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Beer Tax Rollback Lobby

Beer Tax Rollback Lobby

Here’s clip from the article: The beer industry is lobbying Congress to support its “beer tax rollback” bill (H.R. 1610), which would cut the federal beer tax in half to its 1951 level – a move many public health groups strongly oppose. In the previous (109th) Congress, 208 (out of 539) members of Congress and(…)

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Blind or blind drunk?

Pearl Kelly has stopped going out on the town with friends as she is sick of being refused entry or alcoholic drinks because staff claim she is “too drunk”. “Your eyes may be funny or you may be running into things and laughing with friends, but it doesn’t mean you are drunk. It is the(…)

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Center seeks volunteers for beer-tasting festival

Center seeks volunteers for beer-tasting festival

(image credit: bigtimebrewery)  The Acadiana Center for the Arts is looking for volunteers to help staff the inaugural Gulf Brew beer-tasting festival, to be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 14 in downtown Lafayette. The festival features samples from breweries across the Gulf South, as well as activities for children. In exchange for(…)

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Hopsicle anyone?

Hopsicle anyone?

Many people say there's nothing like a cold beer on a hot day. But did you ever consider savoring a frozen beer? How about a frozen beer on a stick? A chef in Washington, DC, is making what he calls a "hopsicle." The chef at Rustico's says the frozen beer has been selling like, well,(…)

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Most expensive ever Guinness Ad?

Most expensive ever Guinness advert features large-scale domino game. Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig of Sony Bravia ‘Balls’ fame, it is a celebration of community. The advert was shot on location in a remote side village called Iruya, in the Salta region of northern Argentina, with a population of around 1,000 people. Toppling items included: 6,000(…)

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