Mergers and Takeovers:  Has the Beer Revolution Been Completed?  Did Someone Win?

It seemed like it was all about love and art; love for taste and character of true beer and the art of creating it. The zeitgeist of activism seemed to cloak the revolutionary struggle between small breweries and the behemoth corporations. Craft brewers gave the world IPAs, saisons, ambers, chocolate stouts, sea salt gose, browns,…

Nor were they brewmasters, and so came to the brewhouse without any firm ideas about how the beer ought to look or taste.

   - Regarding nineteenth century brewers Pabst and Busch and Uihlien.  Excerpt From: Ogle, Maureen. “Ambitious Brew.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (www.hmhco.com). iBooks. This material may be protected by copyright. Check out this book on the iBooks Store: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewBook?id=541706469 

Pictures of Treachery

I bought this beer for a beer blogging session a few weeks ago.  It will not be a practice. Hmm.  A Michelob.  An Anheuser Busch product.  AmBev.  A big commercial macro-brewery.  I feel evil for having purchased a six pack.   Those cursed Wal-Martians! I even poured it into a glass.  That's treatment reserved for "real"…