High Plains Draughters News

Mohawk Bend, Blue Palms celebrate birthdays with craft brew blowouts

Summer is slipping by at an alarming rate, but you can make the most of the dog days of August when some of L.A.’s most celebrated beer bars celebrate their birthdays.
2014-07-31 13:51:37
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New Corktown tasting room, Detroit distilleries on tap

Anjana Schroeder - When Brew Detroit opens its 7,000-square-foot tasting room in Corktown, 10 original brews will be on tap. Erika Brockberg, director of retail operations at Brew Detroit LLC, said she hopes the tasting room’s official opening will happen before summer’s end; the company is waiting on the city to approve its certificate of occupancy. Brew Detroit, a 68,000-square-foot contract ...
2014-07-31 12:13:33
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Maize-N-Brew: 'My Wish' proves that Wolverines are leaders and best

Throughout the six-minute segment, the coaching staff and players pulled out all the fancy bells and whistles they possibly could. Former players such as Chad Henne, Denard Robinson, Desmond Howard and Loszewki's idol Jake Long all made appearances in the segment. He even saw the facilities and was able to don the iconic winged helmet and a personalized U-M jersey.
2014-07-31 11:58:35
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Boston Beer Q2 Earnings, Shares Up on Strong Shipment

Shares of Boston Beer Co. Inc. (SAM) gained 3.2% during yesterday's trading session after the company posted strong financial results for the second quarter of 2014.
2014-07-31 08:02:50
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GOOD GROVES The 11-piece Bob Marley tribute band Hope Road will join groups Hot Like Fire, Harsh Armadillo, The Equalites and The Rhythmship on stage at the 2014 Reggae amp Craft Brew Fest, set for noon to 11 p.m. Saturday at The Governor's Inn, 78 Wakefield St., Rochester. The sounds of Jamaica will set the backdrop for a festival...
2014-07-31 06:15:59
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Soccer World Cup lifts German beer sales

Beer sales rose in Germany, Europe's biggest producer, in the first half of the year thanks to a big jump in demand during the soccer World Cup in June, the Statistics Office said on Thursday. The increase is good news for brewers in Germany, whose sales have suffered for most of the last two decades. In June alone, 9.7 million hectoliters of beer were sold in Germany, a 14 percent increase ...
2014-07-31 05:32:16
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Chocolate named 2014 Iron Brew secret ingredient

Homebrewers across the great state of South Carolina, your 2014 Iron Brew secret ingredient has been announced. This year's competition will require these beer brewing mad scientists to experiment with chocolate.
2014-07-31 05:03:46
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World Cup adds froth to German beer sales

German beer sales rose by 4.4 percent in the year's first half, gaining froth from the beginning of the country's run to the soccer World Cup title. The Federal Statistical Office said Thursday that German-based breweries sold 4.79 billion liters (1.27 billion gallons) of beer in the January-June period.
2014-07-31 01:15:04
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Boston Beer Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE: SAM) reported second quarter 2014 net revenue of $231.6 million, an increase of $50.3 million or 28%, over the same period last ...
2014-07-30 13:15:00
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Nor Cal episode of Esquire's 'Brew Dogs'

'Brew Dogs' hosts visit Sierra Nevada and Bear Republic; 15th Annual Mt. Veeder Appellation tasting in Napa; and Mendocino's Winesong welcomes Narsai David
2014-07-30 12:24:24
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Great American Beer Festival 2014 tickets sell out in 32 minutes

Safety first (Denver Post file)Tickets made available to the general public for the Great American Beer Festival vanished in a flash for the third consecutive year, with most tickets for the
2014-07-30 10:04:38
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Maize-N-Brew: U-M football needs fireworks on field, not at halftime

Joshua Henschke is a writer at the Wolverines blog Maize-n-Brew. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers. Read his column every week hereand contact him anytime at joshuahenschke@gmail.com.
2014-07-29 21:18:50
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A honey of a brew: Pair opens Allentown's first meadery

Passion for mead prompts pair to open Allentown's first meadery It's one of the oldest fermented beverages in the world, but until recently many people had never even heard of mead.
2014-07-29 21:05:50
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Beer Town: Tasting all of Samuel Adams “extreme beers”

Earlier in July, I was back in Boston to help judge the annual Samuel Adams Longshot American Homebrew Contest.
2014-07-29 21:00:00
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State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer

When Lagunitas Brewing Co. fills its beer bottles, Northern California's Russian River provides the main ingredient.
2014-07-29 18:59:46
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Free beer costs official $1,754

SPRINGFIELD — Accepting free beer and overseeing either of Illinois’ two state fairs don’t mix.That was the conclusion of the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission, which Monday announced fines against the current and former managers of the Illinois State Fair and DuQuoin State Fair for breaching the Illinois gift ban.A probe by state Executive Inspector General Ricardo Meza’s office found that ...
2014-07-28 10:55:23
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5 States Drinking the Most Beer in the U.S.

PORTLAND, Ore. ( MainStreet ) — Beer drinkers in the United States aren't buying as much as they used to, but their taste for beer hasn't changed as much as the numbers suggest.
2014-07-28 06:59:03
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5 Biggest Beer Drinking States in the U.S.

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) – Beer drinkers in the United States aren't buying as much as they used to, but their taste for beer hasn't changed as much as the numbers suggest. Overall beer sales plummeted 1.9% last year and have dropped in four out of five years since the recession. That downturn reduced beer's share of the overall alcohol market from 55% in 2000 to just 49% by 2012. That ...
2014-07-28 05:58:48
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Craft Brew Alliance to Hold Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Call August 7

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. , an independent craft brewing company, announced today that it will hold a question-and-answer conference call for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 8:30 a.m.
2014-07-24 14:00:00
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The Quest to Brew Beer With Space Yeast

A small team of people gathered in the Nevada desert earlier this week to take another step toward answering one of mankind’s most pressing questions: What does beer taste like in space? At least that’s one of the most pressing questions that comes up when a bunch of brewers get together with a bunch of […]
2014-07-18 11:16:24
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