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Mitt Romney Would Fail the Presidential Beer Test (The Daily Beast)
Politics aside, at least with Clinton, Bush, and Obama, (the Presidents since I could legally drink) I think I could sit down and slug back a beer with them and hold a decent bar conversation. Romney, on the other hand, probably doesn't even know what a tavern is.
(I know he is Mormon)
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5 Hard Ciders Guests Will Like Better Than Beer (thestreet.com)
I like cider and we will be having a dedicated cider month (actual month yet to be determined) but better than beer...not sold yet.
Sen. Schumer pushes local craft beer (The Observer)
Politics I can get behind, New York is going to establish itself as a craft beer powerhouse...unless the knock out one of their best breweries because of hydrofracking
Beer is Boosting Warwickshire Economy, say farmers. (Coventry – Telegraph)
Not just in America, but our cousins in the UK are seeing the benefits of craft brewing. For a country with a rich brewing tradition like Great Britain this is sort of a return to the pre-industrial revolution days.
While I appreciate that beer must be sold, if you look closer you find out that it isn't so much about the fans, but about who is sponsoring the event.
Beer: A new aroma in Hershey (Lebanon Daily News)
Beer and chocolate. Two great tastes, now in one location. Road trip to Troegs' new digs!
Home brewers support bill that would lift restrictions (Fond du Lac Reporter)
The sad part was this was not a problem until last year…and it was a tax issue.
Watering the Worker’s Beer (Forbes)
Don't worry though, they'll save money and you'll pay the same price.
Knocking back the brewskis: VladamirPutin reaffirms macho image with football and beer session (The Daily Mail)
I love this because of the weird schizophrenia Russia has with alcohol, they are trying to curb rampant alcoholism, and there has been some blame on brewers, but here is Putin slugging back some liters to show he is a good ‘ol boy. Politics, practicality, and double standards.
Watson to Police, “F You,”,“Do you know who I am?” (630 AM WPRO)
Here is a pro tip. If you say that it probably isn't going to go well. If you insist on saying that, don't be driving drunk, have an open container, and a bag a weed in the car with you.
Beer Here: Barley Wine fromNew Glarus Brewing (The Isthmus)
Yes please. Hamilton! Are you out there? You need to pick some of this up and hold it for me.
The Pour: Tasting a $90 beer (Adelaide Now)
I would buy this if I could. No joke, just once to check it off the list.
FloriDUH: Warm beer has man foaming at the mouth (Sun-Sentinel)
Oh Florida, where would we be without your special kind of stupid.
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The scramble continues, SAB Miller will continue to find new markets to make up for the shortfalls at home. (And cut your alcohol content too!)
United States of beer (Chicago Tribune)
I think the Great American Ale Trail: The Craft Beer Lover's Guide to the Best Watering Holes in the Nation is going to become required reading for the blog staff.
This week we recap the Crystal City 1k Beer Walk from this last weekend, review a couple of big winter warmers, and look at what happens when you mix beer & beer (Hint: awesomeness.)
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