| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:26 AM
These days, even the most common beers and spirits can be mislabeled as "craft."
Jennifer Massolo wants that to end.
"I was noticing there was this gray area when it came to craft projects," says Massolo, who created Craft: Spirits and Beer, a three-...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Cousins Dan Baumiller and Nick Fertig launched Full Tilt Brewing in December, brewing beers in the basement of Baumiller's Sykesville home.
Now, less than a year later, Full Tilt beers are on tap at more than 180 bars and restaurants and sold at more...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:59 PM
SEATTLE — When Washington state voters legalized recreational marijuana a year ago, Jeff Stewart saw an opportunity: After all, he figured, it's the rare industry that's born overnight with proven demand and little competition.
But then the 37-...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Someone forgot to tell Patrick Beille that French guys are supposed to make wine, not beer. Hard cider would fit the French profile more than beer. But that's what the fellow does — he makes beer.
The story of how Beille ended up in a brewery in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota is finally getting in on the national craft spirits boom as a new distillery prepares to open on the site of the old Hamm's Brewery in St. Paul.
A 2011 change in state law drastically lowered the cost of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
In 1829, David Gottlieb Yuengling established a brewery on North Centre Street in Pottsville. Almost 185 years later, the small operation has blossomed into a billion-dollar company that continues to spread around the United States.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Good weather, local farm products, live music, and children's activities attracted nearly 600 people to Jarrettsville's Twilight Market in Jarrett's Field on Oct. 5. A fundraiser for the Jarrettsville Lions Club and the Harford County Public Library,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:10 PM
America's first drink is enjoying a renaissance.
Hard cider originally was the most popular beverage in the country until it was eclipsed by brew from beer-loving immigrants and lost favor as the drink of choice. For years, hard cider was considered a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The rapidly growing craft beer industry is an unexpected victim of the federal government closure.
As the powers in Washington search for an end to the 9-day-old shutdown, an obscure agency that approves new breweries, recipes and labels is no longer...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Craft brewers Todd Randall and Erik Pizer say they're already getting to know their neighbors in downtown Tinley Park, although they're months away from opening their brew pub.
"A lot of residents have introduced themselves to us," Randall told...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
It's never been a better time to be a beer lover in Connecticut. In the past few years, breweries, brew pubs and contract brewers have popped up all over the Nutmeg State, bringing a fresh approach to craft beer and giving aficionados several new...