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Craft Breweries Support Sustainability

Craft breweries offer a sustainable alternative to Big Brewing. The craft brew industry is thriving, but the big boys are fighting back. Here's…
Among its many sustainability initiatives, New Belgium Brewing is a known supporter of cycling as a way to reduce carbon emissions. It provides bike-to-work incentives for employees and hosts the ever-popular Tour de Fat cycling event each year.

3p Weekend: Top 10 Sustainable U.S. Breweries

To help you choose a sustainable sip for tonight's happy hour, this week we're rounding up 10 of the most sustainable breweries in…
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Towards a Greener Beer: Craft Brewer Rolls Out the Evercan

Last week, in partnership with aluminum manufacturer, Novelis, Red Hare Brewing Co. began packaging its beer in a can made of 90 percent…
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Local Beer Will Save us All

How craft beer is leading the charge toward sustainable businesses and communities.
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Patagonia and New Belgium Brewing Release Organic Beer

To toast its 40th anniversary, Patagonia is teaming up with craft brewer New Belgium Brewing to create a limited-edition organic lager - appropriately…
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Supporting Sustainable Beer in Asheville, NC: Riverbend Malt House

A tour of the Riverbend Malt House in Asheville, NC. Riverbend produces malt for brewing beer using organic, locally-sourced, heritage grains.
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Video Interview: Bison Organic Beers’, Dan Del Grande

Dan urges consumers to vote with their dollars, as purchasing decisions can make a real impact on the sustainability of beer. “By choosing…
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Eco-certification for Craft Brewers

An opportunity exists through eco-certification to showcase craft brewers that have capitalized on sustainability. One choice is eco-certification, a third party assessment of…
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Video Interview: Church Key Can Co-Founder, Justin Hawkins

Packaging plays a significant role in a brewery’s ecological footprint. Bringing an old technology to a new product, Church Key Can Co’s pilsner-style…
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Video Interview: Dave Chichura & Chad Melis of Oskar Blues

The first craft brewery to put its beer in cans, Oskar Blues is truly a pioneer. Located in Longmont, CO, this growing craft…
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Why Cans Are Good For Beer

Cans are now becoming ubiquitous in the craft beer market, from the aisles of upscale grocery stores to the lakes and rivers of…
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Video Interview: Sierra Nevada’s Terence Sullivan

Veterans to the craft beer scene, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. serves as an inspiration. Driven by the edict reduce, reuse, recycle, Sierra Nevada…
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Chicago’s Small Breweries: Local, Sustainable, and Just Great Neighbors

The Chicago craft beer scene’s gradual rise took a big jump in 2011-2012. With the urban brewery concept thriving, Chicago’s small local brewers…
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Video Interview: Sun King Brewing’s Clay Robinson

A truly local brewery, Sun King does all of its business within 70 miles of the brewery, which includes sourcing and distribution. It…
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Sustainable Craft Brewing: The Legal Challenges

What few are discussing are the very important environmental law issues that will ultimately affect the long-term growth and market stability of craft…