If you love beer as much as we do, you spend a lot of time thinking about your favorite beverage. When you’re not enjoying a pint of delicious craft beer, you’re planning the next one you want to try or learning more about the brewing process.
Sound familiar? You are in good company. There are many fantastic websites and blogs out there that offer interesting perspectives on beer (the Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference lists more than 1,000 North American and more than 500 international “citizen beer blogs,” as well as a few hundred industry beer blogs) – here are just a few of our favorites!
Must-Read Websites for Beer Lovers
CraftBeer.com is a website all about (you guessed it!) American craft beer. The website is published by the Brewers Association, the trade organization for small and independent American brewers, and it’s full of educational information for brewers and beer enthusiasts. Read CraftBeer.com’s articles and blog posts to learn about the ins and outs of craft beer – from the ingredients and the brewing process to beer styles and tasting tips. The website also has a searchable brewery database and information about Brewers Association events, including American Craft Beer Week.
RateBeer is an active and vibrant community of craft beer lovers from more than 100 countries around the world. The site was created and is still maintained by volunteers, and it offers a place for beer enthusiasts to rate and share reviews of different beers.
Brothers Jason and Todd Alström founded BeerAdvocate in 1996 as a free resource for consumers and industry professionals to learn about and share knowledge of different beers. The Alström brothers still own and operate BeerAdvocate and also publish a monthly beer magazine.
4. Good Beer Hunting
Good Beer Hunting is a beer blog created by a writer, photographer and product strategist from Pennsylvania. It tells entertaining stories about beer, travel and food adventures throughout the US and around the world.
Beervana started as a Portland-focused beer blog from writer Jeff Alworth (who has now written the book The Beer Bible). It delivers insightful and engaging content about craft beer culture.
6. The Dogs of Beer
The Dogs of Beer is a “mom and pop blog” chronicles the craft beer scene around Delaware and surrounding areas and highlights regular features such as beer reviews, food and local events.