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Ninth Annual Big Texas Beer Fest set for March 27th & 28th

Ninth Annual Big Texas Beer Fest set for March 27th & 28th The Big Texas Beer Fest is back and bigger than ever.  The event takes place over two days in Dallas at the Fair Park Automobile Building featuring over one hundred breweries pouring over four hundred beers. Look for this year’s beer list to be released about one week proir to the festival date. But don’t wait to get your tickets as they always …

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Texas Brewery Update | January 2020

Texas Brewery Update | January 2020 I got around to running the numbers for the number of breweries/brewpubs in the state of Texas. Before we go into the data, here are the a couple of notes on the numbers: All data is coming from the TABC licenses Duplicate entries have been removed (meaning, if a place has two licenses for the same location, it counts as one. If a place is contract brewing while having …

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Finding Craft Beer in Colombia - Beer Travel

Finding Craft Beer in Colombia – Beer Travel

Finding Craft Beer in Colombia (Bogota, Medellin & Cartagena) Colombia is known for their great diversity, food, coffee, culture & the natural beauty among some other things that I will not go into, but lets face it, they are not known for their craft beer scene. Read on to learn about how craft beer is a growing trend in Colombia. The saying here is, “It’s Colombia not Columbia!” (We got in trouble on Instagram for …

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A Visit To Deep Ellum Brewing - Dallas Texas

A Visit To Deep Ellum Brewing – Dallas Texas

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Deep Ellum Brewing 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226 I went to Dallas, so I went to Deep Ellum Brewing Company. You’ve probably heard of them. They have the cute little smiley face with a bottle of a beer for a mouth for a logo. I’d certainly found myself sipping one of their brews before, but going to the birthplace (Lazarus pits?) where the yeast …

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Finding Craft Beer in Romania

Finding Craft Beer in Romania

When I think of craft breweries in Europe, Romania is not on the top of my mind. Yet, after this trip, I think Romania should be added to everyone’s European vacation list. We love traveling to Eastern Europe! It is a bit cheaper, less crowded, and a different culture. When we travel, we definitely try to seek out the local favorites. In Romania, it would be their wine! Yet, they also have an up and …

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5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio

5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio

If you are taking a trip to San Antonio or happen to be there, here is a list 5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio. Alamo Beer Co. 202 Lamar St, San Antonio, TX 78202 Large indoor and outdoor space featuring craft beer and live music. Alamo Beer is on a list of “top 50 beer breweries worldwide that are using solar (PV) energy to brew their beers”. Beers: Golden Ale, Amber Lager, German Pale …

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Cervecería Calavera – Mexican Craft Brewery Available in Texas

Guest Post by Aleida Taddei and Michael Elwell. In a country where tradition is very strong and the challenge of change seems imminent, Cervecería Calavera (aka Calavera Brewing) founder and brewmaster Gilbert Bjørn Nielsen is producing a variety of complex beers rich in flavor and labeled with symbols from Mexico’s colorful history. Gilbert is originally from Denmark; he immigrated to Mexico with his parents as a young child. Later on as an adult he returned to Denmark …

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The Beer Diaries World Tour: The Beer of Belize

The Beer Diaries World Tour: Belize Screening at The Village Alamo Drafthouse Austin, Texas Join this one-time screening of a series exploring the beer culture of Belize! You may know The Beer Diaries as the internet beer gurus that bring you informative videos on the craft beer scene in Texas and beyond. This past year The Beer Diaries also launched The Beer Bus, a series of VIP brewery tours that feature Beer Diaries episodes of …

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Beer Tripping In Amsterdam

Amsterdam is well known for many things, but not necessarily it’s craft beer scene – especially since it’s nestled between the better known beer meccas of Belgium and Germany. However, it’s location is precisely why it should be considered a top beer destination. Along with the picturesque views, the romantic canals and liberal districts, Amsterdam very much proves to be a beer lovers vacation.  In no particular order, here are my top picks for beer tripping …

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Ravens Brewing Co.

Discovering British Columbia Craft Breweries

My biggest passions are travel, beer and wine. I will go anywhere where I can explore and learn by personal experience, and I’m serious about it. This last Summer (2015), I discovered a few craft breweries in the British Columbia area of Canada. New breweries are opening consistently throughout the province. It takes a voracious thirst and some level of obsession (or a paying gig anyway) to keep up to speed on all of them…and more are coming! My first …

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Devil's Peak Brewing

Finding Craft Beer in South Africa’s Growing Scene

South Africa is not a place most people would normally think to read a craft beer article on. In fact, for all of the breweries that are actually in South Africa, it was not the easiest place to find all that many details on. South Africa’s beer scene is dominated by anything SABMiller. If you do not look for craft beer, you likely will end up with seeing mostly SABMiller offerings. As an avid traveler, I …

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Beer Tripping: San Francisco

Beer Tripping: San Francisco I travel to California quite a bit for work and I don’t normally have much time for anything else. However, I was recently able to squeeze in a quick trip to San Francisco. Like many of you, my vacations always include some type of beer haul or brewery visit. Since I was in the city for about a day and a half, I only sketched out a few key places that …

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