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Chicago Tribune: Liquor, Wine Continue to Take Share from Beer Sales   January 31, 2012

From the Chicago Tribune: Liquor and wine continued to eat away at beer's commanding share of U.S. alcohol sales in 2011, according to an annual report issued Monday by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. More>>

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My SA: Miami Barkeep Wins Cocktail Event   January 30, 2012

From My SA: Shakers, spirits and syrups were in full swing Saturday night during the Original Cocktail Competition at the inaugural San Antonio Cocktail Conference. More>>

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Napa Valley Register: 2011 U.S. Wine Shipments rose 4.5%   January 30, 2012

From the Napa Valley Register: U.S. wine shipments were 345 million cases in 2011, up 4.5 percent over 2011. Of that, 210 million cases came from California (89 percent of U.S. production), 26 million from other states (11 percent of U.S. production) and 110 million cases were imports.More>>

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The Morning Call: Boston Beer Pouring Millions into Lehigh Valley   January 30, 2012

From The Morning Call: Most beer drinkers know that Pennsylvania is home to Yuengling, the largest American-owned beer-maker. But what they might not know is that Yuengling competitor Boston Beer makes most of its beer right here in the Lehigh Valley. More>>

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The Daily Meal: 5 Most Popular Whiskey Cocktails   January 30, 2012

From The Daily Meal: In recent years, the interest in whiskey of all types has skyrocketed. And with the recent heightened interest in all things barrel aged, whiskey has truly begun to shine. More>>

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Packaging Digest: Packaging Targets Beer-Drinking Women   January 30, 2012

From Packaging Digest: The cardboard holder looks like a purse. The bottle, like a black cocktail dress. The color scheme is pink and black. The company slogan is "Witness the chickness!"More>>

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NPR: Moscato Madness: The Dessert Wine's Sweet Surge    January 30, 2012

From NPR: In the U.S., wine drinking has held its own during these hard economic times, and even grown in some unlikely corners. Moscato, for example, the Italian dessert wine, has gone from relative obscurity to the toast of the town. More>>

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CNBC: Sierra Nevada Makes it Official: It's Coming East   January 27, 2012

From CNBC: The nation’s second largest privately held craft brewer is expanding to the east coast. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company announced they will open a new brewing facility in Mills River, North Carolina.More>>

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Washington Post: MillerCoors Extends as Official Beer of NASCAR, Primary Sponsor of Brad Keselowski   January 27, 2012

From The Washington Post: MillerCoors has signed contract extensions with NASCAR and Penske Racing.More>>

Bar Rescue News
Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" Invites Patrons to Bar's Grand Reopening   January 26, 2012

"Bar Rescue" star and Nightclub & Bar Media Group President Jon Taffer and Spike TV are celebrating the grand reopening of The Olive Pit, located in historic Orange, Calif. More>>



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