Little-known documents and scientific detective work helped pinpoint the origin of lager.
As the craft beer industry grows, so too do the dedicated communities that form around it – an expert explains.
Scotland’s BrewDog had long championed its social and environmental values, then came accusations of a “bullying culture”. What can we learn from their case?
Thanks to shifting tastes and improvements to the brewing process, more craft brewers are offering low-alcohol and nonalcoholic options – and are going toe to toe with America’s beer giants.
In the UK today, the term ‘craft beer’ has so many associations that there’s a danger it may end up meaning nothing at all.
Beers with sexist names and labels were banned from the Great British Beer Festival this summer.
The practices and values of craftsmanship correspond well with the requirements for a sustainable economy. But they’re threatened by industry.
The likes of AB InBev and MillerCoors have been trying to jump on the craft beer bandwagon by snapping up artisanal breweries. Do consumers care?
Canada’s craft beer industry is exploding. But antiquated regulations stemming from the years of the temperance movement is preventing big acquisitions by larger brewers.
The unique role of the temperance movement in US history might explain why, when it comes to Americans’ tastes, bland beer is still king.
Labels for boutique beers made by giant corporations may give the impression that a tiny craft brewery slapped them on the bottles. That confusion is by design.
Winemakers call the ecological factors that define their product terroir. By redefining that idea to include history and social ties, New England craft brewers have grown an industry with local roots.
Craft beer is exploding in popularity, but it’s big corporations that are taking the bulk of the market.
Overpriced and low-quality beer at sports stadiums leaves fans feeling exploited. Here’s how that can change.
It may be the world’s largest beer maker, but Anheuser-Busch’s days may be numbered thanks to the rapid rise of craft brewing and a little thing called disruption.
In a bid to capitalise on the “artisanal” trend, fast food companies are craft-washing their mass produced products.
In contrast to a decade ago, there are currently more than 150 craft breweries in South Africa, many shipping their products around the country.