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Tag Archives: AB InBev

“On Jan. 1, 30-year Anheuser-Busch veteran Andy Goeler will take over as Goose Island CEO and president”

Things just got real. Beer geeks have had our collective noses pressed up against the glass at Goose Island, wondering how the takeover of the brewery by Anheuser-Busch might effect the quality of the beer. Up until now, there was a safeguard in place – Goose Island founder John Hall was hanging around keeping an […]

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Big Beer Is Working Their Dark Magic…And I Didn’t Even Know It.

Yesterday I posted an article about ungettables I shared with some friends that were sent to me from Old Dominion Brewing.  In particular I liked the Oak Barrel Stout, but was confused as to why they used oak chips, but it was called oak barrel in the title.  Well yesterday I got my answer in […]

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Really? 0.0 ABV Beer? From the Makers of Bud…What’s the Point?

Well, I really don’t know what to make of this “beer”.  And I put Beer in quotes, because can it really be beer without any alcohol?  I’m not saying it has to be a lot but maybe like 2% or 1.5%.  This beer is being developed by a Belgian Team at AB InBev.  They say […]

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Beer Rumor: AB-InBev Purchased Goose Island to “Self Distribute”

OK, hold onto your butts because this is some legal stuff I’m gonna be layin’ down here.  I have it on good authority that there is a method to AB InBev’s madness when it came to the purchase of Goose Island Beer Company, and unfortunately it has nothing to do with making beer…

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March: Going Out Like A Lion In The Beer World

This is going to be a long post for me, so fair warning.  It will be a little bit of a rant, and I am going to throw in some family history to boot, but this is important for me to say and I feel like the events that have unfolded this week in the […]

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