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Beer Birthday: Justin Crossley

7 hours 20 min ago
Today is the 32nd birthday of Justin Crossley, the man behind the mic at The Brewing Network, one of the industry’s best voices. He’s an avid homebrewer and talker, a deadly combination, especially on radio. He also filmed Porter’s Porter Day last year and it will fun to see the...

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Beer In Ads #1317: I Can See My Hammock

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 22:00
Thursday’s ad is another one from the United Brewers Industrial Foundation, again from 1944. This was well before the “Beer Belongs” series, but after World War II began. This one is part of an award-winning series of ads they did during the war to help boost morale on the home...

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Beer Birthday: Don Barkley

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:39
Today is the birthday of legendary brewer Don Barkley. Barkley’s first brewing job was as assistant brewer at New Albion Brewing in Sonoma, California, America’s first modern microbrewery back in the late 1970s. He went on to help found Mendocino Brewing, and created most of their...

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The Chart of Brewing

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:51
Here’s another fun infographic just published by Pop Lab Chart. They’ve done quite a few beer-themed posters and this new one, The Chart of Brewing, shows the brewing process in a great looking graph paper chart. 12 x 16 prints of the hand-illustrated poster will be available for $20...

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Beer Birthday: Paddy Giffen

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:04
Today is Paddy Giffen’s 64th birthday. Paddy was the original brewer at Moylan’s Brewing, did some distilling and was briefly with Bear Republic. I ran into him a few years ago at the Hopmonk Tavern in Sebastopol, and these days, as far as I know, he’s brewing at Lagunitas. Join...

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Beer In Ads #1316: Pitching Horseshoes

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 22:20
Wednesday’s ad is another one from the United Brewers Industrial Foundation, again from 1944. This was well before the “Beer Belongs” series, but after World War II began. This one is part of an award-winning series of ads they did during the war to help boost morale on the home...

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NFL Beer Prices Continue To Make Movie Popcorn Look Like A Bargain

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:34
I took a look at Beer Prices By Football Stadium in 2012, and you’ll probably be as un-shocked as it’s possible to be to learn that they’re even higher today than two years ago. According to a report by Business Insider, the “average cost for a small draft beer at NFL games...

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Beer Birthday: Stan Hieronymus

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:06
Today is fellow beer writer and blogger extraordinaire Stan Hieronymus’ 66th birthday. Stan’s most recent book is For the Love of Hops, followed closely by Brewing with Wheat, among many others. He recently moved to a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, where he continues to write the Real...

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Beer In Ads #1315: We’ll Have To Go Hunting Again

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:20
Tuesday’s ad is another one from the United Brewers Industrial Foundation, again from 1944. This was well before the “Beer Belongs” series, but after World War II began. This one is part of an award-winning series of ads they did during the war to help boost morale on the home...

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Beer Birthday: Evan Rail

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 08:42
Today is the 42nd birthday of Evan Rail, expat American writer living, and writing about beer, in Prague, Czech Republic. Evan was born and raised in Fresno, but discovered his love for beer while attending U.C. Davis as a French and German literature major. While there, he spent his time at the...

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Beer In Ads #1314: Those Grilled Steaks

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 21:27
Monday’s ad is another one from the United Brewers Industrial Foundation, again from 1944. This was well before the “Beer Belongs” series, but after World War II began. This one is part of an award-winning series of ads they did during the war to help boost morale on the home...

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Beer Birthday: Larry Horwitz

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:48
Today is also the birthday of Larry Horwitz, who is an award-winning regional brewer with Iron Hill Brewery, headquartered at their West Chester location. Larry was at Manayunk Brewery before joining the Iron Hill team ten years ago, in 2004, having gotten in his professional brewing start while in...

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Berkeley Bar Proposes Not Serving Alcohol

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:55
Talk about your non-story. A new Kava bar set to open in Berkeley is planning on not serving alcohol and you’d think they had re-invented the light bulb. Between the bar’s own application claiming it “aims to be Berkeley’s first and only alcohol-alternative bar” and Alcohol...

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Beer Birthday: Lars Larson

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 08:48
Today is the 48th birthday of Lars Larson, brewmaster of Trumer Brauerei in Berkeley, California. Larsen studied brewing in Germany and was the prefect person to recreate Trumer Pils in the United States, one of the best pilsners made in California, or indeed anywhere, foreign or domestic. I got to...

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Beer In Ads #1313: Picnics In Birch Grove

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 22:05
Sunday’s ad is another one from the United Brewers Industrial Foundation, also from 1944. This was well before the “Beer Belongs” series, but after World War II began. This one is part of an award-winning series of ads they did during the war to help boost morale on the home...

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Lagunitas Couch Trippin’ Winner Announced

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 16:59
A few weeks ago Lagunitas Brewing, my local down the street, announced a contest to win a a party in your home, Couch Trippin’ party to your home. The Couch Trippin’ Contest ended on the last day of August, and they’ve just announced the winner in a new Lagunitas video showing...

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Beer Birthday: Steve McDaniels

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 09:46
Today is the 46th birthday of Steve McDaniels, a former brewer with 21st Amendment. These days McDaniels is hard at work building what will become the Oakland Brewing Co. on 22nd Avenue in Oakland, and brewing their beer at other locations until it’s finished, at least he was the last time I...

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Beer In Ads #1312: Mom’s Bean Suppers

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 23:18
Saturday’s ad is another one from the United Brewers Industrial Foundation, from 1944. This was well before the “Beer Belongs” series, but after World War II began. This one is part of an award-winning series of ads they did during the war to help boost morale on the home front,...

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Beer Birthday: Mikkel

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 19:50
Today is the 39th birthday of Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, founder of the Danish gypsy brewery Mikkeller. I first met Mikkel in Burton-on-Trent in 2008, during I trip when I accompanied Matt Brynildson to Marston’s where he was doing a collaboration beer. And I most recently ran into him at the...

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Wine, Beer Or Spirits?

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 16:22
Here’s a cool interactive map created by Ghost in the Data. Using data from the World Health Organization, the map shows “How much — and which — alcohol is drunk in the world during a week?” As the instructions explain: “Move over countries to learn it, or use the buttons to...

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