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A Quick Tour of Hoperatives (a bi-monthly post)

Since we’ve picked up some new readers, we thought it was time to run this quick tour of Hoperatives again. Step this way please… On Mondays, we publish “This Week in Beer” and on Fridays, we publish the “Growlers and

Posted in Housekeeping

A Hoperatives Toast: That’s Officer McGreevy to You, Pal

This isn’t directly beer-related, but it’s important to us here at Hoperatives nonetheless. Today — right around the time this post is going up — Hoperative #212, Hoperatives contributor and stalwart member of the Northern Kentucky Brewer’s Guild Chris McGreevy

Posted in Local, Miscellaneous, Toasts

Show the World You’re a Hoperative!

A frequent question we get when we wear our Hoperatives apparel to local beer events is whether the items are available for registered Hoperatives to purchase. Well, they are! In fact, you can choose between silk screened or embroidered clothing.

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SweetWater Brewery Coming to Ohio

Lately, we’ve been getting more and more press releases announcing that a previously unavailable brewery is coming to Ohio or Kentucky. To be honest, it’s usually just another email amongst the many that we receive each week. But, sometimes a

Posted in Breweries Beyond Tagged with:

Send Us Your Beer Information… PLEASE! (A Bi-monthly Post)

Almost weekly, as soon as either our This Week in Beer or Tap Thursday or Tastings and Tappings posts go up, we get a comment about some event we didn’t know about. And it makes us sad 1. Hoperatives was

Posted in Housekeeping

A Quick Tour of Hoperatives (a bi-monthly post)

Since we’ve picked up some new readers, we thought it was time to run this quick tour of Hoperatives again. Step this way please… On Mondays, we publish “This Week in Beer” and on Fridays, we publish the “Growlers and

Posted in Housekeeping

More Info About Proposed KY Growler Regulations

Last Friday we learned that new rules concerning growlers were being proposed by the KY Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (KY ABC). We researched and wrote the story late on a Friday afternoon which didn’t allow us time to make

Posted in Local Beer Stores, Local Breweries, Local Brewpubs, Local Restaurants/Bars/Pubs, Miscellaneous Tagged with: , , , ,

Top Ten Things We’d Rather Not See at Beer Festivals

We go to a lot of beer festivals, possibly more than is healthy. It’s pretty hard to go more than a month or two without a festival popping up somewhere. A well-run festival is a lot of fun. It seems

Posted in Beer Tastings, Beer Travel, Opinion Tagged with: ,

New Growler Regulations Proposed in Kentucky

We were alerted today to a New Administrative Regulation proposed by the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Simply titled “Growlers,” the regulation would codify, apparently for the first time, the rules for selling growlers in the state. @Hoperatives Have

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Hoperatives Father’s Day Gift Guide

One of our great joys since starting Hoperatives in 2009 has been helping Carla’s dad on his journey learning to enjoy better beers. He wasn’t a Bud Light/Coors Light/Miller Lite only beer drinker, but he was stuck in a Dundee

Posted in Local Breweries, Local Brewpubs Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,


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