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SFGATE
1 month ago
Beer

Anchor Brewing bought by yogurt billionaire

Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani, has purchased Anchor Brewing, reviving the San Francisco brand after its shutdown by Sapporo. [ more ]
Mission Local
1 month ago
San Francisco

Sources: Anchor Brewing to be purchased by Chobani's Hamdi Ulukaya

Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani yogurt, is set to purchase Anchor Brewing, known as a pioneer in American craft beer, saving it from liquidation. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 month ago
Beer

Anchor Brewing bought by yogurt billionaire

Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani, has purchased Anchor Brewing, reviving the San Francisco brand after its shutdown by Sapporo. [ more ]
Mission Local
1 month ago
San Francisco

Sources: Anchor Brewing to be purchased by Chobani's Hamdi Ulukaya

Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani yogurt, is set to purchase Anchor Brewing, known as a pioneer in American craft beer, saving it from liquidation. [ more ]
morehamdi-ulukaya
#ipas
PUNCH
1 month ago
Beer

What Ever Happened to the Session IPA?

The evolution of IPAs led to the rise of session IPAs with lower ABV but maintaining hoppy flavors. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Beer

California dominated the U.S. field at the 2024 World Beer Cup. Here's who won.

California breweries dominated the World Beer Cup, particularly excelling in hop-forward beer categories like IPAs. [ more ]
PUNCH
1 month ago
Beer

What Ever Happened to the Session IPA?

The evolution of IPAs led to the rise of session IPAs with lower ABV but maintaining hoppy flavors. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Beer

California dominated the U.S. field at the 2024 World Beer Cup. Here's who won.

California breweries dominated the World Beer Cup, particularly excelling in hop-forward beer categories like IPAs. [ more ]
moreipas
#happy-hour
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Embrace laughter and good times at a special pop-up comedy festival in San Francisco with craft beers and top local comics. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Attend a pop-up comedy festival on Friday nights for live comedy, exclusive beer selections, and food trucks. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Enjoy a special pop-up comedy festival every Friday night at the Speakeasy Brewery with comedy, food trucks, and exclusive beers. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Experience a unique comedy festival at Speakeasy Brewery with exclusive beers and talented comedians. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Enjoy a fun night of comedy, food trucks, and exclusive Speakeasy beers every Friday at the pop-up festival in San Francisco. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Embrace laughter and good times at a special pop-up comedy festival in San Francisco with craft beers and top local comics. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Attend a pop-up comedy festival on Friday nights for live comedy, exclusive beer selections, and food trucks. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Enjoy a special pop-up comedy festival every Friday night at the Speakeasy Brewery with comedy, food trucks, and exclusive beers. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Experience a unique comedy festival at Speakeasy Brewery with exclusive beers and talented comedians. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Enjoy a fun night of comedy, food trucks, and exclusive Speakeasy beers every Friday at the pop-up festival in San Francisco. [ more ]
morehappy-hour
#comedy-festival
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Experience a fun-filled pop-up comedy festival with exclusive beers every Friday night at Speakeasy Brewery. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Pop-up comedy festival every Friday night with exclusive beers from Speakeasy Brewery.
Live comedy show featuring 4-5 comics with impressive credits like Cobbs and SF Sketchfest. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Friday night pop-up comedy festival with fresh Speakeasy beers at brewery taproom.
Special deals on tap list and beer flights during the event. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Experience a fun-filled pop-up comedy festival with exclusive beers every Friday night at Speakeasy Brewery. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Pop-up comedy festival every Friday night with exclusive beers from Speakeasy Brewery.
Live comedy show featuring 4-5 comics with impressive credits like Cobbs and SF Sketchfest. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Friday night pop-up comedy festival with fresh Speakeasy beers at brewery taproom.
Special deals on tap list and beer flights during the event. [ more ]
morecomedy-festival
#events
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
1 month ago
Beer

Podcast EP 264 - May Shop Talk * thefullpint.com

The Full Pint Podcast covers various topics in the craft beer industry, including events, predictions, news, and departures. [ more ]
Time Out New York
2 months ago
Beer

Torch & Crown is back pouring beers in Union Square for summer

A seasonal pop-up beer garden, Torch & Crown Brewing Company, returns to Union Square Pavilion with local craft beers and a variety of events and programming. [ more ]
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
1 month ago
Beer

Podcast EP 264 - May Shop Talk * thefullpint.com

The Full Pint Podcast covers various topics in the craft beer industry, including events, predictions, news, and departures. [ more ]
Time Out New York
2 months ago
Beer

Torch & Crown is back pouring beers in Union Square for summer

A seasonal pop-up beer garden, Torch & Crown Brewing Company, returns to Union Square Pavilion with local craft beers and a variety of events and programming. [ more ]
moreevents
#beer-culture
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Beer

Brewery Day Trip: Explore three San Francisco neighborhoods with this beer-tinerary

Exploring three renowned San Francisco breweries with unique histories and exceptional beer offerings. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 months ago
Beer

