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She’s breaking into the ‘boys club’ at Three Floyds Brewery
Joliet Herald News
By Mark Konkol mkonkol@suntimes.com April 12, 2012 11:28AM Abby Titcomb, a brewer at Three Floyds Brewery in Munster, Ind., is breaking into the boys club at the renowned brewery. | Brian Jackson~Sun-Times In this modern age of craft beer snobbery it’s …

She’s breaking into the ‘boys club’ at Three Floyds Brewery
Chicago Sun-Times
Abby Titcomb, a brewer at Three Floyds Brewery in Munster, Ind., is breaking into the boys club at the renowned brewery. | Brian Jackson~Sun-Times In this modern age of craft beer snobbery it’s “guys with ponytails and beards who listen to the Grateful …

From our friends in the Great White North…

Skip the poutine, stay for the beer
Ottawa Citizen
At the Gatineau brew pub, which fittingly overlooks Brewery Creek in Hull, they make a dish that combines two items many people won’t let past their lips. Here, “chef’s poutine” takes the famous indelicacy of french fries, curds and brown sauce and …

How to start a Brandon brewpub
Brandon Sun (blog)
The Manitoba Liquor Control Commission tweeted out on Wednesday a link (pdf) to their brewpub requirments, so I figure now is a good time to re-open the conversation. You may recall that brewpubs got tossed around during the last municipal election …

Mill St. Brewpub
Ottawa At Home
As Ottawans eagerly anticipated the opening of the new Mill St. Brewpub, little did we know the extent of the transformation taking place! Formerly home to The Mill restaurant, the historic stone building is now reborn as a grand space, full of light …

and the “People’s Republic of Vermont”…

Introducing Burlington Beer Co.
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Now after six years and 180 batches of homebrew, Lemnah is ready to share his craft with the world through Burlington Beer Co., a brewpub that he is launching in Burlington. Burlington Beer Co. isn’t officially open yet — Lemnah is in the process of …

The title tells it all…

The Seven Best Brewpubs in St. Louis
Riverfront Times (blog)
Only a few years ago, the list of brewpubs in St. Louis, let alone the “Best” brewpubs, would have been very short indeed. Now, thanks to an explosion of small craft breweries (or, if you like, “nanobreweries”), the St. Louis beer scene is hopping …

From the West Coast…

Breckenridge Brewery Prepares For Spring Beer Fest
CBS Local
DENVER (CBS4)- Breckenridge Brewery is getting ready to head back to its hometown for it’s annual Spring Beer Fest. That’s set for Saturday, April 14 in Breckenridge but CBS4′s Justin McHeffey got a lesson in beer making at the pub’s brewery in …

Santa Cruz brewpubs tap local tastes with beer, ale
San Francisco Chronicle
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing The bar at this all-organic brewpub is cozy and frequently carpeted with Labradors. There’s more elbow room downstairs in the newly renovated patio area, where you can sometimes watch the brewers at work in their open-air …

Jupiter Brewpub Offers a Summer of Sour Beers
SF Weekly (blog)
This weekend, and through the summer months, Berkeley’s Jupiter Brewpub hosts Sour Sun-Days. Every third Sunday, the brewery will offer a selection of four to five sour and rare beers on their patio. Themed offerings will allow guests to explore …

and good news from the rest of the country eh?

Gluten free? Goose Island’s brewpub has you covered
RedEye Chicago (blog)
By Emily Van Zandt RedEye Chicago’s Goose Island Clybourn brewpub has jumped on the gluten-free bandwagon, adding a new beer called Queen-OA brew to the lineup at the Wrigleyville and Clybourn brewpubs. The beer is made using red and white quinoa …

Atlanta’s craft beer scene is booming
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By Bob Townsend The Atlanta craft beer scene just keeps getting better, with new and expanding breweries and brewpubs, plus more beer festivals and weekly tours and tastings. Hyosub Shin, hshin@ajc.com Greg Crawley of Atlanta takes a sip of beer at …

 

Do you have culture? The folks at Sixpoint Brewery do…

 

Ever have a raging good time at a rock concert?  Or enjoy a great meal at home or at a restaurant?  Or simply just been walking down the street and admiring a really nice building?  There is a fascinating story and historical connection behind all of this, and perhaps it is even one you are already familiar with: all of these cultural treasures come from civilization, and civilization is founded upon beer. Beer is Culture.

We are beginning to think you understand this concept better than we do, simply based upon some of the original artwork you have submitted the past two years! Now our third-annual art and design exhibition, which showcases original art and lets you decide on a favorite, begins this week. Ever since the first entries of the inaugural Beer Is Culture event began trickling in, we have been wowed by the creativity.

For more information check out the following link… http://bit.ly/HFTiDP