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Another one bites the dust. With the news from California about brewery Saint Archer finding its way into the loving arms of macro brewing behemoth MillerCoors which was right on the heels of an announcement from craftbeer champion Lagunitas selling 50% of its ownership to Heineken craft beer lovers are sitting with distrustful stares into the
Slowly the great state of California has been drying up. Since 2011 California residents have been struggling with an ongoing drought that has forced them to reconsider the way they live, eat and drink. Recently craft brewers and wine producers have also felt the pressure. Now, California governor Jerry Brown has ordered mandatory water use
Brewers in the Magnolia State could soon be getting some good news. One of the least progressive states with respect to craft beer might be about to leap ahead and bump shoulder with states that allow taprooms. Representative Toby Barker, Mississippi’s youngest lawmaker at the age of 32, is spearheading the Mississippi Microbrewery Modernization Act
Mississippi is in a weird position. The past few years have been really great for lovers of craft beer. It isn’t perfect yet. Laws have changed recently that open the state up for a surge in beer making. Sadly, this might not be enough to catapult the state into a beer-focused craft beer haven.