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Holy Spirits: Churches Find New Life as Breweries

Holy Spirits: Churches Find New Life as Breweries

By Dave Kang | Oct 10
With stained glass, brick walls and large sanctuaries ideal for holding vats and lots of drinkers, churches renovated into breweries attract beer lovers but can grate on the spiritual sensibilities of clergy and worshippers.

Changing Times Brew Bitter Taste For Japan's Beer Makers

Changing Times Brew Bitter Taste For Japan's Beer Makers

By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 21
Beer consumption has been tanking for five years straight in Japan, as the younger generation shies away from the obligatory after-work drinking that was a trademark of the dark-suited heroes of Japan Inc.

Anheuser-Busch Purchases Wicked Weed Craft Brewery

May 4
Anheuser-Busch InBev will purchase North Carolina brewery Wicked Weed and add it to its craft and import brand unit.

Proposed Alabama Beer Rule Prompts Privacy Concerns

By Jay Reeves | Aug 8
Alabama's alcohol regulators want to know who is buying beer from one of the state's craft breweries and taking it home to drink.

Bananagrams Beer Launches in Narragansett

Aug 3
Narragansett Brewing Company has partnered with a Rhode Island-based game company to produce a beer celebrating Bananagrams.

Illinois College Adds Major in Brewing Amid Craft Beer Boom

Apr 25
An Illinois university has a new accredited degree in fermentation science to train future brewers, distillers and vintners.

Prost! Germany Celebrates 500 Years of Beer Purity Law

Apr 22
To some it's the real deal, to others it's a bland brew. But thanks to a 500-year-old rule, everybody can be sure what's in German beer.

World's Biggest Beer Makers Agree to Join Forces

By Raf Casert and Pan Pylas | Oct 13
The world's top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would control nearly a third of the global market and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser and Miller Genuine Draft.

Beer Geeks Go Local

By David Sharp | May 29
The number of small breweries is exploding, providing adventurous offerings to a new generation of beer drinkers who increasingly place a premium on locally produced beer.

This Season's Maple Sap Heads from Tree to Beer Tap

By Michael Hill | Apr 6
The maple sap bubbling away in Ron Davis' upstate New York sugar house is destined for pancakes, waffles, sweets and - for years now - beer kegs.

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