Pat Evans

Pat Evans

Pat Evans is a writer based in Las Vegas, Nev., and Grand Rapids, Mich. His writing appears in a variety of publications across the U.S. and authored Grand Rapids Beer: An Intoxicating History of River City Brewing.
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Food & Drink

These 19.2-Ounce Beer Cans Are the New Tall Boys

Tall boys were once reserved for big-name beers, but like pretty much everything else, craft breweries have entered the game with 19.2-ounce cans.
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Kona Brewing Makes Waves With Sustainability Efforts and New Brewery

The Hawaiin brewery's new system will capture enough sun power to create nearly 7,000 cans of beer per hour.
Food & Drink

7 of Your Favorite Breweries Are Also Distilleries

You can head to a brewery to get a big selection of beer and cocktails? You might be surprised, but it’s an increasingly common occurrence.
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Some of the Weirdest Places That Are Now Breweries

While it’s still more common to find a brewery in a strip mall, it’s not unusual to find one in a noteworthy setting, from firehouses to funeral homes.
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How Sierra Norte Came to Make Mexican Whiskey with Heritage Corn

A zigzagging road of career recalibrations  — caused by everything from NAFTA to agave shortages — lead one master distiller to heirloom Mexican corn.
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A Bitter Experiment: Why You Should Try Adding Bitters to an IPA

IPAs already have a strong reputation for being bitter, so why kick it up a notch and add cocktail bitters?