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Ultimate 6er | Easy-Drinking Beers for Football Season

September 4, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Now that the last NFL pre-season game is in the books, it’s time to get serious. Week one starts this week, and it’s game on! The Packers take on the Bears for Thursday Night Football and wraps up with the Broncos playing the Raiders on Monday. Needless to say, the lineup in between will be awesome! As you’re completing your Fantasy Football drafts or simply reaching for a nice, cold craft beer to sip on as you’re cheering on your favorite team, here’s a few beers that will go great with the games as week one is set to begin.

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Ultimate 6er | 4th of July Parade Pairings

July 3, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Every 4th of July, citizens across the U.S. gather together to watch their local parade. Red, white and blue floats, outfits and decorations dominate the show, music fills the air, and kids wait in anticipation for candy. Some parades have tractors, some have two-story floats, and others have dancers and singers. While not everyone gets exactly the same show, there are a few parade commonalities across the country that spectators are guaranteed to see. For this special 4th of July edition of our Ultimate 6er, we bring you six of those common elements and the beers that go alongside them.

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Top 10 Vegetarian Friendly Breweries and Brewpubs Across America

February 21, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 6 min

My wife and I recently reached our milestone of traveling to all 50 states, ensuring we visit the local brewery in each of the places that we visit. While I am an avid meat eater, my wife is vegetarian. So, the places we choose to eat during our travels had to be well researched in advance to ensure they have a vegetarian menu that met the expectations of my wife, who can be quite a picky eater. Luckily, nowadays, that isn’t hard. Many breweries and brewpubs offer at least one vegetarian option on their menu, to various degrees of success and creativity.

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PorchDrinking’s Best in Beer 2018 | Utah and Beyond

December 27, 2018 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

Chris & Sylvia Hollands and our Utah team take a look at the year in beer, 2018.

From new laws to near beers, the PorchDrinking.com Utah team covers everything from local occurrences to the national and regional scene, and that’s reflected in the picks from the crew. So, let’s take a final look at 2018, shall we?

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Stone Brewing 22nd Anniversary Celebration & Invitational | Event Preview

August 17, 2018 | Avg. Reading Time: 6 min

This Saturday, Stone Brewing is throwing a party to celebrate its 22nd anniversary. And in addition to pouring Stone beer, Stone has hand-selected some of the best breweries in the world and invited them to join for an event with food, music, private tastings and the best place to drink beer in California this weekend. I’m making the pilgrimage from LA to San Marcos, and here’s all the information you’ll need to join in the fun.

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23 Craft Beers That Are American AF

July 4, 2017 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

Americans feel an immense sense of pride on the Fourth of July as we gather to celebrate our country’s freedom. For the last 241 years, we have been celebrating our independence by proudly showcasing the star spangled banner, our great American flag, with red, white and blue paraphernalia.  While the idea of “independence” is a hot topic in the craft beer world, we can’t help but love to see breweries rocking their American pride on their beers. Check out these 23 craft beers that are American as F*CK!

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The Ultimate Roundup | 50 Chocolate Beers for Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 6 min

Beer is a love language all on its own. This Valentine’s Day, show your love language by indulging in one of these chocolate-infused craft beers oozing with rich, sweet chocolate goodness. This Ultimate Round Up will help you find the ultimate chocolate beers. You can forgo the chocolates and roses this year. We won’t judge.

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What We’re Drinking | October 21, 2016

October 21, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

We may be well into the fall season, but over at PorchDrinking, we tend to drink what we want. Sure, we have our seasonal favorites, but we really enjoy drinking what we want, when we want it. So grab your favorite brew, sit back, and check out What We’re Drinking.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

July 13, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Trump feels the backlash from the beer industry, a music festival is using urine to grow ingredients for brewing, and most importantly, Duff Beer is soon becoming a reality. Get the details on all of these stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

January 26, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

This edition of the Weekly Growler Fill is jam-packed with craft beer news. Seriously, this is the longest one I’ve ever compiled. Does this mean I get to take next week off? Probably not, but it does mean that some big changes are coming in the brewniverse. For example, Florida may lift the growler ban and Oklahoma may allow for the sale of refrigerated alcohol. Or how about the biggest story of the week: Elysian was acquired by AB-InBev. If you want to know more, because you need to know more, keep reading the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

January 19, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

In this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill, you will find all kinds of craft beer news related to laws, litigation and branding. To give you a taste of what’s happening: Great Lakes Brewing Company debuted their new brand while Lagunitas almost sued Sierra Nevada over one of theirs. Both West Virginia and Indiana may have favorable new laws for craft brewers in the near future and Deschutes donated a ton of money to charity this year with plans for more in 2015. Read on to get more details about these stories of the craft beer world.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

October 27, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

This week’s beer news is slightly informative and mostly entertaining. Stone beers are now available in Canada, someone stole tons of Miller High Life, and CraftBeer.com put out a free food and beer course. Read on and get up to date with this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

October 13, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

Instead of bringing you a bunch of small beer news stories, this week I’m bringing you four HUGE beer news stories. As an added bonus, most of them have videos included just in case you don’t feel like reading today. To sum it up: Dogfish Head promoted a new CEO, Stone announced its new brewery location, New Holland broke ground on a new site, and breweries are teaming up to bring us cleaner water. Read on to get all the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Stone Brewing Company | Spröcketbier Debut

May 7, 2014 |

Two regular guys set out to brew a simple beer that ended up taking over the world. Well, that is, if you call two Stone Brewing Company veterans with a decade of combined experience “regular guys” and consider winning Stone’s … Read More

Interview with Stone Brewing’s Greg Koch

November 26, 2013 |

Tristan sat down to interview Stone Brewing’s Greg Koch during this year’s GABF. They talked about Stone, comparing beer to music and Greg’s upcoming hiatus. Please check out Greg’s Movember donation page as well.

Also a BIG thanks to River North Brewery for hosting us and again … Read More

Beerstagrams 11/15- 11/22

November 22, 2013 |

It’s funny how each season can make you want to reach for that seasonal craft beer. Denver got it’s first real snow yesterday, and all I could think about was sipping on a nice Christmas Ale when I got home. … Read More

Beerstagrams 10/11- 10/18

October 18, 2013 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

Have you recovered from GABF yet? I’m not sure we have either. I know a few PorchDrinkers who were claiming a hiatus from beer after the weekend of craft beer heaven. For the record, the hiatus lasted about 12 hours. There were bottle shares and brewery tours, but most importantly, lots of good times and good drinks. Tristan shared a few drinks and played question master with Stone Brewing’s Greg Koch. Let’s all cheers to another amazing (however, maybe a tad more relaxing) weekend!

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