High Plains Draughters News

Brew City pinging on retailer radar

After years of standing in the shadow of other retail markets, Milwaukee is quickly becoming a hot spot for national brands looking to expand.
2014-04-18 22:07:10
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New Memphis Brew Store Celebrating National Homebrew Day

Have you noticed all the new craft breweries popping up around Memphis? Ever wanted to try your hand at making your own beer? Now is the perfect time to learn.
2014-04-18 20:47:28
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Buellton Brew Fest Kicks off Craft Beer Month in SYV

The Buellton Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 3rd Annual Buellton Brew Fest, held on Saturday, May 3rd at River View Park from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.
2014-04-18 14:15:09
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Glass half empty for Germany's proud beer industry

A slump in consumption of more than a third in the last 25 years has hit Germany, Europe's biggest beer producer, triggering intense competition and price discounting.
2014-04-18 10:34:13
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Beer Store’s ad campaign shows fear of competition: Editorial

It’s enough to give Don Draper a bad hangover. The Beer Store’s new advertising campaign — warning of a spike in underage drinking if Ontario convenience stores win the right to sell suds — is generating a public backlash of painful proportions. From tweets to talk shows, Ontarians seem unimpressed with the ad, which could be mistaken for a Saturday Night Live parody of the modern temperance ...
2014-04-18 04:05:29
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Behind the pale yellow walls of a former Benedictine monastery on a wooded hill near Munich, the master brewers of Weihenstephan are still perfecting their art after nearly 1,000 years of making beer. Since Saint Corbinian and his monks first created a golden, nourishing beverage from local hops, the world's oldest brewery has withstood fires,...
2014-04-18 02:17:29
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Brew Dogs Reality Show Brings Business to Sussex County

Dogfish Head Brewery finished filming tonight for an episode of Esquire Network's Brew Dogs.
2014-04-17 20:07:02
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PicoBrew's Beermaking Machine Offers Faster, Easier Home Brew

Four years ago, Bill Mitchell spent his days helping run Microsoft’s ( MSFT ) Windows division and his nights struggling to craft the perfect home brew. After putting his kids to bed, the Microsoft vice president would stay up cleaning heavy pots and fermenting beer.
2014-04-17 18:45:11
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A Silky Permutation of a Traditional Honey Mead

Big Rock Brewery Inc. is excited to announce Freyja's Field Mead Braggot as the second Alchemist Edition release of 2014.
2014-04-17 14:29:20
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33 to try: Grow your beer palate with our St. Louis checklist

From lager to imperial stout, St. Louis craft breweries have a beer for you.
2014-04-17 11:45:00
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Gaelic Brew dedicate début album to the Irish abroad

Cork band Gaelic Brew are set to launch their début album 'Away From Home' on iTunes and Amazon this Friday, April 18.
2014-04-17 11:20:26
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Beer Store releases controversial ad targeting convenience store liquor sales

The ad targets a convenience store clerk who never asks for ID, allowing three young boys to buy alcohol.
2014-04-17 10:26:17
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Beer Store releases controversial ad as Ontario considers convenience store liquor sales

The ad targets a convenience store clerk who never asks for ID, allowing three young boys to buy alcohol.
2014-04-17 10:21:10
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First annual Queens Beer Week starts Friday

Cheers to the beer here! Booze buffs will toast Friday to the start of Queens Beer Week — an inaugural nine-day celebration of the borough’s booming brewery and bar scene.
2014-04-16 23:00:44
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The Corona coup: How Constellation sells so much bad beer

Corona is now the fifth bestselling beer in the U.S. Here’s the curious thing: It is not very good—at least by most critical accounts.
2014-04-16 08:06:49
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'Brew Dogs' in Delaware through Friday

Brew Dogs are now in Delaware. / Brew Dogs image Master brewers James Watt and Martin Dickie, hosts of the Esquire Network show "Brew Dogs" are in Delaware today through Friday taping an upcoming episode set to air in June.
2014-04-16 07:11:00
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Variety of perks at 'new' Buddy Brew

The Buddy Brew coffee brand's evolution takes another step forward today as Dave and Susan Ward open their expanded retail shop to customers.
2014-04-15 22:26:03
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Beer Madness Round 4: And then there were 2

Devils Backbone Vienna Lager and Victory Swing Session Saison will battle it out for the championship.
2014-04-15 14:40:09
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Craft Brew Alliance Brings Home Two Gold World Beer Cup® Awards

Craft Brew Alliance , an independent craft brewing company, today announced that two of its brands earned gold awards, the highest honor, in their categories in the World Beer Cup Awards, one of the largest commercial competitions in the world.
2014-04-15 10:16:00
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The State of American Beer

What's going on in Beer World? It's a world in which up is down, little is big, and there's no Blue Moon on the horizon.  It's a world in which old standbys are faltering (case sales of Miller High Life were down almost 10 percent in 2013 from the prior year). Mexican labels are dominant (Corona, Modelo, and Dos Equis, account for three of the top four imported beers).
2014-04-15 07:00:00
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Craft Brew Alliance Raises the Bar on Beer Education

As the craft beer industry continues to grow at record rates, Craft Brew Alliance , the sixth largest craft brewer in the country, is raising the bar on beer education with a significant investment in new training programs and educational requirements for its employees.
2014-04-08 10:55:00
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