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  • Five German breweries fined for price-fixing scheme

    Five German brewing companies were fined millions by German authorities for colluding to fix prices between 2006 and 2008. The companies -- Bitburger, Krombacher, Veltins, Warsteiner and Barre -- have been ordered to pay a combined 106.5 million euros...
  • Time to give Canadian rye whiskey another look

    Time to give Canadian rye whiskey another look
    The whiskey hype machine is dominated by Scotch, bourbon, American rye and even, on occasion, Japanese whiskey. Canadian rye, meanwhile, gets lost in the shuffle. In part, that's because when most of us think of Canadian whiskey, we think of a light...
  • Are craft brewers using irresponsible labels to compete with the big boys?

    Are craft brewers using irresponsible labels to compete with the big boys?
    In the war for your beer money, craft breweries have learned to leverage what some are calling an unfair advantage over the big industrial brewers -- the label on the bottles. Beer and breweries are, for better or worse, subject to stringent...
  • Malort gains fans as battle brews over name

    Malort gains fans as battle brews over name
    My friend Julie has a complaint about malort, and it's not that it tastes like sweaty socks wrapped in spoiled grapefruit after marinating in a trash can. It's that people have started liking it too much. Not so long ago, Julie explained, malort was...
  • Buzz growing for South Florida Beer Week

    Buzz growing for South Florida Beer Week
    Beer drinkers will take to the streets of South Florida Sunday morning, when they'll board the South Florida Brew Bus outside of Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park. They'll visit Due South Brewing in Boynton Beach and Brewzzi brewpub in Boca Raton,...
  • Scotch done the very old-fashioned way

    Scotch done the very old-fashioned way
    One hundred years ago, on days when the wind was right, the sour smell of mash enveloped Campbeltown. Then this speck of a community tucked into a small harbor near the end of the Kintyre Peninsula on the western side of the country was widely...
  • Craft rum distiller opens in St. Michaels

    Craft rum distiller opens in St. Michaels
    A new rum distillery, which says it is the only one in the state to craft its liquor from raw ingredients, has launched in St. Michaels. Lyon Distilling Company, co-founded by a 31-year-old former Wall Street currency trader and his photographer...
  • Engine Room Takes Its All-American Menu A Notch Above

    Engine Room Takes Its All-American Menu A Notch Above
    Dan Meiser and James Wayman introduced themselves to Mystic in September 2011 by way of Oyster Club. Though diners quickly flocked to the unique sea-to-table restaurant for raw Noanks on the half shell and native Stonington fluke, others eventually...
  • Film exploring Baltimore's beer industry to screen in March

    Film exploring Baltimore's beer industry to screen in March
    If you like Baltimore, beer and beer brewed in Baltimore — and why would you be reading this blog if you didn't? — the above trailer for Nick Kovacic's new documentary, "Brewmore | Baltimore," should be of interest.  The 65-minute film looks...
  • Maryland craft brewers want help to grow

    Maryland craft brewers want help to grow
    Adam Benesch, a co-founder of Union Craft Brewing in Hampden, would like to take his Duckpin Pale Ale to a farmers' market and let consumers taste and buy it. John Knorr, co-owner of Evolution Craft Brewing in Salisbury, just wants to brew more beer....
  • Five great places to drink craft beer in O.C.

    Five great places to drink craft beer in O.C.
    The craft beer scene in Orange County is thriving, and besides the great bars and restaurants highlighting craft brews, there are a dozen breweries serving the thirsty crowds from Seal Beach to San Clemente. Here are five tasting rooms at Orange County'...