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How Dogfish Head, Delaware’s Most Famous Brewery, Became Its Biggest Distillery   Inside the Wine Ranch Once Owned by a Movie Legend   MillerCoors Brewery Owes Success to Union-Management Relationship An Ohio brewery has a recipe to make America great … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Decided 33 Years Ago 18-Year-Olds Can’t Buy a Beer

Consider chugging one for the Gipper this afternoon. Thirty-three years ago Monday (6/17), President Reagan yielded to peer pressure and, using the power of the federal purse-strings, forced the states to play the worst drinking game of all time. With … Continue reading

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Are Prohibition-Era State Laws Out Of Sync With Craft Beer Industry?

Ben Swenson, who runs Hampton Roads Growler, makes the case in the Hampton Roads Business Journal. “Some people within the industry wonder whether it’s time to rewrite the playbook – if not through a major overhaul, then at least tweaks … Continue reading

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Inside MillerCoors’ Fort Worth Brewery

Fascinating story, interesting slide show.  See it here.

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Why Miller High Life is Cool Again, Enjoying Well-Deserved Comeback

If your only vision of Miller High Life is some sad dad in the late 1970s swilling it by the grill as he tosses scraps to the dog, we have news: the Champagne of Beers is coming back in style.  … Continue reading

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What Happens When You’re Acquired by World’s No. 2 Spirits Firm You grow, says John Little, ceo, Smooth Ambler, which produces Old Scout Single Barrel Bourbon, Smooth Ambler Contradiction Bourbon and a variety of other spirits. “They have really enabled … Continue reading

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