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  • Divisive craft-beer bill passes through Florida Senate

    Divisive craft-beer bill passes through Florida Senate
    A bill that craft-beer breweries view as an affront to their growing industry gained final approval in the Florida Senate Tuesday. The brewers like the part of the bill that would allow them to fill 64-ounce “growler” jugs of beer for...
  • Weatherford: Growler beer bill will be a heavy lift

    Weatherford: Growler beer bill will be a heavy lift
    TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Tuesday that a beer-growler bill would be heavy lift in his chamber, likely signaling the end of the road for the embattled beer bill. Because it didn't clear it's committees, House rules require a two-...
  • A toast to good news from Detroit

    A toast to good news from Detroit
    This city recently was my last stop on a quest to visit more than 100 Michigan breweries for a road-trip guide I've been working on. I knew to expect great things in Beer City USA (Grand Rapids), Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo (you've heard of Bell's, right?),...
  • Connecticut's Craft Beer Culture Thriving With Tastings And Tours

    Connecticut's Craft Beer Culture Thriving With Tastings And Tours
    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...
  • Michigan cider houses take their place alongside wineries, breweries

    Michigan cider houses take their place alongside wineries, breweries
    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...
  • Twilight Market in Jarrettsville attracts 600 visitors

    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,...
  • Yuengling's improbable journey topic of new book

    Yuengling's improbable journey topic of new book
    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. The improbable...
  • Ride-sharing services get the green light, but will insurers follow?

     Ride-sharing services get the green light, but will insurers follow?
    SACRAMENTO – California regulators recently gave a go-ahead for Lyft, Sidecar and other services to provide ride-sharing to smartphone users. Now, it's up to the insurance industry to develop products to meet a requirement that drivers and...
  • The Funky Buddha opens in Oakland Park -- finally

    The Funky Buddha opens in Oakland Park -- finally
    Sure, we've had Tequesta Brewing Company for a few years, and Due South and Schnebly's Miami brewing companies for roughly one year, but somehow, the Funky Buddha brewpub in Boca Raton branching into a production brewery seems like a bigger league. Fans...
  • Would-be pot producers run into obstacles in Washington state

    Would-be pot producers run into obstacles in Washington state
    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-...
  • For local breweries, a heady time

    For local breweries, a heady time
    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...