Brew & Booze News

Important Alaska Alcohol Legislation Reform Upcoming

ALASKAJOURNAL.COM – Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, is expected to be the key figure this year as long-awaited reforms to Alaska’s alcohol laws reach the Legislature. Since 2012, members of the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and stakeholders from across Alaska have been redrafting Title 4, the chapter of state statute …

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Boise Booze Brothers

IDAHOSTATESMAN.COM – Nampa native Tory Corson, 36, was working as a patent lawyer in Silicon Valley when he caught the startup bug. He began advising clients in Montana, and his dream only grew as he watched microbrewing and microdistilling businesses take off. His brother, Josh Corson, 27, was making a …

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New Show About Breweries on Amazon Prime

CRAFTBEER.COM – What does it take to open a brewery? With craft beer’s meteoric rise in the United States, a lot of you have asked that question — and with 5,000 breweries and counting, it is obvious that many have figured out an answer. Barely Beer Barons, a new series premiering …

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The Next Hot Spirit?

THEDAILYBEAST.COM – Statistically, Americans are now vodka drinkers. Traditionally, of course, we were whiskey drinkers—vodka, introduced here in the 1890s, became chic in the 1930s, widely popular in the postwar years and finally displaced whiskey as top-selling spirit in the bicentennial year of 1976. Before that, whiskey, widely available since …

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