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Proposed Alabama Beer Rule Prompts Privacy Concerns

CORPORATE | By Jay Reeves | Aug 8
Alabama's alcohol regulators want to know who is buying beer from one of the state's craft breweries and taking it home to drink.

Bananagrams Beer Launches in Narragansett

Narragansett Brewing Company has partnered with a Rhode Island-based game company to produce a beer celebrating Bananagrams.

Illinois College Adds Major in Brewing Amid Craft Beer Boom

An Illinois university has a new accredited degree in fermentation science to train future brewers, distillers and vintners.

Prost! Germany Celebrates 500 Years of Beer Purity Law

To some it's the real deal, to others it's a bland brew. But thanks to a 500-year-old rule, everybody can be sure what's in German beer.

World's Biggest Beer Makers Agree to Join Forces

CORPORATE | By Raf Casert and Pan Pylas | Oct 13
The world's top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would control nearly a third of the global market and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser and Miller Genuine Draft.

Beer Geeks Go Local

FOOD/DRINK | By David Sharp | May 29
The number of small breweries is exploding, providing adventurous offerings to a new generation of beer drinkers who increasingly place a premium on locally produced beer.

This Season's Maple Sap Heads from Tree to Beer Tap

FOOD/DRINK | By Michael Hill | Apr 6
The maple sap bubbling away in Ron Davis' upstate New York sugar house is destined for pancakes, waffles, sweets and - for years now - beer kegs.

States Increasing Production Caps for Microbreweries

FOOD/DRINK | By Ryan Van Velzer | Apr 2
The increasing popularity of craft beer around the country has legislatures nationwide rewriting laws to accommodate microbreweries as they exceed production limits.

Is This Bud For You?

FOOD/DRINK | By MIchael Felberbaum | Feb 9
Attention die-hard craft beer drinkers: This Bud's not for you. After several years of losing ground to craft brewers, Anheuser-Busch, the country's biggest brewery, seems to be conceding that its flagship brew may not fly with fans of fancy suds.

Viginia Brewery Taps 300-Year-Old Recipe

FOOD/DRINK | By Michael Felberbaum | Dec 4
What do you get when you combine water, American persimmons and hops and ferment it with yeast? A beer based on a 300-year-old recipe scribbled in a cookbook kept by Virginia's prominent Reynolds family.

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