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Session #5: Atmosphere

Session #5: Atmosphere We've got an interesting spin on next month's Session. Al and Ron from Hop Talk want to know about what makes for your ideal beer drinking setting — not just the beer mind you, but your "...favorite place to have a beer? When? With whom? Most importantly:…

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How to Speak Beer Geek

How to Speak Beer Geek Here's a great article from Ken Wells that outlines the major differences between lagers and ales, and a bit of fun poking at himself and other beer geeks. (Via)

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SABMiller Says It’s Interested in Molson-Coors Partnership

SABMiller Says It's Interested in Molson-Coors Partnership Now, that's an unholy union if ever there was one. (Via)

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Session #4: Local Brews Round-Up

Session #4: Local Brews Round-Up Well, Snekse has posted the results of this month's Session and the more I read what everyone else is drinking, the more I realize that my liver never had a chance — not even a glimmer of hope. Poor bastard.

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The Joy of Drinking

The Joy of Drinking A Washingtonpost.com interview with the author who wrote her book "...as a protest against the decline of social drinking and the rise of broccoli, exercise and Starbucks." (Via)

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Total Wine Carrying Bell’s Beer

Total Wine Carrying Bell's Beer This is just a quick note for those fans of the products that Bell's Brewery puts out. I'm not sure when it happened, but I was able to pick up some Kalamazoo Stout this past weekend at my Local Total Wine in VA. They have…

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Would You Drink a $200 Bottle of Beer?

Would You Drink a $200 Bottle of Beer? More importantly, would you spend five large for eight 12oz bottles of highly coveted beer? Make those bottle 750ml each at that price and I might consider it. More on the history of the Ballantine Burton.

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An Alcohol Coma: Your Ticket To a Good Night’s Sleep

An Alcohol Coma: Your Ticket To a Good Night's Sleep This is a pretty entertaining piece for those of you that may be suffering from a bout of insomnia. I found the section titled "Blacking Out Properly" particularly useful. (Via)

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Five Things to do for American Craft Beer Week

Five Things to do for American Craft Beer Week All very good suggestions.

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Import Trends Flatten While Crafts Surge

Import Trends Flatten While Crafts Surge Craft beers are enjoying an increase in market share as sales climbed the past month.

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American Craft Beer Week

American Craft Beer Week The week of May 14-20 (next week) has been designated American Craft Beer Week. At the official site you can check to see what local breweries in your area are doing for the occasion.

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Area Brew Pub Scene Is a Glass Half-Empty

Area Brew Pub Scene Is a Glass Half-Empty For those of you in the Washington D.C. area, here's a great article on the state of operating brew pubs in and around the nation's capital. Keep this article in mind when it's time for The Session #4. (Via)

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