Friday, August 11, 2017

August 2017: Beer News update, part 1

Had to hold up the publishing of these notes to share with you with the trio of big news events in our small little world of beer that popped up yesterday. Read on to learn more...

~ But first, let's get started with something that pairs well with beer -- baseball. An unfortunate loss. [Link to]

~ Another big fish gobbles up a smaller one. [Link to Brewbound]

~ Best case scenario for all involved and it keeps an important brewery and its good people in San Francisco going. [Link to San Francisco Chronicle]

~ A sudden and unfortunate ending for a landmark in Philly. [Link to Eater Philadelphia]

~ Great spotlight shining on Jon Medlinsky and his destination Martha, just down the block from Phila. Brewing Company. [Link to]

~ Casey Parker is a wild and crazy guy. [Link to Foobooz/Philadelphia Magazine]

~ If you need a reason to ignore/dislike/hate the so-called NEIPA, here's a handy list to pick from. [Link to The Full Pint]

~ Time to link to excellent writing from Pete Brown again. This time, topic: IPAs. [Link to Pete Brown's blog]

~ I guess if you need a laugh, here's a good place to start. [Link to Brew Dog's website]

~ And one last bit of acquisition news to close out this update. This from San Francisco as well. [Link to, plus bonus coverage from The Full Pint and Jay Brooks.]

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