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Crafty Traveler's Beer Guide to Malta

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Until the last couple years, Malta was known for turquoise water, not craft beer. Things are changing! Read here for the inside scoop on what makes this island bubble! Malta is an archipelago in the Mediterranean known for...well, most people don’t actually know about Malta. Especially if those people are American. Which isn’t such a bad thing, considering the island is so minuscule it can’t hold many more tourists -- 17 miles long by 9 miles...

What Breweries Really Think About Beer Festivals

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In the wake of the raucous, sudsy fun of Seattle Beer Week, we wondered how breweries really view the madness of beer festivals. We talked to 4 brewers (from Odd13, 4 Noses, Breakside, and Ecliptic) from 2 major beer cities (Denver and Portland) to get their hot takes. In the wake of Seattle Beer Week, the non-stop excitement and overwhelming amount of activity had us thinking, “how do the breweries that call those host cities home truly feel about the...

Hop Me Up At The Ballpark: Baseball’s Best Craft Beers

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What you should be drinking while watching baseball: our craft beer picks at every Major League stadium. When you park your keister in a seat at one of North America’s many ballparks, you’ve already made a commitment. If you’re anything like me, after transportation, tickets, merch and any other costs, you need to pick a beer worth your time. With the Lites of the world filling the majority of taplists surrounding America’s pastime, purchasing tasty craft...

Beer Helps Me Cook: Drunk Beans (Frijoles Borrachos)

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Are you a beer-drinker who hates cooking? Then drink your way through, and with, the ingredients of this Mexican recipe! I grew up in a household where cooking meant, “follow the directions on the package” or “call the Chinese place for takeout” (they knew my mom’s voice, and her order). All of these things happened while holding an ice-cold brewsky. My hatred for cooking and love of drinking beer should come as no surprise. Over the years I’ve...

Beer Moms

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This Mother’s Day, give your mom the gift of cold beer. Did you think she’d prefer a glass of wine? She wouldn’t -- we investigate why. Since it’s 2018, I don’t have to tell you that beer is a beverage all genders can enjoy. Still, I recognize a wide social belief that beer and moms are disconnected at best, taboo at worst. This hasn’t been my experience: I have fond memories of my mom...

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