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THE NEW AGE OF LAGERS

Trend spotting in the city of Portland, OR, is tricky business. The most enduringly popular beers, as they are up and down the Pacific coast, are hoppy ales. Breweries and bars make sure there are always several choices at hand for the legions of hop heads who have come to...

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America Now Has Over 3,000 Craft Breweries—and That's Not Necessarily Great for Beer Drinkers

Located off Rhode Island’s coast, the Atlantic Ocean isle is filled with bluffs, beaches, and rolling hills, such as the one atop which the Atlantic Inn is perched. Here, on the lush lawn in front of the 1879 hotel, you can sit in white Adirondack chairs and watch the rippled...

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Craft Beer Is Booming, but Brewers See Crossroads

When the term microbrewery had scarcely entered the vocabulary, Rich Doyle saw possibilities. Almost three decades ago, he became a co-founder of the Boston-based Harpoon Brewery, which has grown into the 12th-largest craft beer maker in the country. Last July, with a stake of at least 40 percent in the...

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Cheers! Craft beer is finally going mainstream........

This once great nation of brewers and beer drinkers has grown used to bad news at the bar. Our pubs are closing at a worrying rate and for years we watched as decent breweries vanished like the head dissipating from a pint of fizzy, yellow homogenised cooking lager. And as...

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