A guide for your next Florida Road Trip for Beer
November 13, 2013 – 11:23 am | No Comment

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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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Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 15 to 18, 2013
March 14, 2013 – 6:00 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 15 to 18, 2013

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Spring has nearly sprung, so this weekend marks the last official one of winter. We hope everyone enjoys a taste of the springtime to come as you enjoy the bounties of brew at festivals across …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 8 to 10, 2013
March 6, 2013 – 8:51 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 8 to 10, 2013

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Two years ago, the Kona Beer Festival in Hawaii was forced to relocate because of damage from the horrific tsunami that devastated parts of Japan. Of course, it’s hard to predict such tragic natural catastrophes …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 1 to 3, 2013
February 27, 2013 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 1 to 3, 2013

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The prizes for the best and most accurate beer festival name this week is Split Thy Brooklyn Skull XIV at Mugs Alehouse in the New York City borough. The beers being poured have ABVs ranging …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for February 21-24, 2013
February 20, 2013 – 5:21 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for February 21-24, 2013

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The winter beers are still flowing at festivals across the country this weekend, including at Dunedin Brewery’s Stogies & Stout in sunny Dunedin, Florida. Enjoy these thick, warming high-gravity brews while the weather remains appropriate …

Extreme Beer Fest is rescheduled; more tickets available
February 20, 2013 – 11:16 am | No Comment
Extreme Beer Fest is rescheduled; more tickets available

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The annual and always sold-out Extreme Beer Fest was to take place in Boston on February 8-9, but winter storm Nemo forced a postponement as roads became impassable and the city shut down public transportation.
Festival …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for February 15 to 18, 2013
February 13, 2013 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for February 15 to 18, 2013

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There’s nothing more romantic on Valentine’s Day weekend than a road trip to a beer festival with your significant other – at least for some of us. If you and your sweetie are both lovers …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for February 7-10, 2013
February 6, 2013 – 11:10 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for February 7-10, 2013

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Now would be a great time for the band Journey to get back to their “City by the Bay” because San Francisco Beer Week starts Friday. Click this link for a full schedule of events …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 31 to February 3, 2013
January 30, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 31 to February 3, 2013

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A short list of beer festivals this week, but seeing how the all-important Super Bowl Groundhog Day is on Sunday, that’s understandable. For the record, our list of beer festivals traditionally includes sold-out events. With …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 25 to 27.
January 23, 2013 – 3:35 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 25 to 27.

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“Winter,” “Brr,” “Chili.”
Those words in a lot of this weekend’s beer festival names might give you a hint as to the sort of weather much of the country is experiencing this week. But as long …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 18 to 20, 2013
January 17, 2013 – 10:33 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 18 to 20, 2013

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The Weekend Beer Festival Forecast publishes each Wednesday to alert beer road trippers about beer festivals and other brew-related events during the upcoming weekend.
In keeping with the calendar, many of this weekend’s beer festivals focus …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 10 to 13, 2013
January 10, 2013 – 9:10 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 10 to 13, 2013

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Happy 2013!
The second full weekend of the year brings back the frothy beer festival goodness that can make a Road Trip for Beer so much more enjoyable. As usual, things start out slowly – only …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast: Holidays Version
November 23, 2012 – 9:54 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast: Holidays Version

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The Weekend Beer Festival Forecast ordinarily publishes each Wednesday to alert beer road trippers about beer festivals and other brew-related events during the upcoming weekend. But the final weeks of the year have few festivals …

St. Patrick’s Day Special Weekend Beer Forecast for March 15 to 18, 2012.
March 15, 2012 – 9:20 pm | No Comment
St. Patrick’s Day Special Weekend Beer Forecast for March 15 to 18, 2012.

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Ordinarily, I start this weekly feature with some boilerplate copy, but I noticed that the festival calendar for this weekend is a bit thin. I’m attributing this to St. Patrick’s Day falling on Saturday, meaning …

Weekend Beer Forecast for March 9 to 11, 2012
March 7, 2012 – 9:57 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for March 9 to 11, 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 …

Weekend Beer Forecast for March 2 to 5, 2012
February 29, 2012 – 1:20 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for March 2 to 5, 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 …

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 …

Weekend Beer Forecast for February 17 to 20, 2012
February 15, 2012 – 3:10 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for February 17 to 20, 2012

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

Weekend Beer Forecast for February 9 to 12, 2012
February 8, 2012 – 8:55 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for February 9 to 12, 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 …

Weekend Beer Forecast for January 20 to 23, 2012
January 18, 2012 – 9:10 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for January 20 to 23, 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 …

Weekend Beer Forecast for January 13 to 15, 2012
January 11, 2012 – 1:29 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for January 13 to 15, 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 …

Holiday Beer Festival Forecast for December 2011
November 30, 2011 – 6:13 pm | No Comment
Holiday Beer Festival Forecast for December 2011

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Ordinarily, Road Trips for Beer publishes the Weekend Beer Forecast each Wednesday to alert road trippers about beer festivals and other brew-related events during the upcoming weekend.
However, since the holiday season means the slow season …

Despite tsunami damage in Hawaii, Kona Brewers Festival goes on
March 13, 2011 – 3:17 pm | No Comment
Despite tsunami damage in Hawaii, Kona Brewers Festival goes on

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Though homes, businesses and boats were damaged, no lives were lost when The Aloha State was hit by a tsunami generated by the horrific earthquake in Japan on Friday. One of the properties damaged, though, …

Top 10 Winter Beer Festivals for 2011
January 4, 2011 – 4:00 am | 4 Comments
Top 10 Winter Beer Festivals for 2011

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Winter beer festivals offer a welcome respite from the cabin fever that sets in this time of year for many folks. You can show off your endurance by sipping brews in February outdoors in Michigan, …