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Beer on the move
A new home for Nikki's; and the Rhode Island Beer Bus is revving up
Plus, Shiner Bock is coming to town
| April 16, 2014
Heady times for craft beer
Plus, 'Gansett's new mashup and a whole lotta new beers
The Brewers Association, which reps craft brewers, released its report for 2013, and the news is no surprise: better beer is still on the rise.
| March 19, 2014
Mo' better beer
So many brews, so little time . . .
The better beer scene keeps getting better and better .
| February 12, 2014
New year, new beer
Meet Proclamation Ale and more
The flow of ambitious Rhode Island brewers is continuing unabated in 2014.
| January 15, 2014
Fill your glass with cheer
Beer gifts, local liquids, and hoppy holiday bashes
For weeks we’ve been planning to do a detailed gift guide; we hit a few stores, made some notes, and then realized that you don’t need much hand-holding if you’re buying for the beer lover on your list.
| December 11, 2013
Meet the medalists
Local winners at the Great International Beer Fest
At the 17th annual competition, 575 entries in 48 categories were assessed by 98 judges.
| November 13, 2013
A shiny new Bucket
Plus, say hello to Slumbrew
Award-winning brews, new brews, and brew news for youse. . . .
| November 06, 2013
Beervana turns 5
The best fest rolls out the barrel-aged beers, and much more
No hype, just fact: Beervana is the Main Event, the annual Big Night Out in our little corner of the craft beer world.
| October 14, 2013
Beervana Fest: The beer list
It's good to have a game plan
Your guide to more than 70 breweries pouring more than 150 beers . . .
BEERVANA FEST 2013
| October 09, 2013
Into the wild
Welcome, Stevie D's; new brews; and more
Let’s catch up on some beer news while we wait for the first Christmas ales to hit the shelves . . . .
| September 25, 2013
10 items or less
Counting calories, the Wall of Fall, and more
Octoberfest is here, and big boxes of beer
| August 22, 2013
A hoppy history lesson
Plus, craft sales keep booming
It all starts with Anchor Steam. The storied brew was saved from extinction when Fritz Maytag bought the brewery in 1965 — inauspiciously launching the craft beer industry and establishing its benchmarks: small, independent, and traditional.
| July 31, 2013
Roll in the barrels
Plus, beer 'sales' at breweries!
It’s been a while since we caught up on beer news in this space. And there’s a boatload of it.
| July 18, 2013
The Philly pilgrimage
Plus, the splendid American Craft Beer Fest
We’re usually all about the local breweries and the locally-available stock in this space, but sometimes we get in the Kia and head for beer adventures across state lines.
| June 12, 2013
The best beers of summer
Local pros pick the season's top brews and craft beer in cans, and share some warm-weather drinking stories
'Tis the season when beers get lighter and crisper. But summer brews don't have to be bland and watery. The better beer makers pack an abundance of subtle flavors into their golden liquid, from blonde ales to lagers to wheat ales to pilseners.
| May 29, 2013
Taste sweet freedom!
Celebrating American Craft Beer Week
American Craft Beer Week (ACBW) is rolling around again, from May 13-19. It's the eighth annual self-toasting by the alliance of small and independent beer makers, marketers, distributors, and peripheral biz peeps. This year's motto is "Big Week, Small Breweries."
| May 08, 2013
American Craft Beer Week events
Tap takeovers, pint nights, and more!
Join the celebration!
| May 11, 2013
Big beer news!
Foolproof, Grey Sail, and a coupla fests
We're too busy prepping The Best ish to do a "real" column, but we need to share some beer happenings . . .
| April 10, 2013
Beer on Broadway: Taking Newport by storm
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
On Saturday, the snow was finally gone, the air was semi-warm, and the clocks were set to spring ahead in the wee hours of the 10th.
| March 13, 2013
Beer on a budget: ‘Craft lite,’ and a trip To Trader Joe’s
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
Beer is often referred to as "an affordable luxury."
| February 20, 2013
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