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The Goose Island buyout was more than just a business decision – it was an affront to the values that make craft brewing what it is. And Jeff Morgan says we'll be the ones who suffer.
Beer Reviews by Mike Barkacs
December 27, 2012
Mike suggests pairing Deviant Dale's IPA, one of the best hoppy beers around, with the hottest wings you can find.
September 19, 2012
With its complex flavor and medium body, Great Lakes Oktoberfest may just be the best marzen style beer available.
August 30, 2012
With sour ales becoming more popular, Mike tries the Petrus Aged Pale and finds himself a great deck beer.
Beer Web Guide
Check out DrinkingStuff.com, a new site selling everything drinking related, from six man beer bongs to shot glasses made from ice. They also have a ton of free online drinking tools to check your B.A.C. level and more.
Great beer site because it sets just that right tone. Crack open a beer and have some fun!
All About Beer
Online version of All About Beer Magazine. Comprehensive and useful.
The Real Beer Page
Billed as the largest repository of beer information in the world.
Strictly a brewpub, brewery and beer bar locator (more than 3,676 listings and 16,096 reviews). Just type in the city of your choice and PubCrawler will generate a list of places for you to visit. You can also read viewer reviews.
Another brewpub locator. It's slogan says it all: "A good beer is not hard to find, you just have to know where to look."
Beer Across America
A beer of the month club. For $16.95 per month, a 12-pack of beer arrives at your doorstep. If you want to go through life fat, drunk and stupid, this is a good place to start.
Innovative Brewing Technologies
For all you wannabes, this site professes to show you how to start up, own and operate your own brewpub. All you have to do is order the handy "how to" manuals for only $109 (or you can make three easy payments…). If you like this site, you'll probably find the Beer Across America site useful.
Reddit - Beer
Get great beer stories and news reports updated by users on a daily basis from this great community site.