Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Independent craft brewer seal, History of American Beer Geekdom and top 50 IPAs


Brewers-Association-Independent-craft-brewer-sealMORNING FOAM FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 29 2017: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to summer snow sports. …

It won’t be too long before beer drinkers start noticing a new notice on their bottles and cans. In an effort to help small, independent craft beer makers distinguish their product from breweries recently acquired by Big Beer, the Brewers Association released a new craft beer seal as of Tuesday morning. The San Antonio Current thinks it’s a good thing. The Full Pint has issues with the seal and the Brewers Association.

Dustin Guy of the Portland Mercury penned the “The History of American Beer Geekdom,” a feature story on the last 35 years of craft beer.

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp tour makes its final stop of 2017 in Seattle tomorrow.

Draft magazine tasted 386 IPAs to give you their favorite 50.

Stone Brewing Co. is now serving up an ensemble of steadfast selections including the highly anticipated return of Stone Mocha IPA and Stone RuinTen Triple IPA w/ Orange Peel & Vanilla Bean, along with the debut of Stone Ghost Hammer IPA.

Breaking News: John Meyer prefers joints to beers!

And with that we’re headed to Mount Hood to board.