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Details for 2018 Bell’s Homebrew Competition now available, 2017 winner to be tapped Aug. 26

The 9th Annual Bell’s Homebrew Competition Kick-off and Expo will be held this year on Sept. 8 at Bell’s Eccentric Café in downtown Kalamazoo.

Brew House

Case Study: The Referend Bier Blendery

Not every new beer venture in the country is chasing the hazy IPA or boozy pastry-stout trends. In a warehouse in New Jersey, one dedicated individual looks toward the traditions of Belgium to create and age styles worthy of reflection and a reverence.


The Great American Beer Festival Haze Craze

This marks the first time in over a decade and a half that American-Style India Pale Ale—which received 331 entries—is no longer the top entered beer style in the U.S. commercial beer competition.


Portland Cider Co. Invites Portland-Area Residents to Recycle Unwanted Apples for Community Cider

Portland Cider Co. is calling on neighbors in the Portland Metropolitan area to collect and donate their fallen and unwanted summer apples for the cidery’s third annual PDX Apple Recycling.

Taproom & Brewery

Case Study: TRVE Brewing

From humble beginnings as a 3-barrel urban brewhouse, this band of metalheads has built a sour program, multistate footprint, and micro-distribution business by not being afraid to be themselves.


Make it Bell’s Official ™; new American Wheat IPA coming in February

Official brings pungent American hops and wheat malt together in the brewhouse. Double dry-hopped, Bell’s Official uses a combination of Mosaic, Citra, Azzaca, Amarillo and El Dorado hops.

Branding & Marketing

Reviews: Taking the Good with the Bad

Social media and review sites have changed the way companies do business. When it comes to breweries, owners have to worry about more than just beer scores, and having a proper plan in place, some say, can mean the difference between success and failure.


Five Mistakes that Can Destroy Your Brewery

Learning to understand the financial language and rhythm of the brewery is key to avoiding mistakes that can put your future in jeopardy.


Three Weavers Brewing Company Joins CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective

Three Weavers Brewing Company, one of the largest independent craft breweries in Los Angeles County, today announces a strategic partnership with the disruptive craft brewery collective, CANarchy.