A guide for your next Florida Road Trip for Beer
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A long road has been traversed that involved thousands of miles, dozens of beers and visits to every brewery in Florida from Key West to Pensacola for conversations with brewers, owners and managers.
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Atlanta Among Georgia Cities Starting Sunday Beer Sales on January 1, 2012
December 31, 2011 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Atlanta Among Georgia Cities Starting Sunday Beer Sales on January 1, 2012

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A whole slew of Georgia cities and municipalities will start allowing package sales of beer and other adult libations beginning January 1, 2012, the first time in decades that they’ve been able to legally do …

A look behind the scenes at Schlafly Beer in St. Louis
December 27, 2011 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
A look behind the scenes at Schlafly Beer in St. Louis

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The St. Louis Brewery, more commonly known as Schlafly Beer, opened 20 years ago in the home town of brewing giant Anheuser-Busch. Its ensuing success has much to do with the philosophies of co-founders Tom …

Denver + Beer = Love
December 27, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Denver + Beer = Love

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If you love beer, Denver is the place for you. Colorado is home to more than 80 brewpubs and 18 microbreweries, as well as two very major breweries – Coors and …

Homebrewers of any level will find value in this academy
December 22, 2011 – 12:51 pm | No Comment
Homebrewers of any level will find value in this academy

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If you love trying great beer – and really, that’s the whole point of taking a Road Trip for Beer, isn’t it? – it seems almost inevitable that  sooner or later you’ll get the itch …

Beer vs. Wine: Which is the Best? Dinnertime Competition Puts it to a Vote
December 22, 2011 – 9:32 am | No Comment
Beer vs. Wine: Which is the Best? Dinnertime Competition Puts it to a Vote

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As craft beer continues to ingrain itself into the national culinary consciousness, a growing number of beer-pairing dinners are filling the calendars of foodies across the country.
“Craft beer is helping beer reclaim its place at …

‘Ohio Breweries’ Guidebook Review
December 16, 2011 – 2:08 pm | No Comment
‘Ohio Breweries’ Guidebook Review

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I make no secret of my fondness for the Ohio craft beer scene and its breweries. I discovered the thriving scene during a trip to Cleveland in 2010, and returned earlier this year to attend …

Philly Restaurant Crafts Christmas Tree from Beer Cans
December 15, 2011 – 9:25 pm | No Comment
Philly Restaurant Crafts Christmas Tree from Beer Cans

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More and more craft breweries across the country are canning their beers for a variety of reasons, but it’s hard to picture just how prevalent this trend has become until you see it in Christmas …

Beer, Space and Time: Frog Hop, Batch 33 and Winter IPA
December 14, 2011 – 9:48 pm | No Comment
Beer, Space and Time: Frog Hop, Batch 33 and Winter IPA

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Every so often, a brewery or distributor is kind enough to send me a sample or two of their beers.
The problem is, the travel focus of Road Trips for Beer does not really encompass beer …

Free Beer, Free Road Trip: What Would You Barter for It?
December 8, 2011 – 7:44 pm | No Comment
Free Beer, Free Road Trip: What Would You Barter for It?

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How would you like to take a Road Trip for Beer to Montana, and have a chance to win a year’s supply of brew – all on the brewery’s dime?
One of our favorite breweries-that-we-have-not-yet-visited is …

Piggly Wiggly Releases a Holiday Ale
December 6, 2011 – 6:13 pm | No Comment
Piggly Wiggly Releases a Holiday Ale

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From micros to macros, breweries around the world release their holiday ales and lagers this time of the year, some to glowing reviews, and others to not-so-kind remarks.
And then there’s Piggly Wiggly.
The grocery chain with …

Meet Charlie Papazian at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa
December 2, 2011 – 2:32 pm | 3 Comments
Meet Charlie Papazian at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa

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There will be a fantastic opportunity next week to meet one of the legends of the brewing world at one of the finest breweries in Florida.
The American Homebrewers Association will hold its final AHA Rally …