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2017 Beer Trends

My trip out West with Let’s Grab a Beer is hands down one of the highlights of my year, and as we wrap up 2016 let’s set our sights on 2017 beer trends. First up: a quick refresher on why we went on the Barley Field Trip to begin with.  The main ingredients in beer are namely hops, yeast, and of course, water. But 72% of Americans* have no idea that the 4th core ingredient is barley. In other words, without that field none of the beer we get to enjoy would be possible and life would be much different. Crazy, huh? Beer culture, thanks to continued education from folks like Let’s Grab a Beer, has grown leaps and bounds over the past year. Because of that 2017 shows no signs of it slowing down, at all. Let’s Grab a Beer tapped 10 beer experts (including my friend The Beeroness) to get their take on where the industry is headed, and they’re all conveniently lined up in the infographic below. Read through their predictions below, and let me know what you’re most looking forward to in the comments below!   Now get out there and raise a glass in honor of all that 2016 gave us. And…

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Four Seasons STL

Let me start by saying that if you’ve never stayed at a Four Seasons then you should add that to your to-do list, seriously. I’ve stayed at a handful of hotels in my travels, and I’ve never felt quite as welcome and at home as I did during my recent trip to the Four Seasons St. Louis. 

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Explore St. Louis

St. Louis is a quick drive from Louisville, but it’s a place I’ve only been once in my life, and I was so young at the time that all I really remember from the trip was The Arch (obviously) and visiting the Budweiser horses. Which is why I was stoked to get the chance to check out the city upon arriving home from India. 

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India Bound

Now that it’s officially official I’m happy to announce that come September I’ll be traveling across to India with these lovely ladies in support of ,Louisville based non-profit, Anchal Project.

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Visit Wyoming

The more time that I spend taking photos the more I realize that pictures more often than not don’t always do their subjects justice, and my recent trip to Wyoming made that more apparent than ever. 

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