What’s in a name? Everything it seems when it comes to casks and kegs in Britain. In the last year or so, a select crew of beer fans and brewers has begun proselytizing about what they regard as British beer’s cutting edge—craft keg. But the word keg sends shivers down the backs of members of... View Article
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Full Pints - Packaging/Serving American Flags, Bare-Breasted Women, Red-Nosed Reindeer and Other Things You May Not Slap on a Beer Bottle September 1, 2010 - Greg Kitsock
Getting a beer label to market is an intricate dance fraught with more missteps than the brewing of the beer itself. At the very least, it means navigating a gauntlet of federal and state regulations that can be confusing, contradictory and vague. At worst, it can entail defending your label against a charge of trademark... View Article
Brewing - Full Pints - Live Beer - Packaging/Serving Craft Brewers Market a Wealth of New Styles in Cans July 1, 2009 - Greg Kitsock
The Red Derby is a homey, unpretentious hole-in-the-wall bar in Washington, DC’s Columbia Heights neighborhood. Inside you’ll find a pile of board games like Risk and Operation, a poolroom in the back, and a chalkboard listing about 30 brands of beer. A bonanza for beer connoisseurs?