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Why Don’t People Spit at Beer and Liquor Tastings?

Why Don’t People Spit at Beer and Liquor Tastings?

In winery tasting rooms across the country, spit buckets line the bar. Whether people use them or not, the simple presence of the buckets means the expectation is there. But for some reason, you don’t see spit buckets in a brewery, and ditto at liquor tastings. Whether it’s served in cocktails or neat, there are no spit buckets.

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The Boston Beer Company Family Tree

The Boston Beer Company Family Tree

Where does your beer really come from? Despite the uptick in the number of craft breweries and craft beer options in the United States, the majority of the beers people consume come from a few major companies. Take the Boston Beer Company, for example. The company went public in 1985 with Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

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Cans or Bottles: What’s Worse for the Environment?

Cans or Bottles: What’s Worse for the Environment?

Macro brewers no longer own canned beer. More and more craft breweries are adding cans to their lineups because they’re cheap, they travel well, and they keep damaging light from hitting the beer inside. So the switch is good for the brewer, good for the beer drinking traveler, and good for the beer. But is […]

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