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Sam Adams Nitro

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All About Beer has the first review I've seen of the brand new nitro beers from Sam Adams.  Seems like it was a bit of a process coming up with these things. “We put some equipment into the brewery in Boston to do an...

Craft Check app comes to android, helps you avoid faux-craft

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I've been waiting for this one for a while.  Popular (but iOS-only) app Craft Check is now available for Android. With Craft Check’s Android app joining the existing iOS app, Craft Check now allows 95% of smartphone ...

Japan’s craft beer scene–whodathunkit?

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Found via reddit, this Danish traveler's accounting of his tour of Japan is fascinating on many levels. I decided to get as much liquid culture as possible, so first came the research, can you actually get good beer ...

Freshness: front and center

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Vinepair has an excellent article covering all the issues that surround beer freshness--which despite a growth in interest for aged beers, is still a damned important factor for almost every style. There’s some disag...

See ya in hell, 2015.

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Just kidding.  I really like session IPA and gose--I hope those trends become permanent, frankly.  But if you're already looking ahead to the year to come, All About Beer has you covered with a rad event calendar. ...

Are beers getting generally crappier?

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Michael Agnew at GrowlerMag seems to think so. I’m talking about beer with real, quantifiable flaws. I mean seriously under-attenuated beers that taste like wort. Diacetyl-laden butter bombs. Flat-tasting beers with ...

New Belgium is (maybe?) looking for a buyer

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Reuters gave us the not-so-secret over the weekend. Employee-owned New Belgium Brewing Company, which owns craft beer brand Fat Tire, is looking for a buyer that could the value the U.S. company at more than $1 billi...

College Beer Playoffs

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CraftBeer.com started what I hope will be a grand tradition: a college craft beer playoff. I examined the top ten college football teams according to five beer-related areas: Number of craft breweries 2015 Grea...

Cheers, Star Wars fans!

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You knew it was coming... The marketing is strong with this one. Wit’s End has already begun their celebration, previewing one of their Star Wars themed beers from Tuesday to Thursday, leading up to the movie rele...

2015’s best new IPAs

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Mostly-wine-sometimes-beer site Vinepair has an interesting list.  I do like the humility in this disclaimer: Here are eight of the best and most interesting new IPAs I was lucky enough to stumble across this year. (...