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The latest beer news that’s coming to a head, with a bit of commentary for your enjoyment.

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Celis Brewery: A Modern Day Craft Beer Saga

After a 17-year fight, famed Celis Brewery is currently re-launching its iconic Belgian-style beers in its city of origin, Austin, Texas. Under the tenacious leadership of Christine Celis, the daughter of original founder and brewing legend, Pierre Celis, the brewery is finally operating and bringing beer lovers the beers that changed the landscape of American…

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Beerknurds Raise Record Amount For Pints For Prostates

You Beerknurds have done it again! We set an aggressive goal of $35,000 for our 2017 Pints For Prostates fundraiser and we were able to raise OVER $37,000 for this organization that is using beer as a way to talk to men about prostate cancer. The amount was a record for the six-year relationship we’ve had with Pints For…

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Saint Arnold Tribute Debuts at Houston Flying Saucer

Saint Arnold Brewing, Texas’ oldest craft brewery, turns 23 this year. Ask any Beerknurd who’s had the pleasure of sipping a Saint Arnold, and they’ll tell you the Houston-based brewery makes some of the best beer — not just in Texas — but the world. The 100% independently-owned brewery consistently brings a dynamite portfolio of…

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Fort Worth Flying Saucer Named an Iconic Bar

Fort Worth Flying Saucer has been named as one of DFW’s Most Iconic Bars by CBS! After celebrating our 20th Anniversary in 2015, we turned 22 this year. The ability to pursue our daily mission of serving the best craft beer to Beerknurds (aka – the best group of beer lovers in the world) for that long is something…

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Wicked Weed Brewing Gets Plucked by AB-InBEV

BREAKING NEWS this morning as it’s been announced that North Carolina craft brewery, Wicked Weed Brewing, has been purchased by Anheuser-Busch InBev. This, the first purchase of 2017 by AB-InBev, strikes hard at the hearts of us Beerknurds who live and die for independent craft beer. In a statement released early May 3rd, Wicked Weed announced…

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Laura Bell talks Bell’s Brewery Texas launch

Beerknurds in Texas have asked and asked us at Flying Saucer for years: “when will we be able to get Bell’s Brewery beer in Texas?” As it turns out, they’ve been asking Bell’s Brewery that same thing. After a much anticipated wait, March finally brought the launch of Bell’s for Oberon-, Two Hearted-, and Hopslam-thirsty…

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Houston Flying Saucer helps brew Sierra Nevada beer

We recently detailed how the Lake Flying Saucer’s Andrea Smith got the amazing opportunity to brew a brand new beer for Sierra Nevada in their Chico facilities as part of Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp. That beer, Beer Camp #181 Hopricot, has hit taps across the globe and currently carries a 3.93 rating on Untappd. Andrea…

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Shower Beer Lets You Enjoy Suds With Your Suds

Did you resolve to shower more in 2017? Did you resolve to drink more beer in 2017? Well, you’re in luck because Swedish Brewery PangPang has created something to help you out: Shower Beer. (Which is different than Shower Beer created by Champion Brewing Company or any other brewery with a beer of the same name.)…

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Pin it up: 2016 Beerknurd Calendar Out NOW

You wore your Beerknurd shirt while hiking up that big ass mountain. You sucked in your gut and stopped panting long enough to snap a pretty awesome photo. You submitted that photo to the great Flying Saucer gods via the miracle of the Internet for them to cast judgement. And then, you crossed your fingers,…

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