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Craft Beers

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Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA
As temperatures rise and summertime vibes begin to peak, fruit-infused beers become increasingly more appealing for their crisp and refreshing nature. Finding a well-balanced summer brew can be problematic, though, as the sweetness oftentimes overpowers...
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Pizza and Beer Pairings at Marta
The country's first-ever women-only hotel, built at the turn of the 20th century, recently retook its original name—the Martha Washington—after passing through multiple owners in the last five years, and a fresh renovation. A big draw to this convenient...
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Det Lilla Köksbryggeriet: The Little Kitchen Brewery
Craft beers are well and truly taking over the bar scene in the US and Europe, as an ever-growing number of microbreweries continue to educate and delight people with unusual lagers, ales and porters. But for the true beer connoisseur, it might be...
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Clapton Craft Beer
East London’s craft beer scene continues to evolve; constantly bringing new, interesting concepts to an area that’s already home to a number of microbreweries. The latest addition is Clapton Craft, a beer shop on Lower Clapton Road in Hackney that...
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Ponysaurus Beer
When choosing a mascot that's a dinosaur with the lower body of a pony, you're setting the bar high for crafting a beer that will be just as memorable in taste. Started last year by Keil Jansen (who quit his job as a special education teacher to...
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&Union
Wash down lunch with a beer from &Union, a church-turned-brewery on Bree Street. Founding members of the "We Love Real Beer" micro-brewery movement, Brad Armitage and Rui Esteves opened up &Union out of a frustration for wanting quality, artisanal...
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Tørst
Helmed by Danish gypsy brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø (who owns Evil Twin Brewery and whose twin brother runs Copenhagen's Mikkeller Brewing), Tørst opened in Greenpoint in March 2013 and has been gaining traction for its highly curious selection of specialty...
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La Brasserie de la Goutte d'Or
Chateau rouge, Ernestine, Charbonnière, Myrha—these names no longer refer exclusively to the streets of the popular Paris neighborhood La Goutte d'Or in the 18th arrondissement, as they have been given to the first bottles of beer made 100% in central...
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Braven Brewing Company
New York is a city in a constant state of change with local, national and global forces shaping neighborhoods and communities. While Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood is now best known for its vibrant artist community and wood-fired pizza, it was...
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Almanac Beer Company
There's no shortage of craft beer-makers in the US. Over the past decade, the number of microbreweries, brew pubs and home-brewers has exploded—just about everybody has a friend who insists his or her homemade IPA beats anything on tap. However...
Portland
Nestled between the beautiful Cascade Mountains and the frigid Pacific Ocean, Portland has grown into a haven for those looking to live a simple, creative life. While many know the small town as the place where young people go to retire, a thriving...