Required Reading for January 22, 2020

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Photo Credit: The Answer Brewpub

Although Big Beer Still Dominates Sports Sponsorships, Craft Brewers are Getting in on the Action (Brewbound)

For decades, professional sports sponsorships were the domain of the biggest beer companies, and in 2020, that’s mostly still the case. However, craft brewers have been making inroads.

NJ beer: NY Giants’ Eli Manning honored with new beer from Source Brewing in Colts Neck (app.com)

Source Brewing of Colts Neck is getting ready to release ELItie Tribute, an Imperial North East India Pale Ale brewed in honor of Eli Manning, the two-time Super Bowl-winning New York Giants quarterback.

New craft beer festival coming to Wooster (BeaconJournal)

The inaugural Back the Blue Brewfest — an event being organized by the Wooster Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association — is designed to support the Wooster Police Department.

The Chesterton Brewery is on a mission to help vets and serve diverse craft beers (nwi.com)

The Chesterton Brewery opened last year at 1050 Broadway in a nearly century-old factory that made chinaware and glass for decades. The brewery — one of many to open in Northwest Indiana in recent years — has the slogan “veterans brewing for veterans.”

The Best Breweries in Richmond

Raise a glass, Richmond: you’re America’s Beer City. The rapid expansion of breweries — more than 30 in the metro area mostly founded in the past decade — would be impressive enough, especially for a city of less than 230,000. That so many of them have received national recognition and awards proves RVA has earned its accolades.