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  1. #GABFTickets2016Contest Begins

    By: Paula Polei October 6-8, 2016 is primed to be a record-breaking event with more than 3,500 different beers from over 700 of the nation’s finest breweries. For three days, a host of the nation’s breweries will descend on the mile-high city for the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). Between September 1 and September 14, BOB will be giving away...
  2. Happy National IPA Day, Fellow Craft Beer Drinkers

    By: Paula Polei On Thursday, August 4, join millions of Americans in raising a glass to one of craft beer’s most iconic styles – the India Pale Ale. Founded in 2011, IPA Day is a universal movement created to unite craft beer enthusiasts, bloggers and brewers who use social media for connecting the conversation. Where does the IPA come from...
  3. Hops: The Fundamental ‘Spice’ of Craft Beer

    By: Paula Polei Demand for hops has surged in recent years, due to the growth of hoppier craft beer styles, such as India Pale Ales. More recently, craft beer drinkers’ obsession with different brews has a lot to do with the wide range of incredible flavors and aromas derived from different kinds of hops. The earliest recorded use of wild...
  4. Craft Beer Bottle Design

    By: Paula Polei The craft beer revolution has seen hundreds of new, exciting brands, delivering delicious beers and reviving old styles. With more than 4,200 craft breweries now operating in the U.S., beer brands have to work even harder to catch the consumer’s attention. Every craft brewer wants to believe that their beer is good enough to sell itself, but...
  5. Craft Brewers Conference 2016 Recap

    By: Paula Polei This year’s Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in Philly was truly an amazing experience. When compared to last year’s event in Portland, the 2016 CBC was very different. BOB upgraded our exhibit space and gave away some awesome prizes, including BOBble heads, beer bottle koozies, beer tasting glasses and Big Green Egg smokers. BOB was so busy answering...
  6. Ways to Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

    By: Paula Polei American Craft Beer Week (ACBW) is the national celebration of small and independent craft brewers and the American beer culture. Held annually, this year’s ACBW will be celebrated in all 50 states May 16-22, 2016. The event is a chance for the community of breweries to celebrate America’s beer culture, while providing an opportunity for today’s beer...
  7. Join BOB at the Craft Brewers Conference

    By: Paula Polei For professional brewers, the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is the number one environment for brewing education and idea sharing to improve brewery quality and performance. Taking place May 4-6, 2016 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, BrewExpo America® allows exhibitors and buyers to develop relationships and helps brewing professionals encounter the best products available. While we know that...
  8. Customer Spotlight: Vault Brewing

    By: Paula Polei Like many of my fellow craft beer drinkers, I’m excited about the Craft Brewers Conference in Philly next month. I’ve been to Philly once before, but embarking on the city with craft brewers – it doesn’t get much better than that! For our next Brewery Spotlight, I thought we’d pay homage to “The City of Brotherly Love”...
  9. Beer Tripping: Spring Break Craft Beer Destinations

    By: Paula Polei Beer has always had a place as a travel companion, whether it’s on a beach during vacation, relaxing while poolside, or sitting around a campfire. Craft beer drinkers sometimes trek hundreds of miles to visit their favorite breweries and attend their favorite beer festivals. With Spring Break just around the corner, it is only appropriate that BOB...
  10. Craft Beer Guilds

    By: Paula Polei One thing I’ve learned about craft beer is the joy of sharing my passion with others by joining state Craft Beer Guilds. Through these valuable resources, you can explore craft beer in a whole new way and interact with those around you to share your love of craft beer. Benefits of Craft Beer Guilds Guild membership dues...