Brewnited During American Craft Beer Week
May11

Brewnited During American Craft Beer Week

  More than 6,000 small and independent breweries are holding special beer releases, beer and food pairings, tap takeovers to celebrate craft beer  during American Craft Beer Week (May 14 – May 20). In addition to celebrating breweries this week, the Brewers Association unveiled a new campaign to encourage independent craft brewers to adopt the independent craft brewer seal. The seal is an educational tool for beer...

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Samuel Adams to Open New Tap Room in Cincinnati
Apr02

Samuel Adams to Open New Tap Room in Cincinnati

Cincinnatians will soon have a new option for happy hour and tap room excursions. Today the brewers at Samuel Adams proudly announce their plan to open a new tap room in the historic Over The Rhine neighborhood, in the fall of 2018. The site will be located directly across from the Samuel Adams Cincinnati Brewery at the Urban Sites’ Film Center Project – at the entrance to Findlay market. The nearly 9,000 square ft. tap room will brew...

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Canadian Company Creates Cannabis Beer
Feb06

Canadian Company Creates Cannabis Beer

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Province Brands, a Canadian R&D company and an emerging brewer of alcohol-free beers recently announced the filing of a provisional patent around technology to create “world’s first beers brewed from the cannabis plant.”  The provisional patent’s filing date of July 11, 2017 capped months of development on company’s novel technology to replace grains with...

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Founder Charlie Papazian of Brewers Association Announces Resignation
Jan23

Founder Charlie Papazian of Brewers Association Announces Resignation

Today, the Brewers Association announced that founder and past president Charlie Papazian will exit the Brewers Association on January 23, 2019, marking his 70th birthday and 40 years building the craft brewing community and inspiring brewers and beer lovers around the world. “We are all here today because of Charlie Papazian,” said Bob Pease, president and CEO, Brewers Association. “His influence on the homebrewing and craft brewing...

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Take Craft Back
Nov07

Take Craft Back

About a month ago I came across the “Take Craft Back” movement that promotes the growth of craft beer by standing up to corporate breweries, such as Anheuser-Busch InBev, who are buying out smaller craft breweries. The Brewers Association (parent organization of American Homebrewers Association) organized this movement and plans on raising money through crowdfunding to buy out Anheuser-Busch InBev for $213 billion. So far,...

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2017 Long Island Craft Beer Week
May10

2017 Long Island Craft Beer Week

This Friday marks the first day of Long Island Craft Beer Week (LICBW), a nine-day celebration of local breweries in Nassau and Suffolk. Local businesses in the industry celebrate LICBW with tastings, events, special promotions, and LICBW’s free Pint Glass Pickup available at Bobbique, The Tap Room,  Rudi’s, Parlay Gastropub,  Eat Gastropub, or Tap and Barrel. Just as previous years, breweries teamed up to brew a...

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Great American Beer Bars
Mar05

Great American Beer Bars

Boulder, CO —With more than 5,200 small and independent craft breweries operating across the country, craft beer lovers have no shortage of options to discover and delight in the beloved beverage of beer. To navigate both novices and craft beer aficionados towards the best beer bars in every state, CraftBeer.com—the Brewers Association website for beer lovers—surveyed its readers for its annual Great American Beer Bars competition....

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More Beer: NY State To Let Homebrewers Go ‘Small Scale’
Nov15

More Beer: NY State To Let Homebrewers Go ‘Small Scale’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will soon allow homebrewers to rent out space and equipment at beer, wine and cider production centers, allowing them to take their hobby to the next level. The small-scale production centers were authorized by a new state law signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Previously, homebrewers were typically limited to what they could produce in their own homes. Under the new law, businesses interested in...

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Tweaking Frog Brewing Co. Celebrates Commercial Launch
Jul05

Tweaking Frog Brewing Co. Celebrates Commercial Launch

Exciting news for Tweaking Frog Brewing Co. this week! The brewery, which has been open since April 1, is celebrating their commercial launch this Saturday July 9 at Bellport Beer in Soda from 2-6pm. Guests will have the opportunity to taste and purchase Ribbit Red Ale, Raging Pollywog IPA, Twerking Blonde Ale and our brand new Metamorphosis IPA Series – Release 01. I caught up with Joseph Curley, founder & owner of Tweaking...

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Long Island Craft Beer Week Starts Today
May13

Long Island Craft Beer Week Starts Today

Today marks the first day of Long Island Craft Beer Week (LICBW), ten days celebrating the businesses in the growing craft beer community on Long Island, while supporting Long Island Cares, a non-profit that fights hunger in Nassau and Suffolk county. To raise awareness for Long Island Cares, 11 Long Island breweries collaborated to brew this year’s limited-release Craft Cares beer, a 7% ABV Vermont-style IPA. By donating two cans of...

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