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Published on December 28, 2016 by Will

2016 Roundup Part 1: Most Popular Breweries

According to the Brewer's Association, we're now up over 5,000 breweries in the United States. That's bonkers. As an end of the year exercise, we combed through our data to reveal the top-10 most-searched breweries on BeerMenus during 2016. Check them out below, and be sure to check back throughout the week to see our parts 2, 3, and 4 in our 2016 Roundup.

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Published on November 16, 2016 by Will

Strong Rope Brewday


Ahhhhh, Gowanus. Feel the shipping history and manufacturing heritage. Breathe deeply the gentrification and the toxic waste. Pay $2,600 a month for a one-bedroom apartment abutting a 1.8 mile canal that’s still home to raw sewage runoff and 10-foot layer of toxic sludge throughout its entirety.

Ya know, Urban Eden.

BUT, Gowanus has a ton of bright spots. Among them: a killer beer scene. One of the best places is Strong Rope Brewery, owned and operated by Jason Sahler.

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Published on September 12, 2016 by Will

Best & Top Rated Oktoberfest Beers 2016 + Food Pairings

Researching the top Oktoberfest beers this year? Here are the most searched and top-rated Oktoberfest beers this year.


The beers that keep showing up as most searched and highest rated this year are the Ayinger Oktoberfest and Great Lakes Oktoberfest.

Most Searched on BeerMenus

  1. Sam Adams Octoberfest

  2. Spaten Oktoberfest

  3. Paulaner Oktoberfest

  4. Yuengling Oktoberfest

  5. Hofbrau Oktoberfest

  6. Ayinger Oktoberfest

  7. Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest

  8. Becks Oktoberfest

  9. Great Lakes Oktoberfest

  10. Altenmunster Oktoberfest

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Published on September 01, 2016 by Will

Road to Cicerone Episode #4: Master Cicerone Neil Witte on Draft Systems

Neil is a Master Cicerone, the Field Quality and Training Manager with DuvelUSA, and a co-author of the Draught Beer Quality Manual. We're extremely lucky to have the guy who literally wrote the book on draft systems (which is also the resource needed to prepare for the Cicerone exam) discussing the different types of draft systems and how to troubleshoot them.

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