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New regulations proposed at Alabama breweries; ancient tablet shows Mesopotamian workers paid with beer; The Beer Museum debuts in Austin; and St. Louis Brewery wins dispute over “Schlafly” trademark.

Chipotle Shrimp Pizza: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

At Craft 64 in Scottsdale, Ariz., co-owner Josh Ivey pairs a brick oven-roasted pizza with three brews from the Grand Canyon State.

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Yuengling Settles Clean Water Act Violation; Hitachino Nest Opening Restaurant in San Francisco; Flying Fish Lands in Philly’s Historic Brewerytown; and Brooklyn Brewery Launches Record Label.

Roasted Amish Chicken: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

At Brick Anchor Brew-House in Virginia, general manager Michael Gassett picks three regional beers to pair with a roasted Amish chicken dish by chef Ed Speller.

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Ancient brewing equipment found in China; 14 breweries leave Colorado Brewers Guild; Walmart launches beer brand; and a roundup of legislation passed in Alabama, Idaho, and Ohio.

Where to Drink in Reykjavík, Iceland Destinations by

Despite Iceland’s late entrance to the global brewing revolution, the country has hastily made up for lost time, and Reykjavík is the center of the action.

Chilean Sea Bass: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

At Public House in Las Vegas, lead bartender Nick Barlow picks three beers to pair with a Chilean sea bass dish by chef Anthony Meidenbauer.

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Collaboration beer to benefit Paris terror attack victims; Smithsonian to document brewing history; first gluten-free barley beer for sale; and Lawson’s announces expansion plans.

The Full English: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

In Austin, Texas, Hopfields chef Sam Castrale takes inspiration from a traditional English breakfast for this hearty brunch dish, paired with with three Texas beers.

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Fort Worth’s beer can house sold; CAMRA launches revitalization project; Brouwerij de Molen sells minority share; and presidential candidates inspire new beers.

Tutto Crudo: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

At Manhattan’s iconic Italian restaurant Felidia, Sicilian-born chef Fortunato Nicotra composes a plate of crudo like a colorful work of art. Josh White, head bartender and creator of Felidia’s beer parings menu, suggests three beers for it.

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Mikkeller beer to help refugee children; San Francisco Brewers Guild offers free shuttle service; brewing luminaries to teach at Vermont’s Sterling College; and MillerCoors Breweries reach landfill-free status.

Smoked Carrots: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

Central Provisions chef and co-owner Christopher D. Gould pairs three beers with smoked heirloom carrots sautéed to order in brown butter with fresh thyme, alderwood-smoked sea salt and chives.

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Victory and Southern Tier unite under Artisanal Brewing Ventures; Massachusetts distributor faces pay-to-play penalty; southern states push to update beer laws; and Slovenian town building public beer fountain.

Grilled Elk Loin: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

Hinterland owner and brewer Bill Tressler pairs a wood-fired grilled elk loin with three dark beers that mimic Wisconsin’s long, dark nights.

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Papazian Steps Down as Brewers Association President; Wolaver’s stops production; growler delivery service launches in San Francisco and Illinois nuns sue for right to brew.

Class of 2015: 33 of the Best New Breweries in the US Feature by

From farm breweries to barrel aging and blending specialists, more than two new breweries opened per day in 2015. We profile 33 of the most promising newcomers.

Panela Cheese Dumplings with Cilantro-Jalapeno Pesto: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

San Francisco’s Sessions at the Presidio beer evangelist Jordan Spaulding suggests three beers to complement the restaurant’s Mexican-inspired gnocchi dish.

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Excavation uncovers Shakespeare’s brewhouse; Steve Anderson dies at 53; Magnolia Brewing Co. files for bankruptcy protection; George Washington’s small beer recipe; Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project closes; and Mikkeller to open San Diego tasting room.

Chocolate Chip Cookies: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

Jonathan Bender, author of the new baking and pairing cookbook Cookies & Beer, shares his picks to pair with vanilla brown butter-infused chocolate chip cookies.

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American brewers win at European awards; wild hop variety makes commercial beer debut; SweetWater to build West Coast brewery; Wynkoop revives Beer Drinker of the Year awards; Bill Siebel passes away at 69; and Constellation Brands to acquire Ballast Point.

Vermont Creamery Chèvre Gnocchi: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

At Hotel Vermont’s Juniper Bar in Burlington, pillowy handmade dumplings are browned in Vermont Creamery cultured butter and sautéed with freshly foraged wild mushrooms, roasted Jerusalem artichokes, black truffles and herbs from the hotel’s garden.

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Pabst to open pilot brewery in Milwaukee; Norwegian brewers recreate Viking beer recipe; Ontario’s Liquor Control Board introduces Craft Beer Zones; and breweries aid South Carolina flood victims.

Taproom Wings: 3 Pairings Table Mates by

Tria’s Taproom Wings are cured overnight in garlic powder, dried sage, cumin and salt, then preserved in oil for a second night before being fried to order. Finally, buffalo hot sauce is swapped for a green chile sauce made from tomatillos, jalapeño, Spanish onion, garlic, cumin, coriander and parsley.