There's now a range of London Underground themed craft beers

London Underground-themed beer range celebrates craft brewing scene and transport network.
Beer collection highlights breweries inspired by city corners, communities, and transport connections. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Beer

Brewery day trip: Sip your way through Redwood City and Belmont

Freewheel Brewing in Redwood City specializes in British-style cask ales.
Cask ales are naturally carbonated and served at cellar temperature to allow flavors to shine. [ more ]
CraftBeer.com
4 months ago
Beer

Three Beer-Filled Days in Austin, Texas

Austin is a leading locale for craft beer in Texas
Pinthouse Brewing is a popular and award-winning brewpub in Austin [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Beer

Brewery Day Trip: Explore three San Francisco neighborhoods with this beer-tinerary

Exploring three renowned San Francisco breweries with unique histories and exceptional beer offerings. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 months ago
Beer

There's now a range of London Underground themed craft beers

London Underground-themed beer range celebrates craft brewing scene and transport network.
Beer collection highlights breweries inspired by city corners, communities, and transport connections. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Beer

Brewery day trip: Sip your way through Redwood City and Belmont

Freewheel Brewing in Redwood City specializes in British-style cask ales.
Cask ales are naturally carbonated and served at cellar temperature to allow flavors to shine. [ more ]
CraftBeer.com
4 months ago
Beer

Three Beer-Filled Days in Austin, Texas

Austin is a leading locale for craft beer in Texas
Pinthouse Brewing is a popular and award-winning brewpub in Austin [ more ]
morebeer-culture
#brewery-news
The Beer Thrillers
1 month ago
Beer

Liquid Hero Brewery's New Spot - The Beer Thrillers

York City is getting a new downtown spot with Liquid Hero Brewery opening soon. [ more ]
The Beer Thrillers
2 months ago
Beer

Wallenpaupack Brewing Upcoming Beer Releases and News - The Beer Thrillers

Wallenpaupack Brewing is releasing new beer varieties in different can sizes, adjusting their hours, and participating in American Craft Beer Week. [ more ]
The Beer Thrillers
2 months ago
Beer

Troegs Brewing Releasing Summer of Sunshine 15 Can Variety Pack - The Beer Thrillers

Troegs Brewing is releasing a Summer of Sunshine 15-Can Variety Pack perfect for summer enjoyment. [ more ]
The Beer Thrillers
1 month ago
Beer

Liquid Hero Brewery's New Spot - The Beer Thrillers

York City is getting a new downtown spot with Liquid Hero Brewery opening soon. [ more ]
The Beer Thrillers
2 months ago
Beer

Wallenpaupack Brewing Upcoming Beer Releases and News - The Beer Thrillers

Wallenpaupack Brewing is releasing new beer varieties in different can sizes, adjusting their hours, and participating in American Craft Beer Week. [ more ]
The Beer Thrillers
2 months ago
Beer

Troegs Brewing Releasing Summer of Sunshine 15 Can Variety Pack - The Beer Thrillers

Troegs Brewing is releasing a Summer of Sunshine 15-Can Variety Pack perfect for summer enjoyment. [ more ]
morebrewery-news
#food-options
The Infatuation
2 years ago
Mission District

Standard Deviant Brewing Review - Mission - San Francisco - The Infatuation

Standard Deviant Brewing offers a social atmosphere, a variety of beers, and occasional food options, best suited for daytime visits during weekends. [ more ]
Daily News
5 months ago
Beer

These 3 sports bars and brewpubs have a plan for every big game

Craft beer offers a more flavorful and enjoyable beer experience compared to mass-produced beers.
Brewpubs like Blue Palms Brew House offer a variety of unique and exotic beers, along with food options. [ more ]
The Infatuation
2 years ago
Mission District

Standard Deviant Brewing Review - Mission - San Francisco - The Infatuation

Standard Deviant Brewing offers a social atmosphere, a variety of beers, and occasional food options, best suited for daytime visits during weekends. [ more ]
Daily News
5 months ago
Beer

These 3 sports bars and brewpubs have a plan for every big game

Craft beer offers a more flavorful and enjoyable beer experience compared to mass-produced beers.
Brewpubs like Blue Palms Brew House offer a variety of unique and exotic beers, along with food options. [ more ]
morefood-options
#unique-ingredients
Bevindustry
2 months ago
Beer

Alaskan Brewing stays true to state's roots

Alaskan Brewing was founded in 1986 out of a passion for beer and a desire to contribute to Alaska's economy by the Larson couple. [ more ]
CraftBeer.com
3 months ago
Beer

Foraging For Beer's Wildest Ingredients

Breweries are foraging for ingredients in the wild near their operations to create unique beers.
Scratch Brewing is a notable example, using ingredients like oak, hickory, basil, and local honey sourced from their surroundings. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Beer

The Best Japanese Beers to Drink Right Now

Japanese beer companies are making significant investments in North American breweries.
Japanese craft beer incorporates unique local ingredients, creating appealing flavors for consumers. [ more ]
Bevindustry
2 months ago
Beer

