Monthly Archives: July 2009

westvleteren12.com is For Sale, But is it Right?

Here’s a new one: It looks like westvleteren12.com and the site that goes with it is for sale at Flippa.com. According to the site’s owner, he started westvleteren12.com back in April as a fansite of the widely-regarded “best beer in the world”. But after a few weeks on the web, the owner received a whole bunch of requests to buy …

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BlogAboutBeer.com Reads The Wire

Good morning, all, and happy Sunday to you. As I’m sure we’re all sitting here this morning recovering from great beer-filled weekends, I wanted to post some links and stories of interest. First, the Sam Adams Beer Lover’s Choice program is back for 2009. You may remember in 2008 when the Blackberry Whit beat out the Coffee Stout for mass …

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The Vermont Brewers Festival 2009 Recap

So I’ve returned to my desk, fresh off a weekend of fun and frivolity at the Vermont Brewers Festival in Burlington, VT and I cannot stress enough, if you live within striking distance of Burlington and you didn’t make it to this years festival, you missed out big time! I would strongly suggest you plan ahead now for the summer …

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Heading to Vermont For a Big Beer-Filled Weekend

Up bright and early to hit the road for Vermont for a beer-filled weekend, which culminates with the Vermont Brewers Festival tomorrow evening. So far the trip includes lunch today at the Long Trail Brewery in Bridgewater Corners, a trip to Winooski Beverage — one of the best liquor stores in the state according to the folks at BeerAdvocate — …

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Beer Connoisseur: Another New Beer Mag

It probably comes as no surprise that along with craft beer’s raise in popularity in recent years, comes many people trying to capitalize on that success. And I don’t mean in the form of producing beer itself, but rather all of the accoutrement that go with it. One such accoutrement has popped up out of the deep south, of all …

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I’m Back, News & Notes

Phew! After more than a week without the Internet and the Red Sox, both my tv and my Interwebs are back! And not a moment too soon. As I get back into the swing of things and the beer news begins to pour in once more, I wanted to mention a few fun news & notes. (1) Don’t forget, next …

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Where I’ve Been

Sorry for the non-posting all week. I think I forgot to explicitly mention that I was in the process of moving — just across town — and that, of course, Time Warner is taking their sweet time in getting my new Internet and television hooked up (I’m borrowing some from one of my part-time jobs at the moment). Thus, no …

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