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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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 …

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 Atlanta Beer Fest Preview
September 5, 2012 – 2:40 pm | No Comment
Great Atlanta Beer Fest Preview

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By Tonya Vots, correspondent
Last year’s inaugural Great Atlanta Beer Fest appealed greatly to the Atlanta area beer community and the organizers are back for a second round – this year’s event will be on September …

Atlanta German Bierfest Celebrates Nine Years
August 28, 2012 – 8:09 pm | No Comment
Atlanta German Bierfest Celebrates Nine Years

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Story and photos by Tonya Vots, correspondent
Cooler, almost unseasonable temperatures set the stage for the ninth annual Atlanta German Bierfest held August 25, 2012, in semi-shady Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta. Sunny skies and a …

Atlanta German Bierfest Sneak Peek
August 20, 2012 – 12:47 pm | No Comment
Atlanta German Bierfest Sneak Peek

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By Tonya Vots
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Dust off your dirndls and lederhosen and make your best route to Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta Georgia for the ninth annual Atlanta German Bierfest, to be held Saturday, August 25, 2012.  …

Touring Sierra Nevada Brewing: Learning About Another Kind of Green Beer
May 17, 2012 – 10:04 am | No Comment
Touring Sierra Nevada Brewing: Learning About Another Kind of Green Beer

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Story and photos by Carmel L. Mooney, correspondent
Though I remember standing in line for green beer on St. Paddy’s Day while attending California State University-Chico in the 80′s, I now have an appreciation for a …

The Case for Beer: An Infographic
April 17, 2012 – 5:15 pm | No Comment
The Case for Beer: An Infographic

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Wanted to share this cool graphic from FrugalDad.com.
I can’t testify to the accuracy, but it seems to match up with what I know, and it is well-sourced.

Source: FrugalDad.com

New Times Beerfest: A Local’s Perspective
April 6, 2012 – 6:00 am | One Comment
New Times Beerfest: A Local’s Perspective

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Story and photos by Leah Arluk, correspondent
Broward-Palm Beach New Times, an alternative newspaper in South Florida, puts on a beer festival every year.  Since this was the 15th year of the event, New Times decided …

Suwanee Beer Fest Review: Bigger and Better!
April 5, 2012 – 6:12 am | No Comment
Suwanee Beer Fest Review: Bigger and Better!

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Story and photos by Tonya Vots, correspondent
The 2012 edition of the Suwanee Beer Fest featured more than 200 brews, attracted 5,000 people and was a winner for a second year.  The first edition of this …

Suwanee Beer Fest Shifts Date for Better Weather
March 28, 2012 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Suwanee Beer Fest Shifts Date for Better Weather

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By Tonya Vots, correspondent
The inaugural Suwanee Beer Festival was one of the better events on the Metro Atlanta beer fest circuit last year. But in late July, the heat was almost unbearable and because of …

Beer History is Explored in New York Historical Society Exhibit.
February 20, 2012 – 9:45 am | No Comment
Beer History is Explored in New York Historical Society Exhibit.

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The fascinating yet largely unknown legacy of the cultural history of beer in New York is uncovered in “Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History” at the New-York Historical Society. The …

For the Beer Lover, Welcome to India!
February 16, 2012 – 6:00 am | No Comment
For the Beer Lover, Welcome to India!

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If you are going to be in India and, beer lover that you are, you’re worried that you will not be able to find decent beer, worry no more.
India was the location of the first …

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 …

A Road Trip for Beer to Big Sky Brewing Co.
October 27, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
A Road Trip for Beer to Big Sky Brewing Co.

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Story and photos by Carmel L. Mooney
What happens when three friends and home brewing beer geeks get together on an idea? Something truly wonderful if you’re talking Big Sky Brewing Co. in Missoula, Montana, where …

Great Atlanta Beer Fest Review
October 13, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Great Atlanta Beer Fest Review

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Story and photos by Tonya Vots
Fall weather is perfect for a beer fest at a baseball stadium.
Such was the case Saturday, October 8, 2011, when the inaugural Great Atlanta Beer Fest took place at Turner …

Road Trip for Beer: Pacific Coast Highway Itinerary
September 28, 2011 – 1:41 pm | One Comment
Road Trip for Beer: Pacific Coast Highway Itinerary

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Story and photos by Nick Puglisi, correspondent
Being a lifelong East Coaster, trips to California don’t come as often as they should. So, when my wife and I planned our California vacation this year, we decided …

Huntsville Beer Week Celebrates Alabama’s Craft Beer Industry
September 6, 2011 – 12:46 pm | No Comment
Huntsville Beer Week Celebrates Alabama’s Craft Beer Industry

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By Tonya Vots
Rocket City U.S.A., otherwise known as Huntsville, Alabama, is developing a reputation for producing quality craft beer.
Within the past three years, local breweries including Straight to Ale, Yellowhammer Brewing, and Blue Pants Brewing, …

All Aboard for a Beer Trip to the Flossmoor Station, Restaurant & Brewery
August 24, 2011 – 11:08 am | No Comment
All Aboard for a Beer Trip to the Flossmoor Station, Restaurant & Brewery

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Story and photos by Julie Henning
Named “Best Small Brewpub” at the 2006 Great American Beer Festival, the Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery in the quaint village of Flossmoor, Illinois, should be on your Roads Trips …

Suwanee Beer Fest Review
July 26, 2011 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Suwanee Beer Fest Review

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Story and photos by Tonya Vots, Correspondent
Bright blue skies and soaring summer temperatures set the stage for the inaugural Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest, held July 23 at Town Center Park in Suwanee, Georgia. Nearly …

Florida Beer Pairing Dinner is Worth a Road Trip to Gainesville
July 7, 2011 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments
Florida Beer Pairing Dinner is Worth a Road Trip to Gainesville

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Story and photos by Amie M
Gainesville is a city full of originals.
If you’re a music fan, chances are you have heard of Tom Petty, the Eagles or Less Than Jake. Gatorade was invented at the …

Atlanta Summer Beer Festival Guest Review
June 28, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Atlanta Summer Beer Festival Guest Review

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Story and photos by Tonya Cooner-Vots
Celebrating Atlanta’s beer makers for the fifth year in a row, the 2011 Atlanta Summer Beer Festival (ASBF) brought together regional and national brewers on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at …

Beer and food pairings hit a home run at Field of Beers
January 31, 2011 – 4:05 pm | 8 Comments
Beer and food pairings hit a home run at Field of Beers

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By ED ROBERTS, Correspondent
“Pour it and they will come” could have been the mantra for the third annual Field of Beers event at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida on Friday night, January 28, 2011. …

Guest post: Beer-and-coffee steak for the road
December 28, 2010 – 4:00 am | No Comment
Guest post: Beer-and-coffee steak for the road

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This guest post by Road Trips for Beer fan Maria Ranier offers a great recipe for steaks that you can prepare ahead of time and throw on a grill or stovetop when you reach …

Guest post: Planning a Beercation
June 28, 2010 – 4:00 am | 11 Comments
Guest post: Planning a Beercation

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By Genevieve Shuler of The Hops Honey
For many of us who love craft beer, there’s a desire to go to deep into the belly of the beast … to get up close and personal …

Guest post: Sprecher Brewing offers beer and fun for the whole family
May 17, 2010 – 2:00 am | One Comment
Guest post: Sprecher Brewing offers beer and fun for the whole family

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Editors note: It’s nearly time for schools to release the children for summer vacation, so naturally the first thought that comes to my mind is, “Where can I take my young daughter where she’ll have …