A-B has announced that they’re moving the production of Goose Island’s 312 Urban Wheat Ale to a brewery in upstate New York.
We’re taking a GDB summer vacation for a little bit, but we felt the need to say hi and explain what we’ve been up to. So…hi.
It finally happened! SB754 Signed Into Law by Governor Quinn. Self-distribution rights live to see another day and IL remains craft-brewer friendly.
With just over a week to go before the end of the legislative session the Illinois House overwhelmingly SB754 passes the IL House with a solid 112-0-3 vote.
One more vote in the books and it is for our side: SB754 Passes House Executive Committee. Now we go for MORE votes. Tired yet?
Anheuser-Busch fighting self-distribution rights in Texas is a thing that is happening. Does that sound kinda familiar? Because it does to us.
Initially there was one sponsor. But within 48 hours over 30 lawmakers joined as SB754 co-sponsors to support their local craft brewer or distributor.
Along with the hops grown on site Rolling Meadows Brewery will be plucking other goodies out of the ground including vanilla beans and coriander.
We dare to ask the question: do we still need Dark Lord Day?
The “Beer Philosopher” been watching this like a hawk and was one of the first craft beer blogs to graciously join us in our Save The Craft effort.