The demise of Flat12 Bierwerks Jeffersonville is a reflection of craft beer’s growing pains

Food & Dining Magazine has learned that Flat12 Bierwerks Jeffersonville (130 W. Riverside Dr.) is closed for good after a final day of business on Friday, December 20. This news seems simple enough, although...

The Shippingport Brewing Co. project shines a light on women in brewing

It's about time. If the words 'craft beer' conjure up images of bearded dudes with nautical tattoos poking out of their flannel shirts, you're not alone. 'Hipster' men have managed to position themselves as the...

Craft brewers are staring down the (federal excise tax) barrels

As summarized last summer by CNBC, "One provision in the 2017 tax overhaul has slashed federal excise taxes for the craft beer, wine and distilling sectors. But the excise tax relief will sunset at...

The Barrel Roll at Paristown stands to be a unique adult beverage pairing event

As befits the present era of ascendant craft beer, spirits and wine, today’s tasting events and festivals have evolved considerably from those we used to stage during Jimmy Carter's presidency, as held in a...

DO/LOVE/LIVE Taproom & Brewery hires veteran brewmaster Larry Horvitz

Appropriately for the run-up to Louisville Beer Week, the forthcoming DO/LOVE/LIVE Taproom & Brewery project in Butchertown has found its brewmaster. He's Larry Horwitz, a 26-year veteran of the brewhouse, who most recently crafted...

A new craft brewery: Our Lady of Perpetual Hops is pouring in New Albany

Our Lady of Perpetual Hops has been methodically assembling the jigsaw puzzle pieces these past two years. Now the regulatory paperwork is finished, the kegs are filled and the doors will open today at...

Boy meets wort, boy and wort build breweries, and Louisville Beer Week is revived

Santa Rosa is a fabled destination for lovers of California wine; think Sonoma, Napa and all the hedonistic joys of vineyard crawling. Naturally when I visited there some years back, my first stop was...

Harvest Hops Beer Fest joins the fun at New Albany’s Harvest Homecoming

New Albany's annual Harvest Homecoming is considered the 2nd largest annual festival both in metropolitan Louisville and the state of Indiana, trailing the Kentucky Derby Festival and the Indianapolis 500 festival, respectively.  Native New Albanians...

Passing the torch: Against the Grain to pick up where Cumberland Brews left off

Last night Louisville learned that Cumberland Brews was going away. Raise a parting glass to Cumberland Brews, bowing out Saturday after 19 years Today at lunch time, following a morning filled with social media buzz, Against...

Raise a parting glass to Cumberland Brews, bowing out Saturday after 19 years

When Cumberland Brews opened in 2000, there were only a handful of "microbreweries" in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Most of them were better defined as "brewpubs," places where beer was brewed on site and...