80th Anniversary of Canned Beer

Canned beer has been with us for 80 trips around the sun now. Actually, canned beer was first proposed by a farmer in Montana...

8 Tips for Cellaring Beer

I recently started my own modest beer cellaring program. When I was 17 I built a maple wine rack because I thought it would...

2015 Craft Beer Release Calendars

Porch Drinking.com has compiled a bunch of craft beer release calendars from all over the US. Everyone from Avery, Sierra Nevada, Cigar City, Southern...

What is your LEAST favorite beer style?

So many beers. But are all of them your favorite? Let us know!

Big Beer Struggling to fit in Craft Beer Market

Craft beer makes up 75% of the $100 billion US beer market. That is a huge percentage, but it is slipping. Craft beer captured...

Sierra Nevada Brewery Founder is now a Billionaire

Ken Grossman, owner of Sierra Nevada Brewing, is now a billionaire, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. “It’s been a pretty phenomenal last 30 years for...

Study Finds Craft Beer is Better for US Agriculture Than Big Beer

Apparently, craft beer is better for farmers and US agriculture than that 30 bomb of Busch Light you're considering buying. A new study by...

10 Things you didn’t know about Prohibition

I've been watching Boardwalk Empire. An amazing TV show about the Prohibition Era in Atlantic City. It takes you through the beginning of Prohibition...

The End of the Bartender and the Spread of Automated Taps

As is happening across society, things are becoming more automated and individualized. Imagine rolling into The Copper Hog, the bar is gone and along...

Bellingham’s Brewery Boom: Just how many can this city sustain?

With every new brewery that opens in Bellingham, I hear the same question in one form or another: Can Bellingham support yet another brewery?...