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  • The best beer in the world

    The best beer in the world
    WATERBURY, Vt. — For someone in pursuit of a Heady Topper — the world's top-ranked beer at the moment my plane touched down in Vermont — I made the mistake of arriving on a Sunday. I had driven directly to a bar in Burlington that...
  • Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill

    Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- State lawmakers are backing off some controversial provisions of a beer bill likened to a mob-like shakedown of Florida's exploding craft brew industry. The bill, SB 1714 sponsored by Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, has been pushed by...
  • The Politics of Beer

    The Politics of Beer
    TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer. The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
  • We are king: California outstrips other states in craft beer and breweries

    We are king: California outstrips other states in craft beer and breweries
    In case you hadn't realized it, there's a whole lot of brewing going on in Southern California. Don't believe it? Read the New Yorker. The magazine has put together a slick interactive map that illustrates the dramatic growth of the craft beer industry....
  • Beer-town problems: Are we there yet?

    Beer-town problems: Are we there yet?
    This month's grand opening of the Funky Buddha Brewery brought a new level of beer geekery to Oakland Park and South Florida. Soon after, Gold Coast Beverage Distributors announced they would bring beers from New Belgium Brewing, the third largest...
  • Your 2013 guide to street festivals

    Your 2013 guide to street festivals
    Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
  • 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...
  • Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads

    Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads
    Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine. If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
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  • Union Craft Brewing's flagship beers available in cans this week

    Union Craft Brewing's flagship beers available in cans this week
    The two flagship beers from Woodberry's Union Craft Brewing Company — Duckpin Pale Ale and Balt Altbier — will be sold in 12-ounce cans in Baltimore city retailers by Friday, according to co-founder Jon Zerivitz. The cans will be sold in other...
  • A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week

    A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week
    How much does Chicago love its beer? Our craft beer week is 11 days long, if that's any indication. The fourth annual Chicago Craft Beer Week (May 16-26) is busier than past years, with 21 new breweries joining the lineup of tastings, tap takeovers and $4...