LAGUNITAS SUCKS

Heineken?! Say it ain’t so, Lagunitas!!!

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?

THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #29- MAGEE GOES MALT MAGNATE

Slouch and Barley catch you up on all the week’s news in the world of craft beer, including:

➮ Lagunitas looking to decommoditize malted barley by working directly with Canadian farmers

➮ AB Marketing VP suggests sticking craft beer with wine. The Aleheads have another idea where he can stick it.

➮ Just a man and his barrels- a look at Goose Island’s John Laffler.

➮ Freetail’s Scott Metzger issues a call for chefs to reform their beer lists.

➮ Grow hops for your local brewery.

➮ Gene Simmons invites Aleheads to Lick It Up at his new craft beer joint.