Monthly Archives: January 2012
Unofficial (for now) North Carolina Craft Beer Goodwill Ambassador Win Bassett of ncbrewing.org stops by to discuss the monumental announcement that Sierra Nevada Brewing will be building an east coast production facility just south of Asheville, NC. We discuss the incentive package, the practical and philosophical implications the development might have on local brewing culture, the impending New Belgium announcement, the economic benefits to the region, and more.
Kid Carboy Jr. cuts to the chase about Two Brothers Brewing’s new canning initiative and their daring choice of beer to put in a can.
1/20/2012 – What’s everyone drinking on this fine evening?
Lord Copperpot and the Commander sample two tasty beverages from upstart Bridge Brew Works, out of Fayetteville, West Virginia.
Ryan from the Chicago-based blog Guys Drinking Beer checks in to talk about the difficult circumstances Anheuser-Busch InBev now finds itself with the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, when it was recently revealed their wholly-owned subsidiary WEDCO (owners of large ABI distributor City Beverage) has never been registered to do business in the state. We speculate on possible repercussions the upcoming decision could have on AB-InBev and the beer distribution landscape in Illinois, talk about the recent influx of exciting new breweries in the state, and get an update from a local on how Goose Island is perceived since they were acquired by ABI.
Yuengling surpasses the Boston Beer Company as the largest American brewer.