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The 50 Best College Bars In America – 2015

The 50 Best College Bars In America – 2015

Maybe you’re in college. Maybe you wanna go to grad school because, well, the job market. Or maybe you’re a nostalgic alumnus looking to drink the way you did in the old days. Whatever your motivations, we’ve got the place to get your scholarly libations. No surprise, you’ll find a lot of overlap (think fish […]

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