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How to Make a Cascadian Caipbeerinha Kindred Spirits by

A float of hoppy IPA brings floral and piney flavors along with a bit of Pacific Northwest flair to this riff on a caipirinha, the quintessential Brazilian cocktail.

Thinking & Drinking: Getting to Know Friends and Beer Innovation by

Thinking & Drinking is made up of six decks of cards with 54 cards in each deck. Each card includes a question designed to spark conversation, as well as the profile of a craft brewery and one of its beers.

Wholesale Wars: The Battle for the Future of Beer Distribution Feature by

While Anheuser-Busch’s spree of brewery acquisitions makes headlines, its wholesaler purchases have spawned a war at the distribution level that could be one of craft brewing’s most important fights yet.

Dana Garves, Founder of BrewLab Last Call by

Dana Garves believes the future of craft beer lies in quality control. If she’s right, then her new Oregon-based business, BrewLab, is about to be wildly successful.

Dark Arts: Brewers Find Success Connecting with Horror Fans For Love of the Craft by

Beers like Lovecraft Honey Ale, Dawn of the Red and Festus Rotgut exemplify a recent trend among breweries: using branding to reach fans of pop culture subgroups.

Beer News News by

Ninkasi opens in-house recording studio; Flying Dog wins free speech battle; US canned beer sales grew in 2014; and Brewers Association makes an appeal to eBay.

Stout & Stormy Kindred Spirits by

A healthy dose of roasty Oatmeal Stout proved to be the perfect visual and flavorful companion to a Dark & Stormy, adding a nutty, rich complexity to a refreshing patio classic.

A Game of Risk: The Headaches of Brewery Expansion Feature by

Increasing sales don’t necessarily translate into easy times for brewery owners. As the craft beer segment grows, many brewers are finding it just as hard to expand, as it was to initially get the doors open.

Nine Great Beer Towns You Didn’t Know Were Great Beer Towns Feature by

Go beyond the mega-breweries and discover some lower-key destinations where beer is part and parcel of the local culture.