Beer

Everything You Need to Know About Craft Beer's Blissful Hotel

If you’ve ever wanted to bathe in a hot tub filled with India Pale Ale, soon you will get your chance.Coinciding with the opening of its first international brewing facility in Columbus, Ohio, Scottish brewery BrewDog plans to open a hotel dedicated to beer called The DogHouse.

Former Stone Brewmaster to Open Atlanta Brewery, New Realm

Combining a collective passion for craft beer, partners Mitch Steele, Carey Falcone, and Bob Powers will bring a “New Realm” to Atlanta’s brewing community later this year. The trio announced their new venture in the Atlanta Beltline area in the fall of last year and has spent many hours coming up with the appropriate name to suit it.

Leinenkugel's Releasing Limited-Edition Lager for 150th Anniversary

The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company is creating a limited-edition Leinenkugel's Anniversary Lager with Munich-based Hofbräu München to celebrate its 150th anniversary this year. The collaboration brew is one part of a yearlong celebration that includes new packaging, a slate of summer programs and a party in Chippewa Falls for the Wisconsin-based brewery.

P.J. Whelihan’s Enhances Craft Beer Program at All Locations

P.J.W. Restaurant Group, the multi-concept regional operator announced an enhanced craft beer program. As of February 1, all 14 P.J. Whelihan’s concepts across Pennsylvania and New Jersey began running a monthly “tap takeover” program in which one carefully selected craft brewery occupies up to three bar taps in order to provide an immersive experience to the customers.

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.