Source:  http://www.pitchengine.com/dogfishheadcraftbrewery/noble-rot-is-the-most-ambitious-hybrid-of-beer-and-wine-in-thousands-of-years

Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkbAI4adZgQ

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Clay is the perfect material for capturing time in a bottle. As molecular biologists have discovered by unearthing ancient tombs, organic residue trapped in porous chards of pottery reveals quite a bit about what our ancestors drank on the special occasions of burial feasts.

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Bend, Oregon (25 January 2012) - Why not? That’s a favorite question around the Deschutes Brewery brewhouse. This mindset spawned the creation of Chainbreaker White IPA a hop-forward, citrus-packed beer with an unmistakably smooth character. The new beer is slated to be released at the end of March to the Pacific Northwest, with distribution expanded to the remainder of Deschutes’ 19 state network over the next few months.

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Faster than you could say "West Bend Lithia Regner Red Ale" the general beer drinking population was asking the constituents of Lithia Beer when they would come out with a lighter ale. Now, almost a year since the birth of West Bend Lithia Regner Red, Gunter Woog, the CEO of West Bend Lithia Beer Company is introducing its new West Bend Lithia "Bucky Blonde Light Ale."

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Alexandra, Virginia (Jan 2012) - Bill Butcher, founder of Port City Brewing Company, located at 3950 Wheeler Avenue in Alexandria, VA is pleased to announce the release of his special edition Tartan Ale available for Spring 2012.

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Bend, Oregon brewery brings its traveling celebration of craft beer to 10 U.S. cities

January 4, 2012 - Bend, Oregon – Deschutes Brewery today announced the locations for its popular “Base Camp” weeks, which bring specialty beer tastings, beer and food pairings and a celebration of craft beer goodness to cities around the brewery’s distribution territory.

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Friday, 02 December 2011 09:57

Dogfish releases new Ancient Ale: Ta Henket


Milton, DE (December 2011) - Ta Henket, the latest addition to Dogfish Head's line of Ancient Ales, rolls out this month.

Inspired by a trip to the Great Pyramids, Dogfish Head Founder & President Sam Calagione created Ta Henket with ingredients and traditions outlined in Egyptian hieroglyphics.
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Thursday, 01 December 2011 10:06

2011 Alaskan Barley Wine Has Been Released


JUNEAU, AK (December 2011) – Alaskan Brewing Co’s limited release Barley Wine is returning a month earlier than years past for craft beer fans to celebrate the holidays in Alaskan style. A big beer for big Alaska winters, this award-winning brew releases December 1 and is ideal for sharing with friends during the coldest season.
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PORTLAND, ME (December 2011) – Shipyard Brewing Company announces the release of a new beer: Shipyard Applehead. An extension of the company’s popular Shipyard Pumpkinhead line, Shipyard Applehead is a seasonal brew available December through March, while supplies last.
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(San Diego, CA - Nov 16, 2011) Today, Green Flash Brewing Co announced plans to break ground and expand within their San Diego-based brewery, just six months after beginning operations at the 45,000 sf Mira Mesa facility. The craft specialty brewer currently has the ability to produce 45,000 barrels per year and had anticipated this output would be sufficient to satisfy consumer demand until at least 2013.
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CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI (Nov 2011) - Beer aficionados, wine enthusiasts, home brewers and other taste-adventurers are about to get a hearty helping of Big Eddy brews from Leinenkugel’s. The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, which has only sparingly offered its Big Eddy beer in the past, today announced the return of its Russian Imperial Stout, the first in a series of Big Eddy brews in the works. In 2012, Big Eddy fans can look forward to three brand new robust brews in this craft series: a Double India Pale Ale, a Baltic Porter, and a Scotch Ale.
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