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2017 Craft Beer Gift Ideas | Christmas Gifts, Stocking Stuffers

The Growler Grip Have someone on your list who likes to grab-and-go at their favorite brewery? The only down part of growler fills is the beer goes flat unless you drink it in the first couple days. The Growler Grip is designed to keep their beer fresher longer – and they’ve got the science to […]

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Thinking & Drinking Kickstarter Video

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300 Breweries In Craft Beer Card Game Thinking & Drinking

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PHILADELPHIA – Thinking & Drinking announced today that more than 300 breweries have agreed to be featured in the card game, which is set to launch on Kickstarter next week. “We are very excited to reach this milestone ahead of our launch. We are overwhelmed by the support of the brewing community and are grateful for the brewers […]

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Star Wars Beers And The LucasFilm Legal Team

    Toppling Goliath has Light Speed. New England Brewing has Imperial Stout Trooper. Empire Brewing has Empire Strikes Bock. LucasFilm has a problem when it comes to Star Wars beers. Iowa’s Toppling Goliath’s Light Speed – an American Pale Ale (5.8% ABV) – was originally labeled Millennium Falcon. As the brewery describes it now, “this […]

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Ranker.com – People Want To Drink With Jennifer Lawrence And Bill Murray

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Ranker.com, the site that lets you, well, rank whatever you’d like, asked its users to which famous man and woman they’d most want to have a beer with. The question racked up 77,600+ votes between the two poll questions. Here are the results: Top 10 Famous Women You’d Most Like to Have a Beer With […]

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UnTappd: How 2 Guys Built Craft Beer’s Leading Social Media Platform In Their Spare Time

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This post originally appeared on Medium Tim Mather & Greg Avola Have Grown UnTappd From ‘Foursquare For Beer’ Into The Beer Industry’s Social Standard When UnTappd hit the market in 2010 its founders were okay with being tagged Foursquare for beer drinkers, as everyone from Mashable to Inquisitrlabeled it. That’s because back then, UnTappd was basically […]

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Thinking & Drinking Includes American Craft Brewers From Every State, D.C.

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Craft Beer Card Game Passes 200 Brewery Milestone Ahead of Launch PHILADELPHIA – Thinking & Drinking, the craft beer card game launching on Kickstarter later this month, today announced more than 200 craft brewers from across the United States have already agreed to be featured in the game. The growing roster of breweries also includes at least one […]

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New Beer Mile World Record Set

Beer Mile World Record

“Chug a beer, run a lap. Chug a beer, run a lap. Chug a beer, run a lap,” says 21-year-old James “Jimbo” Hansen when explaining the rules before what appears to be his world-record-setting attempt to set a new ‘beer mile’ world record. While beer and running have been linked, well, probably since the invention of each – […]

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Brewers Association Releases Top Craft Breweries List

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The Colorado-based Brewers Association released its annual list of the top 50 craft and overall brewery companies in the United States. The list, based on beer sales volumes, puts Pennsylvania-based D.G. Yuengling and Son of Pottsville, Pa in the top spot for U.S. craft brewers with Boston Beer Co., the Massachusetts-based maker of Samuel Adams, in […]

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Sockeye Brewing In Boise Releases Unite Red Ale

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Sockeye Brewing – which will be featured in the upcoming release of Thinking & Drinking – is tapping its Unite Red Ale as a fundraising brew for the Pink Boots Society. As described by Sockeye when announcing the release, the “batch has a sweet, smooth, and rich red malt backbone. It has been hopped with […]

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout 2015 Released

Stone Imperial Russian Stout 2015 (10.6% ABV, 65 IBUs) is on the market. The California brewery describes its annual release as: “A rich, hearty beer that emphasizes the roasty, chocolaty essence of dark malts, it stands out from Stone Brewing Co.’s typically hoppy stock, with a smooth, velvety body that’s tasty when fresh, yet also perfectly suited […]

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Paste Magazine: New Card Game for Beer Lovers Launches Soon

Graham Averill over at Paste Magazine gave readers an early heads up about Thinking & Drinking and we’re grateful. “Thinking and Drinking is a new drinking game seeking funding on Kickstarter that has beer lovers in mind. You get a deck of cards, each of which has a thought-provoking question, like, “’If giving up cheese […]

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Philadelphia Beer: Brewery ARS Crowdfunding Its Launch

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If you like Philadelphia Beer then you need to pay attention to this one. Brothers Sean and Andy Arsenalt, award-winning experienced home brewers, are preparing to launch a crowdfunded brewery in the City of Brotherly Love. Here’s some background from their Kickstarter page: The engineers-turned-brewers are have launched a funding drive to purchase four fermentation […]

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Yards Brewing Starting #YardsBeeGarden

Even with snow falling in greater Philadelphia the folks at Yards Brewing are thinking spring. Yards is bringing back Yards Bee Gardens (#YardsBeeGarden). The brewery is giving away some 20,000 see packages at locations where Yards is sold. The seed packs include seeds for purple coneflower and coreopis. The aim is to help “sustain our […]

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Deschutes Brewery Redefines #DrinkLocal

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Deschutes Brewery’s Street Pub Is Coming To A City Near You If you can’t make it to Deschutes Brewery in Oregon then they’re going to bring their beer to you. Deschutes’ Street Pub (#StreetPub) is a 400-plus foot transportable bar crafted from reclaimed oak and iron, complete with 40 taps and it’s making stops in […]

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Thinking & Drinking Wins Denver Comic Con Beer Contest

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Hulk’s Mash! Our entry into the annual Denver Comic Con and Breckenridge Brewery “Name the Comic Con Beer” contest was named the winner today. Hulk’s Mash! – our homage to Mr. Lou Ferrigno, who will be attending the event – was named the winner and will now have a logo crafted by the Rocky Mountain College of Art […]

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Ninkasi Brewing Company New Beer Is Out Of This World

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  Ninkasi Brewing Ground Control   The Ninkasi Brewing Company in Oregon is launching a new stout that has traveled to the heavens. Last summer the brewery launched the Ninkasi Space Program to boldly go where no brewery had gone before. With the help of the Civilian Space eXploration Team, the brewery sent two rockets into […]

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Americans Drinking More Craft Beer

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Craft Beer Accounted for 11% of the U.S. Beer Market in 2014 For the first time ever, craft beer makes up more than 10% of American beer consumption, the Brewers Association announced today. According to the Brewers Association, which represents craft brewers, craft brewers produced 22.2 million barrels of beer in 2014, which accounted for an 11 […]

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Who Makes The Beer You Drink?

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This map by VinePair.com gives you an idea of who owns the brewery that makes the beer that you drink.    

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Milwaukee Brewers Bring Back Barrel Man

      The Milwaukee Brewers announced out that Barrel Man – who was the team’s mascot back in the 1940s and 1950s – is returning to the Major League Baseball team’s mascot lineup this season. Don’t worry, Bernie Brewer is still the team’s official mascot. And, the Famous Racing Sausages aren’t going anywhere either. The […]

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