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.
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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 …

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 August 30 to September 3, 2012
August 30, 2012 – 2:44 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for August 30 to September 3, 2012

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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 …

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 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 …

Weekend Beer Forecast for November 11 to 12, 2011.
November 9, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for November 11 to 12, 2011.

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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 …

Wisconsin Beer Guide Informs and Educates
October 10, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Wisconsin Beer Guide Informs and Educates

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Wisconsin, to those of us who don’t live there, means cheese, the Packers and beer – and these days, the Milwaukee Brewers (the Major League Baseball team, not the actual brewers).
Self-professed “amateur beer snob and …

Weekend Beer Forecast for October 7 to 10, 2011
October 5, 2011 – 3:41 pm | No Comment
Weekend Beer Forecast for October 7 to 10, 2011

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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 …

Brewer Profile: Larry Chase of Standing Stone Brewing Co.
October 3, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Brewer Profile: Larry Chase of Standing Stone Brewing Co.

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In the latest of our occasional Featured Brewer series, we interview Larry Chase.
We met Larry during the 2011 Beer Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon.  Standing Stone Brewing Company, where he plies his craft, embraces sustainability …

Atlanta German Bierfest review
August 30, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Atlanta German Bierfest review

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Story and Photos by Tonya Vots
Dozens of volunteers sported bright yellow T-shirts with the phrase “Wir Sind Beirfest!” (We are Beerfest!) at scenic Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta for the eighth annual German Bierfest, held …

Savannah Craft Brew Fest Promises Great Beer Served with Southern Charm
August 29, 2011 – 6:00 am | 3 Comments
Savannah Craft Brew Fest Promises Great Beer Served with Southern Charm

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We preview a lot of beer festivals for this site, but we don’t write about most of them. The main reason?
There’s just too damn many these days, and our team of writers (mostly me) just …

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 …

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

Guest post: Savor Festival Review
June 7, 2011 – 11:33 am | No Comment
Guest post: Savor Festival Review

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Photo © Brewers Association.

SAVOR is the premier food and beer food pairing event in the United States. Now in its fourth year, it is presented by the Brewer’s Association. It is held …

Guest Post: Diamond Bear Brewery Bound for Prestigious Event in D.C.
May 17, 2011 – 2:51 pm | No Comment
Guest Post: Diamond Bear Brewery Bound for Prestigious Event in D.C.

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By Zoie Clift
Some of the best brewers in the country are highlighted at Savor, a premier craft beer showcase in Washington D.C. This year, Arkansas-based brewery Diamond Bear is among them.
“It’s a huge deal, it …

Seven Tips for Celebrating American Craft Beer Week
May 12, 2011 – 12:27 pm | No Comment
Seven Tips for Celebrating American Craft Beer Week

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The Brewers Association, the Boulder, Colorado-based craft beer advocacy group, provides a wealth of information about American Craft Beer Week, being celebrated this year from May 16 to 22.
The BA sent out an email Thursday …

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 …

On the Road: Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria
December 17, 2010 – 4:00 am | One Comment
On the Road: Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria

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Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria
Asheville, North Carolina, boasts one of the strongest craft beer communities in the Eastern United States. It has landed the title of “Beer City USA” two years in a row in a …

Cleveland Beer Week offers nine days of brewing goodness
October 13, 2010 – 5:00 am | 2 Comments
Cleveland Beer Week offers nine days of brewing goodness

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Nine days of craft brewing celebration kicks off Friday in one of the Midwest’s most beer-friendly cities.
The second annual Cleveland Beer Week will run Oct. 15-23 and will feature hundreds of craft-beer tastings, dinners, demonstrations, …

Road Trip Cleveland: Day Three
August 3, 2010 – 4:00 am | 5 Comments
Road Trip Cleveland: Day Three

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Road Trips for Beer recently spent a long weekend being shown the sights and attractions of the Cleveland, Ohio, region. Much to my surprise, I discovered a thriving craft beer scene in this city on …

An impromptu tour of Highland Brewing Co.
July 27, 2010 – 4:00 am | 3 Comments
An impromptu tour of Highland Brewing Co.

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It’s not breaking and entering if the door’s open, right?
I recently returned from a family road trip to the North Carolina mountains, but like any good beer traveler would do, I managed to fit in …

Road Trip Cleveland: Day One
July 26, 2010 – 4:00 am | 6 Comments
Road Trip Cleveland: Day One

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Road Trips for Beer recently spent some time in Cleveland, Ohio, home to the Indians and Browns, the Rock and Roll Hall and Fame and a whole lot of bitterness about LeBron James’ unexpected abandonment …

Stretch your drinking dollars in NYC
April 26, 2010 – 8:50 am | 8 Comments
Stretch your drinking dollars in NYC

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There’s little doubt that New York City is a great place for a road trip, especially for beer lovers. Many of The Big Apple’s bars and restaurants offer a sophisticated and diverse menu of craft …

Do you agree with the “30 Best Beer Bars in America”?
April 22, 2010 – 8:58 am | No Comment
Do you agree with the “30 Best Beer Bars in America”?

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The online pop culture site PasteMagazine.com recently listed The 30 Best Beer Bars in America. Of course, these lists are always subjective and open to debate. It would be a great road trip for beer, …

Dull the pain of Tax Day with discounted drinks
April 9, 2010 – 8:29 am | No Comment
Dull the pain of Tax Day with discounted drinks

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No, they do not specialize in comfort food like bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches, but BLT Restaurants will offer U.S. taxpayers some comfort this year in the form of discounted beer, wine and cocktails on …