Tag: Tourism

Will Travel for Beer: 101 Remarkable Journeys Every Beer Lover Should Experience Shelf Talker by

In his newest book, author Stephen Beaumont chronicles big-ticket beer travel bucket list items, from Belgium’s Kerstbierfestival to thriving beer scenes in cities like Chicago, Bristol, and Barcelona.

Russian River’s New Brewery Opens in Windsor This Week News by

Located on 15 acres in Windsor, Calif., Russian River’s new 85,000 square foot facility will include a brewery, a tasting room, a gift shop, and a restaurant.

10 Questions with the Authors of Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest Draft Picks by

Authors Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood talk about their writing process, and revisit a few memories from the months of work they put into their first book, Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest.

Have We Been Here Before? Unfiltered by

Although globalization eases many of international travel’s challenges, it could threaten the brewing cultures and traditions that we seek to experience.

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.

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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.

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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.

Shelf Life: A Look Back at the Last Eight Years of the Brewing Industry Feature by

In 2007, when BeerAdvocate became the country’s first monthly beer magazine, the combined output of 1,406 craft breweries represented less than four percent of the total market in the US.

Oregon Breweries (Breweries Series) Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading Oregon Breweries in the Breweries Series.

Want Beer, Will Travel: From Coast to Coast, Brewery Tourism Is On the Rise Feature by

While connoisseurs have long traveled to countries like Belgium to try monastic brews and farmhouse ales, the phenomenon of beer tourism in the United States is still relatively new.

Kauai Beer Company From the Source by

KBC’s location in central Lihue might seem problematic. Once bustling with activity as the hub of Kauai’s sugarcane industry, the area fell into decline, leaving behind a mix of used car lots alongside insurance, legal and government offices. In this landscape, KBC is a bright spot, helping revive downtown Lihue.

Brewing Up House Tours Innovation by

Although New York is typically considered to be on the cutting edge of just about everything, homebrewing has taken a lot longer to reach the Big Apple than other parts of the country. But Josh Bernstein says New Yorkers are more than making up for lost time.

The Beers of Bamberg, Germany Feature by

In May 2010, a modern tourist structure was completed in the center of Bamberg, and they launched “Brewery Trail” walking tours that have been designed by the tourist bureau on the east and west sides of the Regnitz River.

Drinking Beer at the End of the World: Part 2 of Tim Webb’s Odyssey to an Unknown Beer Land Feature by

Big lager brands may be shiny and reliable, but they are not exactly fun, so dreamers, misfits and visionaries stepped up to start making beers for the more discerning drinker. Twenty years later, Argentina’s craft beers are its best-kept secret.

To Patagonia & Back Again: Part 1 of Tim Webb’s Odyssey to an Unknown Beer Land Feature by

What brings the visitors is the spectacular backdrop of Andean peaks, ice-capped even in summer, the breathtaking scenery around the seven sprawling lakes and, increasingly, the beer.

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Yuengling takes to the skies; Molson retirees’ free beer to dry up; Amsterdam beer bikes prove both popular and controversial; and Iron City Brewing moves to Latrobe, Pa.

Beer Evangelism Unfiltered by

In undertaking your missionary duties as foot soldiers in the better-beer brigade, remember the keys to beer evangelism: Don’t judge or push, and always have fun. Happy converting.

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CAMRA steers cars to “real ale” pubs; the global real ale collaboration; the birth of beer weeks; iPint gets iSued; and Palestinian beer attempts to unite.

Bling Advocate: How Being a Shameless Spendthrift Can Enhance Your Enjoyment of Better Beer Feature by

If you’ve ever dreamed of utter beer extravagance, keep drooling: Here’s the ultimate beer wish list.