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• Stone Fake Beer Makes Fun of Craft Beer Legal Trouble

Stone Fake Beer Makes Fun of Craft Beer Legal Trouble

Stone Brewing Co. took to Facebook recently to release a fake beer, the Sosumi IPA, complete with Lagunitas font. The joke is in reference to the short-lived lawsuit Lagunitas and Sierra Nevada. A number of people commented on the image, calling Stone out on the hypocrisy of making fun of breweries throwing lawyers at each […]

• Supermarket Wine: It’s Come a Long Way, Baby

Supermarket Wine: It’s Come a Long Way, Baby

SIBLINGS COMMONLY hold differing views, and my sister Arian and I are no exception to this particular rule. But we are probably furthest apart when it comes to the way we shop for wine. While I buy mainly from small- and medium-size wine merchants in New York and New Jersey, Arian, a resident of suburban […]

• Georgia Man Runs into Burning House to Save His Beer

Georgia Man Runs into Burning House to Save His Beer

What should one save from a burning house? A dog? Sure. Prized family heirloom? Probably not. A few cans of beer? Nope. Slapping reason right in its face however, one Georgia broke all the rules of burning houses and went back into his home to retrieve a few beers. “I went back into the house […]

• Happy Columbus Day! What wines were with Columbus in 1492?

Happy Columbus Day! What wines were with Columbus in 1492?

“Monday is Columbus Day and I would like to celebrate the day with a wine similar to the wines taken on his journeys. I have done some research and have not been able to find what wines, if any, Columbus’ crew had on board. Remember, he was an Italian sailing under the Spanish flag. Would […]