Restaurant Beer and Craft Beer Bars

Craft beer is all the rage, but for most restaurants any beer is a money maker. FSR Beer Editor Ken Weaver writes about the latest trends for in-house breweries, new beers, beer cocktails, food-and-beer pairings, and restaurant cicerones.

 

Winterizing the Beer Program Winterizing the Beer Program

Craft beer sales are typically highest in the winter season, when robust, high-alcohol brews are most popular.

Cheers, Chef Cheers, Chef

From crêpes Suzette to fondue, dishes with alcohol have been on tables for centuries. Today, chefs continue the tradition, giving food a boozy boost with beer, wine, and spirits.

On-Premise Traffic Continues Positive Trend On-Premise Traffic Continues Positive Trend

GuestMetrics, which gathers data from point-of-sale systems from restaurants and bars across the U.S., reports that on-premise traffic continues positive trend driven by improvements in casual dining, lodging, and fine dining, while bars and clubs remain under pressure.
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A Toast to Excellence A Toast to Excellence

Nominated by FSR readers, these beverage programs have more to them than the wine, beer, and spirits on the menu.

Beer and Wines by the Glass Gain Volume Through Summer Beer and Wines by the Glass Gain Volume Through Summer

According to data from GuestMetrics LLC, on-premise beer trends have improved in the latest four weeks, benefitting from the World Cup and driven by improvement in bars.

Beer Veterans Launch San Diego Brewery and Restaurant Beer Veterans Launch San Diego Brewery and Restaurant

Southern California Hospitality veteran Jon Mangini of URBN Restaurants Inc.

The Tastes of Time The Tastes of Time

Vintage brews age beautifully in cellars, enhancing flavor profiles to take beers from good to great.

Carnival Cruise Lines to Serve Florida Brews

Capitalizing on the growing popularity of craft beer in the U.S., Carnival Cruise Lines has entered into an exclusive agreement to offer Tampa-based Cigar City Brewing’s craft beers on all of its Florida-based ships.

Corona Light Sales are Heavy at Tin Lizzy's Corona Light Sales are Heavy at Tin Lizzy's

It’s no surprise to anyone who has been to a Tin Lizzy’s location in Atlanta that the local cantinas are quite popular with the young, hip, beer-drinking crowds.

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