The Weekly Buzz | April 6 – 12
This was one of those weeks that I allowed my day job to get in the way of my fun beer writing job. I really had to push my Twitter-scrolling finger past its safety limits to get this post out in time. While I grab an ice pack and a beer, you can check out this edition of The Weekly Buzz.
Does anybody else want to start shoveling those berries into their face?
It’s still technically beer…barely.
How did you celebrate?
We think every day should be #NationalBeerDay! Come on down and help us celebrate! Cheers! pic.twitter.com/v85IlBU1m5
— Wynkoop Brewing Co. (@Wynkoop) April 7, 2018
It’s #NationalBeerDay … we’ll drink to that! #IndependentBeer #RighteouslyIndependent pic.twitter.com/KjefgYujrE
— Left Hand Brewing Co (@LeftHandBrewing) April 7, 2018
Cheers to the beer that’s never left our side, to Saturday, to spring weather, and to everything in between.
Here’s to #NationalBeerDay and to everyone who’s raising a pint with us. #LoveBeerLoveLife pic.twitter.com/WzRbzajmnC
— Harpoon Brewery (@harpoonbrewery) April 7, 2018
A few National Beer Day facts for the nerds out there.
On this day in 1933 the legal limit of beer was raised from 0.5% ABV to 3.2% ABV bringing us one step closer to the end of #Prohibition! 🍻 Happy #NationalBeerDay!🍻 pic.twitter.com/UdzIn2hXpv
— Saranac 🌏🍺🍃 (@SaranacBrewery) April 7, 2018
It's National Beer Day but do you know WHY it's National Beer Day? April 7, 1933 is when the Cullen-Harrison Act went into effect, legalizing low alcohol beer and wine for the first time since Prohibiton. Knowledge is power. Beer is delicious. LET'S DRINK. pic.twitter.com/qC0woUkmRT
— Boulevard Brewing Co (@Boulevard_Beer) April 7, 2018
Crap. I had $200 on the brewhouse parts.
These breweries are taking off!
Here are the 50 fastest growing small and independent craft brewing companies of 2017. https://t.co/oWocYJ95oM #independentbeer #beerbiz pic.twitter.com/qJfuC3zt1Q
— Brewers Association (@BrewersAssoc) April 10, 2018
Drink a beer and support the legalization of hemp!
We're trying to legalize industrial hemp and we need your help. Head to the link and send a letter to your local legislator– and then grab a glass of HPA on draft as a congratulations to yourself for your good work. Bottles coming soon! https://t.co/Mm3RDjQlTM #thehemperor pic.twitter.com/crXkqASLd9
— New Belgium Brewing (@newbelgium) April 12, 2018
I know where I want to spend the next four or five months.
Hello sunshine, we're thrilled you're back… so much so that we built a new space in your honor where we can spend some QT together. Please join us this weekend on our new Canton patio? We'll have beer & food: @moyzillatruck Fri, @moodyswaltham Sat, & Jaju Pierogi Sun! pic.twitter.com/XljSG3Smuc
— Trillium Brewing (@trilliumbrewing) April 12, 2018
Can you think of a better Earth Day activity?
Join us April 22 for our 3rd annual Slow Roll, a laid back bike ride to St. Louis Earth Day in Forest Park. Register at Schlafly Bottleworks for a FREE stainless steel 16-ounce pint! pic.twitter.com/j8RDR9UVnb
— Schlafly Beer (@Schlafly) April 12, 2018
A few new canning lines are coming online.
Say hello to the newest addition to our packaging room: a brand-new canning line! Packaging 50 cans of beer a minute, roughly 3000 cans an hour. Let's break it in with a fresh batch of Relax [It's Just A Hazy IPA] by @offshootbeerco. More beer coming soon to a can near you. pic.twitter.com/Tt6M2fcdOb
— The Bruery® (@TheBruery) April 12, 2018
This is the kind of day where you let the images speak for themselves. Canning Day 1 at Allagash. And FYI: cans of Hoppy Table Beer will only be appearing in the brewery, for now. These cans will all go towards research, but we’ll let you know when we have a firm release date. pic.twitter.com/GAARCZ4974
— Allagash Brewing Co (@AllagashBrewing) April 12, 2018
Loose Cannon is sporting some new threads. Your favorite IPA will soon be available in new can wraps! pic.twitter.com/8TMQLt45I0
— Heavy Seas Beer (@HeavySeasBeer) April 12, 2018
Don’t wait! Tickets are available now!
On a much more fun note: tickets to the Stone 22nd Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival just went live! Join us August 17th and 18th in San Marcos, CA for Southern California's largest beer festival, the proceeds of which go 100% to charity. pic.twitter.com/iR7a5LvHbC
— Stone Brewing (@StoneBrewing) April 12, 2018
Well, that’s a non-traditional day for tacos…
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