Looking Back, Looking Forward To A New Year Of Beer…

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2011 Year In Beer Review, Anheuser-Busch InBev, BeerAdvocate Mag, MillerCoors, Nano-brewing

End of the year predictions have become de rigueur in the beer world. I’m not much for prognostication, especially in an industry as diverse as the increasingly international world of craft beer. It’s better to reflect on where we’ve been over the past year to get a sense of what is to come. Reviewing the […]

The Good Old Days of Craft Beer…

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Anheuser-Busch InBev, BeerAdvocate Mag, Craft Beer, Goose Island, Three Floyds

A new era of craft beer is dawning before our very eyes. While craft brewers celebrated continuing good fortune at their annual conference in San Francisco, brewery owners, executives, and accountants in St. Louis, Chicago, and Belgium were putting the finishing touches on a deal that would send shock waves through the beer industry. Whether […]

A Brew Masters Clarification and the Crazy Beer Week That Was…

Posted on 5 CommentsPosted in Anheuser-Busch, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Beer Nerds, Blue Moon Belgian White, Brew Masters, Craft Beer, Discovery Channel, Goose Island, MillerCoors

With many brewers, bar owners, and writers just settling in from a long week at the annual Craft Brewers Conference in San Francisco, the week was supposed to be relatively quiet. We of course now know that this past week was destined to be one of the craziest that craft beer has experienced in a […]