Month / March 2015

EXTRA – EXTRA – EXTRA Texas Corners Brewing Co. wants to be a ‘destination for foodies’ City council approves new Regina microbrewery Local Tap Talk: Urban Growler — MN’s First Women-Owned Brewery Michigan’s Perrin Brewing sold to Colorado craft brewery Oskar Blues Chicago Retailer Drops SweetWater Brew Over ‘Sexist, Borderline Racist’ Bottle Donum Dei Brewery opens in […]

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The IPA IS DEAD! LONG LIVE THE IPA! Despite the pundits tell us, the word out there is that want passes as India Pale Ale is still the most popular style of beer amongst the beer wonks. I offer the following evidence, all posted last week. States represented are… AL, FL, WA and the main-stream […]

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The essential ingredient to beer is malted grain. The grain with the greatest amount of the enzyme necessary to turn starch into sugar can be found adhering to the kernels of barley. Lacking modern technical and scientific tools did not mean that the folks brewing fermented beverages in ancient established settlements did know the importance […]

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  Click logo to visit… & Alphabet City Brewing Co. The folks at up-and-coming Alphabet City Brewing Co. and the folks at Times Square destination Virgil’s BBQ got together and arranged for “EVille Brown Ale” to meet up with the BBQ sisters; Texas Brisket, Miss West North Carolina and Miss East North Carolina, as well […]

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NYC BEER WEEK (PART TWO) BREWERS CHOICE 2015 Tuesday 24 February 2015 This year the New York City Beer Week organizers decided to hold the annual Brewer’s Choice Event at Sanders Studio space in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. On a cold, icy Tuesday late afternoon I found my way there, with the assistance […]

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Join Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen for the Founders Brewing Company Tapping Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen  169 8th Avenue  Monday, March 16th, 6pm – 10pm  Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen, the original craft beer destination, will be hosting Michigan brewery Founders Brewing Company at their Chelsea location on March 16th. The star of the show will be the Founders Canadian […]

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NEW YORK CITY BEER WEEK 2015  (PART ONE) OPENING BASH OPENING BASH This year it was snowing on the Saturday 21 February 2015. It wasn’t snowing enough to keep from kicking-off New York City Beer Week with an Opening Bash, held at the Altman Building in Manhattan. By the time I got there, just after […]

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ATTENTION SNOWBIRDS! Shipyard and Sea Dog have a New Distribution Network in Florida Orlando, Florida – Shipyard and Sea Dog Brewing Companies have made an exciting and important distribution change in the state of Florida.   “We have purchased the rights for Shipyard and Sea Dog brands back from Brown Distributing in all territories except […]

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Warsteiner USA Unveils New Look for Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener and Warsteiner Dunkel Cincinnati, OH (Feb. 17, 2015) — WARSTEINER is refreshing its brand to appeal to a growing global audience while still honoring its craftsmanship brewing heritage. Starting February 2015, U.S. fans will begin to see the brand’s new look where WARSTEINER is sold […]

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