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The Government Shutdown Is Bad For Beers and Breweries, Too

"Some breweries are in a real quagmire, particularly those that are unable to open until they get federal approval.”
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.19
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How a Vietnamese Strip Mall Restaurant Launched One of America's Coolest Craft Beer Scenes

Mekong, an unassuming Vietnamese spot, is credited with igniting Richmond's now-thriving brewery scene.
Kenny Gould
8.31.17
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Canadian Craft Brewery to Release 'Fake News' Ale

Each beer will be complete with a picture of you-know-who on each can.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.17
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Brewing Beer Has Always Been a Woman's Game

Women have been brewing beer since the days of ancient Egypt, and it was only after the Black Plague that it fell into the hands of men. Thankfully, women are now reclaiming an industry that was pretty much birthed by them.
Maya Oppenheim
3.8.17
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Puppy Paternity Leave Is the Newest Benefit at This Brewery

And yes, they’re referring to this benefit as “Paw-Ternity Leave.”
Jelisa Castrodale
2.19.17
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Should We Really Blame Weed Legalization for Declining Beer Sales?

A recent report found a correlation between marijuana legalization and a decline in beer sales. But the truth is a lot more complicated.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.3.16
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The Inventors of Instant Craft-Beer Powder Want You to Put Mezcal in Your Beer

For these self-described men of science, creating powdered beer was about the process of experimentation as much as it was the end result.
Brad Cohen
10.15.16
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You Can Now Go to College and Major in Craft Beer Brewing

This past decade has seen the number of American craft breweries skyrocket from a little over 1,500 in 2005 to more than 4,144 by the end of November 2015. That’s the most breweries America has ever had.
Alex Swerdloff
1.6.16
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What It’s Like to Brew Beer at 11,000 Feet

Cerveza Zenith brewery in the Peruvian Andes battles an altitude of 11,150 feet above sea level to produce its pale ales and porters. “Altitude is obviously an issue. No one is 100 percent sure on the rules,” says owner Zac Lanham.
Tony Dunnell
12.4.15
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A Merger of the Two Largest Beer Companies Could Change the Global Beverage Industry

The merger would amount to a really, really big company—possibly one that could take over the cornerstone soda corporations of the American beverage business.
Alex Swerdloff
9.23.15
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How 20,000 Cans of Beer Ended Up Printed with the Phrase “Tom Brady Sux”

Between this and that highly unflattering drawing of him in court, Tom Brady is having a crappy week.
Alex Swerdloff
8.13.15
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Craft Beer in Japan

Host Yuka Uchida explores Tokyo's booming craft beer scene, from passion fruit-infused lagers to hand-pumped black ales to microbrews served in a refurbished shipping container. Yuka and her pal Ogi sample enough beer to earn the title of beer otaku...
Yuka Uchida
12.27.14