Monthly Archives: June 2012

BrewingReport.com Heartily Endorses This Vacation Strategy!!

10 best vacation cities for beer lovers     Beer drinkers shouldn’t limit craft beer to part of their vacation. With enough planning, those IPAs, Hefeweizens and Russian Imperial Stouts can be their vacation. There are 2,000 craft breweries in … Continue reading

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Why is it no Surprise That Sam is Involved in This? Great Idea!!

A pickle, beer deal Dogfish Head beer used as a marinade; Two Stones Pub renovates new location   Brooklyn Brine founder Shamus Jones (left) adds 60 Minute IPA brine to pickle jars as Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione observes the … Continue reading

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Good News in NJ, There is Room for Taprooms and Restaurants, Guys. Two Different Destinations!

Craft beer bill gets a frosty response from restaurateurs   Marty Frank pours a beer at the Keg & Kitchen during the Haddon Pub Fest earlier this month. Producers of craft beer in New Jersey are pouring a frosty one … Continue reading

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Sound like a lot of fun in St. Loius

4 Hands Brewing Co. and St. Louis restaurateur Dave Bailey have teamed up to create The Fifth Wheel, which begins full-time food service at the brewery today. “I approached Dave because he’s super-supportive of craft beer, especially local craft beer, … Continue reading

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Come on guys, get it right!!

Homebrewers primed themselves Tuesday for a potential legal battle while seeking to ensure that the hundreds of gallons they brewed for this weekend’s St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festivalwon’t go to waste. Dozens of amateur brewers were stunned by a decision … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs reviving the craft of Malting

Christian and Andrea Stanley, who co-own Valley Malt, pose in a field of barley growing behind their malt house in Hadley. Driven by a growing awareness that the only thing local in most “local” beers is the water, microbrewers all … Continue reading

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More than 50 new breweries across the US !

According to the Brewers Association (BA), publishers of CraftBeer.com, 250 breweries opened in 2011 while only 37 closed. The BA also reported that 1,989 breweries, employing approximately 103,585 workers, were operating in the U.S. in 2011—an 11 percent increase from the previous year. … Continue reading

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More Help for Our Friends in Mississippi, Keep Up the Fight!!

Homebrewing: Legalize it in Miss. Mississippi’s leaders like to talk about how the state must adopt a 21st century mentality if it is to grow and compete with other states in creating jobs, educating children and providing a great quality … Continue reading

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New York is going in the right direction

Saugerties, NY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Majority Leader Dean Skelos, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver today announced an agreement on legislation that will strengthen and help grow New York State’s vibrant craft beer industry. The legislation is designed to … Continue reading

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Breweries band together to help family of Ben Harris.

A few weeks ago, a brewery employee at Redhook Brewery in New Hampshire was killed in a freak accident while kegging beer. The young man, Ben Harris, is survived by a wife who is expecting their first child in December. … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Forget Who Started This Whole Movement, Cheers Fritz!!

 Anchor beers stand the test of time Anchor Steam Beer It seems like every week a new brewery opens, or a craft brewery announces that it is expanding. They should all thank Anchor Brewing Company. When Fritz Maytag (yes, of … Continue reading

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Nice Work, New York! This Will Drive Economic Growth!!

NY finds way to restore tax break to beer brewers ALBANY, N.Y. — New York brewmeisters can celebrate with some Saranac beer brewed in the foothills of the Adirondacks or Brooklyn’s Monster Ale now that state officials have found a … Continue reading

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Come on Missouri, Is This Just About Collecting Taxes?

  St. Louis: Homebrew is illegal at Heritage Festival   Hundreds of gallons of beer that were set to be poured this weekend at the sixth annual St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival will have to find a new home after … Continue reading

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As If You Guys Needed a Reason, But Here You Go…. Happy Father’s Day, Dads!! (Endless Simmer)

Top 10 Reasons to Drink Craft Beer In college, a 30-case of Natty Light cost about 20 bucks. So that’s what we got. Luckily, the local brew pub opened my mind to microbrewing and craft brewing. From then on, it … Continue reading

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A Lucky Bar Owner, Congratulations to Jonathan Quick and the NHL Champion Los Angeles Kings!!!

L.A. Kings take Stanley Cup to favorite Hermosa Beach hangout It didn’t take long for the Los Angeles Kings to bring the Stanley Cup to their favorite bar. Just hours after the team claimed its first-ever championship with a 6-1 … Continue reading

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