Alaskan Brewing stays true to state's roots

Alaskan Brewing was founded in 1986 out of a passion for beer and a desire to contribute to Alaska's economy by the Larson couple. [ more ]
CraftBeer.com
3 months ago
Beer

Foraging For Beer's Wildest Ingredients

Breweries are foraging for ingredients in the wild near their operations to create unique beers.
Scratch Brewing is a notable example, using ingredients like oak, hickory, basil, and local honey sourced from their surroundings. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Beer

The Best Japanese Beers to Drink Right Now

Japanese beer companies are making significant investments in North American breweries.
Japanese craft beer incorporates unique local ingredients, creating appealing flavors for consumers. [ more ]
moreunique-ingredients
#san-francisco
SFGATE
2 months ago
SF food

Uber-popular Santa Cruz brewery to open first SF taproom

Humble Sea Brewing Co. is expanding to San Francisco, opening a taproom at Pier 39 in July. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Chicago

SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" 8 Free Game Tokens for "Industry Night" (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar in San Francisco offers 8 free game tokens every Monday night for industry professionals. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's 2024 "Punk the Park" Festival w/ 3-Hours of Unlimited Beer Tastings (Cow Palace)

Punk In The Park American Road Trip starts in San Francisco on May 4, 2024, featuring punk rock legends and craft beer tasting with General Admission and VIP options. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Live comedy, food trucks, and fresh Speakeasy beers at a Friday night pop-up festival in San Francisco.
Seating is first-come, first-served, with discounts on the tap list and flight before the show. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Rare lineup of Speakeasy beers
Live comedy with top local comics [ more ]
Funcheap
4 months ago
Chicago

SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" 8 Free Game Tokens for "Industry Night" (Every Monday)

Industry Night on Mondays with 8 free game tokens for 'industry' individuals
Emporium Arcade Bar offers a variety of games and curated drinks [ more ]
SFGATE
2 months ago
SF food

Uber-popular Santa Cruz brewery to open first SF taproom

Humble Sea Brewing Co. is expanding to San Francisco, opening a taproom at Pier 39 in July. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Chicago

SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" 8 Free Game Tokens for "Industry Night" (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar in San Francisco offers 8 free game tokens every Monday night for industry professionals. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Beer

SF's 2024 "Punk the Park" Festival w/ 3-Hours of Unlimited Beer Tastings (Cow Palace)

Punk In The Park American Road Trip starts in San Francisco on May 4, 2024, featuring punk rock legends and craft beer tasting with General Admission and VIP options. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Live comedy, food trucks, and fresh Speakeasy beers at a Friday night pop-up festival in San Francisco.
Seating is first-come, first-served, with discounts on the tap list and flight before the show. [ more ]
Funcheap
3 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Rare lineup of Speakeasy beers
Live comedy with top local comics [ more ]
Funcheap
4 months ago
Chicago

SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" 8 Free Game Tokens for "Industry Night" (Every Monday)

Industry Night on Mondays with 8 free game tokens for 'industry' individuals
Emporium Arcade Bar offers a variety of games and curated drinks [ more ]
moresan-francisco
#beer-industry
Bevindustry
2 months ago
Beer

Dogfish Head unveils new beer packaging artwork

To celebrate "120 Day", Dogfish Head announced the return of 120 Minute IPA with new packaging. Feedback-driven redesign includes nautical themes, flavor illustrations, and space for the logo. [ more ]
BKReader
2 months ago
Beer

Brooklyn's Thriving Craft Beer Scene: 8 Breweries to Sample

Brooklyn's brewery scene is characterized by creativity, community, and a passion for craft beer. [ more ]
PUNCH
3 months ago
Beer

Have We Hunted the Beer Whale to Extinction?

The pandemic has shifted the dynamics of craft beer sales, impacting the demand for highly sought-after 'beer whales'. [ more ]
Time Out New York
3 months ago
Beer

The first female-certified cicerone in NYC shares her favorite spots to drink a beer

The term 'cicerone' now refers to beer experts certified through the Cicerone Certification Program.
Being a woman in a male-dominated industry like craft beer can bring a unique perspective to the field. [ more ]
The Mercury News
4 months ago
Beer

San Jose brewery gives locals an old-school beer of their own

Craft breweries are revisiting classic light beer styles like lagers such as the First City Lager by Narrative Fermentations.
Local breweries are starting to produce traditional light beers as a homage to their roots and to cater to a growing demand for such styles. [ more ]
Bevindustry
2 months ago
Beer

Dogfish Head unveils new beer packaging artwork

To celebrate "120 Day", Dogfish Head announced the return of 120 Minute IPA with new packaging. Feedback-driven redesign includes nautical themes, flavor illustrations, and space for the logo. [ more ]
BKReader
2 months ago
Beer

Brooklyn's Thriving Craft Beer Scene: 8 Breweries to Sample

Brooklyn's brewery scene is characterized by creativity, community, and a passion for craft beer. [ more ]
PUNCH
3 months ago
Beer

Have We Hunted the Beer Whale to Extinction?

