Craft Beer Blog

Growler 101: Everything You Need to Know About Growlers

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Mar 29, 2016 7:30:00 AM
As craft beer grows in popularity, the complementary goods for beer grows as well. One of the time-tested methods of web_eyechart_1024x1024.jpgpurchasing and storing beer, a growler, is functionally a great buy for any beer lover in your life.
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Topics: beer gifts, guest post, beer growler

The Health Benefits of Beer [Infographic]

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Oct 2, 2015 9:54:51 AM


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Topics: health benefits of beer

What it is Protein-Enhanced Beer and Why You Should be Drinking it

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Aug 3, 2015 7:03:00 AM

Recently, you might have heard a lot of buzz about protein beer.  Protein beer averages anywhere from four to protein-infused-beerseven grams of protein per can and is touted as a great post-workout beverage because, as with any beer, it has no fat, but it has fewer carbs and more protein than the normal beer and it tastes better than your typical post-workout drink (goodbye flavorless sports drinks!).

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Topics: health benefits of beer

Top 16 Winter-Themed Craft Beers

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Jan 20, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Ah yes, the holidays…those few short months in which over indulgence becomes less of a shameful act and more of a personal challenge.medium_3133770015 Diets and calorie counting are for the New Year after all. But while the rest of the world indulges in baked goods and gravy boats, we beer drinkers know that calories are best consumed in a pint glass. By now, the Oktoberfests and pumpkin-everythings of the world have started to disappear, giving way to some delicious winter brews. Here’s a look at some of the best.

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Topics: seasonal beer

21 of the Most Creative Craft Beer Names

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Jan 12, 2015 1:40:00 PM

Craft beer saved the world, well at least the part of it. According to, the number of active breweries fell from 229 in 1960 to 82 in 1980 with just a creative_craft_beer_namefew brands controlling 92% of the beer production in the United States. Through the initial efforts  of Fritz Maytag who bought  the struggling San Francisco Anchor Steam Brewery in 1965, the craft beer phenomenon began to take root.

Groups of brewers across the country were experimenting with traditional brewing methods that used a higher caliber of ingredients while employing elements of food service technology. This new generation of brewers was able to cater to regional, neighborhood and specialty markets and stay away from focusing on the national scene.

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Top 10 Pumpkin Flavored Beers for Fall

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Nov 11, 2014 7:04:00 PM

Fall is absolutely upon us, and we know what that means - pumpkin flavored beers! 

Below find some of the best pumpkin beers to try before they're all gone.


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Listen to the 23 Bands Coming to Boston Calling This September

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Aug 27, 2014 8:00:00 PM


The September Boston Calling is less than two weeks away, and it's been said to be the best one yet.


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Topics: boston events

Boston's music scene is blowing up this summer: See who is coming to town.

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Apr 25, 2014 9:22:00 AM

It's officially been two years since our website first launched - wowie. 

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Topics: music

20+ Wheat Beers to Try for Spring & Summer

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Apr 21, 2014 9:55:00 AM


There is one style of beer that screams warm weather more than any other - and that is the wheat beer. 

The main reason for that is because extra malted wheat lends itself to a more crisp and light beer that complements the warmer months nicely Also the common flavors like lemon, orange, blueberries, apricot and other fruits are consumed more often in the summer months. Plus, their wheat character is inherently designed to pair better with the lighter foods of the summer. 

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Topics: beer styles

Best Craft Beers for Fall: 7 Beers You'll Love

Posted by Sarah Bedrick on Nov 18, 2013 8:00:00 AM


Fall is a wonderful time of year - the leaves begin to change color, the air turns crisp and ominous with what the winter season will hold. And of course, food and drinks become hearty with spices and seasonal flavors.

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Topics: seasonal beer