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“She Flies With Her Own Wings” – Oregon’s Label Art 2013

In that almost forgotten time, when crappy yellow beers roamed the plains, a label meant little more than knowing which crap we're stuck drinking tonight. Boring us with non-existent aroma and flavorless body, these bastard children of America's pre-prohibition age graced us with artwork reminiscent of that bygone era of local beer.

WARREN WILLS – PORTLAND CORRESPONDENT |
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The American Craft Beer Weekend Picks – February 28, 2014

Hey it's Friday and work's been brutal and the weather not much better - so you're ready for some fun. Well that's good - because we are all about it. From the nation's coolest beer festivals to movies, music and cutting-edge TV, we've got your back big-time. Plus we've a serious Weekend Beer Pick that you'll want to get your hands on.

So welcome to our awesome Weekend Picks...


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Newbies – New Releases That You Want to Look Out For

So many beers, So little time...Newbies is your essential map to the "best of the best" and the hottest new craft beers rolling out each week. From Brewery Ommegang's newest seasonal, Glimmerglass, to the latest from Stone and Oskar Blues - we've got all kinds of new releases you're going to want to chase down.

So welcome to another edition of Newbies -Your ultimate guide to great new craft beers! 


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We Knew It! Drinking Beer Makes You Healthier

There are a lot of reasons why people drink beer. Clearly, a primary reason is because they find it enjoyable. They appreciate how beer tastes and enjoy its mood-enhancing qualities. One thing's for sure - people don't generally drink beer to get healthier. But with more and more research coming out almost daily to the contrary, we all might want to start rethinking that.


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The American Craft Beer Rumor Mill – February 26, 2014

Hey it's Wednesday and that means it's Rumor Mill Time....It's not every day that one of American Craft Beer's own takes home a medal for her brewing skills. We've got the inside on last weekend's big win by our GWAR goddess! Plus we've some updates from our friends at Avery and all kinds of news from Deschutes and Odell Brewing.

So fasten your seat belts everybody because....THIS WEEK'S RUMOR MILL IS ON!


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Wish You Were Here – Craft Beer Festivals That You Can Never Get Tickets To

It's hard to keep covering beer festivals that sell out so fast that even their most plugged-in fans have a difficult time getting tickets. It's hard to highlight hot craft beer events where demand far outpaces availability. People get pissed at us when we bring up these seemingly unattainable hot ticket events...And that's probably why we shouldn't mention the Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival, which took place in Grand Rapids over the weekend.


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The American Craft Beer Weekend Picks – February 21, 2014

Hey it's Friday and work's been brutal and the weather not much better -so you're ready for some fun. Well good, because we're all about it and we've got all kinds of ideas. From the nation's coolest beer festivals to movies, music, and cutting-edge TV - we've got your back big-time. Plus we've a serious Weekend Beer Pick that you'll want to get your hands on.


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