On the first of December, Cape May Brewing Company of Rio Grand, New Jersey, will expand distribution to Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. The brewery, which just celebrated its three-year anniversary this summer, recently partnered with Philadelphia distributor Origlio Beverage and is excited to join the city’s vibrant beer scene. “Philadelphia is a natural next step for us. People have been enjoying our beers down the shore for a while and many of them are asking if they can get our beers in Philly. We’re thrilled to fulfill a demand for our customers,” said Ryan Krill, co-owner of Cape May Brewing Co.
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“There’s more than one great local beer that will pair very nicely with your Thanksgiving meal,” explains Matt Clapesattle from Indiana beer distributor World Class Beer. On a local Indiana TV show, Indy Style, Clapesattle offers a variety of local brews to pair with your big meal this year.
J.J. Taylor Distributing Company's Certified Cicerones Nate Gunter and Joe Falkowski cook up a feast for Thanksgiving dinner. In every recipe prepared they use beer as an ingredient.
Jereme Gregory from Cherokee Distributing Company of Knoxville, Tennessee, visits Mornings with Fox43 to share seasonal brews and beer-and-food pairings for Thanksgiving.
Paw Paw Brewing Co. and Paw Paw Wine Distributors are working together to solicit donations for Eleanor's Pantry to help families during the holidays. The team is requesting canned goods, non-perishable food and beverages for the pantry. Paw Paw Brewing will hold a presentation about the food drive at an event on the history of beer and the craft of brewing. Paw Paw Wine Distributors has partnered with Paw Paw Brewing for the event and will donate cases of non-alcoholic beverages.
DeCrescente Distributing Company of Mechanicville, New York, received the Corporate Partner Award at the Tech Valley Nonprofit Awards. DeCrescente Distributing Company posted a short clip about the company's history and culture featuring C.J. DeCrescente, president of DeCrescente Distributing Co.
The state of Virginia and Loudoun County are together awarding $80,000 in grants to aid an effort to build the Mid-Atlantic region’s first ever commercial-scale hops processing facility.
Some airline costs are going down, but ticket prices are still going up. The biggest expense for any airline is fuel, and the price of jet fuel is down 18% since August. Still, airfares are up 3% this year according to the industry trade group Airlines for America. And they've climbed 31% since 2009. But the high prices haven't chased away fliers - planes are more packed than they've ever been. About 85% of seats have been filled so far this year, a record high.
Thanksgiving, the wonderful holiday that celebrates togetherness, is here and there is still time for that one last trip to the grocery store and the beer shop. MyCentralJersey.com lists a guide of beer pairings to help make sure that your holiday is one to remember.
Market Watch lists ten beers that are sure to impress all of your Thanksgiving guests this year.