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Craft Beer Reviews

Whether a brewery sends me a courtesy sample, I visit a brewery on a press trip, or I just stop in a brewery because beer, I drink a lot of beer. My favorites end up here on my blog as craft beer reviews.

Craft Beer Reviews, Craft Beer Travel

May Craft Beer Report – Granite Falls Brewing, Salty Nut Brewery, Straight to Ale, Wooden Robot Brewery, Birdsong Brewing

Whether a brewery sends me a courtesy sample, I visit a brewery on a press trip, or I just stop in a brewery because beer, I sample a lot of beer. Each month, I summarize my favorites in a craft beer report. The beginning of May marked a stop at Granite Falls Brewing for a CraftBeer.com freelance assignment. Granite Falls Brewing is a brewery I’d seen around North Carolina in the grocery…

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Craft Beer Reviews, Craft Beer Travel

January Craft Beer Report – Lenny Boy Brewing, Straight to Ale, Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Full Spectrum Brewing

Whether a brewery sends me a courtesy sample, I visit a brewery on a press trip, or I just stop in a brewery because beer, I drink a lot of beer. Each month, I summarize my favorites in a monthly craft beer report. January was slow both travel and beer-wise for me. I intentionally didn’t plan any trips as I wanted to dedicate the month to properly planning for 2017 business goals….

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Craft Beer Reviews, Craft Beer Travel

December Craft Beer Report – Twenty-Six Acres, Currahee, Milwaukee Brewing, Phoenix Ale, Firestone Walker, Wooden Robot

Whether a brewery sends me a courtesy sample, I visit a brewery on a press trip, or I just stop in a brewery because beer, I drink a lot of beer. Each month, I summarize my favorites in a monthly craft beer report. My December Craft Beer Report is both eclectic and repetitive all at once. Beers drank include local beers around Charlotte, a trip to the North Carolina Mountains, Christmas in…

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Craft Beer Reviews, Craft Beer Travel

November Craft Beer Report – New Belgium, Wicked Weed, Burial, Good People, Blue Pants

Whether a brewery sends me a courtesy sample, I visit a brewery on a press trip, or I just stop in a brewery because beer, I sample a lot of beer. Each month, I summarize my favorites in a monthly craft beer report. My November Craft Beer Report, in particular, is special as I visited the beer mecca of Asheville and traveled to Alabama, a state that I predict will be home…

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Craft Beer Reviews, Craft Beer Travel

SnapChat Fun! NoDa Brewing Hop Drop N Roll and Ramble on Red Review

In this second episode of “Beer with Bryan,” I review two beers that were included in the judges’ swag bag from the Kayem Artisan Sausage food truck competition that I blogged about earlier in the week. Each of the judges received a mix four-pack from NoDa Brewing. The video reviews NoDa Brewing Hop Drop N Roll IPA and Ramble on Red.     Also included in our four-pack was Jam Session Pale…

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Craft Beer Reviews, Craft Beer Travel

SnapChat Fun! Schlafly Hop Trial SMaSH Pack Review

I’ve been having a ton of fun over on SnapChat this past month. It’s raw, real, and unedited and allows for some quirky creativity. As an example, check out the “story” I did this week on my Schlafly Hop Trial SMaSH Pack review.     About Schlafly Hop Trial SMaSH Pack The Schlafly Hop Trial SMaSH Pack is a limited edition mixed 12 pack that hits the stores July 4th. Inside the…

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