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Brewers Association Archives – PorchDrinking.com

Book Review & Interview | Beer Pairing

May 21, 2018 |

To those of us who love and know beer, it’s no secret that our favorite drink is awesome with food. Beer kills it with cheese; it crushes it with chocolate, and it’s never met a meat or vegetable it didn’t like. But while we’re all aware beer can pair beautifully with just about any dish, fine-tuning those pairings can prove an elusive feat, especially since everyone’s vocabulary for food and beer pairing seems to be different.

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Craft Breweries Donated More Than An Estimated $73 Million in 2016

October 26, 2017 |

The communities we live in are very special to us. Your neighborhood contains fun intricacies that you only know because you walk these blocks every day. Somehow, breweries in our communities represent many of the unique aspects you have grown in love with. Since breweries are embedded in our neighborhoods, they know how important their role as connectors and supporters are to giving back.
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The Weekly Buzz | June 23 – 29

June 30, 2017 |

Does anyone else need a few dozen beers? It’s been another knock-down, drag-out week, but it’s Friday at last! Once again, we’ve boiled the week’s beer tweets down to a sweet, sweet wort. It’s time to fill the fermenter of your mind with the best content that we could cull from the annals of the internet. This, ladies and gentlemen, is The Weekly Buzz.
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The Weekly Buzz | December 2 – 8

December 9, 2016 |

It’s dark when I go to work in the morning. It’s dark when I come home. Rather than sit next to a sun lamp, it’s much more fun to crack open a few craft brews. It’s my prescription for enduring the darkness. Also, on an unrelated note, I am not a medical professional. Pop the lid off the bottle, start taking your dose, and enjoy this week’s edition of The Weekly Buzz! Read More

The Weekly Buzz | November 4 – November 10

November 11, 2016 |

After the events of this week’s election, there is a lot of uncertainty. To some this is the beginning of the end, and to others it’s a new renaissance for the United States.

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The Weekly Buzz | October 21 – October 27

October 28, 2016 |

Beer announcements blowing up like A-bombs this week. Some are returning seasonals, others are new twists on old friends, and some are all-new creations. Put those in the boil with event announcements and ferment over ample shenanigans. This is The Weekly Buzz, brewed just for you!

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Weekly Buzz | September 23 – September 29

September 30, 2016 |

Autumn is in full swing. Oktoberfest’s and block parties are popping up nation-wide, and the hop harvest continues. Events for GABF are starting to roll in, and, of course, we found a little beer-related nonsense for you, too. All this … Read More

Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

October 5, 2015 |

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

August 3, 2015 |

Big beer news was announced this week: the Bourbon County Brand Stout line up was released along with changes to the packaging. On top of that, craft beer growth is still on the rise and Yuengling is partnering with an unlikely company. Since I know you’re dying to know more, read on to get all of the details to these craft beer news stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

June 29, 2015 |

Lawsuits, beer caves, and selling your home brew. All of these topics plus beer-induced man boobs are all on the docket for this week’s craft beer news update. Read on to find out all of the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

 

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

April 13, 2015 |

This week we are serving up not one, but two stories about New Belgium Brewing. We are also preparing you for the Craft Brewers Conference, helping you figure out the best IPAs in the US, and doing a little feature on Coachella. Yes, Coachella. Who knew they had a Craft Beer Barn? Now you do! Read on to get the details of these stories in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

April 6, 2015 |

Last week in the craft brewniverse: Coors is going to focus more on it’s craft brands, Copper Kettle is releasing Le Chapeau for the second year in a row, and the Brewers Association put out a list with the Top 50 breweries in the country. Crack open a cold one while you get yourself up to date with this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

March 30, 2015 |

Welcome to the wonderful world of craft beer news. This week, I’m showcasing five completely different stories. To give you a little taste: Adam Dulye is now the Executive Chef of the BA and CraftBeer.com, American craft beer exports are seriously growing, and Oskar Blues made a big purchase. Read on to find out all of the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

March 23, 2015 |

A new week has begun which means there is new craft beer news to cram into your mind. Luckily for you, I summarized all of the important stuff. In this Growler, you’ll read about the return of SAVOR, a backwards bill being proposed in Texas, and the record breaking craft beer sales in the US. Catch up on all of these stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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2013 Craft Brewer’s Conference: Take Two

April 15, 2013 |

A pair of us from PorchDrinking.com were fortunate enough to attend the 2013 Craft Brewer’s Conference in Washington, DC in March. Considering Erin and  I hold very different beer backgrounds (but are both beer enthusiasts nonetheless), here is my take (as someone who spends his 9-5 in the industry) on CBC:

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Craft Beer Takes on the Capital: Brewers Association Craft Beer Conference and BrewExpo America

April 3, 2013 |

Last week, everyone from brewers and cicerones, to keg manufacturers and beer academics – over 6,400 of them – descended upon Washington, DC to engage in the annual Brewers Association Craft Beer Conference and BrewExpo America for a week of hard work and industry networking infused with a heavy dose of beer drinking and occasional mischief. This gathering differs greatly from the Great American Beer Festival, which is much more focused on the actual brews themselves, rather than the industry. The entire event hosts two main components: the Craft Beer Conference (seminar-based) and BrewExpo America (an industry trade show).

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