NJ Brewery Regulatory Enviorment to improve, regular enviroment still sucks.
Freetail Brewing founder laments the state of brewering regulations in the lone star state.
I want to live off the grid in the wilds on NH, I also want someplace to lager my beers and store large amounts of other people’s beer. This will be an ideal addition to my compound, and for just $8000 it can be yours too.
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company started out with a dream and a kickstarter, a really cool investor promised to match anything they raised. They raised $43,000 of the $40k goal and that is getting matched. Now that they are funded their real adventure begins, follow along on their kickstarter page.
The American Associtation of Wine Association has published another brilliant working paper titled “War, Taxes, and Borders: How Beer Created Belgium” (PDF Link). I thank the authors for tying the things I hate most in life (War, Taxes, and Borders) with the thing I love most (Belgian Beer), keep of the great work!
Laughing Dog Brewery Co-Owner Fred Colby co-owns the second largest microbrewery in Idaho, he would like to help get another one started but has been stymied by old laws that prevent ownership of multiple breweries. The new place would create 25 jobs and more importantly more good beer for Idahoes Alonge with other brewers he has taken his fight to the statehouse and a bill to remove some of these restrictions has made it out of committe, for more coverage check out this AP piece in the Spokesman Review.
The Brewsite shares a good intro to what ingredients the homebrewer can use when developing a gluten free recipe. IN addition to the obvious (Sorghum) they provide a list of specialty grains that are good to go:
As an added bonus someone in the comments section linked to a facebook group dedicated to gluten free hombrewing.