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, […]
That was my reaction on a recent trip to Tampa with Herr Hordeum to visit his progenitors. The “what” was a Cigar City brewpub. The “where” was Airside Terminal C of the Tampa International Airport. Regular Aleheads may recognize Cigar City from coverage of previous Tampa adventures, or, if you’re lucky, from drinking a Jai […]
Revolution Brewing is opening a brand new location on Chicago’s northwest-ish side at 3340 N. Kedzie Avenue. Tickets to the grand opening event, May 25, are sold out. If you have one, I’m jealous.
The newest Alehead weighs in on the bottle vs. can debate and how Woodchuck is joining the game. Also a little blip about CCBW…
Kid Carboy Jr. tracks down most of Chicago’s brewers to see what they all think of the announcement of Lagunitas’ huge new Chicago brewery.
Slouch and Barley catch you up on all the week’s news in the world of craft beer, including:
➮ Lagunitas looking to decommoditize malted barley by working directly with Canadian farmers
➮ AB Marketing VP suggests sticking craft beer with wine. The Aleheads have another idea where he can stick it.
➮ Just a man and his barrels- a look at Goose Island’s John Laffler.
➮ Freetail’s Scott Metzger issues a call for chefs to reform their beer lists.
➮ Grow hops for your local brewery.
➮ Gene Simmons invites Aleheads to Lick It Up at his new craft beer joint.
Drink a beer…save a fish!