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Flying Dog’s Raging Bitch Gets Its Close-up on “True Blood”

HBO’s True Blood lost me after Season 2, when everyone starting turning into fairies and wood elves and whatnot, but I might just have to start watching again after a very special appearance in last night’s episode.

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A-B InBev Denies Packaging Similarities with Flying Dog Beers

I’ve always felt a little spoiled covering the craft beer industry, as most of the people I speak with are down to earth and share their thoughts fairly freely, from brew masters, to CEO’s, to the media folks from the larger breweries.  After reaching out to a large corporate brewery for the first time, I’ve […]

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Drinking the First Beer I Aged Myself…

The art of aging beer is something for which I have very little patience.  Jim and I make no bones about the fact that we don’t really age beers and that we think if beer is supposed to be aged that the brewers ought to age it before releasing them.  Some do, most do not. […]

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Turns Out I’m a Sucker for Beer P.R.

Last night I realized I have a fragile mind, one easily swayed by the little demons a P.R. person can put in your head.  In this case, I succumbed to the story about Flying Dog’s Raging Bitch being banned in Michigan – a story I wrote! Some longtime readers will remember that I had written […]

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“Raging Bitch” Ban Heats Up in Michigan

It looks like Michigan wants nothing to do with bitchy beers.  Last year we saw the ban of Dogfish Head’s Bitches Brew because of the “b” word in the title, and now Flying Dog is suing the state to allow their Raging Bitch Belgian Ale to be sold there. Raging Bitch was first banned in […]

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2,4,6,8…Yep, Back at the Super 8.

I took a look back to see just how many times I have posted from the Super 8 hotel in Grangeville, Idaho, and believe it or not this is my 9th time posting from this hotel.  Well like John Candy in Splash, when I find something that works I stick with it!  What’s even a […]

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Battle of The Belgian IPA’s: Raging Bitch vs. Verboten

What is it with the names of these two Pale Ales that use Belgian yeast?  Why do they have to be so contrary?  Raging Bitch sounds like a lady to be avoided (I could use names here but I don’t need that kind of heat!), and Verboten is German for “Forbidden.” Both names make it […]

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Monday Morning Hangover: The Agony of Defeat

Well, it was a cruddy weekend for our teams here at B&WB.  My Jets were shot down by the man-robot Peyton Manning and Don’s “Whoever-Brett-Favre-is-Playing-Fors” also met their end at the hands of…wait for it…Brett Favre.  But I had some good beers along the way, so it’s not all bad.  Besides, now the Super Bowl […]

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This Dog Don’t Hunt

Sometimes you really want to like something, but the spark’s just not there. For me that includes the new Battlestar Galactica, that hot girl I dated briefly in college, and stuffwhitepeoplelike.com (I get it, we’re uptight). These are all things that other people are crazy about and looked interesting to me, but I just don’t […]

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Buying Beer for the Company Christmas Party

Being the resident beer geek in the office, I was asked to help pick out some beer for our Christmas party tonight.  They had already bought 12’s of Miller Lite and Heinekken, and wanted me to get something more interesting.  What to do in this situation?  Most of the people I work with are in […]

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The Keys to the Kingdom

Introducing someone into the world of craft brews can be a delicate thing. A couple of years ago my friend Steve started to show an interest in craft beers, most likely because I couldn’t stop talking about them. He was primed for crossing over; he had grown tired of mass-produced beers and had started to […]

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