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    Women Owned Breweries That Are Making Craft Beer More Inclusive

    Craft beer is a male-dominated whitewashed industry. These women owned breweries are out to prove that beer is much more inclusive. Think about the last time you were in a craft brewery taproom. Who served your beer? Who brewed your beer? Who owns the brewery? The chances are pretty likely that your bartender was a white guy. And there’s an even higher likelihood that the fella who brewed it was a white guy. And it’s a near certainty that the person or persons who own the brewery are white guys. After all, according to a 2014 Stanford

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    Goose Island Beer Company // Kentucky Fog

    Kentucky Fog is the newest addition to Goose Island’s renown Bourbon County Stout lineup. It marks the first time the brewery has used tea in one of their BCS variants. Named after the once-favorite beverage of hipsters everywhere, the London Fog (Earl Grey tea with honey and steamed milk), Kentucky Fog infuses the BCS base stout with clover honey from The Honey House and a combination of cold-brewed Black and Earl Grey teas from Kilogram Tea. “I have been working to blend the flavors of tea and BCS for years. With characteristics like liquorish, molasses and Tobacco,

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    9 of the Best Holiday Beers for Bringing Holiday Cheers

    Nothing sent us to the liquor store and bars for curbside pickup quite as often as, well… *broadly gestures at the entirety of 2020.* Now the holiday season is upon us. We are jingle bells deep in it. And it’s certainly true that Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Solstice, Festivus, and other Secular Winter Celebrations don’t look the same as they usually do, our good friend, Beer, is here to help us celebrate and ring in the new year. If you’re heading out to the liquor store for some seasonal libations, check out this list of the best holiday beers for bringing

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    9 of the Best Craft Beers to Pair with Thanksgiving Dinner

    From Belgians to barleywines and brown ales to barrel-aged stouts, these are nine of the best craft beers to pair with Thanksgiving dinner. Table Beer – Creature Comforts Brewing Company photo by Noteworthy On a day packed with filling foods, equally filling beers might not be on your menu. Enter Creature Comforts’s Table Beer – a sessionable, hop-forward, refreshing, approachable Table Beer Belgian-style ale. Table Beer has an earthy, floral, and citrus hop character balanced by complex Belgian yeast flavors, which leads to subtle bitterness on the finish. Sweet Potato Souffle Rye

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    Revolution Brewing // Cafe Deth

    A staple in Revolution Brewing’s Deep Wood Series, Cafe Deth is a bourbon barrel-aged imperial oatmeal stout that is brewed with English specialty malts, flaked and malted oats, and an aggressive amount of Chicago’s own Dark Matter Coffee to create a heavy, rich, chocolaty profile and silky mouthfeel that cloaks its considerable strength. This beer clocks in at 14.8% ABV, so if you’re not seeing things out of the corner of your eye moving around in the shadow, you definitely will be after drinking this one. THEBASICS style: Barrel-Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stoutabv: 14.8%ibu: 35color: Blackstemware:

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    MiddleCoast Brewing Company // Black Is Beautiful

    The Black Is Beautiful beer initiative is a collaborative effort amongst the brewing community and its customers, in an attempt to bring awareness to the injustices that many people of color face daily.Marcus Baskerville, Weathered Souls Brewing When Marcus Baskerville – co-owner of Weathered Souls Brewing – launched the Black Is Beautiful beer initiative, he was hoping a few hundred breweries would join in the collaboration. But that number has blossomed to (as of this writing) 1,177 breweries in all 50 states and 21 other countries. This initiative is truly a global, cultural happening.

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    Best Oktoberfest Beers to Celebrate 2020 Despite… Everything

    Oktoberfest 2020 was supposed to take place from September 19th through October 4th. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, Germany canceled the official celebration in Munich this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate at home! Here are the best Oktoberfest beers to celebrate the event despite, you know… Everything. Oktoberfest is a long standing German festival. It’s an annual two-week celebration that dates back 210 years! The festival originated on October 12, 1810, in celebration of the marriage of the crown prince of Bavaria, who later became King Louis I, to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The