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March 01, 2019

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Hop take: The beer industry just got a wake-up call. It's time to get to work.

Beer Twitter was ablaze this week. In a passionate and poignant blog post published Monday, Beer Kulture’s Toni Canada discussed the subjectivity of the beer community’s outrage.

March 01, 2019

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BrewDog Is Teaming Up with a Black-Owned Lifestyle Brand for a Bold New Project

When Teo Hunter was working in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, he knew next to nothing about craft beer. It was a topic that his clients often brought up, so he started exploring. By the time he met Beny Ashburn, who had been working as a brand creative producer at Beats by Dr. Dre, his casual interest had morphed into a full-blown obsession. As their mutual interest grew, they noticed something troubling about the craft beer scene.

March 01, 2019

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Michelob Ultra’s Pure Gold ads are increasingly creeping me out

Everyone was talking about Anheuser-Busch’s Bud Light commercials during the Super Bowl. One was a super violent Game of Thrones mashup, and the other was a not-so-subtle knock on competitive light beers that use corn syrup. I say blah to those simple-minded advertisements.

March 01, 2019

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Ping Pong Beers are a Thing Now

I’ve always had a weird relationship with ping pong. I never liked it as a kid. It was too sedentary, too focused on minutiae like “eye hand coordination.” In high school and college, I grew quite fond of Beer Pong, but still never bothered with the paddles. The only “sport” I was interested in was consuming as much Busch Light as possible.

March 01, 2019

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5 Homebrew Shops That Are Also Breweries

Combining a homebrew shop with a brewery makes perfect sense and creates a fun and inviting atmosphere for everyone.

March 01, 2019