The Craft Beer Industry is Exploding… Why is it So Popular?
The craft beer industry has seen phenomenal growth in the last couple of years, and has expanded by 15% in the last year alone. Why?
How can tourists find Milwaukee's beer culture? A map seems like a good start.
The Milwaukee Craft Brewery League and VISIT Milwaukee teamed up to create a map of the city's breweries, touring options and beer history sites.
Top 10: Black Swan Brewpub Insider Tips
Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield is one of the most popular independent restaurants in Hendricks County . If you've visited Black Swan before, you know their delicious craft beer paired with their tasty food is tough to top. And the service? It's
Guide to beer gardens in Milwaukee-area parks
Beer gardens use nature as the backdrop to enjoy a freshly poured stein of suds. With the success of the Estabrook Beer Garden, the idea is pouring into more and more Milwaukee-area parks. Here’s a guide.
Don't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Brewing Together Works Better in the Craft Beer Industry
Craft brewers' cooperative thinking fosters a spirit of collaboration and creates a powerful bloc that shows steady growth.
Learn how Milwaukee's fascination with IPA started out as a love of lager beers
Brewers and others will look at the evolution of lagers in Milwaukee at Brew City MKE Beer Museum.
Girl’s Guide to Craft Beer
I consider myself an equal-opportunity drinker. Craft beer, wine, and spirits, I view them all as a way to enhance what you’re experiencing—whether it be the food that you’re eating, company that you’re keeping…you get my drift. Being able to hit Freddy Mercury’s high notes on any given karaoke night is an added bonus Why am I sharing this with you? Because craft beer, the industry I’ve been a part of for almost six wonderful years, can be just as intimidating as wine…
Guide: Los Angeles craft beer guide
This guide to craft breweries in Los Angeles can help you discover your next favorite beer, whether it’s poured at the taproom of a production brewery (focused on distributing its production in bottles, cans or kegs to bars, restaurants and retailers) or served alongside a burger at a local brewpub (a brewery that also serves food; technically a brewery-restaurant that sells at least 25% of its beer on-site).Did we miss your favorite craft beer spot? Let us know: Tell us on Twitter and…
In Milwaukee, Black Friday means shopping for specialty beer. Here's a guide to 29 of this year's...
Lakefront Brewing was the first in Milwaukee to make Black Friday a beer celebration. Now there are 29 events in Brew City.
How to host a beer tasting
Certified beer judge, Tom Ciula, shares rules for tasting and choosing your favorite beer.
10 Barrel Brewing Beer Wars
For those that will be in Bend tonight, Wednesday, August 17, 10 Barrel Brewing will once again host its annual Beer Wars IPA Fest. From 4:00 to 9:00pm at 10 Barrel Brewpub located at 1135 NW Galveston Ave., there will be 30 different IPA's from 5 different states. This year 10 Barrel has invited some…
Hopworks Urban Brewery Celebrates 10 Years of Sustainably Brewing World-Class Beer
A blog about Beer, northwest breweries, brewpubs, taphouses, Microbreweries, Microbrews, craftbeer, nano breweries, Brew festivals, beer releases.
A Guide To Tasting Beer Like A Pro
Here’s our guide to tasting a few different styles of beer -- you’ll be ready to hang with the brew-snobs in no time!
How to Share Beer Recipes in WordPress
Whether lager or ale, malty or hoppy, ice cold or room temperature, from a bottle, can, pint or stein, there’s no bad way to enjoy a brewski (unless you’ve had one too many). From ancie…
Beer 101: Beer Pairings
We all enjoy feasting on delicious food and drinking alcohol that is equally (okay, more) delicious, but it is important to know how to...
Beer 101 Course
The Beer 101 Course covers the history of beer, brewing ingredients, ABV, beer styles, tasting beer and pairing beer with food.
Beer and Oyster 101
Give a shuck We've been brewing Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout with local Rappahannock River Oysters since 2011, and this beer alone has enabled the Oyster Recovery Partnership to plant over 10 million oysters in the Chesapeake Bay Our latest Flying Dog University elective brings this beautiful trifecta to life with experts from ORP and RRO presenting how they help the local oyster population through restoration, sustainable…
How to Make Beer Taste Like a Pastrami Sandwich
Pastrami, asparagus, and pie—this is what happens when brewers get creative.
Weekend Guide: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
I'm on vacation enjoying things like bike rides far above my skill level, one Summerfest headliner show and maybe something spontaneous. I'll plan the weekend with the newsletter. Look for it...
What's Wrong Wit' Da Beer We Got?
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 For the last 4 years, I don't think there has been any more widely requested beer for us to brew than a Hefeweizen. I have always been reluctant to do so since our equipment doesn't allow for raising the mash temperature. Being able to do a stepped infusion mash would allow us to conduct an acid rest which would create ferulic acid for the yeast to convert into 4-vinylguaiacol. 4VG is the compound that gives great hefeweizens their clove-like…