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Beer or wine? California brewers craft a case for holiday tastes

Todd Karnig, vice president of sales for Stone Brewing, said the brewery sees a boost in sales around the holidays. | Photo courtesy of Stone Brewing
December 12, 2017 - 3:27pm

Canada’s craft brew market leads to new business models

Small-batch beers, which once were hard to find, have come to dominate among discriminating brew consumers across Canada – and the major players have responded in several ways including acquisitions. | Photo by Pixabay.

December 12, 2017 - 11:55am

New state laws change rules for Texas craft brewers

Patrons enjoy craft brews at the Texas Beer Co. in Taylor, Texas, owned by Ian Davis and JD Gins. | Photo courtesy of Texas Beer Co.

December 12, 2017 - 11:09am

Sacramento's craft breweries profitable, but market shows signs of a slowdown

Greater beer selection, such as this lineup of River City Brewing Co. brews, are a key reason customers are making their way to local craft breweries. | Photo courtesy of River City Brewing Co.

December 12, 2017 - 1:02am

How two Nashville breweries continue to pour it on

Bottoms up: Fat Bottom Brewing has quickly risen to the top as one of Music City's most popular craft beer purveyors. | Photo courtesy of Fat Bottom Brewing Co. 

December 11, 2017 - 2:59pm

Arizona craft beer scene hopping after slow start

Since launching in 2011, O.H.S.O. Brewery & Distillery has three locations in the in the Valley and plans to open a fourth soon. | Photo courtesy of O.H.S.O. Brewery & Distillery

December 11, 2017 - 2:42pm

Denver Beer Festivus celebrates holiday brews, craft community

This year’s Denver Beer Festivus is scheduled for Dec. 16 at the Wings over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Lowry. | Photos courtesy of Alyson McClaran, Two Parts

December 11, 2017 - 12:08pm

Gluten-free brewery serves tasty beers (and that’s no bull!)

Doug Foster, left, and Ryan Bove are co-owners of Aurochs Brewing Co. in Emsworth, Penn.,  one of only a handful of gluten-free breweries in the country. | Photo courtesy of Aurochs Brewing Co.

December 11, 2017 - 11:51am

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