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.
My book has …

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Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 21 to 23, 2013
June 21, 2013 – 5:06 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 21 to 23, 2013

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The summer solstice falls on Friday, meaning this is the first Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for Summer 2013. As summer beer festival season kicks off, it becomes even more important to remember to two of …

Please take pity and help send me to CanFest
June 3, 2013 – 9:49 pm | No Comment
Please take pity and help send me to CanFest

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(UPDATE: The link for the contest is now live. Please click here and vote for Road Trips for Beer. Thank you).
Third time’s the charm, or three strikes and I’m out. It could go either way.
For …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 31 to June 3, 2013.
May 30, 2013 – 9:37 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 31 to June 3, 2013.

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Asheville Beer Week, Philly Beer Week and Detroit Craft Beer Month are all happening this weekend. These multi-day celebrations of a region’s craft beer scene present an excellent opportunity for Road Trips for Beer.
It’s a …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 17 to 21, 2013
May 17, 2013 – 11:01 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 17 to 21, 2013

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We hope everyone is enjoying American Craft Beer Week 2013. What better way to finish it off that attending a beer festival to rub elbows with fellow beer geeks and the folks that make the …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for November 2 to 4, 2012.
October 31, 2012 – 9:30 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for November 2 to 4, 2012.

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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.
Click on the links to learn more.
If you would like your event …

Put your vote in the (beer) can for a good man
October 6, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Put your vote in the (beer) can for a good man

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It’s East Coast vs. West Coast. Two good friends pitted against each other in the most important election this year. And we want the best man to win.
Unexpectedly, the annual beer blogger contest for the …

Beer Can Fan Fiction: ‘The Case of the Blonde and the Nice Can’
October 5, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Beer Can Fan Fiction: ‘The Case of the Blonde and the Nice Can’

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The 2012 election is on! It’s between me and my good friend Mike from BrewDad as to which one of us will be lucky enough to win a trip to Reno for the 2012 CANFEST, …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 17 to 20, 2012
May 16, 2012 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 17 to 20, 2012

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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.
Click on the links to learn more.
If you would like your event …

Billy Beer: The Can and the Man
February 19, 2012 – 2:38 pm | No Comment
Billy Beer: The Can and the Man

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During my most recent move, I packed my modest beer can collection into a box, and that’s where it currently resides. However, I recently reacquired one of my cans, so I’m posting another entry in …

Black Star Beer Barter Ends with a Twist – or Three
February 8, 2012 – 11:11 am | No Comment
Black Star Beer Barter Ends with a Twist – or Three

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A couple of months ago, we previewed the Black Star Beer Barter, in which contestants performed stunts and offered trades to win a year’s supply of the golden lager brewed by Great Northern Brewery. The …

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 …

Black Star Beer Will Award Ultimate Beer Fan Trophy at GABF
September 27, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Black Star Beer Will Award Ultimate Beer Fan Trophy at GABF

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Anyone heading to the Great American Beer Festival this weekend will be tasting some great beer, meeting old friends and making new ones, and just taking in the scene in one of the nation’s best …

Black Star Beer Can Takes a Road Trip to Florida
April 4, 2011 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments
Black Star Beer Can Takes a Road Trip to Florida

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Road Trips for Beer can work both ways. Usually, we go to the beer. But sometimes, the beer comes to us.
Our friends at Great Northern Brewery Co. in Whitefish, Montana, were kind enough to send …

Beer cans: Iron City Pittsburgh Steelers commemorative can
January 25, 2011 – 1:15 pm | 4 Comments
Beer cans: Iron City Pittsburgh Steelers commemorative can

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It’s been a while since I’ve featured a beer can from my modest collection, but with the anniversary of the first canned beer just past (January 24, 1935) and a certain Pittsburgh team going once …

Weekend Beer Forecast for January 6-9
January 5, 2011 – 4:00 am | One Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for January 6-9

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This feature appears each Wednesday to alert beer road trippers about beer festivals and other brew-related events during the upcoming weekend.
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If you would like your event to appear here, …

My beer cans: Peter Hand Old Chicago
March 28, 2010 – 8:25 am | One Comment
My beer cans: Peter Hand Old Chicago

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This is how it began.
My friend Keith, a Chicago native whose family moved to my Tampa, Florida, neighborhood in the 1970s, brought this over to my house one day. His brother visiting from the Windy …

Presenting ‘QT’ beer, a.k.a. ‘Quittin’ Time.’
March 11, 2010 – 9:23 am | 4 Comments
Presenting ‘QT’ beer, a.k.a. ‘Quittin’ Time.’

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Quite a while back, I used to make a living swinging a hammer, doing carpentry work, often with one of my older brothers who worked in the trade. Folks, this was  a thirsty job, especially …