Monthly Archives: February 2013

Makes sense, have a beer at a Brewery….

Bill Would Modernize Rules for Beer Makers Austin brewer says craft beer industry in Texas could explode if changes pass Texas lawmakers are trying to make it easier for small breweries to get their beers to thirsty Texans. Senate bills … Continue reading

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One more reason to brew your own

Beer lovers allege Bud has more water, less buzz Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands. The suits were filed in Pennsylvania, California and other … Continue reading

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Homebrew Gadgets…

Three Ways To One-Up Your Homebrewing The Flavor Bomb Licorice sticks Barrel Cask Oh, the homebrewer. They are special kind of beer drinker. You can usually find them in the backyard drinking an unmarked bottle of their own beer, staring … Continue reading

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We Love Sours!!!

Americans are getting sweet on sour beers Belgian tradition is catching on with U.S. craft brewers. MORE PHOTOS » Sour beers or aged ales, many in the Belgian style, are available from Total Wine & More in Tustin. Normally, beer … Continue reading

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Customized Hops At Point of Sale, Awesome!!

Beer Guy: Asheville Brewing opens hops bar Hop up your beer at Asheville Brewing: The Beer Guy and special guest Carol Motsinger, aka Half Pint, visit Asheville Brewing to discuss the new “hop bar” at the Coxe Avenue location. Beer … Continue reading

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Cans Are It, Even The Big Guy On The Block…

Sam Adams backtracks on no-can pledge — and that’s a good thing Prototype of the new Sam Adams can (February 21, 2013) Boston Beer Co., one of the oldest — and largest — craft beer brands in America, announced this … Continue reading

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A woman’s place is by the kettle

Lee John checks one of the fermenters at Apocalypse Ale Works in Forest. (Photo by Lee Graves) Lee John had something to prove. Two things, actually: that she could brew delicious beer and that she could succeed in a male-dominated … Continue reading

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Short Hops Course…

Need to flavor your beer? There’s a hop for that The importance of hops in today’s beer cannot be overstated. With the exception of heavily roasted barley, assertive yeast strains and the occasional bonus ingredient, hops tend to be the … Continue reading

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More Beer Hotels….

Hotels tap into growing craft-beer market All eight taps at the Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter feature local beers, including four from nearby Karl Strauss Brewing Company. REPORT FROM THE U.S.—The addition of craft beer to Cambria Suites new … Continue reading

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For Those Of You In LA….

Want to Start Brewing Your Own Beer? Here’s How At a certain point, fascination can turn into obsession. Fine, everyday folks who discover the wonders of craft beer and become enamored with its complexity and history may soon find themselves … Continue reading

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Craft Beer Hotel, Love It!!

Ridick deal at craft beer-themed hotel Exploring Costa Rica: Volcano Brewing Company guests can enjoy Lake Arenal, great food and craft beer. Lindsay Fendt Volcano Brewing Company brews its own beer and offers unlimited glasses with its all-inclusive package, which starts … Continue reading

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Random Beer News….

Sam Adams Beer Gets Canned and…a Beer Museum?! Source: Anchor Brewing Anchor Steam Beer This week in beer, wine and spirits news: Samuel Adams gets canned, Anchor Brewing quadruples its size in San Francisco and a Napa winery goes to … Continue reading

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Tennessee High Tax Ale

Yazoo Brewing Co., in collaboration with Calfkiller Brewing out of Sparta, Tenn., is getting ready to release their newest brew: The Beacon — A Tennessee High Tax Ale. (That is, if they can get the feds to approve the dang … Continue reading

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An hourglass shaped can?

Samuel Adams In Cans Will Justify Boston Beer’s High Price Earnings Multiple.Since 1984, Samuel Adams and its Boston Lager beer has been a staple in the craft brew industry in the United States. Boston Beer (SAM) prides itself in being … Continue reading

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The Sam Can

Taunton beer can museum curator linked to new Sam Adams design TAUNTON — Kevin Logan doesn’t claim Jim Koch owes him any royalties for the design of what will be Koch’s first-ever Samuel Adams beer can. But the East Taunton … Continue reading

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