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Seattle’s Urban Family Brewing Keeps it Local and Funky Fresh

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With a new head brewer and renewed focus on catering to Seattle’s beer crowd, Urban Family’s fleet of super-fruited barrel-aged Sours and juicy IPAs is making the brewery a delicious staple in the Emerald City. On a sunny Friday morning in June with a cool breeze floating off Salmon Bay, the warehouse district in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood is fairly sleepy. But tucked away among the other nondescript industrial spaces, the metallic clang of kegs being washed and...

Asheville’s Burial Beer Co. Was Born in Seattle

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Burial Beer Co. has become synonymous with Asheville NC’s vibrant beer scene, but this standout brewery’s roots are actually far to the West in Seattle. In the last five years, Burial Beer Co. has gone from brewing on a one-barrel system in a rented art gallery to gaining national attention and making over 10,000 barrels of beer a year. That trajectory has tracked so closely with the explosive growth in the surrounding Asheville North Carolina beer scene...

Matchless Brewing Adds Barrel Program to IPA Repertoire

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How a juicy IPA brewery decided to break its mold with small-batch barrel beers Between Grant Bolt and Patrick Jansen, there’s enough visionary brewing expertise (and hair) to go around. The brewers and co-owners of Matchless Brewing have taken a brewing idea, moved to an odd little suburb of Olympia, Washington, and created some of the hottest beers in the state. The two (who have luscious locks and the beards many of us come to associate with brewers) are...

How Straight to Ale Went from Homebrewer to the Best Brewery in Alabama

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Get a peek into the challenges and joys of brewing in Alabama with Straight to Ale’s founder Dan Perry. Alabama isn’t the first place you'd usually think of when you ponder craft beer, but Straight To Ale is on a mission to change that. They’ve been named the best brewery in the State by RateBeer and have the top-ranked beer in the state as well. Straight to Ale’s path to greatness was a long one. Due...

Hip Hop and Dry-Hopped, Say Hello to Brooklyn’s Interboro

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The IPAs from Interboro Spirits & Ales are the juiciest thing out of BK since Biggie. NYC is home to a special class of juicy IPAs from breweries like Other Half, Grimm, Threes, and Finback. They deliver an only-in-New York experience much like bagels or pizza. But we’ve yet to see any of the NYC juicebombs leave the 5 Boroughs, until now... Say hello to Brooklyn’s Interboro Spirits & Ales! Personally, I’m excited as hell. I used...

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