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The Friday Link Roundup 28.11.14

UntitledThe Friday Link Roundup is a feature wherein Ben’s Beer Blog lazily points you to other beery things worth reading on the interwebs this week.

 Bourbon County Stout Leading up to its annual post-US-Thanksgiving release, read about Bourbon County Stout from Goose Island, the folks who invented bourbon-barrel aged beer, via Esquire

 

 Beer tree
Quartz has a really interesting family tree graphic illustrating the fact that the world’s 10 largest brewers produce 65% of the world’s beer.  
Bud An article in The Atlantic details Budweiser’s eroding market share, including the tidbit that “44 percent of people aged 21 to 27 have apparently never sipped an ice cold Bud
 Mini bar
 Also via Esquire, one man’s noble quest to eat and drink the entire contents of a hotel minibar.

 

 

 


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The Friday Link Roundup 4.11.14

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The Friday Link Roundup is a [newish] feature wherein Ben’s Beer Blog lazily points you to other beery things worth reading on the interwebs this week.

Geog In what is probably the most detailed study of its kind, these academics analyzed almost a million “geocoded beer tweets” to determine what beer brands most get discussed on social media all across the United States. via Pacific Standard.
Stouts A year after making a glass (allegedly) perfect for IPAs, Spiegelau has teamed up with Left Hand Brewing Co. and Rogue to craft this glass that`s (allegedly) perfect for stouts. 
wilderness Esquire takes a look at Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co., aka RateBeer’s best new brewery in the world.
jsj And in local news…dissatisfied with biased polls commissioned by both sides in the Beer Store vs. OCSA debate, Jordan St. John just went ahead and commissioned his own neutral poll.
fridge On the foodie front, The New York Times takes an enlightening look inside the fridges of 11 of the NY’s top chefs.