Craft beer? In China? Sure. Why not?
It wouldn’t be a typical week for the Aleheads without another story about Big Beer buffoonery, this time in the form of a lawsuit filed in three states claiming that AB-InBev allegedly overstated the alcohol content in its beer. In a nutshell, the lawsuit claims that AB-Inbev’s various labels add extra water and CO2 to […]
A few months back, Bloomberg Businessweek published an article entitled “The Plot to Destroy America’s Beer” which outlined the drastic cost (and as a result, quality) cutting measures enacted by CEO Carlos Brito for many products under the AB InBev banner. It isn’t any news to craft beer lovers that their beer is sub par, […]
A few weeks back, one of my locals was having a pint night featuring an Australian brewery who’s products had just started to appear stateside, one Mountain Goat Beer out of Melbourne, who have been making ales since 1997 yet had just started appearing in the states. I was very intrigued, as I my experience […]
…is the exclusive membership model is a good thing for the craft beer world?
Los Angeles is a city of diversity, and this reflects a lot in what we eat here, but even more so in what we drink. LA is also a city of dreamers, of folks that punch in every day at gigs to pay the bills, but spend every other waking minute pursuing their passions, their […]
When you think of Japan, craft beer rarely comes to mind, yet there is a very strong and innovative craft beer scene going on in the Land of the Rising Sun. At the heart of this scene is Japan Beer Times, a bilingual publication that celebrates the Japanese brewing scene and allows readers to meet […]