9 Craft Breweries Making Great Local Beer In Charlotte, North Carolina

The Queen City is the next big beer hub down South
Apr 22, 2015 12:00 pm

Local beer finally arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina, with the opening of Olde Mecklenburg Brewery in 2009. Since then, the Queen City has quickly developed a thriving craft-beer scene. Charlotte-based writer Daniel Hartis breaks down the local breweries that you need to know.

10 Great Places To Drink Craft Beer In Washington, D.C.

The nation’s capital has a great beer-bar scene
Apr 21, 2015 12:00 pm

In the past decade, the D.C. craft-beer scene’s cup has runneth over as bars and restaurants continue to pump up their offerings. With an abundance of microbreweries opening in and around the District, there are plenty of locally made options available. Oftentimes tough to find outside of the region, these area brews ensure your beer-drinking experience in Washington is a unique one.

15 Awesome Craft Beers To Celebrate Spring

Warm weather means light and bright brews
Apr 8, 2015 12:00 pm

Check out our list of spring’s most noteworthy IPAs, pale ales and other seasonal beers (with an exceptional cider thrown in for good measure). 

Yuengling Edges Out Samuel Adams In Rankings Of Top Craft Brewers

List revives controversial “craft” conversation
Apr 1, 2015 10:00 am

The Brewers Association released its lists of the top breweries of 2014 yesterday, heralding the best-selling craft and noncraft breweries around the country. Buzz sparked almost instantly, as Yuengling now tops the list of craft breweries, edging out incumbent Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams). But what does it mean?

Is America Ready For A Bar Shed Invasion?

Folks in the UK will do crazy things for a pint
Mar 25, 2015 10:00 am

Forget the basement bar. Americans should really start adopting the UK’s backyard-bar trend. In America, the small outdoor shack (purchased at Home Depot and the like) is usually relegated to housing an assortment of yard tools or serving as storage overflow. But in the UK, they’re apparently used as conveniently located dens of drinking — man caves with serious benefits.

A Friendly Reminder About Why You Should Shower More With Beer

Put down that shower beer and scrub with Stella
Mar 20, 2015 3:00 pm

Your party shower just got even more legit. From humor and product purveyor Vat19 comes handmade, cold-processed Beer Soap! Familiarize yourself with the risks, consequences and awesomeness of bathing with suds, then pick up your very own bar of PBR. 

This Japanese Beer Commercial Is Willy Wonka Meets Jiro Dreams Of Sushi

Go ahead, drum along with chopsticks. It's cool.
Mar 19, 2015 3:00 pm

Sushi is unlike sausage in that absolutely everyone likes watching how it’s made. If you’re the kind of person who pulls up a seat at the bar by the chefs, you’re going to love Kirin Ichiban’s new video. And yeah, it kind of sounds like Willy Wonka’s Sushi Factory in there, but who knew grating fresh wasabi could be so...percussive! 

Deciphering Craft Beer Terminology: Farmhouse vs. Farm Brewing

Spoiler: Not all farmhouse breweries are on farms
Mar 3, 2015 3:00 pm

Farmhouse breweries aren't always located on farms, but farm breweries can (and do) produce farmhouse-style beers. Confused? We were, too. Here's a guide to sorting out all the shades of farm when it comes to craft brewing. 


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