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Brewster the Brewery Cat, of The Guardian Brewing Co. in Muncie, Ind., is a husky, middle-aged, orange Creamsicle–colored feline who enjoys tuna and sleeping in cardboard boxes. Courtesy of Distillery Cats/Julia Kuo hide caption

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Medusa Brewing Company co-founder Keith Sullivan checks on the beer in the brewing area. "There are very few big breweries that have this family, community, connected feel. That's what we're selling," he says. Courtesy of Medusa Brewing Company/Elise Meader hide caption

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The Next Big Thing In Beer Is Being A Small Taproom

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From left, Von Humbolt's Natur wasser, named after the German explorer and naturalist; Blood & Sand, inspired by silent movie star Rudolph Valentino; and a single malt by Macallan in collaboration with artist Steven Klein. Courtesy of Tamworth Distilling, Samuel Adams and The Macallan hide caption

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Stone Brewing's Full Circle Pale Ale — not seen in this photo — was made with water from an advanced filtration system that recycles and purifies San Diego's wastewater. This image was taken at the Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens. Mark Boster/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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De Halve Maan brewery director Xavier Vanneste looks on as the last beer tanker prepares for its trip. The brewery will now transport beer using a pipeline. Teri Schultz for NPR hide caption

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Pipe Dream Becomes High-Tech Transport Line For Historic Belgian Brew

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A beer flight from New District Brewing Co. Courtesy of New District Brewing Co. hide caption

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Amid Craft Brewery Boom, Some Worry About A Bubble — But Most Just Fear Foam

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Although the FDA seems to have backed off, farmers and brewers are still nervous about the FDA's rule, which will be proposed again at the end of summer. Shelly Pope/KQED hide caption

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Spencer Trappist Ale, made by the first official Trappist brewery outside Europe, will go on sale next week in Massachusetts. Nick Hiller/The Spencer Brewery hide caption

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American Beer Fans, Praise The Heavens: A Trappist Brewery In U.S.

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