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  • Elmer T. Lee dies at 93; distiller helped revive bourbon industry

    Longtime Kentucky bourbon maker Elmer T. Lee, who introduced a single-barrel bourbon brand that helped spark the industry's comeback, has died. He was 93. Lee, who held the title of master distiller emeritus at the Buffalo Trace Distillery, died Tuesday...
  • A brewery a day: Beer-maker growth rate fastest since Prohibition

    A brewery a day: Beer-maker growth rate fastest since Prohibition
    Jay Gatsby would have been astounded by today’s beer market, especially the spectacular growth in craft brews. Beer from small and independent makers is performing far better than more mainstream labels in the U.S. Through the first half of 2012,...
  • Beer breweries hit American record

    Beer breweries hit American record
    It’s getting crowded in the American beer market, with the most breweries in operation in the country’s history. This year, 2,751 breweries were active and permitted in the U.S., according to industry group the Beer Institute. Of those, 98%...
  • Five great places to drink craft beer in O.C.

    Five great places to drink craft beer in O.C.
    The craft beer scene in Orange County is thriving, and besides the great bars and restaurants highlighting craft brews, there are a dozen breweries serving the thirsty crowds from Seal Beach to San Clemente. Here are five tasting rooms at Orange County'...
  • The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County

    The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County
    Two Roads Brewery 1700 Stratford Ave., Stratford, (203) 375-3361, tworoadsbrewing.com Half Full Brewery 43 Homestead Ave., Stamford, (203) 309-2821, halffullbrewery.com   Hey kids, let's open up a brewery! A lot of people must be having the same...
  • New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers

    New Canaan's Charter Oak Brewery Aims to Connect With CT Brew Lovers
    Scott Vallely brewed beer at home for 30 years while running a successful career in the paper and pulp industry. But the digital age took its toll, and three years ago, Vallely sold his company, paper.com. He always brewed beer in the kitchen of his New...
  • 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...
  • Beer getting pricey? The industry has been planning it for years

    Beer getting pricey? The industry has been planning it for years
    Hipsters are making beer more expensive, or at least that’s the argument that’s been popular the last couple of days. But the brewing industry -- run by enormous multinational conglomerates -- has been planning price hikes for years. ...
  • Lift a glass to American Craft Beer Week -- it's a busy schedule

    Lift a glass to American Craft Beer Week -- it's a busy schedule
    Nearly every city or region with a flourishing craft beer scene has a dedicated "beer week" on the calendar devoted to celebrating their local beer, breweries, and the people behind them -- L.A. Beer Week is celebrated in late September -- but next week...
  • 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...
  • S.O.S. with suds!

    S.O.S. with suds!
    A cicerone is to beer what a sommelier is to wine. Earning the title requires extensive training and costly certification tests. But ABC Fine Wine & Spirits is willing to pay, if it means offering customers much-needed guidance in the field of beers....