Archive for November, 2008

California Proposes Increasing Beer Tax

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Those nattering nabobs of negativity, the Marin Institute, are gleefully spreading the word that the Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is proposing to raise the tax on beer in order to get California out of the mess that he and the rest of the gang of idiots — collectively known as politicians — got themselves into, dragging […]

Hawaiian Breweries Merge

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Keoki Brewing, in Lihue, on the Island of Kauai, and Mehana Brewing, in Hilo, on the Big Island, have announced that they will merge to form one company. The new entity will be called Hawai’i Nui Brewing, which means “great Hawaii.” The merger is expected to be completed by the start of of 2009. The […]

Drink the Vote

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Today is the day. Get out there and vote! Regardless of which beer … er, candidate you prefer, the important thing is to participate in the process. If you do nothing else today, at least cast your ballot and register your choice for the future of your country. Vote!

Rogue Ale’s Plan For All-Oregon Beer In 2009 On Track

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

The last piece of the puzzle is in place to meet Rogue Ale’s ambitious goal to create an all-Oregon beer for Oregon’s sesquicentennial next year (150th year of statehood). It all started earlier this year with 40 acres of hops planted at Rogue’s hop farm in the Willamette Valley. The last domino was put in […]

Holiday Blog Goes Live For 2008

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Beginning today, once again the Real Beer’s Holiday Blog goes live. Over the next two months we’ll try to highlight all of the beer-related holiday beers, events and gift ideas that come our way in the hopes of making your holidays this year as enjoyably beery as possible. Check out the 2008 Holiday Blog on […]