March 15, 2011
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ANNUAL ‘OPENING TAP’ CELEBRATION TO KICK OFF PHILLY BEER WEEK 2011 IN SIGNATURE STYLE
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The fourth-annual Philly Beer Week (PBW) 2011 will kick off on Friday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m., in the spectacular Independence Visitor Center (6th and Market Streets) with the Opening Tap, a celebration honoring the wide array of regional brewers and breweries whose beer helps make Philadelphia “the best beer-drinking city in America.”
If you partake in the following beers, be warned. You just might enjoy them so much that you’ll step up to the ‘other stuff’ later. That’s right, that pleasure invoking, thirst quenching, beer spectrum widening, artisanal, full flavored, archetypical, hopilicious, slightly carbonated, adjunct-free, grin causing… stuff.
And yes, it is addictive.
ST. LOUIS (March 24, 2011) - Stella Artois, the world's best-selling Belgian beer, will be available for the first time in a unique 440ml (14.9-ounce) aluminum can, beginning April 1.
Boynton Beach, FL (March 2011) - After being in business for nearly two years, Bon Beer Voyage, a specialty tour company created by a Florida couple for craft beer enthusiasts, has created partnerships with the beer industry on an international scale and travel companies as it plans five upcoming tours for 2011.
Boulder, CO (March 2011) - The Brewers Association, the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, today released 2010 data on the U.S. craft brewing industry. Small and independent craft brewers1 saw volume2 increase 11 percent and retail sales dollars increase 12 percent over 2009, representing a growth of over 1 million barrels (31 gallons per U.S. barrel), equal to more than 14 million new craft cases.
Before imbibing several tonight, check out these facts about Ireland's most popular pint:
Checkout this parody of the Discovery Channel's Brew Masters, produced by Ska Brewing Co. in Durango, CO.
DURANGO, COLO., (Mar. 6, 2011) --It's different colors, it has alcohol, it's beer... but for Dave Thibodeau and his co-minions at Ska Brewing Co., (the very first craft brewery to copy Oskar Blues by canning), beer is a passion, a business, and a personal quest to make delicious craft beer and stay employed at the same time.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (March 2011) - Introducing the newest addition to Uinta Brewing Company's lineup, Dubhe (pronounced Doo-bee), an Imperial Black IPA.