The pandemic has shifted the dynamics of craft beer sales, impacting the demand for highly sought-after 'beer whales'. [ more ]
Time Out New York
3 months ago
Beer

The first female-certified cicerone in NYC shares her favorite spots to drink a beer

The term 'cicerone' now refers to beer experts certified through the Cicerone Certification Program.
Being a woman in a male-dominated industry like craft beer can bring a unique perspective to the field. [ more ]
The Mercury News
4 months ago
Beer

San Jose brewery gives locals an old-school beer of their own

Craft breweries are revisiting classic light beer styles like lagers such as the First City Lager by Narrative Fermentations.
Local breweries are starting to produce traditional light beers as a homage to their roots and to cater to a growing demand for such styles. [ more ]
morebeer-industry
The Drum
2 months ago
Marketing

BrewDog: timeline of a controversial brand

BrewDog's journey from industry praise to controversies showcases the brand's rollercoaster ride in the craft beer market. [ more ]
CraftBeer.com
2 months ago
Beer

Beer in a Cocktail Town: How Craft Breweries Have Enriched NOLA

New Orleans, known for iconic cocktails, is now making strides in the craft beer scene, with recent growth fueled by legislative changes and determined brewers. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
Beer

London brewery wins trophy at international beer and cider competition

Forest Road Brewing Company won the International Cask Conditioned Ale trophy at the prestigious International Brewing & Cider Awards. [ more ]
The Beer Thrillers
2 months ago
Beer

Toppling Goliath Releasing Riwaka Dry Hop Pseudo Sue - The Beer Thrillers

Toppling Goliath's Pseudo Sue is a highly acclaimed American Pale Ale known for its single-hop focus on Citra, delivering tropical fruit and citrus flavors with a balanced malt backbone. [ more ]
Brewbound
2 months ago
Beer

Brewbound Podcast Bonus Episode: North Coast Brewing's Jennifer Owen; Plus, Tom McCormick and HopXL's Eric Duchin

Jennifer Owen discusses expanding Acme California Lager statewide and North Coast Brewing being a B Corporation. [ more ]
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
3 months ago
Beer

Podcast EP 262 - April Foos * thefullpint.com

Discussing craft beer topics with a visit to Santa Rosa for Pliny The Younger and Victory Brewing, along with other beer-related experiences. [ more ]
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
3 months ago
Beer

TailGate Brewery Expands Presence to Murfreesboro * thefullpint.com

TailGate Brewery is opening a new taproom in Murfreesboro, based on high demand from fans. [ more ]
#sustainability
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
3 months ago
Beer

Lawson's Finest Liquids Releases Patagonia Provisions Kernza Lager * thefullpint.com

High-quality, responsible ingredients and breweries result in delicious beer like Patagonia Provisions Kernza Lager. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 months ago
Beer

Bagels in beer? Talea Beer teams up with Black Seed Bagels on waste-reducing collab * Brooklyn Paper

Crafting unique beers using surplus bagels in collaboration with Black Seed Bagels and Gotham Greens to expand market and promote sustainability. [ more ]
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
3 months ago
Beer

Lawson's Finest Liquids Releases Patagonia Provisions Kernza Lager * thefullpint.com

High-quality, responsible ingredients and breweries result in delicious beer like Patagonia Provisions Kernza Lager. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 months ago
Beer

Bagels in beer? Talea Beer teams up with Black Seed Bagels on waste-reducing collab * Brooklyn Paper

Crafting unique beers using surplus bagels in collaboration with Black Seed Bagels and Gotham Greens to expand market and promote sustainability. [ more ]
moresustainability
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
4 months ago
Beer

Karl Strauss Brewing Releases Follow the Sun Lager As New Core Beer * thefullpint.com

Karl Strauss releases Follow the Sun Lager as a new core beer in Southern California, emphasizing crisp malt and subtle hop bitterness. [ more ]
#brewery
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
4 months ago
Beer

Great Lakes Brewing Announces Details on Total Solar Eclipse * thefullpint.com

Great Lakes Brewing Co. plans for 2024 Total Solar Eclipse event with special brews and a brewpub party. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Beer

Drake's Brewing alums open Brix Factory Brewing in West Oakland

Brix Factory Brewing, a new brewery in West Oakland, is run by craft-beer veterans from Drake's Brewing.
The brewery offers unique and tasty brews like Lemon Theory and Pop Art. [ more ]
Eater Portland
5 months ago
Beer

Lazy Days Brewing Takes Over the Former Ex Novo Locations in Portland and Beaverton

Lazy Days Brewing has taken over the North Portland and Beaverton Ex Novo locations and is brewing Ex Novo beers.
Pasture, a deli and butcher shop, now serves breakfast and plans to expand its hours and food program. [ more ]
PUNCH
5 months ago
Beer

When Did Taprooms Start to Look So... Nice?

