THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #30- ASHEVILLE OR BUST

The boys are back on a historic day in the craft beer revolution as New Belgium finally commits to North Carolina. Then they get drunk and talk about a bunch of really interesting stuff. If you like beer, that is. Stuff like:

☞ New Belgium cements Asheville’s reputation as Beer City USA

☞ Austin Beer Fest is the worst beer fest since Jay Chandrasekhar’s ’06 vehicle Beerfest

☞ Boston Beer Company drops a shandy (not a euphemism)

☞ Heineken officially out of ideas; Launches “Ideas Brewery”

☞ Lagunitas founder Tony Magee has a 250 bbl brewhouse in the pipeline, and possibly some sticky-icky-icky in his pipe

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☞ Was Brewmasters really so bad that we can’t have a decent beer show on TV??? WTF, people?

SAM ADAMS STONY BROOK RED

Phew, how the hell do you categorize this beer?  I’m going with Flanders Red based on the taste profile, but I wouldn’t argue with anyone that wants throw in a Brett category (Wild yeast) or even list this as a fruit beer.  Here at Aleheads though, categories are simply subjective titles that really have nothing […]

I AM SAM

Here at Aleheads, our crack team of beer buffs spend countless hours researching breweries to determine which Ale Factories our fearless readers should purchase their suds from. We all have our favorites (the Trappists are universally loved), our least favorites (AMC…the unholy crapumvirate of AnheuserMillerCoors), breweries we think are underrated (Ol’ Sudsy is partial to […]