Good luck trying to find some Sam Adams Boston Lager in Portland. It’s been a long time since I’ve bothered to look for any–I need it for symbolic purposes for a little party that begins this afternoon–and I had no idea what a rarity it has become.  The five

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Video | Bailey Loosemore and Kirby Adams talk about 12 Days of #BrewLou coming to the Courier-Journal (Photo: David Harrison/The C-J) This is what happens when I walk into a bar: I grab a seat, scan the beer list, realize I forgot what hops are again. Scan the list

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(Photo: Special to Coastal Life) Not only is the craft beer craze evident in local bars and restaurants, but its companion, home brewing, can be now found in garages and kitchens across Southwest Florida. In fact, Southwest Florida hosts two local home brewing clubs, Hangar 41 Brew Club and

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(Photo: Jason Wachter, jwachter@stcloudtimes.com) The beer cooler in the kitchen of the Boulder Tap House always has 41 kegs hooked up to tap lines. Then there typically are an additional 30 kegs on stock at the 3950 Second St. S bar and restaurant. "We’ve always got backups ready in

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By the mid-1980s, the beer scene in Arizona, which hosts Super Bowl XLIX this weekend, was bleak. The state’s only brewery to make it out of Prohibition for any length of time—eight tried—was the Phoenix-based Arizona Brewing Co. That brewery began to shed consumers, however, as Phoenix’s post World

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(Photo: Rod Sanford/Lansing State Journal) Buy Photo The Beer Grotto is meant to be a place where customers can orient their taste buds amid the dizzying array of craft beers now on the market. Its owners are taking a few practical steps to make that possible. They’re limiting the

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