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New Docs Released In City Beverage Case

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The Illinois Liquor Control Commission, on Tuesday, released three more documents pertaining to the ongoing case of Anheuser-Busch, and its wholly owned subsidiary Wholesaler Equity Development Corporation or WEDCO’s, minority ownership and reported majority control of Illinois distributor City Beverage. The Illinois Liquor Control Commission sent a citation to City Beverage in June calling on Anheuser-Busch and WEDCO to divest …

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Great Lakes Brewing Coming To Central IL

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Cleveland based Great Lakes Brewing Company will be making its beers available soon in central Illinois. Starting October 1st, craft beer drinkers in cities like Peoria, Bloomington and Champaign will be able to get their hands on Great Lakes’ year-round offerings which include; Burning River Pale Ale, Commodore Perry IPA, Dortmunder Gold Lager, Edmund Fitzgerald Porter and Elliot Ness Amber …

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MO Based Anheuser-Busch Distributor Expanding Into IL

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We saw this in our news feed at the bottom of the site and thought it was worth its own post. Anheuser-Busch wholesaler Grey Eagle, which is based in Maryland Heights, Missouri, is buying Illinois Distributing Company. Illinois Distributing, also an AB wholesaler, is based across the river in Belleville, Illinois. While both are AB flagship distributors each has a …

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Falling Into Fall (Beers)

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If you followed our advice then you’re likely staring into an empty fridge that has been cleaned out of all of your summer favorites. No more Krankshaft, no more Oberon and no more Ruby Redbird. And if you didn’t follow our counsel, no biggie, but I bet you’ll start thinking about fall beers soon. Regardless of which camp you fall …

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#FBFD Has Arrived

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If you marked your calendars accordingly then you know today is “Fall Beer Freedom Day.” Congratulations, you’ve made it. No longer do you have to fret being scorned and ridiculed by your fellow beer drinker for popping the cap on a pumpkin beer or having your first Marzen on draft. It’s okay now. You’re in a safe place.

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Saying So Long To Summer (Beers)

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With Fall Beer Freedom Day (#FBFD) rapidly approaching we thought now would be a good time to reminisce about our favorite beers of the summer before we kick the Kölsch to the curb, down the last Oberon and say sayonara to the Shandy.

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The Hypothesis Of Hopothesis Brewing Company

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People aren’t all looking for “extreme” beers. – Ike Orcutt, Head Brewer, Hopothesis Brewing Company A few weeks ago we told you about the seemingly sudden appearance of Hopothesis Brewing Company onto the Chicago beer scene. While their arrival appeared to happen overnight, head brewer Ike Orcutt and the mad scientist home brewers at Hopothesis, have been hard at work …

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