Monthly Archives: April 2013

How Can that be bad?

Budweiser unveils beer glass that connects to Facebook Toasting with new friends just got a futuristic, and slightly creepy, upgrade. Budweiser recently unveiled the “Buddy Cup,” a pint glass with a built-in chip that connects to Facebook. The cup automatically … Continue reading

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Are you a beer babe?

  Beer for the boys and wine for the women… that’s the statement women have always heard and accepted over the years. However, that is changing. Women too are opting for beer theses days. Restaurants, bars and clubs have seen … Continue reading

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Women + Beer: A Forgotten Pairing

Hop-py Foodie Friday! Alright, I couldn’t resist. This edition of Foodie Friday is all about uncovering the somewhat hidden history of women and beer, particularly women as brewers in the United States. If you look at the brewing business today, … Continue reading

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“Celebration of Women and Craft Beer”

Saugatuck Brewing Co. hosts “A Celebration of Women and Craft Beer” (DOUGLAS, MI) — In recognition of the growing trend of craft beer consumption by women, Saugatuck Brewing Company is hosting an afternoon “Celebration of Women and Craft Beer” on … Continue reading

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California #1 in Craft Beer…

Calif. tops country as craft brewing capital California may be known for some of the country’s best wine, but it’s the Golden State’s golden nectar that’s now being widely touted. Website 10Best.com ranked America’s 10 states with the largest selection of regional … Continue reading

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Craft Beer A Big Part of a City’s Economy….

Craft Beer Bigger Than Comic-Con? With $300M Impact, the Answer is Yes Coronado Brewing Company and other San Diego area craft breweries pump an impressive amount of cash into the local economy, according to a university study. Craft breweries like … Continue reading

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Interesting New Flavor Trends….

Is that rose petal in my beer? Brewers are trying some unexpected flavors. Eagle Rock Brewing’s Manifesto, second from left, is a Belgian witbier, traditionally spiced with coriander seed and Curacao orange peel. This one gets an extra boost from … Continue reading

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Talk About A Cult Beer…

For beer lovers, ‘Dark Lord Day’ offers a rare taste A 22-ounce bottle of Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout, made by Three Floyds Brewery in Munster, Ind., sells for $15 and goes on sale just once a year. Beer lovers … Continue reading

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Significant impact on the bottom line!

Craft beer adds $300M to local economy, study says SAN DIEGO — Craft breweries and brewpubs in San Diego had a $299.5 million economic impact on the region in 2011, according to a study released today by the National University … Continue reading

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Holds 11.3 oz Instead of 12 oz

Earlier this week, Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD  ) unveiled its latest efforts to improve sales of its flagship Budweiser brand with a new bowtie-shaped can Apparently, the sleek container — which incidentally holds 11.3 ounces of beer compared with Budweiser’s traditional … Continue reading

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10 best craft brew states in America

The craft beer movement continues to boom across the USA. 10Best editors have compiled this state-by-state guide so you can plan your next beer pilgrimage. 1. California, 268 craft breweries Wine isn’t the only libation California is known for. With … Continue reading

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Elephant What Beer?

Elephant Dung Beer Now Available   This is no joke, a Japanese brewery has created a beer that is made with coffee beans that have been harvested from elephant dung. I should also say that they use these beans to … Continue reading

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Barrel Aging!!

The craft of wood-aged beer Oatmeal stout in a used bourbon barrel among the hundreds of barrels at Firestone Walker’s Paso Robles cellar. One of craft beer’s biggest trends of recent years is the explosion of barrel-aged beers hitting the … Continue reading

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Ten Strong Ones….

America’s 10 Most Alcoholic Beers “Beer, motor fuel, semantics.” For some time now, Media sources have been discussing how “Macro” beers such as Budweiser, Coors, and piss Miller have been losing ground to the niche market of craft breweries.  There has … Continue reading

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Celebrate ‘AHA Big Brew’ on May 4

WHAT: To honor National Homebrew Day on May 7, the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) celebrates “AHA Big Brew” on the first Saturday in May. At noon CDT on May 4, all homebrewers and beer lovers are encouraged to raise a glass of homebrew … Continue reading

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