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In April 2005, a group of wildlife scientists reported observing several “firm” sightings of an ivory-billed woodpecker in Central Arkansas. Nicknamed “The Lord God Bird,” the last authenticated sighting in the United States was in 1944 in the swamps of Louisiana. Well, it’s with great pleasure I can now tell …




Drink Insider covers the men and women behind Little Rock’s beverage scene. Whether it’s our brewers, bartenders or distillers, Central Arkansas has many talented people making the drinks you love. Today, we catch up with Zac Thompson, cellarman at Lost Forty Brewing. The last time you were featured on Drink …




On November 8, one of the most destructive fires in our nation’s history started in Chico, California, near the Sierra Nevada brewery. Before it was contained, the Camp Fire burned up 153,000 acres, killing 85 people and destroying more than 14,000 buildings. The Sierra Nevada brewery itself wasn’t affected, but …




If all goes according to plan, Rebel Kettle Brewing Company could very soon be the largest brewer in the state of Arkansas. The company has signed the lease a monstrous warehouse on 17th Street and is testing the location’s viability as a production brewery. While it’s still very early in …




One of the most sought-after seasonal beers in Arkansas has arrived at Ozark Beer Company in Rogers. Ozark this weekend released BDCS 2018 in a series of private and public events at its taproom. BDCS 2018 is still on tap there and is available in four-packs in Northwest Arkansas. Central …




We love local craft beer above anything else around here. Regardless of where you are, picking up a local craft from that area is the best way to enjoy a cold brew. There are some nationally distributed brands that are excellent and keep the spirit of local craft alive, even …




Blue Canoe Brewing Company, perhaps Little Rock’s most ambitious brewery, is the latest in the area to join the canning scene. The small brewery is starting with its flagship 4×4 Pale Ale in a limited canning release for the first month before distributing its cans to select liquor stores in …




By now, pretty much every brewery in town has at least one seasonal beer that its fans wait to get their hands on every year. Lost Forty has Nighty Night, Rebel Kettle has Summer Jam, Bubba Brews has Southern Rok, and so on. For Flyway Brewing, that limited edition brew …




The last 5-10 years have seen a surge in popularity for barrel-aging beers. Breweries take some of their standard recipes and let the beer rest in barrels that previously aged wine or spirits for months or even years at a time. The resulting brew takes on the flavors of the …




Around here we write about the local craft beer scene all the time. But I always thought it would be fun to be a little more active. I’ve had this idea for a while to do a series of beer collaborations with different breweries around the city. We would come …




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