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Hi beer lovers, happy Friday! Come share a cold one with us.

The wild growth of craft brewing, and of the most successful craft brewers, leads some to ask if you can get too big to be "craft".

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My opinion is: big is OK, independent is the breaking point. When you're an arm of a huge corporation, then you're not "craft" anymore.

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A few weeks ago I felt like half the announcements on BeerPulse were for cider, and wrote about that. This week's most noticeable trend is more and more craft beers being sold in cans. What's the real cutting edge? Obviously,cider in cans.

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This is pretty funny: What your beer choice says about you

I'm brewing brown ale tomorrow, and will have pale ale ready to bottle in another week. I'm about to add dry hops, Cascade and Mosaic.  In a month I'll be drinking homebrew, tonight I've got Lagunitas Maximus IPA. What are you drinking? Is anyone else brewing?

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