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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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 …

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, …

Win a Spot on a Hike and Bike Beer Tour of Colorado
May 29, 2012 – 2:07 pm | No Comment
Win a Spot on a Hike and Bike Beer Tour of Colorado

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The folks at Zephyr Adventures are doing it again. Last year, the adventure travel company gave away a spot on a six-day Hike, Bike & Beer Adventure in the areas of Yellowstone and Grand Teton …

Win tickets to the Cleveland International Beer Fest
May 5, 2012 – 9:49 am | 29 Comments
Win tickets to the Cleveland International Beer Fest

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THE CONTEST IS CLOSED. Congratulations to Sean, whose comment was randomly chosen as the winner. Thanks to everyone else for your comments! Stay tuned for the next giveaway.

If you live near Northeast Ohio or are …

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 …

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 …

Find Gerard at Beer Bloggers Conference 2011 for Free Craft Beer Cigars and Gear
August 17, 2011 – 4:02 pm | No Comment
Find Gerard at Beer Bloggers Conference 2011 for Free Craft Beer Cigars and Gear

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Beervana at last!
Road Trips for Beer editor Gerard Walen will arrive in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday to attend the second annual Beer Bloggers Conference.
Beer writers and bloggers will descend on Portland from Friday to Sunday …

Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Preview, and a Chance to Taste for Free
July 28, 2011 – 10:00 am | 15 Comments
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Preview, and a Chance to Taste for Free

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Congratulations to Erin Cook, winner of the two-day tasting pass. Stay tuned, another giveaway coming up soon.
Bluegrass music is mountain music, and in August, those mountains will be the Rockies.
Then 15th annual Keystone Bluegrass and …

San Diego International Beer Festival and a Chance to Win Free Tickets
June 19, 2011 – 7:00 am | 12 Comments
San Diego International Beer Festival and a Chance to Win Free Tickets

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CONGRATULATIONS to Melissa Palmer, winner of the tickets. She’ll be attending the Sunday session. Thanks to everybody for participating.
This weekend marks the first of our Top 10 Summer Beer Festivals 2011, and the folks …

Take a Craft Beer Cigar on Your Next Road Trip
May 28, 2011 – 10:47 am | 13 Comments
Take a Craft Beer Cigar on Your Next Road Trip

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CONGRATULATIONS to Dion Grimes of Bessemer, Alabama, whose comment was chosen randomly as the winner of  the HOPZ cigars prize pack. Thanks to everyone who participated; stay tuned because you never know when we’ll get …

Win Tickets to a Top Beer Festival in Wisconsin
May 9, 2011 – 12:38 pm | One Comment
Win Tickets to a Top Beer Festival in Wisconsin

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UPDATE: We have our winners – Susan Maloney and David Tolan. You’ll each need to contact me at gerard@roadtripsforbeer.com so I can send you the details. Congratulations.
The Great Northern Beer Festival was named to …

Photo contest offers a golden key to Colorado Beer Week events
March 15, 2011 – 5:41 pm | No Comment
Photo contest offers a golden key to Colorado Beer Week events

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Did you ever ask your parents, “How come there’s a Father’s Day and a Mother’s Day, but there isn’t a Children’s Day?”
The answer inevitably was, “Every day is Children’s Day.”
I never quite understood that answer, …

Free beer for a year? That’s worth a little haggling
January 13, 2011 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Free beer for a year? That’s worth a little haggling

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The folks at Black Star Beer have launched another wacky and creative contest in their ongoing efforts to spread the word about their Montana-brewed double hopped golden lager. This time the winner will take home …

Stella Artois Draught Master is crowned
October 28, 2010 – 7:22 am | No Comment
Stella Artois Draught Master is crowned

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THIS JUST IN: Chris Myer of the United States was named the Stella Artois World Draught Master at the global finals in London.
Chris earned the right to travel to the finals after a win in …

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, …

Who is tops at the tap?
August 24, 2010 – 4:00 am | 3 Comments
Who is tops at the tap?

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I witnessed some beheadings the other night.
Well, that’s what the sixth step in the nine-step Stella Artois Pouring Ritual is called, anyway
Stella Artois is holding semi-final competitions across the country to find regional Draught Masters …

Black Star Beer’s “Maybe the Best Trip Ever” contest
July 30, 2010 – 4:00 am | 2 Comments
Black Star Beer’s “Maybe the Best Trip Ever” contest

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When Black Star Beer says it’s giving away “Maybe the Best Trip Ever” it isn’t kidding.
In fact, maybe the “Maybe” shouldn’t even be in the name.
Check out what you’ll score if you’re the grand-prize winner …