Tag: Extreme Beer Fest

The Year in Beer: Breaking Down 2020 By The Numbers by

While our numbers were down, we ended the year strong and I have a lot of hope for 2021 and beyond. Also, Fuck 2020.

Finding Clarity in 2021: Beer Trends & Predictions Beer Smack by

The beer community will seek and find clarity as it emerges with lessons learned from its most challenging year in recent history.

I Miss Beer Fests Beer Smack by

Beer fests are an integral part of the beer industry, its community, and our business. I miss everything about them.

The Can’t Miss Pours of Extreme Beer Fest Boston 2019 News by

With roughly 500 beers, ciders, meads, and kombuchas to choose from—our largest Extreme Beer Fest lineup to date—it’s not going to be easy to decide where to start.

These 3 American Brewers Are Inspired by Extreme Beer Three Threads by

Today, whiskey barrels and vanilla beans are no more extreme than an everything bagel. But brewers continue to find other ways to experiment, from mixed culture fermentation to Sour Patch Kids.

Coming in 2017: Extreme Beer Fest® Los Angeles Beer Smack by

The rumors are true. Extreme Beer Fest cometh to Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Save These Dates! Beer Smack by

BeerAdvocate has hosted over 50 festivals since 2003. We also take pride in the fact that our fests offer attendees a chance to meet their favorite brewers and fellow beer advocates.

Cocktail-Inspired Beers Gain Popularity News by

A growing number of cocktail-inspired beers from brewers like Brooklyn Brewery, Short’s Brewing, Four Quarters Brewing and Perennial Artisan Ales have the potential to connect cocktail and beer cultures.

The Wait Unfiltered by

While nothing draws a crowd like a crowd, standing in line for beer is too often about following the masses rather than one’s own palate—or curiosity.

BeerAdvocate in 2014 Beer Smack by

One of our New Year’s resolutions as a company is to communicate with you—our supporters—more, so we thought it appropriate to get a head start by sharing some of the projects planned for the upcoming year.

New Frontiers for Extreme Beer Unfiltered by

In changing the way we view extreme, or at least what we are willing to give that label, we can open our minds to new experiences and allow American beer to start the next chapter in the story of extreme beer.

Is Barrel-Aging Trite? Beer Smack by

While the packing and aging of beer in wooden barrels isn’t a new concept, the past decade or so has witnessed a growing trend in brewers experimenting with oak-aging every beer style under the sun.

Defining “Extreme Beer” Beer Smack by

For years now, the concept of extreme beer has been twisted by the media to make for eye-catching headlines. Extreme beer is what keeps beer interesting.

Sayonara, Joe Sixpack? Last Call by

If we see the value in a $5 cup of coffee, a $50 bottle of wine, or a $2 bottle of water, how can we not see value in a $10 barrel-aged beer or a $9 handcrafted six-pack from a small, local brewery?

Hate the Name, Not the Beer Beer Smack by

Who woulda thunk the Extreme Beer movement would actually be the catalyst for a massive boom in American creative brewing?