Category: Travel

Where to Drink in Calgary, Alberta Destinations by

After sweeping changes came to Alberta’s brewing regulations in 2013, smaller breweries were soon on the rise, and today there are over 45 throughout the province, with Calgary at the center of the action.

Where to Drink in Brussels, Belgium Destinations by

The Belgian capital’s beer scene has grown dynamically in recent years, with young gun brewers turning out world-class brews in contemporary styles. The city’s pub offerings have been updated as well, with historic (and touristy) beer halls supplemented by more modern examples.

Where to Drink in Tampa, Florida Destinations by

Tampa’s current growth is anchored to its reputation as a creative and ever-evolving beer hub where brewers are supported by open-minded chefs and beer enthusiasts.

Not (Just) for Tourists: Patagonia’s Beer Boom Beer Without Borders by

In Bariloche, pure water sources and proximity to Argentina’s hop fields have combined with changing local tastes to spur an exponential boom in the region’s beer consumption.

Where to Drink in Houston, Texas Destinations by

Houston’s thirsty guests will find a thriving beer scene with multiple breweries, each with a distinct personality and guest experience. Five new breweries opened up over a three-month period in summer 2016 alone.

Where to Drink in Washington DC Destinations by

Although the nation’s capital was slow to embrace locally brewed beer when the first wave of microbreweries swept over other parts of the country in the 1980s and ’90s, a recent shift has created a flourishing beer culture.

Big in Japan: Stouts in the Land of the Rising Sun Beer Without Borders by

In contrast to the country’s ubiquitous lagers, a growing number of Japanese brewers are making big, bold Stouts, often with local ingredients.

Where to Drink in Greenville, South Carolina Destinations by

South Carolina’s beer scene has been slow to develop compared to its northern sister, but the tide has started to turn, thanks to a series of legislative changes making the state friendlier to the beer business.

Where to Drink in Seoul, South Korea Destinations by

In Seoul, it seems like you can’t walk a block without the words “craft beer,” in English and Korean, glaring out at you from a window or doorframe. Flavorful, hoppier beers—especially IPAs—are becoming the trendy thing to drink in the capital of this nation of very heavy drinkers.

Where to Drink in Detroit, Michigan Destinations by

The sprawling metro Detroit area and its westerly cousin, Grand Rapids, lie at the center of Michigan’s evolving beer frontier. In 2012, there were less than 100 breweries and brewpubs statewide; in 2017, there will be well over 300 and counting.

Where to Drink in Boulder, Colorado Destinations by

Roughly 15 breweries have opened in the past eight years within Boulder’s city limits. So, rent a bike, grab your GPS, and immerse yourself in some of the best beer that Colorado has to offer.

Pedals and Pints: A Six-Pack of Bike-Themed Beers Feature by

Don’t live near a bike trail? Drink vicariously through these beers inspired by cycling.

Pedals and Pints: Bike Trail Breweries Appeal to Cyclists Feature by

America’s brewing renaissance has developed alongside a renewed interest in cycling, with new breweries popping up along the nation’s bike trails to cater to two-wheeled clientele.

Cruising Through Cascadia: Essential Pacific Northwest Beer Experiences Feature by

The Pacific Northwest offers a multitude of options for thirsty beercationers, from Oregon’s mountain biking brew tours to brewery cruises through Washington’s San Juan Islands.

Where to Drink in Tucson, Arizona Destinations by

Tucson has culinary chops, so it’s not surprising to find a thriving dining scene where local breweries play their part, thanks in part to a wave of new brewery openings.

Where to Drink in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Destinations by

Over the last two years Rio has witnessed the appearance of more than a dozen craft brewery brands, most of them “gipsy” productions, along with new beer-focused bars.

Hops and Hope: Brewing Bienestar in Nicaragua Beer Without Borders by

Moropotente, Nicaragua’s largest craft brewery, is more than a brewery, it’s also a classroom, a workshop, a laboratory, and a working farm.

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.

Southland Ales: LA’s Young Beer Scene Looks to the Future Feature by

Los Angeles is emerging from the shadows of its better beer neighbors to tell its own story. And like the city itself, that story is diverse, progressive and undeniably cool.

Where to Drink in Queens, New York Destinations by

Queens has developed a strong beer scene in recent years, a feat largely propelled by an impressive group of new breweries to open in New York City’s largest borough.

Stjørdalsøl: Behind the Smoke, an Old Beer Style Thrives in Norway Feature by

Every winter in a quiet waterfront town in Norway, more than 500 members of the community brew a strong, smoked beer according to tradition. For centuries, this endangered style has remained virtually unknown to outsiders.

Where to Drink in Lima, Peru Destinations by

Despite cultivating one of the most dynamic culinary scenes in the Americas for the past decade, Lima has always lagged behind in terms of beer. Today, however, Peru’s brewing revolution is firmly underway in its capital city.

Where to Drink in Paris, France Destinations by

Although most corner bistros and supermarket aisles remain in the golden grip of Heineken and AB InBev, a new crop of small breweries is eking out an existence in a city where wine is still the go-to libation.

Spoiled by War: South Sudan Loses its First and Only Brewery Beer Without Borders by

It’s last call for White Bull, South Sudan’s favorite beer. The country’s only brewery announced it will stop producing amid a ruinous civil war.

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