Suds and Travels: The Rise of Beer Festivals and Craft Beer Tourism in Summer 2024

As the summer of 2024 heats up, so does the enthusiasm for craft beer festivals, a pivotal element in the burgeoning field of beer tourism. Travelers are increasingly weaving these festivals into their vacation plans, seeking unique, immersive experiences that combine their love of beer with the discovery of new locales. This trend highlights not […]

A Hunt for Rarity: The Rise of Limited-Edition Beers and Cask Infusions

In the ever-evolving world of craft beer, the allure of exclusivity and uniqueness continues to captivate enthusiasts everywhere. 2024 has seen a significant uptick in the popularity of limited-edition beers, keg, and cask infusions, providing beer hunters with exclusive, often once-in-a-lifetime tastes. Breweries are tapping into this trend not just to satisfy the growing demand […]

Embracing the Garden: The Rise of Hyper-Local and Foraged Ingredients in Craft Beer

The craft beer scene is undergoing a transformative shift, with brewers increasingly turning to their immediate surroundings for inspiration and ingredients. This hyper-local and foraged ingredients trend is more than a nod to sustainability and supporting local economies; it’s a journey back to the roots of brewing, where the essence of the local is infused […]

The Rum Renaissance

The craft beer and spirits industry has always been a hotbed of innovation, pushing the boundaries of flavor, tradition, and technology. As we move into 2024, this vibrant sector shows no signs of slowing down. In this article, the Session explores one of the more exciting trends—especially for those who enjoy their rum! Cheers to […]

Spring into Flavor: Celebrating Seasonal and Experimental Craft Beer Releases of April 2024

As spring blossoms, so does the creativity in the craft beer industry, with brewers introducing an array of seasonal and experimental offerings that capture the essence of renewal and experimentation. April 2024 has been particularly vibrant, showcasing unique blends that push the boundaries of traditional brewing while celebrating the seasonal ingredients and themes. The Session […]

The Triumphant Return of the West Coast IPA: A Craft Beer Renaissance in 2024

As the calendar flipped to 2024, the craft beer world found itself amidst a renaissance, a revival that harkens back to the roots of the American craft beer movement. Among the trends that have defined this year, one stands out for its bold return to prominence: the West Coast IPA. This classic style, known for […]

Hopping Into the Future: The Evolution of Hop Products in Craft Beer

In the ever-evolving landscape of craft beer, 2024 has emerged as a pivotal year for innovation, particularly in the realm of hop products. Brewers have long chased the elusive flavors and aromas that hops can impart to beer, seeking to push the boundaries of what’s possible. This year, the industry has seen significant advancements in […]

The Craft of Sustainability: Understanding the “Rent Beer” Concept in 2024

In the dynamic world of craft brewing, the “Rent Beer” concept has become a cornerstone strategy for many breweries aiming to navigate the complexities of the market while ensuring financial sustainability. As 2024 unfolds, this pragmatic approach is more relevant than ever, highlighting the craft beer industry’s adaptability and ingenuity. Dive in with us, at […]

The Renaissance of Timeless Brews: Celebrating the Revival of Classic Beer Styles

In the ever-evolving world of craft beer, where innovation and experimentation often take center stage, a quiet but profound movement is taking shape: the revival of classic beer styles. This renaissance is not just about nostalgia or a return to the basics; it’s a celebration of tradition, craftsmanship, and the timeless appeal of beers that […]