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Cyber Security for Breweries: How to Stay Protected

The world just had a big, cyber security breach causing crazy panic around the globe. Here are some measures you should think about to prote...

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A guide to aging beer in hostile environments

Don’t dump ’em: A brew that’s sweet and boozy fresh could become great, given time, so age’em. Not sure where or how to do that? This guide ...

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What is a Hallertau Hop with Jim Koch from Samuel Adams

If you’ve seen the Sam Adams commercial with founder Jim Koch plunging facefirst into a handful of hops, it’s probably Hallertau Mittelfrüh,...

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VIDEO: How to Make Your Own Beer Flight Paddle

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What is a Beer Flight?

So many things on the beer menu sound fabulous…not sure what to get? Try a beer flight.

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Build Your Own Beer Cellar

Looking for a great summer DIY project? Why not build yourself a beer cellar.

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Your “American Craft Beer Week” Barroom Cheat Sheet

Understanding that this is American Craft Beer Week and that you’ll probably be out drinking every night of this week – we thought we’d arm ...

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Introducing The Humble Belgian Pale Ale

When your favorite beer is hard to find, the solution is…brew it yourself. Introducing Belgian Pale Ale and for you homebrewers a great reci...

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Choosing the Perfect Beer for Your Tastes

The number of beers you can find in grocery stores is almost endless. From Bud Light, Pabst to microbrews—the bottles stretch out in every d...

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How to Host a Mother’s Day Beer Brunch

Hosting is hard work, but then all the benefits, love and praise are yours. It is especially worth it when you see that loving glow on your ...

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How To Introduce Your Mom To Craft Beer

This really could be about how to introduce anyone you love to craft beer, but since Mother’s Day is coming up we thought we’d focus on moth...

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How To Buy Craft Beer

When you start appreciating craft beers, buying them is much like buying fine wines. You want to purchase brews that are going to be appeali...

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9 Beer Schools for an Education in Beer and Brewing

No desire to return to school? What if it’s beer school! There are so many fantastic options for beer lovers who want to take it to the next...

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The Difference Between Porter and Stout

Few debates cause more friction between beer enthusiasts as the arguments over what separates a porter from a stout.

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A Quick Lesson on Austin’s Craft Beer Industry

Want to learn a bit about Austin’s booming craft beer industry? This is a great intro!

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The History of Beer in Seattle

How a motley crew of local hippies, brew nerds, aficionados and accidental chemists forever changed Seattle.

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Boston Beer History

Modern beer drinkers may associate Boston with the Boston Beer Company and Samuel Adams, but beer has been an important part of the city’s i...

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VIDEO: The Great Beer Route: Portland to San Francisco

Craft beer and epic landscapes in the Pacific Northwest.

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A Brief History of Beer in Chicago

Like the city, Chicago’s beer scene has had many ups and downs. We are glad it ends on a positive note (kinda?).

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Denver’s Beer History

From the rough and tumble saloon days to Denver Beer Fest, The Mile High City and beer history are intertwined through the ages. For more th...

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Matching Food with Wheat Beer

Hazy-hued wheat beers are aromatic, fruity and bold enough to team with strong-flavoured savoury dishes. Here are some of our favourite idea...

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What is Wet-Hopped Beer?

Confused by the term wet-hopped in your favourite beer’s description. This article will explain exactly what it means, so you can just sit b...

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Beer Styles: The Ingredients (Part Three: Water)

In this third part of this series on beer’s ingredients, we will look at water, the largest single component of beer. As much as 90-95% of a...

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How To Sound Like A Beer Expert

Master a few basics, and you’ll know more than anyone else at the bar.

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How To Taste Beer Like a Pro

When analyzing a beer, you can’t just swill it down, burp and say “it’s great” or “it’s crap.” And, even though tasting is an individual art...

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10 Beer Names You Might Be Saying Wrong

Sometimes you just start a habit and it sticks, so make sure you are saying the names of these beers correctly and avoid an embarrassing cra...

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What to Pair With an Easter Ham?

Not quite sure which beers to buy for your Easter ham? Here are five beer styles that will pair beautifully with that baked pig.

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A Sobering Thought

While we love beer, we always encourage drinking responsibly. These jarring stats are definitely another layer in the drink responsibly camp...

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VIDEO: Thinking of Getting Beer Certified

You know so much about beer, but this certification means you really know your stuff. Think about making your beer knowledge official with a...

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Does Dye in Your Beer Affect Flavour? The Green Beer Experiment

We were at the office having a discussion about St. Paddy’s Day, when someone announced, “green beer is awful, it tastes like CRAP!”. So we ...

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VIDEO: A Surprising Beer & Food Pairing

This video not only has some interesting facts about beer, but a very surprising beer and food pairing. Watch the video to find out.

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Beer Styles: The Ingredients (Part Two: Hops)

In the second part of this series on the ingredients of beer, we will examine hops, the additive that provides an assortment of flavours to ...

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Shari’s Berries Beer & Dessert Pairing Guide

Whether we’re unwinding on a weekend evening with friends or at the end of a long work day, many of us love to kick back and relax with an i...

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5 Tips for a Better Beer Festival Experience

Pro tips for getting the most out of your festival experience

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Beer and Cookie Pairings

Forget about milk and cookies! Here are three different beers that pair perfectly with your favourite kinds of cookies!

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How to Learn What Beer Styles You Like?

Like everything in life practice makes perfect. And that goes for beer as well. If you are new to the beer world and especially the craft be...

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8 Great Food Pairings for Stouts and Porters

Even though there are obvious differences between the two types of beer, dark stouts and porters tend to match similar types of food.

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How To Use Spent Grain in the Kitchen

Is spent grain really spent? Or can it be used to create exciting products and develop a new revenue source? Homebrewers and Brewpubs this o...

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Beer Styles 201: Double/Imperial IPA

What do you get when you take the intensity of a Russian Imperial Stout and an IPA? A Double IPA (Imperial IPA), of course! Learn more about...

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How to Chill Your Lukewarm Beer In Minutes

Next time you need an ice cold brewski right away, try this! You can thank us later.

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How To Describe Beer Like a Pro

This article is a quick and easy reference to the words you need for describing beer to your friends. Now you’ll never be at a loss for word...

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Does Beer Go Bad?

You just found a bottle of your favourite beer that got pushed to the back of the pantry and forgotten, now you are thinking “Should I drink...

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Beer Styles 201: Gruit Beer (Ancient Herbed/Spiced Ale)

Gruit like fruit can be added to ales to change their flavour profiles. Learn more about this ancient beer style.

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Beer Styles: The Ingredients (Part One: Malt)

In previous articles, we examined what properties make the different beer varieties. In the next part of this series, we will explore the in...

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Beer Glasses – What is the best for my beer?

How do specific glasses affect my beer?

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Beer Varieties: The Origins (Part Four: Bitterness)

In this series, we are looking at what characterises the hundreds of styles of beers that are available. So far we have looked at how gravit...

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Dark Beer Myths Debunked

Don’t be afraid of the dark! CraftBeer.com shines a light on Dark Beer Myths.

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How To Have A Beer Tasting

Want to plan a really cool night for you and your friends? Change up the regular beer party for a beer tasting party. Here are some ideas to...