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06.2010

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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THE YEAR IN BEER REVIEW

Article by: Andy Crouch - If you read the end of the year reports for any major beer producer, the song remains the same: 2OO9 was a challenging and complicated year in the beer industry, stemming from a depressed economic environment, tightening credit markets and continuing cost pressures.  Overall, beer sales in the United States were down 2.2 percent, a loss of $1O1 billion, for a total of more than 2O5 million barrels.ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV’S WILD RIDEThe combined [...] Read More »

KEGLETS/KEGS

Article by: Lew Bryson - I’m a big fan of draft beer in the summer. The advantages are clear: less handling, usually less expensive, more environmentally friendly, and as lots of folks will tell you, it’s usually how brewers meant the beer to be poured. I like having draft at all our family gatherings: it tastes great, it’s always fresh and I look like “The Man” pouring cold draft beers!But draft at home has downsides. You have to [...] Read More »

PROFILE: BREW MASTER WILL MEYERS

Article by: Liza Weisstuch - Alongside a swinging door to the kitchen, sacks of malt are stacked up on pallets. Collectively, the piles could easily serve as a retaining wall, of sorts, if it weren’t for one thing: bag by bag, the heap will quickly be depleted within the week, leaving an empty space where the barrier sat on the Thursday afternoon I spent with Will Meyers, Brew Master at Cambridge Brewing Company (CBC). Meyers casually noted that the bags [...] Read More »

SICILIAN WINE PRODUCERS

Article by: Bill Nesto, MW - In the spring of 2O1O, I attended four events, Sicilia en Primeur and Le Contrade dell’Etna, both in Sicily, and Vinitaly and VinoVinoVino 2O1O, both in the Veneto. During these visits, I came to understand some of the current issues challenging Sicilian wine producers. These are the likely emergence of an island-wide DOC for Sicily, the diversity of styles of Nero d’Avola wine, and the escalating excitement about the Etna DOC.SICILIA EN PRIMEUR [...] Read More »

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