Reviewed: Russian River It Takes A Lot Of Great Beer To Make Great Wine

Official description: There is an old familiar saying in the wine business: “It takes a lot of great beer to make great wine!” Winemakers, cellar workers, and grape pickers alike rarely (if ever) reach for a nice big glass of red wine in the middle of harvest. Wine is quite delicious, but not very refreshing on a hot summer day. ...

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Cigar City Brewing Wedge Cut American Wheat Ale With Lemon

(Tampa, FL) – Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing (CCB) has announced the introduction of Wedge Cut, an American Wheat Ale brewed with lemon peel and Lemon Drop hops, as a seasonal offering. New to the seasonal line-up in 2019, this balanced, hoppy and fruit-forward ale draws inspiration from Florida’s cigar history, its citrus industry and its status as an outdoors destination. ...

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Oskar Blues Unveils One-y 100 Calorie Hazy IPA

(Longmont, CO) –  Oskar Blues Brewery announces the release of One-y 100 Calorie Hazy IPA, a hoppy new addition to the brewery’s year-round lineup, to be distributed on draft and in 6-packs and 12-packs of 12 oz. cans nationwide starting mid-September. The creators of the recently introduced Can-O-Bliss IPA Series and Steep Coast Mountain Double IPA Series, as well as ...

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Coronado Brewing Debuts Third Beer in 2019 Art Series: Tiki Sunset Sour

September 17, 2019 SAN DIEGO – Coronado Brewing Company is releasing Tiki Sunset Sour, the third installment of its 2019 Art Series. Coronado is proud to support emerging artists by featuring a fan-submitted Instagram photo on each of its quarterly releases. The third winner of the 2019 contest is Cody Poynor, a California-based landscape and aerial photographer. Poynor’s epic photo ...

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Cape May Brewing Announces Inaugural Pick of The Batch Beer Garden

(Cape May, NJ) – Cape May Brewing Company is thrilled to announce their inaugural Pick of the Batch Beer Garden, a family-friendly event featuring an exclusive lineup of fourteen beers including over six small-batch fall beers, on October 12th from 2 to 6pm at their Tasting Room at 1288 Hornet Road in the Cape May Airport. “Beer is awesome throughout ...

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Hop Zombie Day Lurks At Lone Tree Brewing On September 28

September 17, 2019 LONE TREE, CO— The brewers have confirmed: GABF® award-winning Hop Zombie by Lone Tree Brewing Company is coming, and this year it has mutated into cans. Try this monstrous beer at the brewery on Saturday, September 28. Unlike apocalyptic zombie outbreaks, Hop Zombie Day won’t last long. Now in its sixth year, this Imperial Red IPA will be ...

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Karl Strauss Anaheim Presents Five-Course Beer Dinner On September 20

September 17, 2019 SAN DIEGO, CA— Fresh off their third anniversary in Anaheim, Karl Strauss Brewing Company is keeping the celebrations going with a five-course beer dinner on Friday, September 20 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Located at the Anaheim location (2390 East Orangewood Ave. Anaheim, CA, 92806), this end-of-the-summer soiree is not your average backyard barbeque! Starting with a ...

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Can Release Daily 9/16/19 – Alvarado St., The Answer, Other Half & More!

We are back with the latest edition of Can Release Daily. Every day, around the world, small breweries are offering some of the freshest, most innovative beers right out of their tasting rooms. With so many breweries releasing so many brightly labeled beers, it’s hard to keep track of it all. Because we love centralized info, we decided to bring ...

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Denver Rare Beer Tasting Unveils Provisional Beer List

(Denver, CO) – A very limited number of tickets remain for the 11th annual Denver Rare Beer Tasting, which features some of the most difficult to find beers on the planet being poured in a single location by 66 of America’s leading craft breweries. The provisional beer list for the Oct. 4th event, which raises funds for the Pints for ...

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Dealing with COLA, FONL, and Compliance

With our first anniversary (and party) coming up, I wanted to write a post on one of the many areas I didn’t know anything about as a homebrewer that goes into an event like this. One of my many hats at Sapwood Cellars is compliance. It is a necessary part of the dream job, but luckily not the whole thing! ...

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