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 […]

Why Big Brewers Are Bad For Craft Beer: The Brew Masters Controversy…

Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in Anheuser-Busch, Blue Moon Belgian White, Brew Masters, Discovery Channel, Dogfish Head, MillerCoors, Sam Calagione

Of course, a day or so after I stick my neck out for the big brewers saying they may have turned a corner, writer and television host Anthony Bourdain sent out a couple of bombshell tweets in which he seems to suggest that the Discovery Channel is either holding back or canceling production of the […]

A Silver Lining In The Obama, Gates, Crowley Beer Debacle…

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in Anheuser-Busch, Barack Obama, Blue Moon Belgian White, Cambridge, Coors, Faux Craft Beer, InBev, MillerCoors, Politics, Politics and Beer

With all of the punditry out there, I didn’t think it at all necessary to weigh in on the controversy brewing over the President’s decision to have beers with the participants in Gatesgate, as it’s being called here in the People’s Republic. Craft brewers from Harpoon to Sierra Nevada have been angling since the beery […]