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At Seven Bro7ers Brewing Co., the seven sons of a keen homebrewer dad came together to fulfill a long-held dream of launching a joint venture.
Black Calder’s Black IPA hasn't even launched yet, but it’s already generating serious buzz.
“These days the competition is huge and especially because of social media you need to be very inventive,” says Mikkeller's Mikkel Borg Bjergsø.
- Wiley Roots Brewing Company
The dry-hopped, milkshake sour IPA with blueberry, maple syrup, graham cracker, cinnamon, vanilla, and milk sugar makes no sense, but it works.
- Firestone Walker Brewing
Firestone Walker teamed up with Sante Adairius Rustic Ales to brew this wild ale with apricots and white grapes.
- Odd13 Brewing
Intergalactic Juice Hunter shows the power of Galaxy hops in the right hands.
- Goose Island Beer Company
While bourbon barrel-aged stouts get all of the attention, this wine barrel-aged farmhouse ale is the real star of the Chicago brewery's collection.
- Surreal Brewing
The California brewery is a leader in the non-alcoholic beer game, and its latest brew has all of the flavor of a milkshake IPA with none of the booze.
- Forager Brewing
When Minnesota liquor laws kept its beers off the shelf, the brewery turned to Wisconsin’s Octopi for help.
- Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
The "slightly sour" ale will quench your thirst for tartness without leaving your lips in a pucker.
- Upland Brewing Co.
Darken is a barrel-aged sour brown ale brewed with “nearly the entire spice rack."
“We really have developed a little capital, a northern lighthouse when it comes to craft beer.”
After Boulevard Brewing Co. was acquired in 2013, it made room for Kansas City's locally owned breweries to find traction and their own niche.
Whether east, west, south, central, or right outside the San Juan metropolitan area, there is a craft brewery nearby—and only more to come.