High Plains Draughters News

Still an opportunity to join area brew club

From ales to lagers to meads, a plethora of home-brewed beverages will be ready for sampling during the third annual Spring Brewfest, hosted by Nac Brew Club.
2014-04-24 21:45:34
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St. Charles man writes book on beer styles

St. Charles resident Michael Larson has turned his craft beer hobby into his first book.
2014-04-24 20:54:23
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Storm Clouds Brew Over Sao Paulo

Rain clouds gathered over the city of Sao Paulo on Thursday. The Brazilian city is one of the host locations for the 2014 soccer World Cup.
2014-04-24 20:00:38
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Craft Brew Alliance to Hold First Quarter 2014 Earnings Call May 8

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. , an independent craft brewing company, announced today that it will hold a question and answer conference call for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.
2014-04-24 11:30:00
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Pennsylvania nudist resort holding 'Bare Beach Beer Bash' in June

Evan Bleier PALMERTON, Pa., April 24 (UPI) -- Sunny Rest Resort hosting "Bare Beach Beer Bash" in June, where "nudity is required" in festival area and at the "pools and hot tub."
2014-04-24 10:40:59
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Buffalo Wild Wings Honors Craft Brew Alliance with Vendor of Excellence Award

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. , an independent craft brewing company, announced today that it received the “2013 Vendor of Excellence” award from Buffalo Wild Wings, a leading national restaurant chain with more than 1,000 locations across the U.S.
2014-04-24 10:23:00
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How Yuengling and Schell's Became Craft Beer

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- If your brewery brewed beer with maize when it opened because it was the best option available, somehow managed to survive Prohibition and avoided being bought out by the bigger breweries afterward, should it be considered craft? For years, the Brewers Association craft beer industry group has said no. It didn't like the use of maize, corn or rice as adjuncts, it ...
2014-04-24 05:57:07
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Convenience stores slam Beer Store ad showing kids buying alcohol

The battle between the Beer Store and Ontario's convenience stores over selling alcohol rages on, with the Ontario Convenience Stores Association responding to last week's Beer Store commercial showing teens easily buying alcohol at a corner store.
2014-04-24 03:57:34
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Colorado's booming beer taprooms experience some growing pains

The proliferation of taprooms in Colorado, with dozens opening each year, has sent Ginger Alferos and her beer-drinking pal Jenny Herman on an increasingly challenging mission.
2014-04-24 02:58:08
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Beer Buzz: Food pairings not just for wine any more

For decades, when people thought of food pairings, the automatic assumption would be using wine. A sommelier could come to your table and pick out the perfect Chianti to compliment your lasagna.
2014-04-23 21:35:11
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Beer me in Belltown, and other reader questions

Where to get a good craft beer in Belltown, where to go on a date anywhere but Belltown, and searching for scotch among the skyscrapers.
2014-04-23 18:47:28
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Beer Madness: Devils Backbone Vienna Lager takes the title

Devils Backbone Vienna Lager takes the championship; it’s our judges’ favorite brew in the region.
2014-04-23 08:04:38
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Maize-N-Brew: Don't count out U-M's depth with NBA draft decisions looming

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 here and contact him anytime at joshuahenschke@gmail.com.
2014-04-22 22:44:25
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Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair

There's a renaissance brewing, and it has nothing to do with Elizabethan jousting. Mead, the ancient alcoholic beverage spun from honey, is shedding its medieval reputation and claiming a coveted spot in Northern California's artisanal drinks culture.
2014-04-22 15:07:20
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Craft Brew Alliance Releases 2013 Sustainability Highlights; Celebrates Earth Day with Water Restoration Pledge

Craft Brew Alliance , an independent craft brewing company, today announced the release of its 2013 Sustainability Report. Sustainability in its brewing practices and operations has been a priority for the company from the beginning; however, this is the first year it released an annual summary report of its core objectives and achievements.
2014-04-22 09:15:00
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Research and Markets: Beer Market in West Europe to 2008-2019: Market Guide

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Canadean Ltd's new report "Beer Market in West Europe to 2019:
2014-04-22 06:24:00
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Debate on U-Vint and U-Brew legislation to begin

Debate is expected to begin today on legalizing brew-it-yourself businesses in Nova Scotia, but the Liberal government pledge to relax the province's liquor laws is coming up against objections from public health officials.
2014-04-22 02:28:03
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Doh! Government Proposal Could Make Beer Prices Soar

MoreSweet! The Smooth Rise of Non-Bitter Not-Quite-Beer BeveragesHere’s Bill Murray Rocking Some PBR Pants During a Golf TournamentSam Adams Brewer Bails on St. Patrick’s Day ParadeThere’s a lot to hate about changes proposed by the FDA, which could push prices higher not only for beer, but for milk and meat as well. The new regulations…
2014-04-21 10:21:05
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Unique Brew collaborates with Franchise India Brands for expansion

Unique Brew Café is looking forward to expand within the country through their franchises in the coming times.
2014-04-21 02:38:26
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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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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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