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Blichmann Engineering Introduces the WineEasy

Blichmann Engineering, the makers of some of our favorite high-end brewing equipment has got us all hot and bothered with the introduction of their WineEasy system for wine making.  We’ve contact them about getting a system in to test and publish a review of and are awaiting a response.  Leave it to...

Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout could be on its way to a distributor near you!

Bourbon County Stout has been bottled and delivered to distributors. Look for it on shelves now. Goose Island produced 5 times the amount of Bourbon County as last year, and Chicago is receiving 10 times more the amount as last year. Cheers to more...

Hundreds Pour Out Beer in Protest of New Wis. Law

Hundreds Pour Out Beer in Protest of New Wis. Law
Hundreds of people showed up at a Wisconsin bar to share some brews – only after pouring out their first beer. Beer after beer after beer. People bought and then dumped their Miller beer into barrels at an Eau Claire bar. After that, they got free refills of craft beer. They’re protesting a new...

Senator Chris Larson, We Applaud You.

Senator Chris Larson, We Applaud You.
Sen. Larson: Supports local businesses, encourages veto of craft brewery budget provisions 6/23/2011 Contact: Sen. Chris Larson Madison Office: (608) 266-7505 Madison – Sen. Chris Larson (D–Milwaukee) joined fellow legislators in a bipartisan letter distributed this week asking the governor to veto a...

Debate on Legalizing Homebrewing in Alabama (2011)

Debate on Legalizing Homebrewing in Alabama (2011)
Audio excerpts edited from hour-plus of debate on House Bill 266, which would have legalized homebrewing in the state of Alabama. It is apparent from the comments made by some legislators that (as good as some of us may have it) homebrewing has a long way to go as a community and culture in all 50...