Big Brew: The Second Largest Beer Festival in the USA Debuts in Houston

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Credit: Food & Vine Time Productions

HOUSTON, TX  – Talk about a beer lover’s dream week – more than 1,000 featured craft beers, pub crawls, craft beer dinners, home brewing demonstrations, talks with the best and brightest brewers in the craft beer industry and more are in store during Houston’s inaugural Big Brew, a week-long celebration of all things craft beer.   Event organizers will also reveal who made the cut for the Big Brew Best [Read more...]

10 Barrel Brewing Releases Jamaican Me Pumpkin, a Barrel Aged Brew

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Credit: 10 Barrel Brewing

10 Barrel Brewing is releasing its second bottled pumpkin beer ever…Jamaican me Pumpkin – a 10.4% rum barrel aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale with over a year in the barrels.

According to the brewery: “We had a theory that you could age almost anything in a Jamaican run barrel and it would taste great so we [Read more...]

Stone Brewing Releases Smoked Porter with Chocolate & Orange Peel

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credit: Stone Brewing

ESCONDIDO, CA (Oct. 20, 2014) – In time for fall, Stone Brewing Co. is introducing a new, citrus-rich chocolaty iteration of the classic year-round Stone Smoked Porter. Today, Stone Smoked Porter w/Chocolate & Orange Peel begins shipping in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at retailers, bars and restaurants in select [Read more...]

Deschutes Brewery Expands to Washington D.C. Area

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credit: Deschutes Brewery

October 16, 2014 – Bend, Oregon – Deschutes Brewery announced today that its craft beers will be available in Washington D.C. and northern Virginia starting the week of October 27. The Oregon-based brewery will partner with Premium Distributors of Virginia and Premium Distributors of Washington DC, both part of the [Read more...]

Know your Blood Alcohol Concentration with Craft Beer Calculator

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Do you love craft beer but worry about staying in control when you drink? Back before the days of craft beer, this wasn’t usually an issue because almost every macro- brewed beer contained similar levels of alcohol, usually in the 4% to 6% range. Today, however, the alcoholic strength of [Read more...]