There is a special circle in hell for breweries that sell their taproom pints for $7. That is one thing I miss about drinking in Austin: there are 62 breweries in the metro and my favorites sell their beers for $4-$5. The New York Times visits Stone Cow Brewery where they’re pulling in nearly $900 for one barrel of their IPA. more
“Harlem is high-end and upscale…” It’s so weird to think that gritty old Harlem has changed so drastically over the last few years. I remember getting lost there when I was a teenage roadie driving a van filled with music gear. And Harlem now has its first 100% black-owned craft beer bar. more
Meet the man behind Surly Brewing’s trenchant social media streams. more
How long will it be before Friedman Fleischer & Lowe puts its Louisiana property Abita Brewing on the auction block? The Brewer’s Association just released production outputs from US breweries for 2017 and Abita plunged 10 percent. Continue Reading
Brilliant work from Martyn Cornell on the history of India Pale Ale. Everything you thought you knew was wrong. Class is in session.
Do you enjoy geeking out over beer statistics? Visual Capitalist breaks down the top 10 beer cities in USA. Austin ranks number seven, and New Orleans is not on the list. But you already knew that.
Two men raised in trailer parks have founded the hottest beer company in Atlanta. Scofflaw Brewing Company’s Matt Shirah and Travis Herman sat down with Good Beer Hunting for a nice long look at their company and their penchant for pissing off their fans and adversaries. It’s worth a read.
We’re missing the best beer party Texas throws all year long. Texas Craft Brewers Fest is this weekend and we are disconsolate. Going? Eric Puga of the Austin Chronicle hypes the event.