Meet Shaun Hill: Brewmaster, Beer Genius, Curmudgeon [Men's Journal] - "I don't think my beer is perfect. I just figured out how to make it taste the way I want it to taste. The fact that so many other people like it the way I want it to taste is just luck"
Beer Analytics: Review of Heady Topper Descriptors [ScottJanish.com] - "To take advantage of the enormous amount of data collected by the top review beer sites, I decided to find out how the majority of tasters describe the beer and its ingredients. To do this, I pulled and analyzed all of the available 2,874 reviews from RateBeer and BeerAdvocate for Heady Topper to find out what the consensus descriptors are."
10 practical tips for beer travelers [Draft Mag] - “Given that you are reading this, here, I reckon that you are—even if just once in a while—a fellow thirsty pilgrim. A Traveler Preoccupied by Beer. Welcome. Let’s share best practices.”
Bud Crowded Out by Craft Beer Craze [WSJ] - "The self-proclaimed King of Beers is more of an afterthought among young consumers at...bars across the U.S.: Some 44% of 21- to 27-year-old drinkers today have never tried Budweiser, according to the brand’s parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev NV."
Trout River Brewing brand now owned by Springfield, VT based company [VT Beer] - “We will be closing our doors for good on Nov. 1st...selling Trout brand, which will continue in Vermont and throughout New England with better distribution.”