Reminiscent of that dark, gloomy day in October 1929 that shook the world twice over, Black Tuesday, the beer, is causing widespread panic of its own. The beer that has been talked about for months is nearing reality as it is prepared to be released the final Tuesday of October. As was the Black Tuesday of 1929, this sucker is mean and it means business at a mind blowing 19.5% alcohol by volume. A beer so volatile, the only way to keep the general population safe at night was to confine it to bourbon barrels and hide them in a dark room to rest for over a year before being unleashed on an unsuspecting world. See the full post »
A collaboration that people have been waiting on for years has finally become a reality. Sierra Nevada and Dogfish Head have joined forces to release “Life & Limb”, which will be released in November in 24oz bottles as well as a super-limited draft only “Limb & Life”. See the full post »
For a quick taste of newly released beers, check out the Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale from Stevens Point Brewery in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. The brewery, which was founded in 1857, is the fifth-oldest privately owned brewery in the nation and the third-largest craft brewer in Wisconson. See the full post »
SABMiller, the international beer company who owns Miller Genuine Draft, Grolsch and other beer brands, got their very own Namibian brewing license and plans to open up shop in the area. While the company has already been importing beer into Namibia, the license will allow them to finally build a plant in the area.
University of Memphis Tigers fans saw a first Sunday night when their alma mater took on number 8-ranked Ole Miss. No, the Tigers didn’t manage an upset; in fact, they lost 45 to 14 at home. But for the first time ever, the defeated devotees were able to drown their sorrows — in beer.
Sunday night’s game marked the first U of M home game that allowed beer sales at the Liberty Bowl. While not everyone in attendance was thrilled about the development (some still think beer-drinking at a football game is naughty), the decision to go through with beer sales earned Memphis $114,576.
Guinness is hosting some pretty epic parties to celebrate it’s 250th birthday, but things have turned awkward in Malaysia, where Muslims have been barred from attending one such celebration featuring the Black Eyed Peas.
The move comes after a Malaysian Islamic court sentenced a 32-year Muslim woman to be caned after she was caught drinking beer in a hotel and at a time when an opposition Islamic party has moved against beer sales. See the full post »