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Right Proper Brewing & Heurich House Museum Revive a Classic Lager

January 29, 2021 | 1

With over 8,000 breweries operating coast-to-coast and everywhere in between, there has never been a better time than today to be a beer drinker in the United States. The energy and creativity of the craft beer movement is undeniable. Breweries are producing elaborate takes on venerable beer styles and creating new styles as well. Whether you like Milkshake IPAs or an Italian Pilsner, there is a beer for you in your local brewery. Craft beer is an undeniably popular beverage. However, beer was even more popular in the US before the catastrophe of Prohibition nearly wiped out the alcohol industry from 1920 to 1933.

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Grisette | The Grey Lady of Belgian Beer

October 24, 2019 | 1

The name “grisette” has popped up on brewery taplists more and more in recent years, but the style is still poorly understood by many. What is this curious little beer, where did it come from, and why is it growing in popularity? Turns out none of those questions have easy answers.

The popular origin stories for many historical beer styles are often festooned with fanciful narrative elements of dubious veracity. Ask any dudebro at a bar about how IPA was created and be prepared for a tall tale involving colonialism and sea commerce. The true story is often a little more complicated if it can be uncovered at all, and grisette’s backstory is no exception.

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The Beer Museum, Where Brewery Meets History, Opens in Austin

August 5, 2016 |

The first of it’s kind, The Beer Museum debuts in Austin, Texas at Last Stand Brewing Company in the beautiful Texas hill country this weekend.

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Yards Brewing Co. | Thomas Jefferson’s Tavern Ale

July 6, 2016 |

8% ABV | 28 IBU

July 4, 2016, marked the 190th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s death. In essence, he died on the very day he helped make significant as a result of drafting the Declaration of Independence. Between the time he … Read More

Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

May 26, 2014 |

Learn some more about beer, stay extremely classy, and if you’re in Europe, attend a craft beer festival. There are new inventions, new beer inspired products, and even some new brews with a cause in this week’s beer news roundup.

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