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The guy suing over Blue Moon is an idiot

Added by 7 years 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 9 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...

Devil’s advocate for the three-tier system

Added by 8 years ago

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Mike Mazzoni (a weighty veteran of the beer industry, especially big beer companies) made some comments recently somewhat in defense of the three-tier system.   His underlying point: the three-tier system has benefit...

“Average” Breweries

Added by 7 years ago

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Beer vs. Beer has a good blog post about the role of your typical neighborhood non-barrel-aged imperial hype machine type brewery.  If a brewery is pumping out just average or slightly below average beer, does it mat...

Stone coming to Alabama

Added by 8 years ago

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Pardon the interruption for a little local self-indulgence.  Stone is finally coming to Alabama, just 5 short LONG years after the first Free The Hops bill reformed the beer laws in the state.   A team of Sto...

Snake Bite ad fills your funny bone with its deadly venom

Added by 8 years ago

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Taking their cue from the absurd comedy of the popular Old Spice commercials, the brand-spankin'-new brewery from the bay area has a video almost guaranteed to go viral.  It certainly appeals to the target demographic...

Happy 10th Birthday Stone Ruination IPA!

Added by 10 years ago

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Hop heads rejoice! In celebration of Stone Ruination IPA's 10th birthday, Stone Brewing Company is releasing the cleverly-named (...not) Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA, a 10.8% abv bitter hop monster! Normal Ru...

Iron Maiden Beer No Longer Rocks Sweden

Added by 9 years ago

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In the "you can't make this stuff up" department, Iron Maiden's beer has been taken off the shelves in Sweden for rocking too hard  violating the government's laws regarding labeling.   But the power of Eddie refuses ...

Styles Matter Until They Don’t

Added by 8 years ago

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Kellan Bartosch over at has a great article for the novice beer drinker on why styles are important and how to start thinking about them to extract Maximum Liquid Pleasuretimes(tm) from your bubbly libat...

Brewpouch: A bag-growler…thing

Added by 9 years ago

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The idea is pretty simple: sometimes there are too many downsides to glass. Growlers are a wonderful way to share a great beer with friends, but they have some major shortcomings when it comes to outdoor enjoyment – ...