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Congressional Bourbon Caucus Formed

Congressmen John Yarmuth (D) and Brett Guthrie (R) have come together in a bipartisan effort to bring attention to and support "...one of Kentucky’s most important industries and largest employers." Read more here

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Session #29 Announced: Will Travel for Beer

Hopefully, work will have settled down by the time the next Session comes around. I can't miss four in a row — can I?

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Session 28 Round Up

Another Session come. Another Session missed. Lucky for us, others were able to escape work to share their contributions.

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The History of Beer Cans

WebUrbanist.com has an article posted from earlier this week highlighting some moments in beer can history, including some great photos.

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Buffalo Trace Aged in Mongolian Oak

Lew Bryson has a brief excerpt up from an upcoming article he wrote for Malt Advocate regarding the various wood barrel types that the distillers at Buffalo Trace are experimenting with. As a big fan of the spirit, I'm intrigued.

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Beer Industry Pours $4.9B into Virginia

For those Virginia natives out there, check out what the beer industry is doing for your state. (Via)

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Stone Russian Imperial Stout 2009 Coming Soon

2009 Stone Imperial Russian Stout Starts Hitting Store Shelves April 6th! I still have a few bottles from last year that I've been itching to open. Perhaps a tasting comparison is in order when get some of the new batch.

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Jack Daniel’s Master Taster Has to Know His Whiskey

Here's a nice little article with the master taster from Jack Daniel's.

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Sazerac Buys Kentucky Bourbon Brands

The Sazerac Co. completed the $334 million acquisition of Constellation Brands Inc. labels which will add to the Sazerac portfolio Kentucky Gentleman, Kentucky Tavern, Ten High, Very Old Barton and Tom Moore (as well as the Tom Moore distillery).

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Session 26 Announcement: Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

Lew Bryson will be hosting next month's Session: Smoked Beers. The next couple of weeks will be a challenge to find one for the occasion.

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Carlsberg Vintage No. 2

Carlsberg's Jacobsen Brew House has released the second in its Vintage trilogy. "The beer has a jet-black colour and espresso-like foam. And it reveals flavours of vanilla and cocoa/mocha. The aroma is distinct with hints of tar and ropes, which come from the peat-smoked, Scottish malt..." Oh, and one of…

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Session #25 Reminder

Don't forget that this Friday, March 6th, is Session #25. So stock up on "...pilsners, light lagers, helleses and those ones that just say 'beer'..."

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