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Beerdrinker of the Year finalists set

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Wynkoop Brewing Company’s judging panel has picked its three finalists for the brewpub’s 2010 Beerdrinker of the Year award. They will compete in the Beerdrinker of the Year finals on Feb. 27 at Wynkoop in Denver. The event is open to the public and admission is free. Two of the three were also finalists in […]

New site for American Homebrewers Association

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

The American Homebrewers Association has launched a new website. Destinations within the site include: AHA Forum – An online discussion group for all topics of homebrewing, and is open to all everyone, from the most accomplished brewer to the beginner. Within the first few days of the website launch, more than 6000 participants had registered […]

Samuel Adams releases barrel room series

Friday, October 30th, 2009

The Boston Beer Co. is rolling out a new series of beers, the Samuel Adams Barrel Room Collection, that will be available in a limited number of markets but also at its Boston brewery — the first time the brewery has sold beer at its door. The Barrel Room Collection includes New World Tripel (10% […]

Amazon may partner with for online sales

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Amazon is ready to start selling wine in the US, the Financial Times reports. According to Decanter, a UK-based wine publication, Amazon will work in partnership with It wouldn’t be simple, as the Motley Fool explains: Pimping vino via cyberspace is a thorny issue. Moving libations over state lines is a regulatory challenge. That […]

Court rules for regulators, against Costco

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

A federal appeals court in San Francisco has upheld key parts of a Washington states system for regulating beer and wine sales, overturning an earlier ruling that favored Costco Wholesale Corp.’s effort to upend decades-old beer and wine distribution laws. The appeals court handed a victory to Washington state alcohol regulators, upholding key parts of […]

A-B considers controversial ads

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Adweek reports that Anheuser-Busch is considering running advertisements that tout beer over liquor as an alcoholic beverage of choice. The notion of promoting beer as a drink of moderation is hardly new. Following World War II, the Brewers Foundation commissioned popular magazine artists to produce a series of 115 paintings using the theme “Home life […]

Rogue Astoria goes topless

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Posted by Banjo Bandolas We don’t have hurricanes over here on the left coast, but that doesn’t mean the wind doesn’t blow a bit every now and then. Rogue Ales Public House, Astoria, located where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean, got a first hand look at the power of the Pacific when winds […]