The San Diego International Beer Festival was held last weekend at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, where California-based craft breweries certainly made their presence known. So much hardware was taken home by breweries throughout the state, but especially by local San Diego craft breweries, who absolutely dominated the competition.Read more
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When mandatory water restrictions tightened up even further in California last week, we wanted to take a look at the amount of water it takes to brew beer. If California accounts for such a large percentage of US beer production, that cannot be good for our dwindling water supply, right?Read more
The California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) recently released their “2014 Economic Impact” report. Their figures point to everything we already know — craft beer is booming, especially in the state of California.Read more
Back in January, the San Francisco Giants announced they were converting a section of their parking lot into a “pop-up” venue featuring a coffee shop, food service, retail stores, and most importantly — an Anchor Brewing Co. beer garden.Read more
Erin Mosbaugh at First We Feast wrote a fantastic article about the evolution of the West Coast Style IPA.Read more
Joe Satran of the HuffPost Taste has curated a list of the 17 most (not 15 or 20) sought after craft beers in America, and how you can get your hands on them.Read more
Jim Vorel from Paste Magazine provides a blow-by-blow account of the irony and hypocrisy packed into Budweiser’s inflammatory Superbowl ad.Read more
With the Hop Con in town, we were were invited to a meet-up and informal hop discussion hosted by Douglas MacKinnon, CEO of 47 Hops. Douglas is a hop expert, with great insight into the industry from both the grower, and craft brewer’s perspective.Read more
Would you like to be able to drink wet hopped beer year round? Thanks to Sierra Nevada’s newest brewing innovation, that dream is now a reality!Read more
In this Top 20 list, Paste Magazine just revealed their best new beers of 2014.Read more
Yesterday, Port Brewing Company announced a 3rd brand will be joining their Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey labels.Read more
Interesting post by Andy Sparhawk at CraftBeer.com, backed up with some science. He explains how distaste for hops (hate hoppy beer) is part of our human genetic heritage:Read more