If it’s true that you can judge a person by the company they keep, then it’s likely you can also judge a brewery by the company with whom they collaborate.
Like many emerging innovative craft breweries, Louisville, KY’s Butchertown Brewing, has adopted the philosophy of utilizing collaborations as a means to not only further hone their craft, but to also build greater relationships with other like-minded breweries that share similar philosophies and stylistic focus.
One of the best things about the craft beer community is the people. Meeting people and hearing their stories is frankly why we do this. It’s why we are so passionate about writing and telling their stories. We suppose, in some slight way, it’s how we as writers can give back to the community.
You’ll meet some genuine people if you’re lucky enough in your craft beer endeavors. Although we haven’t met him in person yet, one of those people is Phil Zayas, Founder and Brewer for Emerald Republic Brewing.
As adults, we often reach back into our memory bank and reminisce about certain times or things we’ve experienced. Thinking back to your childhood, do you remember Field Day? This was a day that most people looked forward to all year. A day that you didn’t do any schoolwork and got to play outdoor games all day. Sometimes you could even leave early with your parents!
Retro video games and gaming systems have grown in popularity over the past several years. Even though new games and gaming systems have mind-blowing graphics, there are a large number of people who enjoy a good throwback.
Double Dribble is a classic game that comes to mind in the retro category. It also must have been on the minds of Williamsburg, Virginia-based Precarious Beer Project as well.
Here we are again – counting down the days of in-laws, traveling, stress and everything in between – and just strolling through the light shows until the calendar flips to January. Overall, it’s been a great year for the Georgia beer scene, but there are certainly reasons to be a little bah-humbug about the year in review, as closures happened more frequently than in any year in memory. But, this article is all about the great things that happened in 2023, so as usual, grab a glass, pour a pint and let’s highlight the great moments of Georgia beer.
2024 is shaping up to be a massive year for Denver’s TRVE Brewing. Just over a month ago, the metal-themed brewery announced that it would open a second Denver location …
Old Bust Head Brewing Co. is a solar-powered microbrewery located in Fauquier County, Virginia. The brewery and taproom are situated in Vint Hill, a farm with five decades’ history as a top-secret military listening post—a unique location for a brewery to call home!
We only have less than a month left of fall, not that we are counting. What we are focusing on are the delicious fall seasonal beers out in the market. From late August through the end of October, people just can’t get enough of the seasonal beers. Now that the rush has come and gone, we want to focus on a wonderful pumpkin-inspired ale from Winston-Salem, NC-based Wise Man Brewing
Halloween has come and gone and we’ve been feasting on leftover candy, or possibly trying to give it away. The costumes and candy may be gone, but we still have a delightful treat that we’ve saved for this special occasion!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, we are not talking about Christmas yet, but simply referring to the release of Oktoberfest style offerings from all around the country. Every year it seems as though the releases start earlier and earlier in August, yes August! An Oktoberfest style lager can be enjoyed year-round, but there’s something about sipping on these seasonal offerings when the air turns a bit crispy!
Georgia’s craft beer community continues to grow as breweries open and expand throughout the state. Over the last few years there has been a shift happening in the Georgia market that prioritizes location expansion rather than production or building expansion due to Georgia’s limiting distribution laws. Atlanta’s own Fire Maker Brewing Company is the newest brewery to follow suit as news of expansion spread throughout the state.
Although we’re still in the summer months, it’s never too early to be dreaming about those decadent fall weather beers that we enjoy. There are a handful of Oktoberfest style beers already being released in the market, but one we want to talk to in-depth about now is a masterpiece Pumpkin Ale brought to you by NoDa Brewing Company in Charlotte, NC. So let us trade in our pine for pumpkin, as we carve up this beer called Gordgeous!
The state of Kentucky is known for many things nationally, like basketball, bourbon and horse racing, just to name a few. You could say that Kentucky isn’t really known for craft beer on a national scale like some of the other surrounding states, but don’t let that fool you! There are a multitude of award-winning craft breweries that call the Bluegrass State home.
Free The Whales Beer Fest will be held at Resident Culture Brewing Co. and HopFly Brewing Co. on Saturday, July 1. This festival is designed to highlight the industry’s most sought after and hard-to-find beers, also known as the whales! For its eighth year, Free The Whales is hitting the road and taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Spring is all the way here as the gardens are growing and the showers are working to bring flowers. Baseball season is in full swing, and honestly we’re all just holding on to the greatness before the summer heat shows up. There’s been no shortage of beer events to attend for Georgia craft drinkers, and this weekend is no exception.
With a 2010 Great American Beer Festival silver medal and a description from BeerAdvocate of “Epic,” you should already want to give Sue a try, but let’s give you some more reasons.
In this episode, host David Nilsen talk with brewers at Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina, about 10W-40, a family of Imperial Stouts brewed with French Broad Chocolates cacao, Dynamite coffee, and Ugandan vanilla. He talks with Peter Batinski, head brewer at Hi-Wire’s South Slope location in Asheville, where he trials many of Hi-Wire’s beers and leads innovation; and Hank Marshall, head brewer at the Big Top, Hi-Wire’s production brewery near Biltmore Village in Asheville. Peter and Hank talk about developing new variants of 10W-40, the process of brewing the base beer, the dozens of 10W-40 variants, and the related beers that have sprung off from the 10-dub family.
The Eighth State Brewing Co. hosted Altered States Volume II on Saturday, March 11, in Greenville, South Carolina. The libations and art festival featured breweries, wineries and distilleries from around the world alongside live music, skateboarding performances and artists.