Podcast EP 172 – No Guidelines – Marco Leyte-Vidal

We are joined by Co-Founder and brewer at Unseen Creatures out of Miami, FL, Marco Leyte-Vidal. We discuss many things including: – Getting initial buzz from Alex G from JWB. – How Marco got into beer. – Why the hell would you open a brewery in 2020? – The dynamics of working with your wife. – Unseen Creatures beer lineup. ...

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Mad Anthony Brewing Introduces Good Karma IPA in 16 oz. Cans

(Fort Wayne, IN) –  All of us at Mad Anthony Brewing Company are excited to give our fans a new way to enjoy Good Karma India Pale Ale with the introduction of our flagship IPA in 16-ounce cans. Good Karma IPA has been a Mad Anthony Brewing Company staple since it’s early years and has developed a large following of ...

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Lawson’s Finest Liquids Introduces Super Sessions Mini-Grant Program

Lawson’s Finest Liquids, a brewery, taproom and retail store in Waitsfield, Vermont, invites individuals to apply to the Lawson’s Finest Super Sessions initiative to Show Up, Innovate & Play! This is the spirit Lawson’s Finest brings to everything they do – it’s how they brew their beer, do their work, relate to each other and try to make the world ...

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Tröegs Independent Brewing Releases Haze Charmer Hazy Pale Ale

(Hershey, PA) –  Tröegs Independent Brewing of Hershey, PA, has released Haze Charmer Hazy Pale Ale. The beer will first appear throughout Pennsylvania, then reach other states where Tröegs is sold in mid-March. The new beer – developed over six months on the brewery’s small-batch Scratch Brewhouse – features a soft and hazy base thanks to a combination of pale ...

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Lady Justice Brewing Company to Open Taproom

The founders of Denver’s Lady Justice Brewing announce they’ll open a taproom in the spring. (Lady Justice) February 25, 2020 Aurora, CO: On March 15, 2020, the Lady Justice Brewing Company, the philanthropic brewery focused on partnering with nonprofits promoting the status of women and girls in the state of Colorado through grants, will take ownership of their first taproom ...

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Thoughts on Mikkeller DTLA Closure and BeerAdvocate Untappd Merger

Yesterday (February 24, 2020), we were bombarded with two big pieces of beer news. Beer ratings mainstay BeerAdvocate sold to Untappd (to put it simply) and Mikkeller DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles) has closed its doors. I’d like to share my thoughts and commentary on both very significant items. BeerAdvocate Merges with Untappd 15 years ago, before Facebook and Instagram were ...

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Craft Brewers Explore Philosophical Debate Around Hard Seltzers

February 25, 2020 Today’s veteran brewers are used to seeing style trends come and go. In the past decade, everything from fruited sours to pastry stouts to IPA substyles have risen to the forefront, then waned. But something about the hard seltzer trend seems different, perhaps even risky to ignore. This is a whole new animal, a marked departure from ...

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Celebration of Dark Beers Returns to Wiley Roots

February 24, 2020 GREELEY, CO – Wiley Roots Brewing Company announced today that the brewery’s dark beer festival, Celebration of Dark Beers, will return at the end of the month. Starting February 28, 2020 at 12pm, Wiley Roots will tap 23 beers on site, featuring 16 dark beers, with special cellar releases to be announced. The brewery will also have ...

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Whetstone Craft Beers Announces Distribution Through Craft Vermont

February 24, 2020 Brattleboro, Vermont – The team at Whetstone Craft Beers are excited to announce a new partnership with Craft Vermont, expanding Whetstone beers beyond their own brewpub.  Having recently opened a brand new 15-barrel production brewhouse up the road from their waterfront restaurant and nano-brewery, they are now capable of producing enough beer to be sent all over ...

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Firestone Walker Brewing Features New Single Hop IPAs in Latest Mixed Packs

(Paso Robles, CA) – Firestone Walker Brewing Company, one of the nation’s most acclaimed brewers, today announced the release of three new IPAs: El Dorado, Motueka and a new iteration of its revolving IPA series, Luponic Distortion. El Dorado and Motueka are the latest releases developed in Firestone Walker’s Propagator pilot brewery in Venice, California, which specializes in R&D beers ...

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