Does a slick label make a beer? City of Ate describes how David Schuemann of CF Napa Brand Design explains in his new book, 99 Bottles of Wine, how making wine labels look more sophisticated or showy can capture the attention of shoppers more than the wine itself. “Do people pick things up because it …
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Out and Away: The Secret to PakTech six-pack holders
If you’ve ever purchased a six-pack of craft beer in can form, you’ve likely encountered the mighty PakTech Can Carrier Handle Solution, otherwise known as those solid plastic disc six-pack holders. These holders are great for the environment, but they are not so kind to grabby craft beer fans. You see, there’s a trick to …
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Enjoy Super Bowl XLVIII with Seattle and Denver craft beer picks
Brady White at The Beer Diaries made some bold picks for this year’s Super Bowl — craft beers you might like to explore from our two Super Bowl competitors’ home states, Colorado and Washington.
Buy your tickets for Big Texas Beer Fest 2014 now
Tickets have been on sale for Big Texas Beer Fest for a good while now. So it’s about time you got around to purchasing them, especially because the VIP is already almost sold out!
Dallas Hipsters Love Beer
Nacho Punch, a YouTube comedy group, saw fit to create this “Hipsters Love Beer” video to mock us beer snobs for our crazy beer orders and the commentary we often give after trying a new brew. Recognize anyone in this video? Or…do you need a mirror?
Reflecting on North Texas Beer Week 2013
North Texas Beer Week 2013 is in the books. Over. Done. But it seems like it was only yesterday.
Craft beer at church…is a thing?
Yes, it seems it is a thing. And it’s happening in Ft. Worth. Welcome to Pub Church.
Watch The Grateful Dead Movie with new American Beauty Dogfish Head brew
The very cool folks at Alamo Drafthouse have been working with the creative brewers at Dogfish Head to release a brew inspired by the Grateful Dead for the première of The Grateful Dead Movie. After 1,500 submissions from Deadheads and beer lovers, that beer is ready for the spotlight. Those who attend the screening on …
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Great American Beer Festival: How are beers judged at GABF?
With Community taking home a gold this year and 10 Texas breweries receiving awards, you may be wondering how the judges decide who takes home the medals at the Great American Beer Festival. It’s actually a very detailed process. This video from CraftBeer.com goes behind-the-scenes to show you how they judge a beer.