Beer News Roundup

I am sure many of you are sick of hearing and reading about political stuff, so here are some mostly non-political articles for you to read between NFL games today.

I know many big and often picked on companies are doing great things to help victims of Hurricane Sandy, Anheuser-Busch is one of them. Anheuser-Busch is currently producing and shipping thousands of cans of drinking water to Hurricane Sandy victims for free. http://fox8.com/2012/11/03/beer-plant-switches-to-water-for-sandy-victims/

The Craft Beer Alliance has teamed up with CraftCanTravel and possible other craft producers to export American craft beer around the world. This is great because a Kona Longboard Lager will taste pretty darn good while chilling on Sentosa Island on my next visit to Singapore! http://blog.seattlepi.com/washingtonbeerblog/2012/11/02/craft-beers-shipping-overseas-%E2%80%93-cba-signs-export-agreement/

Speaking of Singapore, it looks like their craft beer scene is improving rapidly. I really want to visit again now! http://perceptivetravel.com/blog/2012/11/02/three-things-ive-learned-about-singapores-craft-beer-scene/

One of my favorite breweries, Victory Brewing Company, is expanding and this includes a sour beer program! http://www.flyingkitemedia.com/features/beerexpansion1009.aspx

To the surprise of no one, expensive wines are perceived to taste better. http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2012/10/expensive-wines-taste-better-study

It is pretty hard to argue with these choices. 10 Of The Weirdest Alcoholic Beverages In The World

Worst Beverages In America

I completely disagree with these results but here are the best cheap beer brands according to the Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/31/best-cheap-beer_n_1839817.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

I never knew Pee-wee Herman was a journalist. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peewee-herman/sandy-obama-election_b_2068783.html

Many French heirloom varieties of grapes are threatened due to economic, agricultural and legal issues. A few concerned vintners such as Robert Plageoles are trying to reverse this trend and save an important part of French history. http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2012/11/forgotten-grape-varieties-campaign-france

Beer foam gene discovered. http://ca.news.yahoo.com/discovery-beer-gene-could-improve-foam-character-192022742.html

I always knew hops were some kind of medicine! http://www.southernbeermag.com/2012/10/hops-is-medicine.html

I said this news would be mostly non-political… What Your Booze Says About Your Politics

No sales of booze on Monday for Kentucky or South Carolina. That is a major bummer for many of you I am sure. http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/sorry-kentucky-south-carolina-no-booze-ballots-153303893–election.html

Beer is finally starting to take off in India. http://in.news.yahoo.com/light-beer-knocks-hard-liquor-monopoly-000000530.html

The Chinese beer industry continues to grow. http://news.yahoo.com/beer-production-china-industry-research-report-updated-ibisworld-080104311.html;_ylt=A2KJ3CZTcZZQ4zEALQ3QtDMD

Bummer for France, beer tax rate to go up 160 percent. http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/europe/item/13502-france-to-hike-tax-on-beer-by-160

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