OVERCUP BLOG — craft beer
Posted by Olenka Burgess on
American Craft Beer Week may be over, but don’t despair! The fun is never over, because craft beer week celebrations happen throughout the year all across the country. In fact, some states even host a full MONTH of beer (hello Oregon, Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland)! These celebrations often include brewpub tours, tastings, workshops, and some friendly inter-brewery competition, and they provide a great opportunity to meet the craftspeople behind your favorite craft brews.Many cities plan their beer weeks to coincide with American Craft Beer Week, which takes place in mid-May, but in case you missed out on the official...
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Posted by Keely Burkey on
Get your growlers ready, because American Craft Beer Week is upon us once again! 2016 marks its 11th anniversary, celebrating America’s small independent craft breweries and the drinks they provide to their thirsty patrons. Established by the Brewer’s Association, brewers in all 50 states will participate in the week-long festivities, including exclusive brewery tours, special craft beer releases, food and beer pairings, tap takeovers, and more. For a full list of events in your state, visit Craft Beer’s incredibly detailed event list here. Or, even better, use Niki Ganong’s award-winning Field Guide to Drinking in America to help you check off each...
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Posted by Rachel Bell on
Like many of the products we love, alcohol production isn’t always easy on the environment. Between the water consumption, energy needed to produce the product, and transportation, it takes a lot of resources to get our favorite beer into the glass. It may have all started with the Bottle Bill, a law that varies by state (check out The Field Guide to Drinking in America for info by state), but brewers have come a long way in sustainability efforts since 1971. Luckily, many craft beer producers have recognized the need to focus on sustainability. On this Earth Day (April 22) we’re going to take...
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