USA! USA! I’ve seen every match of the US Men’s National Team since the Trinidad and Tobago match that sent the US to the 1990 World Cup. John Brooks performance last night was maybe the best defensive performance (non-goalkeeper category) that I’ve seen. Onto Sunday’s Five Articles.
- Colorado is going to phase in full-strength beer and wine sales in grocery stores over 20 years. This is impressive work by the small liquor store and craft brewery lobbies. It helps that the governor is a craft brewer. However, it is always impressive when someone beats the distribution lobby at its own game.
- Here are some of the weird things that the new Pennsylvania liquor law. I always forget how important Groundhog Day is to the people of Pennsylvania.
- Here is another brewery coming to a North Carolina maybe near you.
- The farm to glass concept is growing among brewers. It helps place craft brewing in the slow food and farm to table movement which places the emphasis on food that uses fresh and flavorful ingredients from the farm where your brewery is located. Here is a local paper’s profile of a new farm to glass brewery in Tennessee.
- If you have ever been to a brewery you may have noticed bins of wet grain everywhere. Even if you just homebrew you know how much used grain you accumulate brewing in your own house. Brewers have been trying to figure out what to do with all this grain over the last few years. As long as the FDA stays out of the way and lets brewers sell their spent grain to farmers for animal feed and now entrepreneurs to make snack bars for humans this will be a good way to keep from wasting all the grain.