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Introducing Tavour Beer Buddies #005: Fremont Thunder Kitty Hazy IPA

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We look to one of our favorite Seattle breweries -- Fremont Brewing -- to deliver the juicy, hoppy haze. If you’re familiar with the famous Youtube video Nyan Cat, you can begin to understand our high-flying glee when, after almost a year of begging, the brewers at Fremont finally created a beer exclusively for the Tavour community. Let us proudly present: THUNDER KITTY HAZY IPA! If you’re in Washington, join us at Fremont’s Urban Beer Garden Wednesday,...

Whale Watching Vol 1: Trillium x Monkish x Other Half - Fully Loaded Baked Potato

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Defining the Whale, one rare beer at a time. Is there a beer you really want to try, but can't find it anywhere? Do you have to trade the five best brews in your cellar to get it? Then it might be a whale you’re hunting for. Welcome to the first installment in Tavour’s new Whale Watching series, wherein we taste some of the world’s most sought-after beers and dive deeper to see what the hype is...

Is Brut IPA the Newest Hop Trend?

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Meet the next big IPA substyle in craft: Brut IPA Hazy IPAs are clearly the trendiest hoppy beer in the country. Breweries are scrambling to pump out as many as they can, replacing tap lines that used to be dedicated to the classic West Coast IPA with new fruit-forward beers in the New England IPA fashion. The East Coast has toppled the West Coast’s hop dominance. But this East Coast dominance might be coming to an end soon. A...

North Carolina Brewery Crafts Carbon Neutral Hemp Beer

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Four Saints Brewing has crafted North Carolina’s first Hemp beer, and one of the country’s first brews to use a 100% carbon neutral process. Asheboro, North Carolina’s Four Saints Brewing crafted the state’s first registered Hemp Ale to support local farmers shifting away from growing tobacco toward a more sustainable crop. But apparently that “first” just wasn’t enough. So they took the innovation factor a step further to make a beer using a carbon neutral...

An Interview with the Brewers Association’s New Diversity Ambassador

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We talked with J. Niko Jackson-Bekham, the Brewers Association’s very first diversity ambassador about how she sees diversity and inclusion in the craft brewing industry. The craft brewing industry has an obvious lack of diversity -- look up from your glass the next time you're at a beer festival or even in some taprooms and you’ll see that there are likely more men than women and more white people than non-white people in the room. It’s hard...

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