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The Bruery Rebrews 12 Days of Christmas, Releases Box Set for Holidays

(ORANGE COUNTY, CA) – On Saturday, Dec. 7 The Bruery will be releasing the 12 Days Collection box to the public on TheBruery.com and at both Tasting room locations in Placentia, CA and Anaheim, CA. On Saturday, Dec. 14th boxes will be available at The Bruery Store at Union Market in Washington, D.C. For over a decade, The Bruery has ...

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How Art Helped Convince Post-WWII America That ‘Beer Belongs’

“Harvest Time” by Doris Lee for the Beer Belongs campaign. (Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James F. Dicke Family) December 6, 2019 To a majority of today’s American beer drinkers, beer is as normal as apple pie. People have it in the house, at social gatherings like picnics with family and friends, at ballparks and at life celebrations ...

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Can of Ambition Beer Release and Fundraiser

December 5, 2019 Join Urban South Brewery for a special beer release and fundraiser for Crossroads New Orleans. Can of Ambition was brewed in collaboration with Cool Kids Coffee Roasters and will be paired with donuts from local favorite District Donuts. $7 from each donut pairing and $2 from every Can of Ambition sale will go to Crossroads New Orleans. ...

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Vermont Brewers Festival at Bear Mountain Killington on March 21st

December 5, 2019 Our Vermont brewers are getting together to create a very special festival at the picturesque mountain setting at Bear Mountain at Killington Resort – a new location for 2020. This all outdoor festival features 35 Vermont brewers, creating special collaboration beers made exclusively for this one day event. There are two sessions on March 21st to choose ...

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Toppling Goliath Brewery Expands Distribution to Colorado

(Denver, CO) – Toppling Goliath Brewery is set to make its way to Colorado by partnering with Crooked Stave Artisans Distributing out of Denver. Their first drop to Denver came during the Great American Beer Festival and craft beer drinkers rejoiced. They provided limited quantities in both keg and package that were sprinkled throughout the state. “Toppling Goliath is proud ...

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On Tap at Able Seedhouse + Brewery: Uhh Yeah Dude

December 5, 2019 Minneapolis – Able Seedhouse + Brewery is adding to its sour beer repertoire with a new creation titled: Uhh Yeah Dude. The name is a nod to the brewery founders’ favorite podcast. Uhh Yeah Dude is a kettle sour with a healthy heaping of fruit. This addition compliments the bright, clean, tart and crisp base that is ...

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Reviewed: Russian River Defenestration

Official description: [From bottle] Some of the most famous and notorious defenestrations occurred in Prague in the 15th and 17th centuries. These defenestrations were done in an effort to remove government officials by throwing out a third story window. The result was either sudden death or serious bodily injury. Either way, mission accomplished! In the spirit of the 2020 election, ...

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Podcast EP 162 – Fangirl to Field – Blanca Quintero

We are joined by longtime friend of the show and Pink Boots Society Los Angeles Chapter Leader Blanca Quintero. We discuss  many things with Blanca including: – Danny and Blanca going back over a decade. – The Famous Beer Trio. – Looking back on LA beer. – Blanca’s role with Pink Boots Society. – Pink Boots protecting from lawsuit trolls. ...

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More Details on the Latest Ballast Point Brewing Sale

Members of the beer industry, as well as the most die-hard beer enthusiasts, were completely caught off guard when news broke that a nano brewery out of Chicago, Kings and Convicts, purchased Ballast Point Brewing from Constellation Brands. The biggest knee jerk reaction to this news was that a complete unknown startup nano brewery purchasing one of the most well-known ...

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Hi-Wire Brewing Launches Old North Premium Lager Brand

(Asheville, NC) – Old North Premium Lager reminisces on the roots of American beer while evoking the storied culture and rich history of North Carolinians. An embodiment of the everyman, Old North seeks to be the go-to beer for the surfers and the thru-hikers, the foodies and the cookout kings and queens. Launching in January 2020, Old North Premium Lager ...

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