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It’s National Lager Day. Have A Cold(er) One!

According to various sources on the interwebs, December 10th is National Lager Day. When I first found out about this marvelous new thing last week, I assumed the day would a national holiday celebrated with bank closures, a day off

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Happy Independence Day from Hoperatives!

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!! Almost all of the regular Friday tastings are not being held today. Don’t forget to check our Better Beer Fourth of Day Closings (And Openings) post to see if your favorite location is open before heading out.

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Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend Events 2014

Because we are a beer blog, we’re only concentrating on specifically beer related Saint Patrick’s Day / weekend events. In other words, we’re not listing food or music information. And, no, we’re not listing anything involving green beer. Dingle House

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A Better Beer Valentine’s Day

If you’ve been watching any of the Winter Olympics daytime coverage on NBC Sports Network, you’ve probably seen the many, many commercials trying to tell you what to buy for Valentine’s Day. The thing that stuck us was how many

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Beer Gifts of Christmas Past

We have been lucky to have Jason Rust aka Puddin’ as a contributor at Hoperatives for several years now. And over the years, he has written some wonderful holiday posts with a definite better beer theme. We wanted to share

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Thankful For the Better Beer in Cincinnati (and beyond, too)

Lo, the many years ago, when I first started writing for Hoperatives (that is, back in the fall of 2010, when I had way more free time and dinosaurs still roamed the Earth), one of the very first posts I

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Happy Independence Day from Hoperatives!

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Holiday Hours for Independence Day Weekend

This is just a partial list that we expect to grow as we hear from more better beer locations. Let us know if you have information on locations we don’t have listed here. 20 Brix Thursday, July 4th: 11:00 am

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Father’s Day and Beer. You see how this works, right?

It’s been a slow week here at Hoperatives. Carla has been otherwise occupied, and … well … you know how I’m always going on about how much work she does for Hoperatives?  Well, this week’s the demonstration of that. The

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Better beer and resolutions in the new year

Depending on where on this crazy blue marble you live, we’re all about three days into the new year by now.  That means the shiny of it is starting to wear off, that distinctive New Year smell isn’t so apparent

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