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Our Favorite Brews from Founders Fest 2014

Hunt down these awesome brews from Beer City, USA
Jun 30, 2014 3:00 pm

A couple of weekends ago I headed to Grand Rapids, MI for Founders Fest, Founders Brewing Company's annual celebration of music and, of course, beer. Here are my favorites brews from the fest.

20 Ultra-Refreshing Beers To Drink Right Now

This is the ultimate summer beer drinking list
Jun 26, 2014 2:00 pm

After a brutal winter and mediocre spring, we’re finally in the thick of summer with some decent beach weather. It’s time for some lighter brews, though as you’ll see, this doesn’t necessarily mean lighter in color or flavor. There may be a few on the list that surprise you, like a big imperial stout from Florida, an Imperial wheat beer and the emergence of radlers and shandies. What else is hiding in this epic list? Right this way, beer fans....

Drinking Is A Science (Seriously) And This Book Is Proof (Literally)

Liquor lessons from author Adam Rogers
Jun 25, 2014 10:00 am

Ever wonder about the physics behind getting the head just right on pint of Guinness? Or, what it is about being drunk that makes you slur. Or, why a bender causes you to feel like utter shit the next day. Adam Rogers' new book Proof has the answers. Well, most of the answers, anyway.

Video: Molson's Ethnocentric Beer Fridge Returns With A Musical Challenge

Is anyone Canadian enough to win a beer?
Jun 24, 2014 4:00 pm

They've done it again! From the nice folks who brought you the world-traveling beer fridge that only opens when you scan a Canadian passport, meet: the world-traveling beer fridge that only opens if you can sing "O Canada." The whole thing, without messing up. Or no Molson for you.

Question: How Is The Severe Drought Affecting Beer Production?

Could a water shortage lead to a beer shortage?
Jun 13, 2014 2:00 pm

As you've likely heard, a sizable chunk of the country is experiencing a severe drought. Beer nerds will recall that water is a key component of the brewing process (it takes between 3.5-5 barrels of water to brew one barrel of beer), so with many breweries operating in drought-affected areas, will output be affected?

 

8 New-School Growlers To Carry You Through Summer

Time to mobilize those refreshing summer beers
Jun 12, 2014 3:30 pm

With summer upon us and all the awesome new seasonal ales debuting at local microbreweries, now is definitely the time to break out your growler and fill up on something fresh. That said, just as much attention should be paid to the vessel you're using as the beer itself. Whether you're filling up at a local craft brewery or bringing your favorite suds from home, here are eight smart, not to mention very good-looking options to help you mobilize.

 

Around the World Cup In 32 Global Beers

Drink to all the matches with international brews
Jun 12, 2014 12:00 pm

This Cup's host country has an insatiable appetite for partying, so we were going to list the best suds from Brazil...but in the spirit of competition, here are beers representing each of     the 32 teams in this year’s festivities. We’ve got you covered no matter what team you’re rooting for, but as beer nerds it would be awesome if Belgium won. The entire list, right this way...

Celebrate National Doughnut Day with Evil Twin’s Imperial Doughnut Break

What a sweet weekend beer-drinking assignment!
Jun 6, 2014 2:00 pm

Today is literally the sweetest national holiday of the year: National Doughnut Day. Doughnuts are great but what does this have to do with beer? Well thanks to the innovative brewing techniques employed by Evil Twin Brewing, we now have a doughnut beer for your celebratory drinking enjoyment: Imperial Doughnut Break. All about this sweet brew (plus, history!) after the jump. 

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