Recent Beer Blog Posts

Sunday Beer Briefs

Just a few briefs to get you through the painstakingly slow hours between now and the game tonight. For starters, Jay Brooks at the Brookston Beer Bulletin has posted a link to a map of the USA made from beer labels, each representing the state of its origin. While some of them are hard to decipher, it’s fun to try. …

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Vitamin B Enhanced, For Your Drinking Pleasure

Philippine inventor Billy L. Lalang has created a beer which he is marketing as one which “takes some of the guilt out of drinking” (which confused me because I certainly never feel guilty having a pint!) – a beer he is claiming is the first Vitamin Beer. While that claim isn’t actually true (case in point, dated almost 2 years …

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My First Session

Today is the day of the February Session (round 12 if you’re keeping track at home) – I made it one of my (blogging) New Year’s Resolutions to be better about taking part in The Session this year so, although I missed out on January, I’m going to try and do my part from here on out. Since I’ve never …

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If you’re in Portland Tonight – GLB is the Place to Be

From the Great Lost Bear: The Sebago Brewing Company has become the New England Patriots in the frequence of winning the “big one” in our Annual Brew Pub Cup competition. This Thursday January 31 (TODAY) we are opening up the proceedings to the beers of Sea Dog, Sunday River Brewing Co, Bray’s Brew Pub, Federal Jack’s and of course Gritty …

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Beer on the Taxing Block in Maryland

I understand the importance of taxes and know that without the revenue they produce for states and for this country, virtually nothing would be able to function. But that being said, the proposed Senate Bill 232 in the state of Maryland seems a little absurd! According to a snippet of the bill here, Increasing the State tax rates for alcoholic …

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