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Craft Beer Infographic: Tap Into the Business of Craft Beer

Faithful readers:  I was recently sent this craft beer infographic from someone associated with the Siebel Institute of Technology and Kendall College.  The infographic highlights the growing craft beer trend in America, as well as the growing number of jobs associated with this trend.  Enjoy!

Here is a writeup that was provided with the infographic.

The secret is out.People love drinking craft beer. This should come as no surprise to beer enthusiasts, but the truth is the craft beer industry is growing at an encouraging rate.This is good news for people who enjoy tasty beer.More and more people both in the United States and throughout the world are brewing their own beer and enjoying craft beer as opposed to mass produced light beer. Both students and professors at the Kendall College School of Hospitality both agreed that craft beer was a subject they both wanted to study and learn more about.Assistant professors John Laloganes and Phil Mott along with a team of students provided rese…

Flounder Brewing Inaugural Keg Tapping

The team at Flounder Brewing couldn't have asked for a nicer day to debut their beers to the thirsty public.  Sunshine, a high temperature in the low 80s and fall foliage starting to really kick in made for an awesome event on the patio of the Fox and Hound Tavern in Lebanon, NJ.  Flounder Brewing has been a long time coming.  After many years of homebrewing and deciding to make the jump to open their own brewery, they announced on May 17, 2010 that they signed a lease in Hillsborough, NJ, and that they would start construction soon! For the next few years, the Flounder team fitted out their warehouse space with everything they needed for the brewery.  There were several speedbumps and hiccups, but they were finally able to become an officially licensed NJ brewery in April of 2012. A little less than a year after receiving their NJ license, they were ready to start brewing "official" batches of beer!  They brewed up a few batches of Hill Street Honey Ale, their flagsh…

Fall is Here, It's Game Time!

Hey everyone, I have a guest post for you today from Blake Daniels.  He has some tips for drinks and eats when you and your family and friends get together to watch football this fall!  Enjoy!

Summer has officially come to a close and fall is finally here. That means it’s time for cooler weather, raking leaves and more importantly football Sundays! It’s always fun to get together with some buddies, gather around the TV and watch the game. With the right food and drinks, you’re guaranteed to have a great time.

The first thing you’ll need to do before game day is choose the beers that you’re going to serve. Chances are that not all of your friends will be craft beer fanatics, so your best bet is grabbing a few different brews to try and fit everyone’s tastes. For any hop-head guests, session IPAs are a new twist on the popular style and are a perfect choice for game day. They’re much lower in alcohol than regular IPAs, but are still packed with tons of fruity hop aroma and flavor. I…