Recent Beer Blog Posts

The New Iron City Brewing Co. Opens for Business

Iron City beer is flowing again in Pittsburgh. The new Iron City Brewing Company (ICB) has opened its doors at 3340 Liberty Ave. New owners Unified Growth Partners have given the management team a face lift as well as providing hefty financial backing (the brewery is also rebuilding its pasteurizer, cleaning the Ober Haus and replacing equipment). Formerly called Pittsburgh Brewing Company, ICB …

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Reminder: Toast to Michael Jackson This Sunday

Just a reminder that the National Toast for Michael Jackson is coming up this Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 9:00 PM EST. I know its short notice but if anyone in the Portland, Maine area would like to get together for a little impromptu toast (nothing formal) at Brian Boru, either email me or comment on this post and I’ll try and …

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Good News & Bad News

The bad news is that the interview I had scheduled for Friday with Heather Conlin, the Special Projects Manager at the Alaskan Brewing Co., didn’t happen. It will, though, as it has been postponed until later this week. So look for it in the next few days (My apollogies to anyone who was expecting it today).  The good news, however, …

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Drinking a Beer Through His Nose Might Land Man on Letterman

Chris Hansen of Green Bay, Wisconsin can drink a cup of beer through his nose; a video on You-Tube shows him doing it. But, after his sister-in-law sent the video to David Letterman’s TV show, Hansen is on his way to New York where he and five others will audition next Thursday for a spot on a segment of “Stupid Human Tricks”, which airs regularly …

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Beggers CAN be Choosers

It appears that the thieves who made off with two tractor-trailers of Moosehead beer from a warehouse in Mississauga, Ont., who we reported about on Wednesday, prefer bottles to cans. Police recovered the two trailers on Friday (after they went missing on Sept 19th); however, while one trailer with 70,000 cans of Moosehead Lager appears to have been untouched, 44,000 bottles …

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