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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Tipples and Travel: Great Places to Drink Beer
August 22, 2014 – 2:34 pm | No Comment
Tipples and Travel: Great Places to Drink Beer

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By Holiday Hypermarket
Even though summer is winding down, that doesn’t mean that the fun is over just yet.
There are still places to go and things to see, not to mention beer to drink.
Whether you’re on …

Brews Cruise will set sale for Alaska
April 4, 2014 – 12:59 pm | No Comment
Brews Cruise will set sale for Alaska

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Cary, NC – April 4, 2014 – What vacation could be better for beer lovers than a cruise revolving around beer? A brews cruise where you can sample beer and share notes with industry expert …

Beer gifts: A trilogy of craft beer books to make you smarter
December 20, 2013 – 11:42 am | No Comment
Beer gifts: A trilogy of craft beer books to make you smarter

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Beer gift lists proliferate on websites and beer blogs this time of year, and I hesitated to post one because they often are redundant, featuring the same gadgets and novelty items as beer gift ideas. …

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

Road Trips for Beer just became easier
November 13, 2013 – 11:07 am | No Comment
Road Trips for Beer just became easier

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Beer lovers, your prayers have been answered – visiting breweries just got easier.  Brew Trail (www.BrewTrail.com), the ultimate compilation of brewery information, has gone online and promises to make beer tourism a one-stop planning …

Great American Beer Festival 2013: We’re on our way
October 8, 2013 – 6:13 pm | No Comment
Great American Beer Festival 2013: We’re on our way

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It’s time to check another one off the Road Trips for Beer bucket list: a trip to the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.
I’ll be at three of the festival’s four sessions: Thursday night, Saturday …

Top five fermented grogs fer the pirate in ye (updated)
September 18, 2013 – 12:00 pm | 8 Comments
Top five fermented grogs fer the pirate in ye (updated)

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Avast, me hearties! Don’t ye forget that September 19 be International Talk Like a Pirate Day.
In honor o’ this most momentous event, Cap’n GerARRd o’ Sea Voyages for Beer will list th’ top five …

Guidebook to Northern California Breweries is released today
September 1, 2013 – 1:24 pm | No Comment
Guidebook to Northern California Breweries is released today

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We’ve been on a hiatus here at Road Trips for Beer – don’t worry, we’ll be back soon – but I wanted to quickly post that Stackpole Books released today another in its series of …

Plot your medal-winning Road Trips for Beer with The Roaming Pint
July 18, 2013 – 6:24 pm | No Comment
Plot your medal-winning Road Trips for Beer with The Roaming Pint

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We wanted to point our readers to this very cool graphic created by our friends at The Roaming Pint, the travel/beer blog run by RV nomads Brian and Maria who are making a point of …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for July 19 to 23, 2013
July 18, 2013 – 1:48 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for July 19 to 23, 2013

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First, Road Trips for Beer apologizes for those of you who submitted your festivals for last week’s Weekend Beer Festival Forecast. To keep it as timely as possible, I compile most of each one on …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for July 5 to 7, 2013
July 3, 2013 – 11:13 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for July 5 to 7, 2013

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What do beer festival organizers do on a long Fourth of July weekend? Apparently stay home and barbecue.
As is typical around the holiday, the schedule is light. Three U.S. fests on our calender, two in …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 27 to 30, 2013
June 26, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 27 to 30, 2013

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Whew! Things are hot, eh?  Especially when you’re talking about the growing number of beer festivals. Three of the festivals listed are in their first year, and several more are in their second or third …

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 …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 14 to June 16, 2013
June 14, 2013 – 9:56 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 14 to June 16, 2013

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Hello Road Trips for Beer readers! Before we get to this weekend’s festivals,  I have a favor to ask you. I’m in the running to win a beer blogger contest to the CanFest in Reno, …

Add Snowmass to your last-minute beer trip itinerary
June 7, 2013 – 11:33 am | No Comment
Add Snowmass to your last-minute beer trip itinerary

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Unless you live in Colorado, it may be a bit late to make a last-minute decision to attend the 10th annual Snowmass Chili Pepper & Brew Fest today and Saturday.
But if you can, do it.
Road …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 6 to 9, 2013
June 6, 2013 – 11:55 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for June 6 to 9, 2013

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This is the first weekend of the 2013 hurricane season, and Tropical Storm Andrea is making sure we know about it. Right now, the fast-moving storm is forecast to sweep across Florida and up the …

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 24 to 26, 2013
May 22, 2013 – 11:08 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 24 to 26, 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.
Click on the links to learn more.
If you would like your event …

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 May 10 to 13, 2013
May 8, 2013 – 8:30 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 10 to 13, 2013

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With plenty of beer festivals this weekend, it sure will be nice to get back to real life and not have to worry about missing an awesome craft beer happening, right? Wrong.  American Craft Beer …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 3 to 6, 2013
May 2, 2013 – 5:34 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for May 3 to 6, 2013

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Two big events happen Saturday. The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby and Star Wars Day on May the Fourth (get it, get it?) Our advice is to find some great local beer to consume …

Craft beer guide to Louisville, a.k.a. Derby City (from the archives)
May 2, 2013 – 11:41 am | No Comment
Craft beer guide to Louisville, a.k.a. Derby City (from the archives)

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Louisville, Kentucky equals bourbon, mint juleps and the Kentucky Derby, right? Wrong. The town offers so much more, and the traveling beer geek has plenty of local craft brew destinations to explore.
We spent a couple …

Smartphone BAC device nears release
April 29, 2013 – 8:28 pm | No Comment
Smartphone BAC device nears release

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We received this news a few weeks ago, but it’s a product we’ve been following since first hearing about its development.
A California company, Breathometer Inc., has developed a Breathalyzer device that will plug into a …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for April 25 to 28, 2013
April 24, 2013 – 1:21 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for April 25 to 28, 2013

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Will winter end this spring? According to the forecasts, yes, but we know the reliability of those weather wizards. Still, if things go as expected, this long, long winter that gripped much of this country …