Where the Wild Beers Are

Crazy Craft Brews - An Exploration Into the Realm of Unique Beer

For millions, the term beer refers only to a handful of types. Be it light, amber or dark, many believe this to be a drab industry filled with limited options. This may have been true for decades, but with the rise of craft breweries across the nation, beer drinkers have a myriad of choices. Want a beer that tastes like banana nut bread? How about a stout with vibrant hues of chocolate and berries? In the modern beer industry, there are no limits.

A Delicious Oddity - Unique and Strange Craft Brews

The modern beer connoisseur has quite the adventure ahead of him. Craft breweries are pushing the envelope with flavors, and the results are delicious strange. The following craft beers is just sampling of what's available on the market.

Mama Mia Pizza Ale


Great Craft Beer & Food Pairings

Living the Brewed Life with Great Food and Beer Pairings

For a long time, the accepted belief was that wine was the superior beverage for pairing with various foods. Beer was just swill that we drank to wash down hot dogs and potato chips at the ball park. But as we all now know, craft beer’s complexity and range has grown leaps and bounds. With this complexity, the spectrum of options for food and beer pairings is infinite. Beer and grub combinations have even grown to encompass breakfast and desserts.

Some of our favorite pairings include:

Buffalo Wings & a Maibock

Try Boulevard Brewing - Boss Tom’s Golden Bock

Apple Streudel & a Hefeweizen

Try Weihenstephan's Hefeweissbier Dunkel

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    Tips to Starting a Beer Festival

    We all love beer festivals, but have you ever thought about starting your own? It can be a very large undertaking, but one that can benefit your city, your charity and even your wallet. When thinking about starting this project, consider a few key points:

    Event Type
    A craft beer event can come in many shapes, sizes and forms. One key to a successful event is to consider what type of event that you will want to produce. Many factors will come into consideration for this, including target demographic, location, theme and budget.

    The Beer
    It’s obvious that beer is a key component to any beer event, but what type of beer should you have on hand? Who should you approach about finding the beer? There are different approaches you can take, include speaking directly to the brewery’s or beer distributors.


    Awesome Beer Collectibles

    Your Source for Great Vintage and Modern Beer Collectibles

    No man cave is complete without cool vintage beer signs and other collectibles. A few shelves with some old extinct brewery cans is always a cool feature. Craft beer festivals are great places for new brewery swag but when it comes to the unique vintage collectibles, the web is where you turn.

    Check out some of our favorite beer collectibles, both vintage and modern:

    Beer Cap Motorcycles

    Vintage Collectibles

    Cool Beer Openers

    Mini Brew

    Hank the Beer Tank

    Craft Beer Ice Cream


    The Beer Festival Bucket List

    Great American Beer Festival – Denver, Colorado

    The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is a three-day annual event hosted by the Brewers Association in mid to late September or early October. The GABF brings visitors from around the world to sample more than 2,000 different American beers. Over 100 beer judges from the United States and abroad evaluate beer in the associated competition, ultimately judging 3,300 beers entered by almost 500 domestic breweries. Gold, silver and bronze medals in 83 beer-style categories are awarded.

    Oregon Brewers Festival – Portland, Oregon

    Pouring 90 different craft beers from around the country – plus beers from New Zealand in the International Tent – the Oregon Brewers Festival is the quintessential celebration of craft beer! On a sun soaked July afternoon, there's no better place to sip suds with friends along the banks of the Willamette River, with

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