Boston’s Biggest Rock and Roll Beer Party

This week the beer world is abuzz with two “CBC”s: the Brewers Association’s annual CBC or craft brewers’ conference, on now in Phillie, and another “CBC” next weekend, better known as the vaunted Copenhagen Beer Celebration, which kicks off in Denmark (May 13-14) with a citywide swath of events like cheffed-out beer dinners to heavy…
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The New Establishment

The vanguard of American craft beer is…. Everywhere! Presenting 20 recently opened destinations lighting up the national tap row. Welcome back to Weekly Pint! After a bit of time off to explore other (beer-related!) pursuits, the Pint is back and ready to bring you the delicious tastes of the global beer scene, with travel stories,…
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Foolproof Turkey Day Beer Pairings

Among other treats, the pilgrims feasted on venison, lobster, plums, and cranberries at the first Thanksgiving (wild turkey wasn’t specified, but was a staple food, so, it’s a safe bet they roasted that up, too). And beer? Maybe. They certainly sailed with beer aboard, and planted barley on arrival, but no one’s exactly sure if they had any fresh, pilgrim-brewed pale ale ready for the feast in November of 1621. No matter. While pilgrims made do without sugar, dairy, and flour, you won’t. And the fatty, rich foods those ingredients are part of—stuffing, gravy, pie, you name it—go amazingly well with beers of many styles.
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Orange is the New Beer

BROOH! It’s that time of year, and pumpkin beers are back—in many different forms—from treacly brews over-seasoned like a “potpourri” drugstore candle (no thanks!), to drier, more earthy and interesting brews fermented with actual pumpkin flesh and delicately spiced. We’ll take the latter.
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Fire and Spice

Craft beers have been taking a bath in Kentucky’s finest barrels. The results, in the right brewers’ hands, can be delicious. Americans have enjoyed bourbon for centuries, but it wasn’t until the 1990s that craft breweries began tinkering with bourbon-soaked barrels. The brewmasters at Samuel Adams and Goose Island, for example, discovered they could impart their favorite bourbon flavors – vanilla, caramel and even dried stone fruits like cherry – into beer by letting it mellow in the charred oak barrels formerly used for bourbon.
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For Those Who Make and Drink Great Beer | Partner Pint

For those who love to make and drink great beer, Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine® has you covered! Each 120-page issue includes well-rounded coverage of the brewing world, from profiles of breakout brewers to beer-travel destinations, technical brewing tips and advice, fun beer gear, chef-created recipes for cooking with beer, and more than 40 commercial beer reviews.
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A Pint a Day…

The weather is a-changin’—and that means good times are on draft. But with that seasonal shift comes a wave of cold and flu, making some visits to the tap room a trial. The good news? Scads of research shows that moderate beer consumption is related to a host of surprising health benefits. With high dietary fiber, no cholesterol, and fewer calories by volume than wine, spirits, or orange juice (about 150 per 12 oz. bottle on average), it’s got some advantages right off the bat. And according to the Center for Human Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, beer contains more protein and essential B vitamins than wine from a nutritional standpoint—especially B3, B6, and B9.
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Beer Bites

Beer, by itself, is a great thing, right? But recently the art of pairing beer and food has seized the kitchen. No longer is wine thought to be the sole companion of good food. How does it work? For starters, beer’s ingredients make it super versatile. Barley malt, roasted from pale gold to pitch black, can lend fruitiness, sweetness, bready flavors, even notes of coffee, chocolate, and soy-like umami.
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Brew vs. The Flu

Hanging out with friends and family this time of year can be a roll of the dice, as the nation continues to battle epidemic levels of influenza and, of course, the common cold. And while such pathogens won’t survive in beer, sharing glassware or bar food with sniffly friends could easily lead to infection (pro-tip: don’t share; wash your hands constantly). And don’t let the fear of flu keep you from enjoying a good craft beer. According to recent studies, moderate beer consumption can actually be good for the health of adults.
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Enhance Your Craft Beer Experience | Partner Pint

There are so many unique beer destinations across this great land! Whether it’s that farmhouse brewery in the middle of the country, a burgeoning beer city miles away, or a brand new brewery in your own state, we can show you where to find the best beer, coolest locations, and an awesome craft-beer culture with like-minded folks.
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