WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24th
Anheuser-Busch InBev Plotting Latest Astroturf Ad Campaign
LEAKED DOCUMENTS: Corporate America to “drive Shock Top penetration with Experience Maximizers in the ‘Reward Myself’ need state.”
Is Pabst Victim of Nativist Panic?
Majority stakeholders say their loyalties aren’t with the Kremlin after all.
Elite Consumers are Cornerstone of Booze Industry
As in most markets, 20 percent are buying 80 percent.
World’s Largest Beer Festival Under Way
Munich’s Oktoberfest expects 6 million visitors.
PODCAST: The DC Brau Story
How a Flying Dog Alum started the giant Beltway production brewery.
Recreate (Much Of) the Great American Beer Festival at Home
If you couldn’t make it, here’s what was on the menu.
Hurry up and snatch your dot-beer domain name, brewers.
They just went on sale.
This Excel File Has Beer Advocate’s Top 250
Keep track of your way up the list.
Draft Magazine Profiles America’s Unique Breweries
Harder to find out, but these are the experimenters to look out for.
Oskar Blues’ Ten Fidy Hits Shelves
Be sure to catch this limited annual release.
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 17th
Senator Landrieu Helps Out With Keg Stand
The vulnerable Louisiana Democrat turns to the tailgate for votes.
Inside Iowa’s Beer Caves
Archaeologists may elect to preserve the 19th century structures.
Rumors Spike About Merger of the Two Largest Beer Companies
Anheuser’s out of debt and looking to seal the deal.
Oskar Blues Brewery One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies
The Longmont, Colo. Brewer recently celebrated 516 percent growth.
Obama Gifts Belgian Embassy with Sam Adams
Two NATO pals are bonding over sports and brew.
Woman Gifts World with Clam Adams
Years ago one artist found a unique way to celebrate women’s pioneering work for beer.
Study Suggests Hops Improves Cognitive Functioning
In younger animals, chemical in hops aids adaptation to environment.
Jimmy Carter’s Role in Jump-Starting the Microbrewing Industry
This is how the 39th president’s deregulatory regime brought brewing to the masses.
Hipsterism’s Mighty Blue-Collar Brew Sold to the Russkies
Is this enough to get the single-chain-cyclers to take up Republicans’ Sam?
People Work Out More on Day They Drink
One WaPo comment nails it: It’s about increasing sex appeal before heading out for the night.
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 10th
VIDEO: James Nielsen’s Record-Shattering Beer Mile
This is a vulgar display of power.
After-Workout Beer, the Post-Beer-Mile Refresher
A nutritionist says beer may function like a sports drink.
Shattering World Record, German Carries 27 Mugs
Oliver Struempfel carries over 130 pounds of beer.
Beer Nerd Devises, Consumes, Hates World’s Most Bitter Brew
His secret ingredient? Hop extract!
Australian Authorities Crack Down on Duff Sales
The kids are emulating the wrong Barney.
VIRTUAL REALITY: Dogfish Head Offers Google Maps Tour
On site they’re selling sausages made from beer.
College Offers Beer Minor
Paul’s Smith College is focusing on the crucial marketing aspects.
Board of Whisky Brewery: Founder Would See Brewery ‘Burn’
Court slaps gag and restraining order on distiller Chip Tate, a former Goldman employee.
Miller Lite’s Urban Outfitters Marketing Strategy Works Every Time
You can get nostalgic about anything.
Former Firefighter Turns Firehouse Into Microbrewery
This week in community revitalization
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 1st
Victory to Open 120,000-Square-Foot Brewpub in Leesburg. Pa.
It will include 300-seat restaurant and outdoor terrace.
Pretzel Bakers at Munich’s Oktoberfest May Strike
Organizers lining up scab pretzels just in case.
Could Too Many Craft Brewers be Bad for Drinkers?
Dogfish Head president says there will be blood.
Inside the Difficulties of Hop Farming
Why, for now, even unaffiliated craft brewers still benefit from Anheuser’s resources
Get Buzzed Without Getting Fat
Beers ordered by optimal calorie-to-alcohol ratio
Anchorage Brewing Founder Thanks Social Media for Craft’s Success
This wood-fermenting pioneer talks shop.
Thieves Steal $10,000 from Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild
Police confirm all beer, people safe.
Craft Beer Takes Off . . . on Airplane Flights
Craft brewers’ embrace of cans, and lighter weight, is helping.
Craft Sales Up 23 Percent This year
Sam Adams’ unbelievable growth continues.
Pennsylvanians May Be Able to Buy Booze Out of State
If they drive into Jersey to buy cheap, as of now they may pay a price.
Summer Beer Trend Goes Year-Round
Analysts discuss expanding market for making-a-fool-of-yourself-proof session brews.