Monthly Archives: January 2011

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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