Beer

Austin's First Craft Brewery Set to Reopen

Austin, Texas, is about to witness the rebirth of its first craft brewery with the resurrection of Celis Brewery, which was originally founded by Belgian brewer Pierre Celis in 1992. Christine Celis, Pierre's daughter and partner in the original Celis Brewery, is restoring the family legacy with a new 22,000 square foot brewery in northwest Austin that is expected to start production in early spring 2017.

EPIC Steak Announces New Proprietary House Beer

EPIC Steak, San Francisco’s waterfront steakhouse located on the scenic Embarcadero, announced the restaurant’s new proprietary beer, EPIC Proportions, an approachable IPA to pair with Executive Chef Parke Ulrich’s acclaimed cuisine.

Asian Restaurants Evolve Their Beer Menus

In a reader’s poll conducted by the Brewers Association’s CraftBeer.com, the winner of the Best Beer Bar in America for three straight years was Mekong in Richmond, Virginia. While the Mekong Delta in Vietnam hardly evokes a beery image like the Senne Valley in Belgium or the Bavarian state in Germany, it nevertheless is the namesake of the Vietnamese restaurant that the Bui family opened in 1995.

Hilton Waikoloa Partners with Kona Brewing Co.

Hilton Waikoloa Village, an oceanfront resort set on Hawaii Island’s spectacular volcanic coastline, announced the opening of Kona Tap Room in partnership with the internationally renowned and widely respected Kona Brewing Company.

Laura Bell Named CEO of Bell's Brewery

Bell's Brewery, Inc. announced that effective February 1, Laura Bell, co-owner, has assumed the role of CEO.Larry Bell will continue in his role as president and remain active in various projects, including long-term planning and overall direction with Laura reporting directly to him.

Renovated Guinness Store Opens in Las Vegas

Guinness fans from around the world have the opportunity to learn the six steps to pour the perfect pint of Guinness with the Perfect Pint Experience at the newly redesigned GUINNESS Store, located next to Rí Rá Las Vegas inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay.

Beer Boosts Casual Dining

Each fall when I attend the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, there’s always a point when I stop whatever I’m doing, gaze across the hall of the Colorado Convention Center, and marvel at just how far beer has come.

Growler USA Debuts Denver-Area Flagship Location

Craft beer is no stranger to Denver, and now there is a new spot in town that will offer more than 100 taps of local and regional brews, straight from the tap. Growler USA, a franchise dedicated to American-made craft beverages, is open at 11405 East Briarwood Avenue, in the Arapahoe Lima Center in Centennial.

Mead Rising: Inside The Next Big Craft Movement

Craft beer is exploding across the country, with bars and restaurants exceedingly adding to their selections as brewers revive old styles and get creative with recipes.As beer’s growth continues, other alcoholic beverages are joining the ride, expanding consumer palates with new flavors and ingredients.

21st Amendment Brewery Re-Releasing Summer Beers

Just as General Washington boldly navigated the Delaware River in the freezing dead of night to take enemy forces by surprise, 21st Amendment Brewery is ambushing the cold with the re-release of its seasonal Belgian-style Saison, Sneak Attack, featuring the flavors of summer to combat the winter months.

Winter Beers Find Their Season

The word hibernate comes from the Latin hibernare: to spend the winter. That’s the root for the French word meaning to wish for winter, hiver. Hence, the French Canadian brewery Brasserie Dieu du Ciel releases its winter saison, Solstice d’Hiver, around the winter solstice.

Evans Brewing Opens First Restaurant and Tasting Room

Evans Brewing Company, Inc., the oldest brewery in Orange County, just opened their first restaurant and tasting room, The Public House by Evans Brewing Co., in the SOCO District of Downtown Fullerton, California.

Evans Brewing to Open Second Public House and Tap Room

Evans Brewing Company, a producer of award-winning craft beers and owner of The Public House restaurant and tap room, announced they have signed a 10-year lease for their second Public House location adjacent to The Triangle in Costa Mesa, California.

Craft Beer Enjoys Another Stellar Year in Sales, Growth

Reflecting on the significant impact of small and independent craft breweries in 2016, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—looked back on the defining beer moments of 2016.