As I assume many people’s drinking and buying habits have changed throughout the pandemic, so have my own. In the “before times,” I purchased a good majority of my beers at the conclusion of a few rounds with friends at a taproom. Other times, I’d swing by a brewery on the way home from work. Now, with a combination of less drinking at home and far fewer trips to taprooms, I find myself popping into a local packie (or liquor store for those of you outside of New England) for a four-pack more often than I used to.
Nearly two years ago, three siblings set out to document the booming craft beer industry in their home state of Rhode Island. Now their full-length documentary will soon premier on the silver screen.
It’s becoming more and more common to pair a good beer with a cell phone today. Brewers guilds across the country have taken notice and continue to adapt by moving paper brewery maps to the digital age.