Taprooms are shifting away from industrial designs to more considered and inviting spaces.
Modern taprooms are redefining the concept of how a space that serves craft beer can look and function. [ more ]
The Full Pint - Craft Beer News
4 months ago
Beer

Great Lakes Brewing Announces Details on Total Solar Eclipse * thefullpint.com

Great Lakes Brewing Co. plans for 2024 Total Solar Eclipse event with special brews and a brewpub party. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Beer

Drake's Brewing alums open Brix Factory Brewing in West Oakland

Brix Factory Brewing, a new brewery in West Oakland, is run by craft-beer veterans from Drake's Brewing.
The brewery offers unique and tasty brews like Lemon Theory and Pop Art. [ more ]
Eater Portland
5 months ago
Beer

Lazy Days Brewing Takes Over the Former Ex Novo Locations in Portland and Beaverton

Lazy Days Brewing has taken over the North Portland and Beaverton Ex Novo locations and is brewing Ex Novo beers.
Pasture, a deli and butcher shop, now serves breakfast and plans to expand its hours and food program. [ more ]
PUNCH
5 months ago
Beer

When Did Taprooms Start to Look So... Nice?

Taprooms are shifting away from industrial designs to more considered and inviting spaces.
Modern taprooms are redefining the concept of how a space that serves craft beer can look and function. [ more ]
morebrewery
#breweries
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Beer

Anchor Brewing Company Might Be Gone but the Legacy of its 'Steam' Beer Lives On

The closing of Anchor Brewing Company left a void in the beer world due to its iconic Steam Beer style. [ more ]
PUNCH
3 months ago
Beer

Are Beer Flights Passe? The Debate Captures Craft Beer's Growing Pains.

The beer flight debate within the craft beer community reflects the industry's evolving nature.
Craft breweries are moving away from being generalists to focusing on specific beer styles. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Beer

2024 SF Beer Week is bringing back its opening night gala

SF Beer Week is returning in 2024 with a big opening night gala featuring nearly 100 Bay Area breweries
The festival will run from Feb. 9 to 18, with more than 100 events scheduled [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Beer

Anchor Brewing Company Might Be Gone but the Legacy of its 'Steam' Beer Lives On

The closing of Anchor Brewing Company left a void in the beer world due to its iconic Steam Beer style. [ more ]
PUNCH
3 months ago
Beer

Are Beer Flights Passe? The Debate Captures Craft Beer's Growing Pains.

The beer flight debate within the craft beer community reflects the industry's evolving nature.
Craft breweries are moving away from being generalists to focusing on specific beer styles. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Beer

2024 SF Beer Week is bringing back its opening night gala

SF Beer Week is returning in 2024 with a big opening night gala featuring nearly 100 Bay Area breweries
The festival will run from Feb. 9 to 18, with more than 100 events scheduled [ more ]
morebreweries
#beer-styles
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Beer

The 12 Essential Beers Every Beginner Should Know

Diverse beer choices offer a wide range of flavors and styles, making it a dynamic and creative beverage for social settings and food pairings. [ more ]
CraftBeer.com
5 months ago
Beer

Cheesecake and Ice Cream and Blueberry, Oh My: The Allure of Smoothie Sours

Craft breweries are constantly experimenting with different beer styles and flavors to stand out from the competition.
Smoothie sours, a trend in the craft beer industry, began with fruited sours and Goses but evolved to include a variety of adjuncts like marshmallows and cheesecake. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Beer

The 12 Essential Beers Every Beginner Should Know

Diverse beer choices offer a wide range of flavors and styles, making it a dynamic and creative beverage for social settings and food pairings. [ more ]
CraftBeer.com
5 months ago
Beer

Cheesecake and Ice Cream and Blueberry, Oh My: The Allure of Smoothie Sours

Craft breweries are constantly experimenting with different beer styles and flavors to stand out from the competition.
Smoothie sours, a trend in the craft beer industry, began with fruited sours and Goses but evolved to include a variety of adjuncts like marshmallows and cheesecake. [ more ]
morebeer-styles
Time Out London
3 months ago
London

You can now buy London Underground themed craft beers

Beer52 and TfL collaborated to create 16 craft beers celebrating London's public transport.
The collaboration aims to highlight local brewers inspired by their community, tube stations, and the city. [ more ]
Time Out New York
3 months ago
Beer

A weeklong pretzel and craft beer festival is heading to NYC next week

National Pretzel Day celebration at Loreley Beer Garden runs from April 18-28 with various pretzel options and craft beers.
Loreley offers a diverse menu including soft-baked German pretzels, New York-style pretzels, pretzel balls, cinnamon pretzels, pretzel garlic knots, and more. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Beer

Bay Area brewery day trip: Sipping suds at Calicraft and Mike Hess

Calicraft Brewing founder's journey started at a young age with a passion for brewing.
Calicraft is expanding with new beer garden locations and innovative offerings like beer cocktails. [ more ]
Greenpointers
3 months ago
Beer

