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What makes craft beer so popular?

What makes craft beer so popular?

Over the past few decades, it seems like new craft breweries have been popping up all over the place.  Here in the United States, we’ve seen an exponential increase in the number of craft breweries and we think that is awesome!  However, what really makes craft beer so popular? Quality is one of the keys to what makes craft beer so popular Sure, commercial brews get plenty of sales, but does that really mean they are better?  After all, we can drink a gallon of water for a cheap price, too.  That does not make it popular in terms of […]

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Jan 31, 2018

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Porter styles that make portaholics sing

Porter styles that make portaholics sing

When it comes to a great porter, few can deny the allure of these delicious craft brews.  Especially the portaholics that love them.  You’d think that over time these folks would get bored, however, that is definitely not the case, as they have several porter styles to choose from and a brewing type that is not only great fresh but even better after aging in the bottle! What makes different porter styles so important? Having different porter styles means more variety in the type itself.  Just as with the IPAs, Stouts, Red Ales, and more, porters need some room for […]

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Jun 14, 2017

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Rainy days and crafted nights

Rainy days and crafted nights

Here in Illinois, we’ve seen plenty of rainy days the past few weeks, which has led to a copious amount of flooding. It is enough to make this little portaholic long for the South Florida shores, even during a hurricane, as at least the hurricane would eventually blow over. It seems that the incessant drone of rain on the rooftop will never end. However, I’ve found a great way to spend these rainy days and the rainy nights as well. Thank heavens for great craft beer. Craft ho! There are shenanigans afoot! Since leaving the house would have required a […]

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May 12, 2017