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Sep 3, 2010

“World’s Oldest Beer” Found in Shipwreck

Earlier this year a crew of divers discovered several bottles of champagne dating between 1800 and 1830 in the middle of the […]

Sep 1, 2010

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

Looks like there are a couple of great events scheduled this month for Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, VA. Capital Ale House has set […]

Aug 23, 2010

SABMiller Emerges as Favorite for Foster’s Beer

There have been rumblings about SABMiller’s interest in the brewing side of Foster’s, but it looks more and more like they’ll end […]

Aug 13, 2010

Hop Farming in Virginia

The Washington Post had a nice little write up the other day regarding the increased number of hop farms taking hold in […]

Aug 12, 2010

Japanese Whisky Distillers Eye the U.S. Market

It’s been a good while since I’ve posted any bourbon/whisky related news on the site, but I did find this article regarding […]

Jul 28, 2010

North American Breweries, Inc. Set to Acquire Pyramid and Magic Hat

I’m more than a few hours behind on this one, but it appears as though the Pyramid and Magic Hat breweries are […]

Jul 21, 2010

The End of History

Twitter is, well, atwitter with news of a 55% ABV Belgian Ale from those nuts at Brewdog. Beernews.org has more including a […]

Jun 29, 2010

Discovery Channel Show “Brewed” Announced

According to beernews.org, Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione will be hosting a new craft beer focused show coming this Fall to The Discovery […]

Jun 12, 2010


I’m not usually a big fan of tequila in general, but I might have to check this one out. New Holland brewing […]

May 25, 2010

The Man Who Turned Off The Taps

My wife’s copy of Smithsonian Magazine showed up in the mail yesterday. It had an interesting article on one Wayne B. Wheeler, […]

May 19, 2010

House Passes Beer Resolution

Congress has passed House Resolution 1297 that supports “the goals and ideals of American Craft Beer Week.” You can read a bit […]

May 8, 2010

FredFest 2010 Auction

It looks as though liquidsolutions.biz is under new ownership and are introducing themselves by bringing the FredFest Vintage Auction back for 2010. […]