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How Craft Beer Fails Its Female Fan Base

Not every craft-beer drinker is an upper-middle-class, bearded white male in his 20s or 30s, with disposable income to blow on bottles of Westvleteren 12. At this year’s Great American Beer…

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Debunking the Biggest Food-Snob Myths

A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing. It turns normal, everyday eaters into fire-breathing monsters, ready at a moment's notice to correct you on the tiniest details about what you’re…

All photos by Austin L. Ray

I Went to a Beer Festival Called The Festival

We’re standing line for maybe 30 seconds before I overhear someone talking loudly about a $7,000 bottle of Cantillon. They only made 180 of them, he tells his pals, droning on until one of them…

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Meet The Coconut Cartel, Fruit Smugglers to the Stars

Few people can say they've had Rosh Hashanah dinner with Drake. But to end up there because he liked your coconuts? That's a very select group, and definitely a story worth hearing. Mike Zig…