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  • With a Little Help From Their Friends
  • With a Little Help From Their Friends

    When beer makers and beer nerds have each others' backs.
      In the midst of the chaos that has taken over a good portion of our once-normal lives, it's good to see that our local brewing institutions are still trudging forward—regardless of all the setbacks they've endured.
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  • So Long, Locals?
  • So Long, Locals?

    Some of your favorite local beers could soon disappear from liquor store shelves.
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  • On the Grid
  • On the Grid

    Utah's newest brewery, Grid City Beer Works, offers options that set them apart.
      At a glance, it has a darkened gold hue with a small puffy cap of white froth. Aroma is dry and bready with an herbal grass tone.
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  • The Benefits of a Robust Beer Scene
  • The Benefits of a Robust Beer Scene

    As breweries compete, what was old is new again.
      Salt Lake City's beer selection as of late has become more than a single beer nerd can handle. There are so many good breweries that everyone has to set themselves apart to keep us consumers from getting bored.
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  • A Beer By Any Other Name
  • A Beer By Any Other Name

    Two brews that aren't what they first seem to be.
      Words can occasionally have more than one meaning. For example, "bark" can be a tree's outer layer, or the sound a dog makes. Beer can sometimes fit into this mold as well. Stylistically, you might know your lager or ale in one way, but when you order something called a "lager" or "ale," you might get something else entirely.
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  • A Stroll Through the Avenues
  • A Stroll Through the Avenues

    Avenues Proper's secret fringe beers.
      With all of the breweries popping up downtown, it's easy to forget about the fringe brewhouses in the city.
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  • Crafty Brewers
  • Crafty Brewers

    Two beers that take the word 'craft' to heart.
      The more a brewery grows, the easier it is to become complacent about the "craft" part of "craft beer."
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  • What's In a Name
  • What's In a Name

    It ain't all about romance in this beer nerd's life.
      When my wife selects wine, she lets the artwork on the bottle speak to her. It's not exactly scientific, but it gets the job done—and it makes for a classy looking cellar. When I choose beer, I always look to see that there's beer in the bottle or can.
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  • The Milky Way
  • The Milky Way

    How breweries incorporate dairy into their beer.
      Here are a couple of local examples that do a great job of becoming something they are not.
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With a Little Help From Their Friends With a Little Help From Their Friends When beer makers and beer nerds have each others' backs. April 01, 2020
So Long, Locals? So Long, Locals? Some of your favorite local beers could soon disappear from liquor store shelves. March 25, 2020
Building a Brewery Building a Brewery There are no limits for RPM Brewing Co. October 11, 2017

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