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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Bed, Breakfast and Beer
April 5, 2014 – 11:00 am | No Comment
Bed, Breakfast and Beer

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Guest post by Brittney Oliver
Wine has sommeliers and beer has cicerones. The world of malts and hops is rapidly expanding and more and more microbreweries have been exploding onto the spirits scene. Emerging cults of …

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 …

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 …

Dave & Buster’s offers road trip respite – with games!
July 31, 2013 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Dave & Buster’s offers road trip respite – with games!

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Sometimes a little rest and recreation is in order while on a Road Trip for Beer, especially if you’re taking side trips while on a family vacation.
And if blowing things up, racing cars and motorcycles …

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 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 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 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 …

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 …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for April 19 to 21, 2013
April 17, 2013 – 10:09 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for April 19 to 21, 2013

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, we were not able to publish the Weekend Beer Festival Forecast last weekend. Apologies to those who submitted events to be listed.
Weather across the country remains unpredictable. Rain, snow, …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for April 4 to 7, 2013
April 3, 2013 – 8:30 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for April 4 to 7, 2013

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I’m currently on a Road Trip from Florida to St. Louis with my 9-year-old daughter, who’s on Spring Break. Our final destination will be her dance competition, then I’ll be leaving her with her mom …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 28 to 31, 2013
March 28, 2013 – 10:27 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 28 to 31, 2013

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We’re hoping the nation finally escapes from its deep freeze by this weekend; forecasters say it will, but they’ve been wrong once or twice.
The calendar is  a bit light this weekend, likely because so many …

Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 20 to 24, 2013
March 21, 2013 – 8:35 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for March 20 to 24, 2013

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Spring has officially sprung, even though folks in some parts of the country are still shoveling snow from sidewalks.   But don’t let that stop you from enjoying a beer festival on your road trip. Some …

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 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 …

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 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 …