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Sunday Sales Moves to House Floor

Once again, Minnesota lawmakers are addressing the Sunday Sales debate. On Tuesday, the House Commerce Committee voted 15-4 to approve the latest Sunday Sales bill and sent it to the House floor. The bill allow liquor stores…


Release Day Set for Badger Hill/Todd Haug’s ‘HEXIT’

Todd Haug’s final beer in Minnesota, HEXIT, will be released at Badger Hill Brewing on Saturday, January 28th. The dry-hopped braggot is made with 600 lbs of honey, and proceeds will be donated to the…


WMU Student Receives Beer Brewing Scholarship

A WMU student has been awarded the first ever Beer Week Scholarship from the Kalamazoo Beer Exchange. Dan King is participating in the joint WMU-KVCC sustainable brewing program, and says he’ll use the scholarship to help…


Summit Brewing Announces 2017 Beers

2017 begins this weekend, and to get you ready for the new year, Summit Brewing Company has released their line of beers for the year. Click here to see the line-up.


Ranking 104 Christmas/Winter Beers

Every year, Paste Magazine blind taste tests Christmas beers and ranks them. This year they expanded their field to include winter beers and did not limit it to a single style, leaving them with 104…


Steps Taken to Ensure Consistency in Beer

It’s a topic of much discussion among brewers – how do you ensure consistency in your beers? There are multiple practices breweries use, from installing a lab and hiring scientists to sticking to an exact…


2016’s Top 25 Beers

2016 is coming to a close, and it’s time to look back at the top beers introduced in the last 12 months. Check out this list of the top 25 beers of the year.


10 Beers with the Biggest Decline in Sales

While beer continues to be the most popular alcoholic beverage choice among Americans, there are some once popular brands that have seen a sharp decline in sales in the last 6 years. While it is…


Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday shopping is in full swing! If you have a beer enthusiast in your life, check out this list of beer-related gift ideas.


Beer Styles For Those Who Don’t Like Hops

Love beer, but don’t love hops? With the popularity of the pale ale and IPA, it can be hard to find a beer that doesn’t have an overly hoppy flavor. If you’re looking for a craft…


50 Things to Love About Beer

There are plenty of things to love about beer itself. But what about all the aspects that go along with drinking beer? Here’s a list of 50 things to love about being a beer drinker.


Find a Bud Light Gold Can & You Could Win Super Bowl Tickets for Life

Bud Light is giving you the chance to win Super Bowl tickets for life (or the next 51 years). Starting today and running through January 13th, Bud Light will be randomly placing 37,000 gold cans…


Tips for Packing Beer and Wine When Traveling

Traveling season is upon us, and chances are you’ll be traveling with some sort of alcohol. Here are 3 ways to protect that precious cargo.


There May be a Craft Beer Board Game Coming

Collin Poseley and Eggie Foust, longtime friends from Sacramento, have decided to expand on the craft boom. The two have started their own company, Craft Beer Games, and are working on getting their first game…


Corona Marketing to NFL Fans

Corona, the beer for summer, is now making a push to be the beer for NFL fans. From new cans, to hiring Jon Gruden as the pitchman, Corona is hoping to impede on Bud Light’s dominance…


Thanksgiving Beer and Food Pairings

Next week is Thanksgiving, and chances are you’ve already started planning your meal. This year as you plan, don’t forget about drinks to go with that food. Here are the best beers to pair with…


Try These Winter Warmer Beers

As nice as the weather has been lately, we’re about to get ‘typical’ November weather this weekend. And what better way to cope with the cold than drinking a good beer. Here are 25 Winter…


Craft Beer Guide for Dummies

There are a lot of terms associated with craft beer, which can make it difficult for someone who is not an expert to talk about it. If you’re not an expert, but want to sound…


Surly and Leinenkugel’s Tease Big News

Surly has not been short of big news the last few weeks. First, it was announced that head brewer, Todd Haug, would be leaving the company, and now the brewery is teasing that something is in the work’s…


10 Craft Beers for the Non-Craft Beer Drinkers

While craft beer is everywhere, there are still those who have a hard time buying into the craft beer craze. And with the number of different styles and taste, it can be difficult finding the…


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