Hey, Wanna Hear Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione Talk Microbes And Drink Beer?

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Living in Cambridge has its perks, including access to nearby Harvard University and its core of interesting programming. In between looking up the next Harvard hockey game and perusing the David Brooks lecture, I came across this unexpected and unusual gem that I have not seen elsewhere on the web. “Man and microbe: Exotic ales […]

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 […]

The Case Against Carrying Every Craft Beer In Your Local Store…

Posted on 21 CommentsPosted in BeerAdvocate Mag, Bell's Brewery, Craft Beer, Dogfish Head, The Bruery

Craft beer enthusiasts around the United States know something exciting is happening. They trade emails and blaze Internet forum pages with news of their favorite, distant breweries coming to their home states. Local beer stores, from Tempe to Tampa, teem with attractive new brands. But behind the scenes, the craft brewing industry is at a […]

The Boston Globe Reviews “Beer Wars,” Sort Of…

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A curious article appears in the Boston Globe today. Written by Globe columnist Alex Beam, the piece discusses the upcoming documentary by Anat Baron, “Beer Wars,” that we’ve covered here before. The odd thing is that Beam isn’t really reviewing the movie, mainly because Baron is not pre-releasing copies for critical review. He does capture […]