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Bud Light Back as Official Beer of NFL

It appears as though Coors Light's short run as the official beer sponsor of the NFL is officially over as of the 2011 season. AB InBev's Bud Light has entered a multi-year agreement with the league.

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43% ABV Anyone?

Schorschbräu has struck back at the Brewdog folks with Schorschbock 43% (and apparently have hopes of hitting 50% ABV in the near future).

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More Details on Anchor Sale

Jay Brooks reports on an interview he had with one of the new Anchor owners, Keith Greggor. There's lots of good information and insight in that post.

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Carlsberg Workers Striking Over Lunch-time Beer Policy

Some may call the brewery workers' actions ridiculous, but personally, I'm thinking of striking in order to gain the ability to have a single beer with lunch. Half a beer? No? Dang.

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Session #39 Announced

I do love it when brewers join forces to produce limited one-off collaborations. I've already reviewed a couple on this site and am always on the look out for more. Luckily, next month's Session allows for the opportunity to either write about one of my favorite collabs or to try…

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New Dutch 45% ABV Beer in the Wild

I'm not entirely sure when this little tidbit of news broke, but apparently there is now a third party in the higher-than-high ABV battle. Dutch brewer Het Koelschip has recently let loose with a 45% ABV beer entitled Obilix. (Via)

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Session #38 Announced

The thirty eighth installment of The Session has been announced. Check it out.

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World Beer Festival Coming to Richmond

After having to cancel their arrival to the same area last year, The World Beer Festival will be held June 12 of this year in Richmond, VA. More here.

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The High ABV Wars Heat Up

From beernews.org comes word that Schorschbräu is once again set to top Brewdog's Bismarck with a 45% ABV beer. With allegations of "cheating," it looks like the battle has only just begun.

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Brewdog Hits 41% ABV with Sink the Bismarck

Looks like Brewdog didn't wait too long in trying to one up Schorschbräu's 40% ABV brew. Sink The Bismarck is the latest super high ABV beer from the Scottish brewers — it will only be available online. There's not much more information about the beer, but you can read more…

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What Effect Smaller Barrels?

It's been a while since I've posted any bourbon related stuff on the site, but this may be of interest to those looking to try barrel aging some brews as well. Chuck Cowdery has an interesting piece on the use of smaller barrels and what effect they may have on…

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Century-old Whisky Found in Antarctic

I meant to post some news on this when I first heard about it, but for some reason never did. At any rate, a team restoring an Antarctic shack used by explorer Shackleton have found a stash of whiskey and brandy beneath it's floors.

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