WEEK OF JULY 30th
Palin Wetting Her Whistle in Colorado?
At the Western Conservative Summit, probably four drinks
Light Beer Sinks>
Last year sales of Miller Lite dropped by 4 percent.
For You Bobby Vilas Out There: The Beer Shed
You could always buy one pre-made, but then you don’t get to install your own sink.
Interview with RateBeer Connoisseur Who’s Reviewed 30,000 Beers
Is Jan Bolvig the most prolific beer critic on earth?
Gallup Shows Wine Failing to Overtake Beer
Beer stays Americans’ alcoholic beverage of choice.
FIFA Now Being Bribed With Beer
Desperate for a Scottish World Cup, BrewDog names beer after FIFA official
VIDEO: How to Clean Your Draft
Some states legally mandate bars know how to do this.
The Canadian Government Has It Out For Beer Drinkers
This British Columbia drinker is bent out of shape about new alcohol pricing minimums.
Bells Hiring Assistant Brewer in Michigan
Hurry up to submit your application by Aug. 4
Ninkasi Brewing to test yeast viability in low-G environment
With Raging-Bitch-Level Hit, Flying Dog Backburners Out-Of-State Distribution
In Maryland alone they’re selling more Dead Rise than “all … other 40-plus beers combined everywhere else”
Why Crowdfunding Major Breweries Is a Bad Idea
Just go buy beer, for God’s sakes.
Deadspin Takes On Image Beers
“Rolling Rock, which sucks real bad, has a strange little mystique around it …”
WEEK OF JULY 24th
INFOGRAPHIC: Speaking Beer Snob
Woo afficianados. Alienate “people with lives outside of beer”
VIDEO: 21st Amendment Breaks Ground on New Brewery
Inside its new San Leandro, Calif. home
First Louisville, Ky. Brewer-Owned, -Operated Brewery Expands
Set to grow 400 percent by 2015
World’s No. 1 and 2 Beer Companies to Merge?
The rumors swirl around A-B InBev and SABMiller.
Homebrewing in the Middle of Nowhere
When the suppliers are far off, save money by traveling with your gear.
WEEK OF JULY 18th
D.C. Legalizes Pints.
Beltway breweries can now serve 16 oz. on-site.
UPDATE: Eating Yeast Probably Won’t Slow Your Buzz
NPR calls ‘B-S’ on Sam Adams’ founder’s trick.
Craft Bars to Try Before You Die
One magazine’s bucket list
Goose Island’s Bourbon County Vanilla to return
Goose Brewmaster Brett Porter is in the big leagues but still tips his hat to the microbrewers.
California Bill Would Let Beer Into Farmers Markets
Plus more legislative changes possibly afoot in the West
WEEK OF JULY 15th
Your Beer Predicts Your Politics
CLASSIC CHART: Bud Light drinkers wishy-washy, apathetic
Hazmat Crews Bring Oskar Blues Brewery to Halt
Chemical leak sickens two dozen employees in Colorado.
Harpoon Going Employee-Owned
“This reflects the outstanding people we have here at Harpoon and our commitment to each other … ”
Tröegs to Distribute in North Carolina
Pennsylvania’s Nugget Nector heads to south.
Hardest Drinking Town in U.S. Can Now Enjoy Shiner
The premium bock makes its way to Boston.
Cascade Brewing’s Operations Crippled by Regulations
One of the finest West Coast barrel brewers shutters online store.
WEEK OF JULY 11th
Shock Top Ad Campaign Insults Culinary Artistry
Cheers to talking about beers that “try too hard.”
VIDEO: Ken Burns’ Masterful Documentary “Prohibition”
Check out this 30-minute preview. Then get to Netflix. Or better yet, buy it.
Is Big Beer’s niche in tart saisons, bourbon-barreling, and kiwi pale ales?
How megabeer can make the brews that put the little guy over a barrel
In the D.C. area? DC Brau’s Growler Hours Return This Weekend
Brewer swears the rare stuff will run out early.
WEEK OF JULY 8th
Discriminating Americans Drinking Less as Breweries Expand
Next July Fourth aficionados will be bringing spittoons to the barbecue.
Popular Domestic Microbrews Not ‘Evolving Toward Diversity’
Americans are coming to agreement – just like the English, Irish, Belgians, Germans, Czechs.
MLB All-Star Game to Feature Self-Serve Beer Stations
Get charged by the ounce for your draft pour.
Raise a Pint of #FUSS to Your Cheap Barkeep!
Canadian consumer advocates call for government crackdown.
WEEK OF JULY 5
Craft Beer May Alter the Senate
The reason every lawmaker should come on Bills and Brews: the kids like craft beer.
Belgian Flavor Right Here At Home
In case your hops aren’t the only thing bitter after the World Cup loss.
The Onion’s Buzzfeed Parody Takes On Microbrewers.
“For Imperial IPA lovers, it’s tough to beat the classic malty sweetness of The Disease.”
Another Trademark Scuffle Causes Brewery to Change Name
Even the down-home “The Shed” is taken.
Sierra Nevada’s Co-Founder Tried to Make Wine in His Closet at 14
And more in this update on brewer Ken Grossman
Draft Beer Dispenser Raises Big Kickstarter Bucks
The capacity of two growlers – which home and craft brewers alike can fill.
WEEK OF JULY 1
Census Bureau Says Breweries Doubled in Five Years
They say there were in 869 in 2012.
Brewers Association’s Brewery Numbers Don’t Easily Square with Census Bureau
How do they figure 2,822? (Although we hope they’re right.)
Midyear Industry Intel Shows the Decline of Big Beer
The latest data is great news for microbreweries, IPAs and especially Sam Adams
The Great War Was Not Great For Beer
On the Triple Entente’s misguided temperance mission
Dogfish Starts Taking Reservations for its Delaware Inn
Beer-Branded getaway features library curated by the good taste of City Lights