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A Cold One For Everyone: Craft Beer Sales Surge In 2013

A Cold One For Everyone: Craft Beer Sales Surge In 2013

| March 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

If craft beers seem to be everywhere these days, there’s good reason: Sales jumped 20 percent in 2013. To stand out in an increasingly crowded field, many brewers are pushing the flavor frontiers.

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A Nod To British Beer Traditions: Freewheel Brewing Company

A Nod To British Beer Traditions: Freewheel Brewing Company

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tucked away in a small shopping complex on the outskirts of Redwood City, Freewheel Brewing Company serves up a local version of a English-style “real ale” made with traditional methods.

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Why Aren’t There More People Of Color In Craft Brewing?

Why Aren’t There More People Of Color In Craft Brewing?

| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Few African Americans make beer for a living. Latinos and Asian Americans are also scarce among the nation’s more than 2,600 breweries. How did American craft brewing end up so lacking in diversity?

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Craft Brews Slowly Chipping Away At Big Beer’s Dominance

Craft Brews Slowly Chipping Away At Big Beer’s Dominance

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Beer is a $200 billion a year business in the U.S., but most of that money goes to the two companies, Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors. But smaller “craft” breweries are challenging that dominance, and it’s a battle that’s being waged on grocery store shelves and the taps at your local pub.

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Local Brewers Bet on Low-Alcohol ‘Session’ Beers

Local Brewers Bet on Low-Alcohol ‘Session’ Beers

| February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

Industry veterans and newcomers see low-alcohol “session” beers as an untapped market.

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SF Beer Week: 6 New Craft Brewers On Our Radar

SF Beer Week: 6 New Craft Brewers On Our Radar

| February 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

In honor of SF Beer Week, which kicks off Friday, we take a look at some of the newest craft beer makers who have made the leap to professional brewing in the past year.

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New Hampshire Cuts Red Tape To Put Nanobreweries On Tap

New Hampshire Cuts Red Tape To Put Nanobreweries On Tap

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Small, local breweries are trendy, but in many places, starting one can involve a lot of red tape, thanks in part to Prohibition-era liquor laws. New Hampshire is the first state to try to change that. But is the “nano” model really sustainable?

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