Greenpoint Beer and Ale Now Offering Brewery Tours - Greenpointers

Greenpoint Beer and Ale offers brewery tours led by assistant brewer, Jessie Floyd, with ticket options for beer tasting and non-drinkers.
Tours include a history of the brewery, a walkthrough of the beer-making process, and educational components like learning about malt and hops. [ more ]
#small-business
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Beer

This Little Havana bar was a favorite hangout spot for Miami locals. Now it's closing

Craft beer bar Union Beer Store, known for its relaxed vibe and dining pop-ups, is closing after six years due to various challenges, including rent increase and market saturation.
Co-founder David Rodriguez cited changing dynamics in Miami's craft beer scene, with an increasing number of breweries impacting the market, leading them to pivot towards food offerings at Far Out Pizza. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
Beer

New Oakland brewery focuses on fun, low-abv beers

Beer is for everyone at Brix Factory Brewing, focusing on taste over complexity.
The founders prioritize direct interaction with customers and control over their brewing process at Brix Factory Brewing. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Beer

This Little Havana bar was a favorite hangout spot for Miami locals. Now it's closing

Craft beer bar Union Beer Store, known for its relaxed vibe and dining pop-ups, is closing after six years due to various challenges, including rent increase and market saturation.
Co-founder David Rodriguez cited changing dynamics in Miami's craft beer scene, with an increasing number of breweries impacting the market, leading them to pivot towards food offerings at Far Out Pizza. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
Beer

New Oakland brewery focuses on fun, low-abv beers

Beer is for everyone at Brix Factory Brewing, focusing on taste over complexity.
The founders prioritize direct interaction with customers and control over their brewing process at Brix Factory Brewing. [ more ]
moresmall-business
Eater NY
7 years ago
NYC food

Where to Eat at Citi Field, Home of the Mets

Expanded food options at Citi Field include celebrity chef creations and new vendors.
Beverage offerings at the stadium have improved, featuring local craft beers and partnerships with popular brands. [ more ]
#inclusivity
Daily News
3 months ago
Beer

Golden Road will release its Get On Board Hazy IPA on World Autism Awareness Day

Meaningful collaboration with autistic community for beer creation
Beer release coincided with World Autism Awareness Day [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Beer

Cheers! NYC Beer Week in full swing with over 40 local brewers and inclusivity in focus * Brooklyn Paper

NYC Beer Week celebrates craft beer with inclusivity in the industry
Events throughout NYC feature local beer makers and exclusive brews [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
Beer

The Norwood micropub serving the freshest pints' from the brewery opposite

The Gipsy Hill Taproom is a unique and inclusive space known for the freshest Gipsy Hill pints.
The establishment offers a diverse selection of craft beers, local spirits, and special alcoholic-free options. [ more ]
Daily News
3 months ago
Beer

Golden Road will release its Get On Board Hazy IPA on World Autism Awareness Day

Meaningful collaboration with autistic community for beer creation
Beer release coincided with World Autism Awareness Day [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Beer

Cheers! NYC Beer Week in full swing with over 40 local brewers and inclusivity in focus * Brooklyn Paper

NYC Beer Week celebrates craft beer with inclusivity in the industry
Events throughout NYC feature local beer makers and exclusive brews [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
Beer

The Norwood micropub serving the freshest pints' from the brewery opposite

The Gipsy Hill Taproom is a unique and inclusive space known for the freshest Gipsy Hill pints.
The establishment offers a diverse selection of craft beers, local spirits, and special alcoholic-free options. [ more ]
moreinclusivity
Bevindustry
3 months ago
Beer

North Coast's Acme Beer

Acme Beer is a homage to the original 1907 beer brewed in San Francisco.
NCBC founders acquired trademark rights to preserve California's brewing heritage. [ more ]
#russian-river-brewing-company
sfist.com
3 months ago
Beer

Cult Beer Hit Pliny the Younger Releases Its 20th Anniversary Edition on Friday

Pliny the Younger is a highly anticipated and limited annual release by Russian River Brewing Company.
The 20th anniversary edition of Pliny the Younger will be available for two weeks in March and April at the Santa Rosa and Windsor locations of Russian River Brewing Company. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
Beer

The Bay Area's most exclusive beer is back - but only for 2 weeks

Pliny the Younger release at Russian River Brewing Company is a once-a-year event with limited availability both on draft and in bottles.
Pliny the Younger attracts international visitors due to its unique flavor profile and brewing history. [ more ]
sfist.com
3 months ago
Beer

Cult Beer Hit Pliny the Younger Releases Its 20th Anniversary Edition on Friday

Pliny the Younger is a highly anticipated and limited annual release by Russian River Brewing Company.
The 20th anniversary edition of Pliny the Younger will be available for two weeks in March and April at the Santa Rosa and Windsor locations of Russian River Brewing Company. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
Beer

The Bay Area's most exclusive beer is back - but only for 2 weeks

Pliny the Younger release at Russian River Brewing Company is a once-a-year event with limited availability both on draft and in bottles.
Pliny the Younger attracts international visitors due to its unique flavor profile and brewing history. [ more ]
morerussian-river-brewing-company
PUNCH
3 months ago
Beer

