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Cellars Aren’t Just for Wine Anymore

It's not uncommon for beer geeks to have beer cellars at their house. Craft breweries long ago started putting out beers meant to be aged and with the increase of high-end crafties producing extreme beers, the number of cellar-able beers has skyrocketed.

BLAKE WINCHELL - GULF COAST CORRESPONDENT | JANUARY 10, 2013
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Black Market Beer

The emergence of craft beer in America has led to all kinds of new trends. Many of these trends are exciting, but like anything, sometimes bad things also happen. And one of those "bad things" (at least as far as we're concerned) is Black Market Beer.

JANUARY 9, 2013
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The American Craft Beer Rumor Mill – January 9, 2013

It's Wednesday and it's Rumor Mill Time! 2013 has just begun and it's already shaping up to be a remarkable year! SweetWater Brewing is living the "sweet life" and things are poised to get even better! We'll be giving you everything that we know so far, plus we've got some fast-breaking news from Remarkable Liquids and the New Belgium crew.......We also have a hot new craft beer release that you'll want to look out for. So fasten your seatbelt because...... THIS WEEK'S RUMOR MILL IS ON!

JANUARY 9, 2013
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Every Baseball Fan’s Dream

There are two things that I really love (aside from family, blah blah blah): beer and sports. And the one thing that has always made me happy during baseball season is drinking a wonderfully flavor-filled hoppy beverage at the stadium. So, when I heard that the Arizona Diamondbacks' Class-A team was moving to Hillsboro, Oregon and being renamed "Hops", I had to reach out.

MATT LYMAN - NORTHWEST CORRESPONDENT | JANUARY 8, 2013
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THE AMERICAN CRAFT BEER- QUICK HITS

We blame the industry for this... It used to be that when we wrapped up our Weekend Picks on Friday, we could coast through the weekend. There was little need to check in for updates - things were pretty much done. But so much is going down lately that all that's changed. So here's some of what's happened in the world of craft beer news while you were enjoying the weekend.

JANUARY 8, 2013
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Pliny Says Goodbye

"I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened." This famous Obi Wan quote seems more apropos in Washington now that Pliny the Elder is bowing out of distribution to the state.

MATT LYMAN - NORTHWEST CORRESPONDENT | JANUARY 7, 2013
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Take Responsibility? Ha.

We have all been there. Out drinking with our buddies when something happens and we end up doing something stupid. Usually, however, it just ends up with you repeating the phrase: "wait a second, wait a second." And when we have come down, we make our amends, sending texts and making calls, apologizing for our idiocy. Well not these guys...

MATT LYMAN - NORTHWEST CORRESPONDENT | JANUARY 7, 2013
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