• Ask Adam: Is Non-Alcoholic Beer Good for You?

    1 month ago - By Vine Pair

    I hate the question, “Is something good for you?” because most things we consume can be both good and bad for us. Drink the right amount of red wine, and it's good for your heart; drink too much, and the excess alcohol outweighs the benefits. Eat a bit of dark chocolate, and again, you see benefits - but eat too much, and the sugar outweighs those gains. So, the easiest way to answer this question is: It depends. But let me try to get to the root of what you are actually asking.
    If you are asking if you should be drinking non-alcoholic beer as opposed to water, the answer is no. Water is...
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  • Bravus Brewing Company's Philip Brandes Is Making Non-Alcoholic Beer History

    Bravus Brewing Company's Philip Brandes Is Making Non-Alcoholic Beer History

    1 month ago - By Vine Pair

    Philip Brandes doesn't want to tell folks how to live their lives. He just wants them to have access to great beer - even if they don't drink alcohol.
    Brandes didn't have any experience in the beer world when he began brewing non-alcoholic beer in his garage in 2015. A former software programmer who worked long hours alone in front of a screen, he says he could feel that his chosen profession was killing him - figuratively and literally. When a close friend began drinking non-alcoholic beer after battling alcoholism, Brandes decided to put his analytic skills to work by finding the perfect...
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