A Life and Death in Beer

Craft breweries focus on storytelling to educate customers about their unique brewing processes and flavors.
Traditional beer brewing methods are being combined with innovative techniques, like using wild yeast and unconventional ingredients, to create distinct craft beers. [ more ]
#spuyten-duyvil
New York Post
4 months ago
Beer

Pioneering Williamsburg craft beer bar priced out of neighborhood it once helped gentrify

Spuyten Duyvil bar in Williamsburg is closing due to high rent after pioneering European craft beer in the area.
The neighborhood of Williamsburg has transformed from an affordable hipster haven to an area saturated with copycat craft beer bars. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

A Bar That Introduced New Yorkers to Craft Beer Has Run its Course

Spuyten Duyvil, known for paying tribute to beer, is closing due to craft beer's popularity and high rents.
Jollibee opens quietly in Brooklyn, adding to its New York City locations. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

A Bar That Introduced New Yorkers to Craft Beer Has Run its Course

Spuyten Duyvil craft beer bar in New York is closing after two decades due to beer's current ubiquity and rising rents.
Jollibee's first Brooklyn location opened quietly in East Flatbush on February 2, part of the chain's expansion in NYC. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Beer

Pioneering Williamsburg craft beer bar priced out of neighborhood it once helped gentrify

Spuyten Duyvil bar in Williamsburg is closing due to high rent after pioneering European craft beer in the area.
The neighborhood of Williamsburg has transformed from an affordable hipster haven to an area saturated with copycat craft beer bars. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

A Bar That Introduced New Yorkers to Craft Beer Has Run its Course

Spuyten Duyvil, known for paying tribute to beer, is closing due to craft beer's popularity and high rents.
Jollibee opens quietly in Brooklyn, adding to its New York City locations. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

A Bar That Introduced New Yorkers to Craft Beer Has Run its Course

Spuyten Duyvil craft beer bar in New York is closing after two decades due to beer's current ubiquity and rising rents.
Jollibee's first Brooklyn location opened quietly in East Flatbush on February 2, part of the chain's expansion in NYC. [ more ]
morespuyten-duyvil
CraftBeer.com
4 months ago
Beer

Bird + Brew: A Culinary Coupling

Chimaek entered the Oxford English Dictionary in 2021, showcasing the fusion of fried chicken and light beers. The culinary trend extends to various chicken preparations paired with a wide range of beers, from IPAs to lagers. [ more ]
#live-music
Boston Magazine
4 months ago
Boston food

The 16 Most Excellent Irish Pubs in Boston

Irish pubs in Boston offer cozy and authentic experiences with varied offerings like live music, sports, and comfort food.
Some of the best Irish pubs in Boston include The Banshee, The Black Rose, and The Brendan Behan Pub. [ more ]
Funcheap
5 months ago
SF food

Spark Social Super Bowl Watch Party + Food Trucks (SF)

Massive screen for Super Bowl action
Food trucks, craft beer, and music at watch party [ more ]
Boston Magazine
4 months ago
Boston food

The 16 Most Excellent Irish Pubs in Boston

Irish pubs in Boston offer cozy and authentic experiences with varied offerings like live music, sports, and comfort food.
Some of the best Irish pubs in Boston include The Banshee, The Black Rose, and The Brendan Behan Pub. [ more ]
Funcheap
5 months ago
SF food

Spark Social Super Bowl Watch Party + Food Trucks (SF)

Massive screen for Super Bowl action
Food trucks, craft beer, and music at watch party [ more ]
morelive-music
Boston.com
4 months ago
Beer

A giant new beer hall is coming to Medford this year

The Great American Beer Hall opening in Medford with a focus on transforming an industrial property into an entertaining space.
The hall will feature a large outdoor beer garden, live music stage, and a versatile space offering different experiences. [ more ]
#brewing-industry
Bevindustry
4 months ago
Beer

Saint Arnold's Grand Prize

Saint Arnold Brewing Co. has added Grand Prize, a classic American lager, to its year-round lineup with only 100 calories and 4.2% ABV.
The original Grand Prize beer, initially brewed in 1933, had a significant history in Houston and Texas before it was lost when the brewery was sold in 1963. [ more ]
Bevindustry
4 months ago
Beer

Hero95 Crisp Low Calorie Lager

Hero95 Crisp Low Calorie Lager is a new beer with only 95 calories and 3.6 carbs, targeting consumers leading active lifestyles.
The team behind Hero95 includes industry veterans with over 65 years of experience, emphasizing a blend of low-calorie, high-end brewing expertise. [ more ]
Bevindustry
4 months ago
Beer

Saint Arnold's Grand Prize

Saint Arnold Brewing Co. has added Grand Prize, a classic American lager, to its year-round lineup with only 100 calories and 4.2% ABV.
The original Grand Prize beer, initially brewed in 1933, had a significant history in Houston and Texas before it was lost when the brewery was sold in 1963. [ more ]
Bevindustry
4 months ago
Beer

