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About Mathew Powers

Mathew is a freelance writer, beer connoisseur, historian, and former tornado chaser. He's led an eclectic life, traveled many miles, and usually found a way to enjoy a beer or two along the way. His articles have been found on various webzines and he authors "A Pint of Chicago" for the Chicago Tribune Media Group. In addition to his Master's in Written Communication, he is currently working on a Master's in History, where he is researching the history of American beer culture.
Latest Posts | By Mathew Powers
It’s the New Bitter – Hops in Cocktails
5 months ago

It’s the New Bitter – Hops in Cocktails

What do bartenders, distillers, and craft brewers have in common? They love to be creative, innovative, and cutting-edge…
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Love Beer? Try These Hopped Spirits
6 months ago

Love Beer? Try These Hopped Spirits

By  •  On Tap

If you like beer you’ll love these hopped spirits…
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What The Heck Is A Table Beer?
8 months ago

What The Heck Is A Table Beer?

By  •  On Tap

A look at Table Beers; what they are, where they come from, and how you can enjoy them…
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YES!! We Are READY TO DRINK!!
11 months ago

YES!! We Are READY TO DRINK!!

The Ready to Drink category has exploded. Here are just a few expressions out there today…
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Being Ali Ghanbarian: The Ultimate Influencer
12 months ago

Being Ali Ghanbarian: The Ultimate Influencer

Meet Ali Ghanbarian, mega-trendsetter, who launched several careers, popularized high-end brands, and jumpstarted arts culture, has his eye on something new…
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On Location: Laws Whiskey House, Denver
12 months ago

On Location: Laws Whiskey House, Denver

The folks at Laws Whiskey House in Colorado are obsessed with whiskey making…
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Miss Playing Golf in the Winter Months? Brandon Sweet Has A Solution
2 years ago

Miss Playing Golf in the Winter Months? Brandon Sweet Has A Solution

Visit Topgolf Swing

Brandon Sweet, beverage director at Topgolf Swing Suite at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, provides the drinks that accompany TopGolf’s already unique gaming experiences including slots, …
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Musician Tommy Brunett Stumbles on the Greatest Idea in Craft Whiskey
2 years ago

Musician Tommy Brunett Stumbles on the Greatest Idea in Craft Whiskey

While sipping whiskey and smoking ribs in 2011, musician Tommy Brunett had a flash of inspiration. “I came up with an idea combining those two great American pastimes…
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Every San Antonio Brewery You Need to Visit
2 years ago

Every San Antonio Brewery You Need to Visit

From the Riverwalk to the Alamo, San Antonio is full of history, beauty and great beer. Here is every San Antonio brewery you need to visit on your next trip…
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9 Breweries with Excellent Barrel-Aging Programs
2 years ago

9 Breweries with Excellent Barrel-Aging Programs

So many breweries are getting in on barrel-aging, but some stand out from the rest. These 10 breweries boast some of our favorite barrel-aging programs right now…
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The 5 Best Denver Distilleries to Visit
2 years ago

The 5 Best Denver Distilleries to Visit

There is a Denver distillery for everyone to visit, whether you’re a fan of whiskey, rum or coffee liqueur…
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