• Tour the World's Best Beer Cities
    We asked our international correspondents to nominate and vote on the world’s best beer cities. The majority of them live outside...
  • Duvel, Firestone Walker Combine Companies
    Firestone Walker, one of the most decorated breweries in American craft, has combined ownership with Duvel Moortgat of Belgium....
  • Wynwood Brewing Company
    Miami – a steamy tropical paradise where swimsuits are small and sun scorches the backs of un-sunscreened tourists – wasn’t...

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Industry & People

Matt Brynildson and David Walker
Firestone Walker, one of the most decorated breweries in American craft, has combined ownership with Duvel Moortgat of Belgium. Located in Paso...
NFL Miami Dolphins Punter Brandon Fields Beer Connoisseur
Brandon Fields may be the National Football League’s number one zythophile. He was drafted in 2007 by the Miami Dolphins, around the same time he...
Ralph Steadman
Suddenly, it feels like a seance. I’m staring at the ink-spattered, bug-eyed image of a snarling dog that seems poised to fly out of my computer...

Food & Travel

Beer Ice Cream
Recently, the jangly tune of an ice cream truck wafted through my neighborhood, announcing to everyone within earshot that summer had arrived. The...

Beer & Trends

Sudwerk Brewing Rye of the Lager Beer Connoisseur
  After a year of experimentation, Cali-based Sudwerk Brewing Company is rising up/back on the street with its Rye Of The Lager, a 7% ABV Imperial...


Kriek Lambic
I believe it was the musician and obvious Belgian beer lover, George Clinton, who aptly penned the words, “Ow, we want the funk. Give up the funk. Ow...
Hobbits, Nelson Sauvin, Lord of the Rings, Beer Connoisseur
In terms of age, New Zealand’s Nelson Sauvin hop shouldn’t even be allowed into bars. Bred from the indigenous Smoothcone variety, this distinctly...


The Brewers Association has released its mid-year report on the state of craft brewing, and once again, the numbers are good for craft.  The number...
Sweetwater Brewing Company, which last year sold a significant minority stake to TSG Consumer Partners, has changed its executive structure. ...
Craft breweries continue to expand their footprints. Despite recent disputes among craft distributors and brewers in Texas, Ninkasi Brewing Company...

Brewery Tours

Wynwood Brewing Pop's Porter GABF Beer Connoisseur
Miami's first production craft brewery educates South Beach locals on the many merits of local craft beer.
Creature Comforts Brewing Company Bar Tropicalia Athena Cosmik Debris
Creature Comforts Brewing Company creates poured art in Athens, Georgia.
Snake River Brewery
Snake River Brewing offers mountain town lovers an opportunity to savor beers that have won 34 Great American Beer Festival medals over the past 21...