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Americans may be cutting back their expenses to weather the turbulent economy, but they’re still drinking craft beer. As sales of many products are tanking, craft beer makers are seeing slow, but still-strong sales increases as they outperform the rest of beer industry.
Not that we don’t already celebrate St. Paddy’s day like the ordained father of all holiday’s, but this time of the year Guinness hauls out it’s campaign to promote Proposition 3-17, a mission to get one million signatures on their petition to make St. Patrick’s Day an official holiday.
If you’re a beer drinker, an investor, or a breathing human with an email account, you have likely received this note that you should have invested in beer instead of banks and return the cans for cash.
Anheuser-Busch pulled the plug on it’s $15 million broadband humor site Bud.tv. Visitors to the site now see only a snowy TV screen saying Bud.tv is no longer available.
It’s not easy being green. But that doesn’t stop millions of happy, drunk Irishmen or their boy-o’s from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day every year. March 17th is when the big drinkers come out to play. Thank God for the patron saint of beer. Paddy will be looking down over our shoulders, as he does every March, making sure that everyone has enough beer to flush a blarney stone and enough corned beef to clog at least two ventricles and your left atrium.
Like most beer drinkers I look forward to March and St. Patrick’s day as an excuse to get sloppy. But it’s also an excuse to try some beers with an Irish heritage that you may not always drink on a regular basis.
For St. Patrick’s Day every year the buddies got together and honor our favorite saint by drinking ourselves into a stupor that would make any off-the-boat Irishman proud.
I have had a good deal of Murphy’s Irish Red in my day- and in my nights. For the most part it’s been the draft version as served in a dark, dank Irish Pub. It’s dry, crisp and hoppy with a rich red hue.
A few years back, we spent ten days drinking and driving our way around beautiful Ireland (on the wrong side of the road, we may add). We summarized the trip with this two minute short film… hope you enjoy toilet bowls.
Here’s a fun video by way of Denmark, which according to Google translate “Involving a hulens mass beer bottles, a handful of mathematicians, Uls sleeping bags, all our undlingsfrebar café and absolute ingen, I repeat ingen offensive symbols!”
According to STLToday.com, Anheuser-Busch is changing the way they view a beer’s shelf life. The brewer says it has realized that the 110-day limit might not be necessary. Why? I dunno, they’re wasting too much beer?
Fairly green brewery Sierra Nevada just worked out a deal to turn beer by-products into fuel for their fleet of bio-friendly trucks using a fridge-sized refinery made by a company called E-fuel.
Are you a straight-from-the-bottle beer bottle drinker or do you like unique beer glasses? Or like me, are you a little of both? The Hopside Down glass gives you the look of drinking from a bottle that is upside- er, Hopside™ down.
Valentine’s Day. The consensus on this website is that February 14th equals trouble. Lucky for you Belly Buddy Brian Bailey is a lot more optimistic on this Hallmark holiday and has evolved a plan for a sure hit evening with the ladies that, of course, revolves around a meal.
U.S. troops in Iraq will be allowed to drink two beers apiece for the Super Bowl, after the U.S. commander in Iraq, Army Gen. Ray Odierno, issued a waiver of the U.S. military’s strict prohibition on alcohol imbibing in the war zone.