Date Set for SABMiller, AB-Inbev Merger Hearing

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mike Lee announced via press release today that the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights will hold a hearing on Anheuser-Busch Inbev’s proposal to purchase SABMiller on Tuesday, December 8, at 10am EST. The hearing will examine how the proposed merger of the world’s two biggest beer […]

MN Beer Activists St. Patrick’s Day Rally for Sunday Beer Sales

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day AND get politically involved in the craft beer scene on March 17th at 7pm. We’re not saying you should ditch the green beer or kissing everyone 1% Irish or more, we’re saying you should bring that to First Avenue and join the consumer rights advocacy group MN Beer Activists Rally for Sunday liquor […]

Opinion: The Race for Rare Beer: High Demand for Limited Releases

By Tyler Anderson, Beer Buyer for Zipp’s Liquors, & Mark Joseph, Beer Buyer for The Ale Jail It’s an interesting time to be working in the beer industry. The two of us, Tyler Anderson, beer buyer for Zipps, and Mark Joseph, beer buyer for The Ale Jail, have worked in the Minnesota beer industry for a […]

Minnesota Beer Politics: A Primer

3 hot issues that will be debated in the year ahead By Drew Kerr Omar Ansari has spent his share of time navigating the halls of the Minnesota State Capitol in an attempt to convince lawmakers that breweries should be allowed to share their products directly with the masses. This year, with a battery of […]