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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Take a Road Trip for Beer to the Jacksonville Jaguars
September 11, 2012 – 4:33 pm | No Comment
Take a Road Trip for Beer to the Jacksonville Jaguars

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Now that football season has kicked off, it’s time to finish planning those Road Trips for Beer that include a visit to an NFL stadium to see your team play on the road.
And with the …

Weekend Beer Forecast for February 23 to 27, 2012
February 22, 2012 – 6:30 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for February 23 to 27, 2012

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The Weekend Beer Forecast publishes each Wednesday to alert beer road trippers about beer festivals and other brew-related events during the upcoming weekend.
Click on the links to learn more.
If you would like your event to …

Stella Artois announces winner of World Draught Master U.S. final
September 20, 2010 – 4:18 pm | No Comment
Stella Artois announces winner of World Draught Master U.S. final

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Road Trips for Beer has been following the Stella Artois World  Draught Master competition this year, and the official winner of the U.S. finals has been announced. It’s Chris Myers of Wisconsin (shown at …

Stella competition will determine the U.S. pouring champion
September 16, 2010 – 4:00 am | No Comment
Stella competition will determine the U.S. pouring champion

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Sixteen contenders chosen from competitions across the country – one from an online contest – will tap into their beer-pouring skills Friday for a chance to be named the U.S. champion in the 2010 Stella …

Black Star Beer announces winner of ultimate trip contest
September 10, 2010 – 1:47 pm | No Comment
Black Star Beer announces winner of ultimate trip contest

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Unfortunately, it wasn’t me.
But Jillian Anderson from Rapid City, South Dakota, will be taking Black Star Beer’s Maybe The Best Trip Ever.
Check out what she and five of her friends have scored.
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A trip to Whitefish, …

Shipyard Brewing and Big Wheel Provisions to open brewpub in Winter Park, Florida
August 22, 2010 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Shipyard Brewing and Big Wheel Provisions to open brewpub in Winter Park, Florida

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Road Trips for Beer needs to keep a closer eye on what’s happening in our own back yard.
We just found out that Shipyard Brewing Co. out of Portland, Maine, is opening a brewpub within a …

Yes, there will be beer at Food & Wine Festival
August 19, 2010 – 8:18 am | One Comment
Yes, there will be beer at Food & Wine Festival

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Lots of foodies, wine lovers and Disney fans look forward every year to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World in Central Florida. But, beer road trippers may ask, will there …

Wednesday Weekend Forecast for June 10-13
June 9, 2010 – 4:00 am | One Comment
Wednesday Weekend Forecast for June 10-13

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This feature publishes each Wednesday to alert beer road trippers about brew-related events during the upcoming weekend.
If you would like your event to appear here, please e-mail the information to gerard@roadtripsforbeer.com.
As always, drink responsibly.
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Inaugural beer bloggers conference is announced
June 3, 2010 – 12:11 pm | No Comment
Inaugural beer bloggers conference is announced

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The beer blogosphere is afire today after the announcement of the world’s first Beer Bloggers & Social Media Conference, which will be held November 5-7 in Boulder, Colorado.
Organizers estimate that 150 beer bloggers and beer …

Philly Beer Week puts city’s best beer forward
May 31, 2010 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Philly Beer Week puts city’s best beer forward

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Any beer road tripper heading to the Northeast later this week needs to set the GPS for the City of Brotherly Love.
Philly Beer Week kicks off Friday, June 4, and runs through June 13, with …

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week
May 17, 2010 – 3:00 am | One Comment
Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

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Without craft beer, there would be little reason to take a road trip for beer in the U.S. The coast-to-coast presence of beer from giant brewers such as MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev allows their fans …

Out of the barrel and into the bottle
May 5, 2010 – 2:48 pm | One Comment
Out of the barrel and into the bottle

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Available for only the past five years and only on draft, Parabola Imperial Stout from Firestone Walker Brewing Co. will be bottled for the first time beginning May 8.
But be quick. Only 1,000 cases of …

Brewery founder seeks national holiday for patriots
April 19, 2010 – 8:25 am | One Comment
Brewery founder seeks national holiday for patriots

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Jim Koch, founder of Sam Adams brewer Boston Beer Co., wants the rest of the United States to join in the celebration of Patriots’ Day, an official holiday in Massachusetts and Maine to commemorate …

Dull the pain of Tax Day with discounted drinks
April 9, 2010 – 8:29 am | No Comment
Dull the pain of Tax Day with discounted drinks

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No, they do not specialize in comfort food like bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches, but BLT Restaurants will offer U.S. taxpayers some comfort this year in the form of discounted beer, wine and cocktails on …

Festival offers chance to taste beer in Manhattan’s shadow
April 8, 2010 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Festival offers chance to taste beer in Manhattan’s shadow

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If you’ve been thinking about taking a road trip for beer to New York City, the NY Brewfest 2010 offers a great reason to start planning now.
The festival on Saturday, June 19, offers beer lovers …

Diageo-Heineken vs. SABMiller in South Africa
March 25, 2010 – 11:35 am | One Comment
Diageo-Heineken vs. SABMiller in South Africa

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The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets are reporting today that  Heineken NV, in conjunction with global spirits company Diageo PLC, has opened a new brewery in South Africa as part of a campaign …

New law lifts alcohol limits in Iowa
March 18, 2010 – 8:27 am | No Comment
New law lifts alcohol limits in Iowa

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Good news for Iowa craft beer lovers or those planning a road trip to the Hawkeye State.
The recent signing of the “Iowa Beer Equality Law” by Gov. Chet Culver lifts the previous six percent alcohol …

Firestone Walker releases new seasonal ale
March 17, 2010 – 8:23 am | No Comment
Firestone Walker releases new seasonal ale

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No fooling, Firestone Walker Brewing Company released Solace, its first bottled seasonal ale, on April 1, 2010.
“Seasonal beers are in high demand right now and we wanted to provide Firestone lovers with our take on …

Organic beer samples at Natural Products Expo West
March 11, 2010 – 2:43 pm | No Comment
Organic beer samples at Natural Products Expo West

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If you’re attending the Natural Products Expo West this weekend (March 12-14) in Anaheim California, you may want to stop by booths 2001 and 2008, where the World Artisan Guild will be handing out samples …

Updated: Pennsylvania law enforcement raids Philly beer pubs
March 8, 2010 – 9:33 am | No Comment
Updated: Pennsylvania law enforcement raids Philly beer pubs

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The Philadelphia Daily News reports that Pennsylvania State Police confiscated several thousand dollars worth of beer from three popular Philadelphia bars.
Even though all taxes had been paid on the beer and it was legally purchased …

Intercourse and more in Atlantic City
March 8, 2010 – 8:31 am | No Comment
Intercourse and more in Atlantic City

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One of the Saturday sessions for the Atlantic City Beer Festival , “The Celebration of the Suds,” in the New Jersey resort town has sold out, and organizers say tickets are going quickly for the …