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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Beer links to start off October right!

And now back to your regular scheduled programming.

(Original here)
In the News!

SD tribe’s lawsuit against beer stores dismissed (CBS News)
This will move to state courts and it will be interesting to see how it plays out.

The 5 Best Beer Cities in America (GQ)
No Portland, San Diego, or even Asheville? I think the fix is in! Discuss in the comments.

Drink a Beer, Save an Endangered Species (Washington Beer Blog)
I always enjoy supporting good causes while drinking a good brew.

N.Y. beer, wine ‘summit’ could boost several industries (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Both areas have scene a lot of growth over the years. Promoting them makes sense.

America’s Best Beer Gardens (Food & Wine)
I now have a couple of new places to check out!

Craft beer blossoming as an economic development driver (Kalamazoo Gazette)
Over and over I keep seeing articles of craft beer survivability during the recession. It makes me happy.

Beer and Metal: Bourbon Barrel Aged La Petite Mort by Central Waters and Local Option (Chicago Reader)  Central Waters Brewery continues to expand and keep their creative edge. The label on this beer is pretty cool.

U.S. Beer Consumption Continues Decline (CSP Daily News)
The above is a slightly misleading title, another take is craft beer consumption continues to rise.

Heineken Triumphs in Asia Beer Deal (Wall Street Journal)
It was a long drawn out fight to get Tiger, it may have been more costly than they realize.

Taplister Cracks Open Craft Beer Discovery With New Online Social Online Social Platform (MarketWire) This is a pretty cool.

What Your Beer Says About Your Politics (National Journal)
Graphs and charts! Expect more on this later this week.

Belleville woman arrested after calling 911 to report boyfriend drank her beer (
Sometimes I weep for my country. Quick PSA announcement: Don't abuse the 911 system!

In Press Releases!

As the site continues to grow we have started to be contacted from various vendors. Every so often I will be posting things if I think they are entertaining or useful. The below blurb is from Mark of the RankPop Marketing Team in support of their client Kegerators

...I have a client with an awesome (and rather funny) Keg Calculator that calulates how much beer you should purchase for a party based on the number of people and how much each of the people are likely to drink. Here's the link. I was hoping that if you liked it, you wouldn't mind sharing it with your readers by mentioning it.
I may need to use this to help plan my 20 year high school reunion in Wisconsin this next summer! 

In Site News!

Oktoberfest marches on to its inevitable conclusion and we are riding it out. Expect a few more Oktoberfest related articles and then get ready to shift into pumpkin brews. As always thanks for stopping by!

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