Craft beers

The Summer Shandy: 5 Perfect Hot Weather Thirst-Quenchers

Sip on the juiciest beer cocktails of all time
Jul 17, 2014 2:00 pm

It’s been a rainy, humid summer so far on the East Coast, so I'm wishing for several weeks of the 90-degree weather which causes me to crave one drink in particular: the shandy. It's a beer cocktail made by mixing lemonade or soda with beer. Here are five of the most refreshing shandies out there for when that summer heatwave finally hits.

Meet The Michigan Brewers Who Made It Cool To Drink Beer All Day

Founders ushers in a new chapter led by a tiny brew
Jul 9, 2014 3:00 pm

It’s pretty incredible to imagine that Founders Brewing Company, which moved to its new digs in Grand Rapids, MI, in 2008, nearly tanked. According to co-founders Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers, the company's success primarily involved making beer that no one initially thought would sell. Enter Old Dirty Bastard, KBS and the brand's breakout hit, All-Day IPA. I sat down with both partners at their brewery to hear the stories and drink the beer.

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

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....

Yes We Can! More Than 500 Craft Breweries Now Canning Beer

These brews pack a ton of flavor in a small package
Jun 19, 2014 3:30 pm

The last year has brought about cannovations like the Sly Fox Brewing Company’s 360 removable lid and nitro craft tallboy cans of Oskar Blues' Old Chubb. The influx of canned craft beer has been noticeable in stores, but now there's a number to back it up: according to beer author Russ Phillips, more than 500 craft breweries in the U.S. can their beer!

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. 

The Cold One: We Pick The Best Brews for Your Stanley Cup Enjoyment

This series is gonna be a real brewser
Jun 5, 2014 2:00 pm

Although though I’m bitter about the first game, I have every reason to believe this series will be an epic ending to what has already been one of the most amazing playoffs in recent memory. Of course, if you have the agita of a true Rangers or Kings fan, you’ll want to have a drink while watching the rest of the series, so I picked out the best of both coasts. Enjoy a cold one no matter who you’re rooting for.

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