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10 Of Our Favorite D.I.Y. Booze-Themed Coolers. It's A Frat Thing.

Ladies go all out to create custom painted coolers
Jul 3, 2013 9:02 am

There’s a tradition in Southern universities that goes something like this: Fraternity member invites sorority girl to luxe beach weekend getaway in the spring, called “Formal.” Sorority girl spends the next day week month painstakingly painting a custom cooler for her frat-tastic date. Alcohol-inspired cooler patterns are commonplace and we have rounded up some of our favorite designs. You'll want to check these out.

Beer Talk: Have You Been Drinking IPA From The Wrong Glass?

Dogfish Head, Sierra Nevada helped design IPA glass
Apr 2, 2013 2:02 pm
Spiegelau IPA glass

Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione and Sierra Nevada's Ken Grossman team up with a German glassware company to create a glass designed especially for the IPA lover. Details and a video, after the jump.

10 Breweries About To Blow Up In 2013

The ones to watch, the beers to drink
Feb 20, 2013 4:03 pm

Chicago upstarts, expanding California craft brewers, little guys making amazing beer in the shadows of the giants. Here are 10 breweries poised to make big moves in 2013.

Food Republic Craft Beer Power Rankings

The 10 most influential craft brewers, right now
Mar 13, 2012 10:01 am
barrels

Thirty years ago, the concept of a craft-beer power ranking system was inconceivable. Back then, there were only a handful of breweries pumping out suds that deviated from the watery-lager norm. Fast-forward to 2012, and there are more than 1,900 breweries in the country — with another 600 or 700 on the way.

Get to Know Your Hops: Amarillo

It's like Cascade hops on steroids. Think: Oranges!
Oct 12, 2011 3:31 pm

The story of Amarillo hops starts with serendipity. One day, the farmers at Washington’s Virgil Gamache Farms discovered a wild hop variety growing on the land. “We thought, that’s a different looking hop plant,” Darren Gamache told Edible Seattle. “And so, we smelled the cones and we thought a beer should taste like this. The rest is history.”

5 Craft Beers Worth Traveling For

Some long-distance relationships are worth keeping
Jun 29, 2011 3:01 pm
Russian River Pliny the Elder
Photo: Ross on Flickr

As a die-hard beer drinker, I suffer from an affliction dubbed “the pint is always better on the other side of the country.” Though my Brooklyn hometown is lousy with lovely craft beers such as Cigar City’s mango-hinted Jai Alai IPA, Sixpoint’s bracing Crisp lager and Firestone Walker’s balanced, citrusy Union Jack IPA, there are hundreds of brews I’d sacrifice a...

Sierra Nevada's Ken Grossman Talks Beer

One of craft beer's founding fathers looks back
May 16, 2011 3:19 pm
portrait of Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

This is American Craft Beer Week, and in honor of the country’s best beers and brewers, we’ll spend the week with William Bostwick and Jessi Rymill, the author and designer of Beer Craft: A Simple Guide to Making Great Beer. Check back...

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