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SodaStream launches an instant beer machine and NO NO NO NO

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NO. The Beer Bar is unveiled with a light beer called Blondie that has a smooth authentic taste, and a hop filled aroma. The Beer Bar enables consumers to concoct crafted beer in seconds by adding Blondie concentrate...

Budweiser becomes “America”, is not even American.

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You've probably seen this stroke of marketing genius flying around social media. American currency has long held claim to being the only thing found in bars that boasts the phrase “E Pluribus Unum.”  This summer, Bud...

Drink well on Cinco de Mayo

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Don't be that guy shrugging and walking out with a 12-pack of Corona (unless you really dig that stuff...for reasons?) There's plenty of interesting beer to be had.  Los Angeles media outlets have two short lists o...

Gluten-free barley variety has been unleashed upon mankind

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Whether you have Celiac and are actually gluten-sensitive or you're just an ill-informed trend-humper avoiding gluten just to be annoying to waiters (I kid), gluten-free barley for brewing could be a Very Big Deal(tm)...

Marketing tries to convince you that hard soda isn’t a fad

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But it probably is. I'm sure some brands will stick around longer than others and there will always be some portion of the shelf for flavored malt beverages but I don't really buy what the manufacturers are selling...

Michael Jackson saved Saison

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I missed this a couple of weeks ago but it's worth sharing now.  There are just a few "must-read" articles about beer every year and this is one of them. Writer Michael Jackson, who called Saison Dupont “a down-to-ea...

And of course, Donald Trump themed beers hit the market

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As far as I can tell, Griffin Claw out of Detroit was first to the trend. According to the label, the stout has "Huuuuge flavor." Ugh. Kill me. 5 Rabbit out of Chicago is cashing in on the anti-trump crowd. Now,...

Growler delivery: for the intersection of sloth and gluttony

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If you're in the bay area and you love everything about draught beer except for leaving your couch to obtain it--good news! Hopsy, the recently launched online marketplace for local craft beer, today announced the la...

SodaStream launches an instant beer machine and NO NO NO NO

Added by 2 months ago

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NO. The Beer Bar is unveiled with a light beer called Blondie that has a smooth authentic taste, and a hop filled aroma. The Beer Bar enables consumers to concoct crafted beer in seconds by adding Blondie concentrate...

Budweiser becomes “America”, is not even American.

Added by 3 months ago

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You've probably seen this stroke of marketing genius flying around social media. American currency has long held claim to being the only thing found in bars that boasts the phrase “E Pluribus Unum.”  This summer, Bud...

Drink well on Cinco de Mayo

Added by 3 months ago

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Don't be that guy shrugging and walking out with a 12-pack of Corona (unless you really dig that stuff...for reasons?) There's plenty of interesting beer to be had.  Los Angeles media outlets have two short lists o...

Michael Jackson saved Saison

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I missed this a couple of weeks ago but it's worth sharing now.  There are just a few "must-read" articles about beer every year and this is one of them. Writer Michael Jackson, who called Saison Dupont “a down-to-ea...

And of course, Donald Trump themed beers hit the market

Added by 4 months ago

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As far as I can tell, Griffin Claw out of Detroit was first to the trend. According to the label, the stout has "Huuuuge flavor." Ugh. Kill me. 5 Rabbit out of Chicago is cashing in on the anti-trump crowd. Now,...

Growler delivery: for the intersection of sloth and gluttony

Added by 5 months ago

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If you're in the bay area and you love everything about draught beer except for leaving your couch to obtain it--good news! Hopsy, the recently launched online marketplace for local craft beer, today announced the la...

Bells announces participants for 30th anniversary fest

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Bells is inviting breweries from all of the country to celebrate their 30th anniversary.  Full list is here. Most of the usual suspects are here but there's some very distant and relatively small breweries on the l...

Happy Earth Day, drankin’ buddies!

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This post in growlermag is a couple of years old, but it's still a great list of the efforts of environmentally-conscious breweries around the world. You bike to work, haul your groceries home in your own reusable ba...

What is the real value of a beer award?

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Beer Graphs makes a comparison to the Oscars to put a finer point on it. American-Style India Pale Ale is without a doubt one of the most popular categories both for fans and brewers. In fact it’s the most represente...

Women’s Collaboration Brew Day is March 8th

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An event that attracts women from all over the world to collaborate in a brew is in its second year.  As of this writing, over 80 participants from 11 countries have signed on for the historic brew day on March 8th t...

Kentucky Breakfast Stout Hypestravaganza 2015

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It's that time of year.  Time to buy plane tickets and book hotel rooms to purchase a couple of beers.  I'm not joking. This years annual circus of insanity includes vacation packages and a whole week of events and...

Hunahpu’s Day rises from the ashes, to return in 2015

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The only real info at this point is a vague announcement from Cigar City's facebook page, but this is reason enough for regional craft lovers to celebrate. For those of you that don't know, this year's event was pr...

Budweiser becomes “America”, is not even American.

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You've probably seen this stroke of marketing genius flying around social media. American currency has long held claim to being the only thing found in bars that boasts the phrase “E Pluribus Unum.”  This summer, Bud...

Drink well on Cinco de Mayo

Added by 3 months ago

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Don't be that guy shrugging and walking out with a 12-pack of Corona (unless you really dig that stuff...for reasons?) There's plenty of interesting beer to be had.  Los Angeles media outlets have two short lists o...

Michael Jackson saved Saison

Added by 4 months ago

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I missed this a couple of weeks ago but it's worth sharing now.  There are just a few "must-read" articles about beer every year and this is one of them. Writer Michael Jackson, who called Saison Dupont “a down-to-ea...

Learning about Sours

Added by 11 months ago

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I enjoy a lot of the sours I've had--one of my go-to hot weather beers is Westbrook Gose, even.  But I still don't know terribly much about how they're made.  I came across an interesting article with some good info. ...

Some real talk about Lager

Added by 2 years ago

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Hot Rum Cow has a good write-up on why you shouldn't dismiss lagers as pale, flavorless abominations.  Simply put, you're probably just not drinking the right ones. The style has been open to abuse by unscrupulous br...

Don’t feel bad if you don’t homebrew

Added by 2 years ago

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I'm somebody that has always felt a bit overwhelmed by the prospect of homebrewing.  I've never taken the plunge, but it always seemed like an expensive and impractical hobby.  From a distance, it also always seemed t...

New documentary series on San Diego beer from PBS

Added by 1 year ago

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It's called "Kings of the Craft".  Check out the trailer above. Debuts this Thursday, May 21st at 9pm on PBS stations and will be streaming online the following day.

Super Bowl Beer Commercials (All of ’em!)

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We previously posted about what will likely be one of the most-enjoyed commercials of the year--and you can see the actual commercial above. But if you just can't get enough advertising in your life and you just ca...

Newcastle has some Super Bowl Ad Weirdness

Added by 1 year ago

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The adorable Aubrey Plaza requests your brand's help in branding some brandage. In other words: Newcastle is continuing with its befuddling strategy of convincing people that a beer available in basically any estab...

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The guy suing over Blue Moon is an idiot

Added by 1 year ago

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BeerGraphs lists all the salient points in this case and tries to be nice about it. But doesn't everyone do this? Your Mercedes dealer isn't required to tell you that you are buying a Chrysler. There's no mention of ...

All Day IPA tops Founders sales already

Added by 3 years ago

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I knew this stuff was good and incredibly drinkable but I'm surprised that this 3-month old product is already beating Founders more storied/famous beers in terms of sales. I'd expect this to lead to more than a fe...