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World’s Top Rated Beer Release!

While the rest of us are digging ourselves out of the snow and ice, the lucky so-and-so’s over on the West Coast should take a snow day themselves and head to the Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA … Continue reading

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Craft Beer: Better Brews, Better Cans

So, we were doing some research about this canned craft beer phenomenon and found that it’s not so unheard of. Oskar Blues Brewery of Longmont, Colorado has been trying to turn people over to the aluminum side since 2002 with … Continue reading

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Baxter Brewing Co. can do ittttt

Driving into work this morning, Ursula heard on the radio that a small craft brewery from Maine has decided to distribute all of their beers in cans. HUH?? Isn’t it common knowledge that beer tastes much better when it comes … Continue reading

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So what is a craft brewer anyway?

The Brewers Association recently made a change to the definition of a craft brewer that seems to be causing a bit of controversy. By definition, a craft brewer in the United States is “small, independent, and traditional” (http://tinyurl.com/y8sdq5m). Independent means … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars, folks!

Joe Sixpack over at Philly.com and www.joesixpack.net has already lined up 2011’s most important beer dates so you don’t have to. See? Already lots of things to look forward to this year: Jan. 14-15: Great Alaska Beer and Barleywine Festival. … Continue reading

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Aussies lose Ashes, but still gain Victoria Bitter

Well, it’s sad times for Australian cricket fans after the close final loss of the Ashes tournament. We reported a few weeks ago that the Australian team’s sponsor, Victoria Bitter Beer, said they would put vouchers for a free drink … Continue reading

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Infinium: The New Champagne of Beer

If you haven’t heard the buzz about Sam Adams’ collaboration with Germany’s Weihenstephan brewery, you better run to the closest liquor store and pick up a bottle of Infinium before it’s too late. It is a champagne-like, limited edition beer … Continue reading

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A Reason to Try Understand Cricket…

Carlton and United Breweries are prepared to buy each of the 13 million Australian adults a beer if the Australian national cricket team wins the Ashes series! One of their beers – The Victorian Bitter (VB) is an official sponsor … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest 101

We were going to write about all the great beers at Oktoberfest, and then found this article on DarkRoastedBlend.com pretty much giving the full lowdown on all the amazing things Oktoberfest has to offer – huge beers, lots of singing … Continue reading

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So good, even a caveman would drink it

As reported on Wired.com it has been discovered that the Ancient Nubians of what would now be present day Sudan, were ingesting antibiotics roughly 2000 years ago, most likely from the beer they made! Chemist Mark Nelson and anthropologist George … Continue reading

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