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Beer Fragmenting in Supermarkets

Beer Fragmenting in Supermarkets It looks like imports and craft beers are finally starting to put a dent in the big boys' market share on your supermarket shelves.

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The Kinda Thing That Makes a Beer Blogger Happy

The Kinda Thing That Makes a Beer Blogger Happy I'm so filled with jealousy at the moment, that I'm not sure how to respond to this.

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Session #4: Local Brews

Session #4: Local Brews Now, this is a Session that I can really get into. While there isn't a plethora of breweries around the homestead, there are enough that my past issues of finding an appropriate Session beer shouldn't be an issue.

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Blog Mapping Example

Blog Mapping Example The Beer Mapping Project has just launched a nice little app that allows you to place a map on your site. It is based on your locale and a driving distance in order to show beer related establishments in your area.

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The Session # 3 Is Almost Here

While my fruitless search for an English mild continues, here's a reminder that The Session #3 is this Friday. If, like me, you need more information on the style, Jay at Brookston Beer Bulletin has what you need. With my current string of luck in finding a beer of this…

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Top 50 Breweries

Top 50 Breweries Jay has been nice enough to take the top 50 beers based on US sales and annotate them — comparing their current position to the previous year.

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What’s On Tap? Knowledge Deck Card Game

What's On Tap? Knowledge Deck Card Game Hmmm... do I order these myself or hold out till June for Father's Day? (Via)

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Since When Did 7-11 Start Carrying Belgians?

Since When Did 7-11 Start Carrying Belgians? I might just have to pack up the family and travel across the country just to see this with my own two eyes.

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Ale’s Well with the World

Ale's Well with the World "Beer is the basis of modern static civ­ilization." - Charlie Bamforth, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Brewing Science at the University of California, Davis. Not only is that statement bold, but Bamforth has the best job title ever.

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25 Best Beers In America

25 Best Beers In America Hmmm... I can think of quite a few others that I would have thrown into the mix as alternatives, but it's a decent list of some fine beers.

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Session #3 Announced: The Mysterious Misunderstood Mild

Session #3 Announced: The Mysterious Misunderstood Mild The Session #3 has been announced and I'm pretty excited since I'm not wholly familiar with the style. It's time to do some reading and keep an eye out for something special. Update: for those like myself who aren't all that in the…

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Traquair Makes 900th Birthday Brew

Traquair Makes 900th Birthday Brew Only a quarter of the production will be exported — meaning, if I manage to snag a bottle, I'll be looking over my shoulder the entire drive home.

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