We catch you up on the latest Smuttynose auction news, talk about big beer price increases in the UK, Charlie Papazian is stepping down from the BA and the Pliny the Younger release! All that and more! https://smuttynose.com/about-us/news/ https://www.brewersassociation.org/press-releases/brewers-association-announces-exit-of-charlie-papazian/ http://beerpulse.com/2018/01/russian-river-pliny-the-younger-2018-release-set-for-february-2nd-15th-5737/ https://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Article/2018/01/21/Beer-prices-set-to-rise-in-2018 http://beerpulse.com/2018/01/new-realm-brewing-is-now-open-on-atlanta-beltline-5494/ http://beerpulse.com/2018/01/2018-craft-brewers-conference-brewexpo-america-keynote-speakers-announced-5504/ http://www.newyorkupstate.com/breweries/2018/01/saratoga_brewing_one_of_new_yorks_oldest_and_biggest_breweries_has_closed.html http://www.foodandwine.com/beer/foo-fighters-beer-australia-tour https://www.google.com/amp/s/la.eater.com/platform/amp/2018/1/25/16932660/ballast-point-brewery-downtown-disney-opening
Brian, Jeff and Cathi sit down and talk for an hour about the upcoming Extreme Beer Fest in Boston this coming weekend. THey talk through the list of breweries going, think about what extreme means, and give fest tips. Click here for the epic spreadsheet we created base off the hard word of BA forum users Aleclair20 and RavageCat. Click here for the YouTube Video of the show
Our first show dedicated to beer news kicks off with a doozy. Catch us live on our Facebook page every Sunday at 9pmEST. Here is what we talked about News Green Flash Pulls Distribution From 32 States, Eliminates 15 Percent of Workforce Pabst Brewing Company Slashes 18 Percent of Workforce Maine brewers stand to save about $1 million from less tax per barrel Brewers Association Announces 2018 Research & Service Grants 2017 Top 10 Craft Beer Check-ins on Untappd from beer <h3>Other news of the week not talked about on the show</h3> Russian River Pliny the Younger 2018 release set for February 2nd-15th https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/food/wp/2018/01/13/for-the-first-time-the-three-best-selling-beers-in-america-are-light-beers-can-craft-brewers-catch-up/?utm_term=.2af4a400ef1a RiverWalk Brewing Will Send Beer To New Hampshire Samuel Adams Announces New Sam ’76 – Uniting Ale and Lager
Brian and Jeff sit down and talk about the best and worst of 2017 and what to look forward to in 2018!