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There’s No Winning for This Beer Geek on St. Patrick’s Day

I find St. Patrick’s Day increasingly difficult to deal with as I’ve become more and more of a beer geek.  Years ago, I would drink Guinness or Harp, wear green, get hammered and go with the flow.  It was the one day of the year where I could flaunt my surname with pride: G…A…double L-I…G-A-N […]

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Report: Guinness the Most Beloved “Popular” Beer on Social Media

An outfit called Research and Markets has just released a report tracking what folks have been saying about “popular” brands of beer across social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, etc., over the past 12 months. What counts as a “popular” beer brand you ask?  Here’s the list used to generate the report: 

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Is Half a Car Bomb Better Than a Whole One?

In honor of the upcoming Holiday, instead of being an old stick in the mud like my brother Jim, I have decided to embrace the luck o’ the Irish and celebrate the day accordingly with the wearin’ o’ the green and an annual physical.  Ok, not really a festive event but it was scheduled that […]

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Why St. Patrick’s Day Doesn’t Matter to Beer Geeks

I’ve come to a sad conclusion – St. Patrick’s Day is largely irrelevant for beer geeks.  Years ago (before I knew better about beer) it was a day to wear something green and enjoy a Guinness or a Killian’s Irish Red with some friends.  It was a national beer holiday of sorts, a day where […]

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