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St. Paddy’s Day is right around the corner, but the festivities often begin days in advance. Hosting a party, heading to a parade or fun at the pub are some of the many ways one can embrace their inner Leprechaun. But, for the love all things Michael Flatley, please refrain from drinking bad, green beer. Finding a quality beer that pays homage to Ireland isn’t that difficult; there exists many easy-to-access, readily-available beers one can enjoy at nearly any bar or purchase in any store.
I’m one of those people who has always felt at home in mountains. Some people feel at home in the water, some in the city, some on the farm. For me, I feel more at ease and a bit of nostalgia even if I’m in mountains I’ve never visited before. In the summer, I like to hike and backpack and in the winter I snowboard – in any season, a refreshing beer is a great way to cap off an adventurous day! Luckily, here in Colorado it seems that every small town has it’s own brewery or at least a taphouse to find some delicious drafts.
AB InBev is taking over the beer news this week with job cuts, business deals, and beer collaborations. If you’re tired of hearing about the megalodon of the beer world, you can also read about a Texas judge that ruled against a bad law for Texas craft brewers and a Scottish brewery that sent a ‘truth serum’ beer to the Clinton and Trump campaigns. Clearly, this is news you cannot miss. Keep reading to catch the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.
If the results of last week’s shakeup involving the Colorado Brewers Guild, and the newly formed Craft Beer Colorado were any indication, the craft beer industry has fallen on confusing time. While the rift between the two groups derived from a number of varying factors, one of the key points of contention involved the fact that Anheuser-Busch owned, Breckenridge Brewery’s, Todd Usry still remains a CBG board member.
Bought out, but never forgotten; that is the philosophy behind Mu Brewery‘s latest specialty brew Vanilla Porta-Rita as a tribute to Breckenridge Brewery, AB-InBev’s latest acquisition.
Much like when Mu Brewery released a pumpkin peach ale last February as …
Breckenridge bought by AB InBev, Founders expands to Southern Cali, and Rogue Farms closes due to flooding. These are just a few of the breaking beer news stories you need to know. Keep reading to find out more with this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.
Writing, Research and Graphics Created By: Tristan Chan, Christopher Day, Josh Ritenour, Desiree Duzich, Jasmin Hudacsek and Cory Pelc
It’s been a busy 2015 for Belgian owned, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewery conglomerate, and it seems …