Smithsonian announces new initiative to document brewing history

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History announced today at the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America in Philadelphia that it will launch a three-year initiative to collect, document, and preserve the history of brewing, craft brewers, and the beer industry to explore how the beverage and brewing connect to larger themes in American history. … [ Read more]

Defining Craft Beer

What’s a craft beer nowadays, anyway? Does it even exist? by Michael Agnew, A Perfect Pint Illustration by DWITT” I think it’s time for so-called “craft” brewers to stand up from the kids table and start demanding a seat with the adults. In August, Merriam Webster added the term “Craft Beer” to its famous dictionary. … [ Read more]