Hero95 Crisp Low Calorie Lager

Hero95 Crisp Low Calorie Lager is a new beer with only 95 calories and 3.6 carbs, targeting consumers leading active lifestyles.
The team behind Hero95 includes industry veterans with over 65 years of experience, emphasizing a blend of low-calorie, high-end brewing expertise. [ more ]
morebrewing-industry
www.berkeleyside.org
4 months ago
East Bay food

Hella Bagels ready for brick-and-mortar debut, Brix Factory Brewing now open

Brix Factory Brewing opened in West Oakland with a team from Drake's Brewing, offering collaborations with other local brewers.
Hella Bagels is a new hot spot in Albany known for classic bagel flavors and unique schmears, expanding from a cottage business to sought-after pop-ups. [ more ]
Secret London
4 months ago
Beer

15 Of The Best Craft Beer Pubs In London For A Refreshing Pint (Or Two)

London has a vibrant craft beer scene with a variety of pubs and bars offering unique selections.
Local pubs in London embrace the trend of craft beer, providing a platform for unique beer creations and supporting local breweries. [ more ]
Independent
4 months ago
Beer

'The backlash didn't bother us - we knew selling the Porterhouse to Conor McGregor was best thing to protect jobs'

The brewery faced challenges from the beginning, Conor McGregor's ownership saved it from closure, Porterhouse still operates its pubs and craft beer business. [ more ]
Bevindustry
4 months ago
Beer

Widmer Brothers' White Gold Hazy Lager

White Gold Hazy Lager inspired by its rich aroma and light golden hue, a spin on classic German Kellerbier.
Features a smooth mouthfeel, balanced flavors, crisp aroma, and finish, with a 4.7% ABV. [ more ]
Funcheap
5 months ago
Beer

SF's Winter Beer & Comedy Festival 2024 (Speakeasy Brewery)

Come celebrate Speakeasy Brewery's legacy with a special pop-up comedy festival every Friday night.
Enjoy a 70-90 minute show with 4-5 comics on the bill with credits like Cobbs, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, Clusterfest and Outside Lands. [ more ]
sfist.com
5 months ago
Beer

SF Beer Week Kicks Off Friday, Opening Gala Returns to Pier 35

SF Beer Week is returning with its opening gala, which was canceled in 2022 and replaced by virtual events due to the pandemic.
The event will feature over 100 breweries showcasing their beers, with premium and VIP tickets available for early entry. [ more ]
Bevindustry
5 months ago
Beer

Pelican Brewing Co.'s Beak Breaker Tropical Double IPA

Pelican Brewing Co. has launched a new tropical edition of its Beak Breaker Double IPA called Beak Breaker Tropical Double IPA.
The tropical edition is loaded with juicy character and tropical flavor notes, aiming to transport drinkers to a paradise of exotic flavors with every sip. [ more ]
Eater LA
3 years ago
LA food

14 Roaring Sports Bars for Prime Super Bowl Viewing in Los Angeles

Southern California is a sports-obsessed paradise with a huge demand for sports bars.
LA offers a variety of sports bars ranging from craft beer-obsessed hangouts to spots with specialty food items. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
Beer

The brewery-run Crystal Palace micropub that's a 'labour of love and community hub'

The Douglas Fir is a micropub located in SE20 8DL that was transformed from a hairdresser into the dream bar of Gipsy Hill Brewery.
The bar is known for its community-driven ethos and commitment to creating an accessible and inclusive space. [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
Beer

'We're back and we're enthusiastic' - Irish Distillers sell craft beer business Eight Degrees Brewing back to its founders

The founders of Eight Degrees Brewing, Scott Baigent and Cameron Wallace, have returned to the business they sold feeling refreshed.
Irish Distillers, owned by Pernod Ricard, had been trying to sell Eight Degrees Brewing but the deal fell through, leading the founders to reclaim ownership. [ more ]
The Infatuation
5 months ago
Mission District

Fort Point Valencia Review - Mission - San Francisco - The Infatuation

Fort Point's Mission bar is a unique neo-futurist beer hall on Valencia St.
They offer a selection of 18 beers sourced from Fort Point and other local brewers, including unique options like a tart ale with mate and hibiscus and a Korean-style lager. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Beer

After a Boom, Craft Beer Considers a New Creed: Less Is More

Craft breweries, bars, and supermarkets are reducing the number of beers they produce, serve, and sell due to a decline in beer sales in the United States.
Consumers are opting for spirits, canned cocktails, or refraining from alcohol altogether, leading to a decline in beer sales. [ more ]
Bevindustry
5 months ago
Beer

SweetWater Gummies Variety pack includes 2 new flavors

SweetWater Brewing Co. has released two new flavors in their SweetWater Gummies line of brews: Sour Watermelon IPA and Cherry Limeaid IPA.
The new IPAs are brewed with real fruit and have an ABV of 9.5%. The Sour Watermelon IPA has a watermelon candy aroma and a fruity, tart body, while the Cherry Limeaid IPA has a lime-forward profile and a sweet citrus body. [ more ]
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