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Craft Beer Jubilee: 6 Must-Hit Winter Ale Festivals

Don't let the cold stop you from getting to some of the best craft beers around.

On the Radar: New Craft Beer Releases and Returning Favorites

Add these new beer releases to your bottle-shop shopping list and stock up for the season ahead.

Bend, Oregon: Craft Beer and Outdoors Utopia

It doesn’t take long for anyone with the slightest interest in good craft beer and the great outdoors to fall head over hiking boots for Bend, Oregon.

Winner’s Circle: Pete Crowley on The Defender

The Defender took home a gold medal for the American-Style Stout category and a gold in that same category at the 2014 World Beer Cup.

Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend

Andrea and Christian Stanley malt between 5 and 6 tons of grain per week, between their 4-ton malting system and the floor malting operation.

Winner’s Circle: Scott Witsoe on Jean-Claude Van Blond

When Witsoe opened Wit’s End Brewing Co. (named as a play on his last name) in 2011, he started brewing one barrel at a time and quickly made a name for himself as one of Denver’s best brewers.

Hopping Around Hood River

Just an hour outside of Portland, Oregon, where the Columbia River and the Hood River meet, is the small, but brewery-dense town of Hood River.

Breckenridge Brewery’s New Digs

Breckenridge Brewery, which started as a small pub in Breckenridge, Colorado, in 1990, has expanded to Denver and created a 35-state distribution footprint.

Craft Beer By The Numbers: September 2014

Here’s a numerical round up of some of the craft-beer industry’s biggest headlines in September.

Book Review: We Make Beer

There are conflicting sides to any brewer.