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Viginia Brewery Taps 300-Year-Old Recipe

FOOD/DRINK | By Michael Felberbaum | Dec 4
What do you get when you combine water, American persimmons and hops and ferment it with yeast? A beer based on a 300-year-old recipe scribbled in a cookbook kept by Virginia's prominent Reynolds family.

Go for the Food: Vermont's Beer Run

FOOD/DRINK | By J.M. Hirsch | Sep 18
Looking for the ultimate beer journey? Seek out Heady Topper, a double IPA by The Alchemist Brewery in Vermont. While you're at it, discover other breweries and food artisans in the Green Mountain State.

Belgium’s Beer Buzz

FOOD/DRINK | By Raf Casert | Apr 21
The Belgian beer federation is trying to rekindle local interest in the drink with a "Proud of our Beers" public awareness campaign, including a tricolor national flag with the middle yellow turned into a glass of beer.

Mass. Monks Start Brewing Beer Like European Brothers

FOOD/DRINK | By Dave Martin | Jan 23
Starting last week, the 63 brothers of St. Joseph’s Abbey - about an hour’s drive west of Boston - began selling the first Trappist beer brewed outside Europe.

Anheuser-Busch Sued Over "Hold my Beer" Videos

FOOD/DRINK | By Jim Salter | Jan 1
A Montana-based craft brewer is suing the world’s largest beer-maker, alleging that popular YouTube videos for Bud Light violate its trademarked phrase, "Hold my beer and watch this."

Craft Beer Craze Creates Black Market

FOOD/DRINK | By Lisa Rathke | Dec 11
As craft brews gain an intense following, a black market bloomed in which opportunists sell for hundreds of dollars top-rated beers that are hard to find, in short supply, expensive or illegal to ship.

Louisiana Brew Trail Launches

FOOD/DRINK | By Melinda Deslatte | Sep 25
Hoist a mug in celebration of Louisiana’s brews. That’s the latest tourist attraction that Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne is celebrating, introducing the Louisiana Craft Brewery Trail to tout locally-made beers.

Cans Make a Comeback in Craft Beer

FOOD/DRINK | By Michael Felberbaum | Jul 6
Canned beer is making a comeback thanks to craft brewers who are reinventing a classic design.

Florida Growls Over New Beer Law

FOOD/DRINK | By Brendan Farrington | Apr 10
Florida is growling over growlers, 64-ounce beer containers that are preferred by beer enthusiasts but currently banned in the state. Distributors are battling economic developers whether to legalize the the size.

Brew York City at the New York Historical Society

FOOD/DRINK | By MEGHAN BARR | Jun 10
Beer was hip in New York long before hipsters were into craft brews, according to a new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society that traces the history of beer all the way back to drunken Colonial times.

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