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Enter Thrash Zone, a Japanese Metal Bar Where 'Extreme Beer' Is Everything

In 2006, there was nowhere in Japan to listen to face-melting riffs while drinking beer that tastes like Hell's bongwater. Then Koichi Katsuki came along.
Hilary Pollack
5.29.19
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People Rate Beer More Highly If They Think It's Made by a Man, Study Says

“There’s an assumption that your woman-made craft beer, screwdriver, or roof rack just won’t be as good.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.9.19
Quit the Nine-to-Five

I Quit My Corporate Job and Became a Full-Time Beer Sommelier

Why one woman left a desk job in communications and started a beer company with her sister.
Anne Gaviola
3.29.19
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Brewery's BDSM-Inspired Label Prompts Bizarre Response From Russian Government

A Russian federal service issued a social media poll after a complaint that Kopytov Brewery's ball gag label was offensive.
Bettina Makalintal
3.22.19
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Brewery Faces Backlash for Mocking MLK's 'I Have a Dream' Speech to Sell Black Beer

In a now-deleted apology on Facebook, the brewer described himself as a "stupid stupid man, but [...] not a racist."
Beth Demmon
3.7.19
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Beer Publication Faces Backlash After Printing Anti-#MeToo 'Parody' Piece

The publisher who wrote the piece has since resigned amid industry-wide criticism.
Bettina Makalintal
2.15.19
Craft Beer

This Peanut Butter-Flavored Beer Looks Like A KKK Member

And yet somehow neither of those things is why it might be discontinued.
Bettina Makalintal
12.4.18
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iPhones Are the Real Threat to Craft Beer, Not Weed, Says Brewers Association CEO

Apparently, people just aren’t going out to mingle at the bar because we've all got dating apps on our phones.
Bettina Makalintal
11.27.18
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Do the Layoffs at Lagunitas Brewing Co. Signal Trouble for Big Craft Beer?

The California-based brewery, famous for its IPA, is cutting 12 percent of its workforce.
Hannah Keyser
10.4.18
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Inside the NSFW Subreddit that Combines Nudes and Craft Beer Nerdery

r/ShowerBeersGoneWild's nearly 8,000 members run the gamut between men and women, microbrew aficionados and Bud Light Lime lovers.
Luke Winkie
9.21.18
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Lambic Beer Could Become a Casualty of Climate Change

Meteorological data shows the brewing window for lambics is an estimated 45 days shorter now than it was at the turn of the 20th century.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.12.18
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Ohio Brew Tour Cancelled After Organizer Posts Sexist Meme About Women

"9. You don't have to wash a beer before it tastes good."
Jelisa Castrodale
9.11.18
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