Arizona has endured two decades of drought, forcing farmers and others there to look for ways to conserve water. In the rural town of Camp Verde, an experimental program is bringing farmers and a malthouse together with the hopes of…
By Ivette Feliciano, Connie Kargbo, Sam Weber
Only two species of yeast --- ale yeast and lager yeast -- have been used for traditional beer brewing over the last 600 years. A lab in North Carolina may have found a third in the strangest place: On bees…
By Nsikan Akpan, Matt Ehrichs
In our news wrap Friday, a suicide bomber killed at least 24 and injured dozens more at a Sunni Mosque in the northwest region of Pakistan. Also, President Obama renewed his efforts to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal through Congress.
By PBS NewsHour
Economics correspondent Paul Solman spoke with Doug Miller, an employee at New Belgium Brewery, about the company's financial literacy classes. Miller brought that new-found knowledge home and taught his kids. Little did he know how savvy they would become.
By Kristen Doerer
Colorado's New Belgium Brewing is known for its quirky culture, its Fat Tire beer and its distinction as a worker-owned business. Why did the founder of this successful craft brewery sell to her employees? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
By Andrew Mach
Beer drinkers from around the world converged in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, to raise a stein to the start of the 182nd Oktoberfest.
By Catherine Woods
Dash Masland has a British fungus hanging on her wall. The fungus, framed in a picture, is beer yeast and the main ingredient in the farmhouse-style beer brewed in her Maine-based microbrewery. It is also her muse. The marine…
By Shehryar Nabi, Nathalie Boyd, Tiet Tran
Today is National Beer Day, and beer is doing rather well these days. Sales in all types of American beer increased last year, resulting in a total value of $101.5 billion for the industry. On top of that, a craft…
By Vanessa Dennis
“Almost 75 percent of Americans now live within 10 miles of a brewery, so it’s not just one place. We’re seeing dynamic growth in a lot of different markets.”…
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