Beer

Chocolate mint stout is nothing new, but all of the other breweries didn’t think to name their version “Thick Mint”. Southern Tier Brewing Company did, and now everyone is talking about an unofficial Girl Scout cookie beer. [click to continue…]

The non-profit Brewer’s Association has has released its annual list of the top 50 craft breweries in the United States and, in the process, provided a handy definition for the term in order to separate true craft breweries from those associated with international conglomerates. Check out the infographic below (click to enlarge). [click to continue…]

Paring beer to increasingly specific daily activities appears to be a growing trend. However, I have to admit—graphic artist Razan Wehbi‘s idea for Netflix beer themed around your favorite shows is brilliant. Unfortunately, it is only a concept at the moment—but who knows? Netflix has been wandering into some unorthodox marketing territory lately. I’m sure these would sell like crazy. I mean, it works for Game of Thrones. Check out more designs below. [click to continue…]

In order to help fund the restoration of Japan’s Kumamoto Castle in the wake of powerful earthquakes that shook the Kumamoto and Oita Prefectures in 2016, Sapporo is offering Black Label beer in special cans adorned with an image of the castle accented by cherry blossoms. It’s not often you can say that a beer can is beautiful. [click to continue…]

Asian airline Cathay Pacific has teamed up with Hong Kong Beer Co. to formulate an ale that is immune to the effects of aircraft cabin pressure and altitude. [click to continue…]

Shmaltz Brewing is following up on last year’s Star Trek Golden Anniversary Ales with three new Trek beers for 2017. The first of these releases is officially licensed Star Trek Klingon Imperial Porter (7.3% ABV). [click to continue…]

Does any other card game have its own official beer? I think Campy Creatures might be the first. The game surpassed its goal on Kickstarter only recently, but an official line of beer based on the game from Bottle Logic Brewing is already in the works. [click to continue…]

HBO and Brewery Ommegang are expanding on their limited edition Game of Thrones beer series with Bend the Knee Golden Ale—a 9.0% ABV bomb brewed with wildflower honey. [click to continue…]

Richmond-based Veil Brewing has delivered an Oreo-flavored beer into the world. They note that their 7% Hornswoggler chocolate milk stout was “conditioned on hundreds of pounds of Oreo cookies” and that there may be some residual fermentable sugars left in the beer. So they recommend keeping it as cold as possible at all times and consuming it fresh to maintain a robust Oreo flavor. [click to continue…]

Terrapin has teamed up with AMC for a second beer inspired by The Walking Dead. [click to continue…]