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  • S.O.S. with suds!

    S.O.S. with suds!
    A cicerone is to beer what a sommelier is to wine. Earning the title requires extensive training and costly certification tests. But ABC Fine Wine & Spirits is willing to pay, if it means offering customers much-needed guidance in the field of beers....
  • Budweiser asks Paramount to obscure beer image in 'Flight'

    Budweiser asks Paramount to obscure beer image in 'Flight'
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Brewing company Anheuser-Busch has asked movie studio Paramount Pictures to obscure all images of Budweiser beer in the film "Flight," which is about an airline pilot who is accused of drinking and includes scenes showing him...
  • Upgrades hailed at Baltimore County bottling plant

    Upgrades hailed at Baltimore County bottling plant
    Glass bottles moved briskly along new manufacturing lines — some filling with rum, others with tequila — as the plant manager explained just how groundbreaking this was for a site used to a more sedate pace. The Baltimore County plant now can...
  • Become a toast master during a whiskey tour of Ireland

    Become a toast master during a whiskey tour of Ireland
    DUBLIN - True or false? Irish whiskey is practically the same as scotch whisky. Did you answer true? Blarney! You lose. Their rich shades of amber are about the same, but in tradition and taste, the two couldn't be more different. And I have to admit, I...
  • Goose Island barrel-aging brewer leaving to start new brewery

    Goose Island barrel-aging brewer leaving to start new brewery
    In this new era of craft beer mania, where people will wait for hours to buy a single bottle, among the most frenzy-inciting brews is Goose Island's line of Bourbon County Stouts. Such devotion has made something of a celebrity of John Laffler, one of...
  • Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback

    Beer Cans Are Making a Comeback
    Back in the mid-2000s, the Boston Beer Co., brewers of the Samuel Adams brand, issued a "Beer Drinker's Bill of Rights," which declared that "Beer shall be offered in bottles, not cans, so that no brew is jeopardized by the taste of metal." This year, the...
  • Eastern overtures

    Eastern overtures
    The buying habits of whiskey enthusiasts follow a predictable trajectory: Trace their first love — usually a bargain bourbon — to their dream dram, and you'll see an increase in price and flavor-complexity over time. That's the reason so...
  • Ride-sharing services get the green light, but will insurers follow?

     Ride-sharing services get the green light, but will insurers follow?
    SACRAMENTO – California regulators recently gave a go-ahead for Lyft, Sidecar and other services to provide ride-sharing to smartphone users. Now, it's up to the insurance industry to develop products to meet a requirement that drivers and...
  • Mead and cider make a comeback in Maryland

    Mead and cider make a comeback in Maryland
    Make room for cider and mead. In Maryland, cider was last popular in Colonial times. Mead never has been. But a new generation of mead and cider makers, with their feet planted firmly in Maryland soil, are rethinking these age-old fermented...
  • New Haven-Brewed Sake Will Soon Be the Talk of the Town

    New Haven-Brewed Sake Will Soon Be the Talk of the Town
    No one really bats an eye anymore when someone tells you they've been brewing beer in their garage. Or basement. Or kitchen. Homebrewing is super popular these days, what with the rise in popularity of craft beers and the notion that beer doesn't have...
  • The French concoction

    The French concoction
    Allison Patel jokes that when she retired as a professional ballerina at 23, she discovered "wine, whiskey and cheese." It took another few years to find the whiskey that would change her life, and, for a lover of cheese and wine, of course, she found...