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Understanding the Haze Craze

As the craft beer industry continues to expand, new styles of beer constantly join the ranks of the classics. Most breweries produce not just IPAs, lagers, and stouts, they also increasingly produce hazy IPAs. But what are hazys, where did they come from, and why are they so popular?


How Paulina Market Has Kept the Lights On For 70 Years

Give the customers what they want. Be consistent. Adapt to the times. This is the success formula Paulina Market has used for 70 years, and if Bill Begale and the staff at Paulina have their way, another 70 years of success is just around the corner.

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Chance the Rapper’s The Big Day is a Little Disappointing

The best thing about The Big Day is that it is easy to cherry pick and create a mixtape of the best tracks. That is also the worst thing about it: there is too much filler and not enough consistency.