How Do Ya Like Them Apples?

November 3, 2015
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Drink all the delicious hard cider you like, but bite into an apple grown specifically to make the beverage, and you are likely to grimace. While wine grapes are sugary sweet, cider apples are anything but. Surprisingly, crushing the fruit brings out a tart, dry sweetness – just what you...

Ain't Nothin' To Funk With

November 2, 2015
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Everyone went crazy for Walker, Dock Street’s beer made with roasted goat brains, released to coincide with the premiere of The Walking Dead. Now, social media is buzzing about their newest project, focused specifically on the fun side of the little microorganisms that produce the alcohol in beer… yeast.

At...

Feel the Oompah! Oktoberfest Beers for Your Consideration

September 25, 2015
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Once again, it’s time for Oktoberfest, when pretzels and uber-sized servings of beer are consumed in the pursuit of camaraderie and pure fun. And we’re all for it.

But once the celebrations begin, you might not be too focused on what is actually in your beer stein. Pre-plan your check...

Brewing Milestones: Four Craft Breweries Celebrate Twenty Years of “Drinking” History

September 25, 2015
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In 1995, eBay went live. That very same year, Buzz Lightyear and Woody came to life in the hit movie Toy Story. With much less fanfare, four craft breweries opened for business. If you can stand another cinematic reference, opening a craft brewery in that era was considered “Risky Business”....

John Geist of The Boston Beer Co. Brings New Drinkers to Craft Beer

August 27, 2015
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More than thirty years ago, the Boston Beer Company fired some of the first shots in the craft beer revolution when founder Jim Koch began hand-selling his Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

For the last 17 years John Geist, the company’s Vice President of Sales, has been one of Koch’s most...

Jamie Queli of Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co.

August 27, 2015
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Beer enthusiast and New Jersey native, Jamie Queli who once brewed beer as a hobby, opened Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co. in 2014. At just 31 years of age, she is the 2nd youngest female brewery owner in the U.S.! However the modest Queli says, “That’s a title that cannot...

Anthony von Mandl: Founder & Chairman of Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co.

July 30, 2015
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“Constantly surprising and delighting consumers in ways they never imagined!”

Everybody things they know Mike's Hard Lemonade, the American beverage icon that took the country by storm when it was launched in 1999, but few know the back story about Mike.

Mike is really Anthony von Mandl, Founder & Chairman...

Trash Talk Be Gone: Keith Villa’s Beers Speak for Themselves

July 30, 2015
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There is trash talk in sports and now there is trash talk in beer. But, Blue Moon Brewmaster Keith Villa isn’t biting. “Our awards speak for themselves. My focus is on the quality of our beers.”

Villa is the creative force behind the Artfully Crafted beers of the Blue Moon...

Introducing Cape May Brewing

May 29, 2015
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Ryan Krill, co-owner of Cape May Brewing Co. has always been interested in beer, visiting various bars while attending graduate school at New York University. “My favorite spot, the Spring Lounge, had a great selection of craft beer and I had the opportunity to begin trying exciting varieties from brewers...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Weyerbacher

May 20, 2015
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Although not new to the craft beer scene, bloggers and fans still rave about the innovative beers produced by Weyerbacher Brewing Company. This beloved Pennsylvania brewery, founded by Dan Weirback exactly 20 years ago, continues to experiment with new and exciting beer recipes. You have to wonder about the source...

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