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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The Super Bowl and Craft Beer: An Unofficial Guide for Football Fans Going to Indianapolis
January 25, 2012 – 4:10 pm | 4 Comments
The Super Bowl and Craft Beer: An Unofficial Guide for Football Fans Going to Indianapolis

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Super Bowl means tailgating and, at least here at Road Trips for Beer, tailgating means some tasty local brews in the cooler. However, because Indianapolis hosts Super Bowl XLVI this year, fans partying pre-game outside …

Growlers are a growing part of the Georgia beer scene
January 8, 2012 – 2:40 pm | No Comment
Growlers are a growing part of the Georgia beer scene

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Story and photos by Tonya Vots, correspondent
While some may argue that the top beer news in Georgia for 2011 is the end of a statewide ban on Sunday alcohol sales, craft beer fans in the …

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 …

Sunday Beer Sales Will Happen in Georgia – at Least Some Parts of It
November 9, 2011 – 10:06 pm | No Comment
Sunday Beer Sales Will Happen in Georgia – at Least Some Parts of It

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Results of referendums across Georgia overwhelmingly favored allowing alcohol sales on Sunday, but because local municipalities voted individually, it will still require road trippers to do some research to know where they can legally buy …

Georgia May Now Have Sunday Beer Sales
April 28, 2011 – 5:46 pm | No Comment
Georgia May Now Have Sunday Beer Sales

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The last time we took a road tip through Georgia,  the statewide prohibition against package sales of alcohol on Sunday caught us by surprise.
News just came down that Gov. Nathan Deal has signed Senate Bill …

Brewers Association sheds more light on its recent decision to redefine ‘small brewery’
January 6, 2011 – 10:45 am | 3 Comments
Brewers Association sheds more light on its recent decision to redefine ‘small brewery’

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Production growth at Boston Beer Company was a factor in the not-for-profit Brewers Association’s board of directors recent redefinition of a “small brewery”  as one that produces 6 million barrels per year, up from the …

‘Small brewery’ redefined; Sam Adams will remain one
January 3, 2011 – 7:53 pm | No Comment
‘Small brewery’ redefined; Sam Adams will remain one

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The Brewers Association has changed its definition of a “small brewery” from one that produces up to 2 million barrels (bbl) per year to an upper threshold of 6 million bbl per year. The most …

South Carolina lifts ban on beer tastings and sales
July 14, 2010 – 10:31 am | 2 Comments
South Carolina lifts ban on beer tastings and sales

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Great news for South Carolina and the Southeastern craft beer scene in general.
The state’s legislature has lifted a ban on beer tastings and sales at breweries and on tastings at retail stores.
According to the new …

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 …

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 …