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10 of the Best Supermarket Wines Under $30 (2018)

As summer approaches, the only thing better than long weekends is having a slew of back-pocket bottles for impromptu getaways — or Tuesday nights on the patio. Fortunately, for those with ample enthusiasm but limited time or budgets, supermarket wine sections have never been better. We’re not just talking about fancy boutique grocers, either.

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Beermojis: 10 Iconic Beer Brands in Emoji Form

Beer is so much more than the mug emoji. You know the one: 🍺. Drinking a stout? 🍺. A hoppy red? 🍺. A sour beer brewed with local grains, fermented with wild strains of brettanomyces yeast, and aged on kaffir limes? 🍺. (Not all beers are frothy lagers in frosted mugs, Emoji! 😫) Here’s the […]

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The Refreshing East African Cocktail That Brings Heart, History, and a Dash of Magic to Happy Hour

In the highlands of Kenya’s northern Laikipia County, just off the Equator, there’s a clifftop spot where vast plains spread almost as far as the eye can see, until the unmistakable silhouette of Mount Kenya rises in the distance. From the deck of the Loisaba Tented Camp you can spy elephants and giraffes grazing below, […]

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How The Prisoner Went From Outsider Wine to $285 Million National Phenomenon

Emmy-nominated actress Pamela Adlon sips a lot of wine with her co-stars on the hit FX series ”Better Things.” Very rarely do viewers get a look at which labels are being poured. But during the Season 2 finale, titled “Graduation,” the cameras zoomed in for a brief close-up of one particular bottle. The label is […]

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11 Things You Should Know About Ninkasi Brewing

Named for the Sumerian goddess of fermentation, Ninkasi Brewing makes beer from the heart. Helmed by the humble Jamie Floyd, who had been brewing up small batches of beer at a local restaurant in the early 2000s, and Nikos Ridge, who returned to his (and the brewery’s) hometown of Eugene, Ore. after a brief NYC […]

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Beer Collaborations Are Cool, Creative, and Sell a Lot of Beer

One of the splashiest brews at New York City’s Beer Week in February 2018 didn’t come from a legacy label. It came from an assemblage of nine newcomers. In preparation for the weeklong event, Five Boroughs Brewing Co. of Sunset Park, Brooklyn orchestrated a collaborative feat: a brew day involving all nine new breweries that […]

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Fred Loimer’s ‘Lois’ Grüner Veltliner 2016

Grüner Veltliner is Austria’s signature white wine. It’s the name of the grape and the wine: Austria is in the minority of European countries that call their wines by the varieties, as we do here in the U.S. France, Italy, and Spain, by contrast, mostly name their wines by appellations (Bordeaux, Chianti, Rioja, and so […]

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Hop Take: AB In Bev Is Going Green, So That’s Something

On Tuesday, April 17, Anheuser-Busch announced its U.S. sustainability goals for 2025. This came hot on the heels of the worldwide sustainability goals it announced in March, and its 2017 vows to pursue renewable resources. Also in 2017, AB InBev’s ”Elevate” platform outlined sustainability goals for 2018. Its newly outlined ambitions cover four categories: renewable electricity and […]

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This Waffle House is Serving Beer, And We Are Losing Our Minds

While many of us have headed to Waffle House after having a few beers, lucky Atlanta residents can now enjoy a pint alongside their All Star Special. The restaurant is located inside the SunTrust Park stadium, and is the only franchise currently serving alcohol. Fans and visitors can enjoy a beer with the scaled-down menu […]

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‘Breaking Bad’-Inspired Beer Is Getting Sued by ‘Breaking Bad’

Sony recently told Knee Deep Brewing to “stay out of my territory,” claiming copyright infringement on one of its most popular beers, Breaking Bud. The media company claims the brewery’s Breaking Bad-inspired beer intentionally capitalizes on the hit TV show’s fame.

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