A Portrait of Alaska Coffee

Dawn is breaking over Anchorage. Joined by my family’s yellow lab, Lilly, we drive down Jewel Lake Road toward Dimond Boulevard at 7 a.m. The sun isn’t quite over the mountains yet, but the line outside Java the Hut is already four cars deep at both windows. The unmistakable lime green hut is one of…

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Something’s Brewing in Alaska

Last Frontier guzzles up craft beer Alaska’s craft brewery and brewpub scene is booming. In 2017, craft breweries and brewpubs totaled 31 in the Last Frontier – the most ever at one time in the state – and were a $340 million industry, according to the Brewers Guild of Alaska. Since 2005, 23 new breweries…

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