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The latest news, trends, and resources for professional brewers and members of the beer community.


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The Essential Guide to Using Fruit Purees in Your Beers

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By: Grace Weitz
Published: December 22, 2022
Last year, fruited sours landed on the list of Untappd’s top most checked-in styles of the year with just over three million check-ins. It was the only “non-IPA” category to even crack the top five. This ranking is just one of many showing that consumers are in a fervor for
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Allagash Brewing and New Belgium Brewery Share Their Best Sustainable Brewing Practices

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By: Sarah Buckholtz
Published: December 19, 2022
New Belgium believes that if more isn’t done to combat climate change beer will start to taste different due to the effects of warming global ...
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The Brief Guide to Dry Hopping

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By: Grace Weitz
Published: December 19, 2022
Craft beer consumers love to drink IPAs. That is a fact. And it has been fact for the last two to three decades. Last year, ...
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How to Save Your Brewery Time and Money With Ollie Ops Raw Materials Forecasting

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By: Sarah Buckholtz
Published: December 15, 2022
One of the most important features of Ollie Ops all-in-one brewery management software is the Raw Material Forecasting feature. This tool helps you keep track ...
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Everything You Need to Know About BeerXML

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By: Kyle Kensrue
Published: December 13, 2022
Let’s not kid ourselves, following a beer recipe can be a lot more involved than going through a recipe for a new dish. Brewing beer ...
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The Essential Guide to Brewing Coffee Beers

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By: Grace Weitz
Published: December 12, 2022
Whether you get your buzz in the morning (with coffee) or your buzz at night (with beer), there’s no denying that one of craft brewers’ ...
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The Best Advice for Managing Multiple Taprooms

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By: Grace Weitz
Published: December 7, 2022
Here’s a scenario many breweries have faced over the last few years: You’ve been open a year or maybe a few, business is going well. ...
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Two Breweries Share How to Find the Right Brewery Location

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By: Sarah Buckholtz
Published: December 2, 2022
With 9,118 craft breweries now operating in the United States as of 2021 (Brewers Association), it seems like each town, city, and village has one ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Can Labels

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By: Grace Weitz
Published: November 22, 2022
You can brew the best milkshake IPA on the planet. But, if your beer label doesn’t catch the eye of the consumer and meet all ...
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Tips for Brewing Non-Alcoholic Beer From an Award-Winning Brewer

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By: Sarah Buckholtz
Published: November 18, 2022
There has been a surge in the number of non-alcoholic breweries and brands popping up across the country and around the world. In 2021, the ...
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