From October, 2015

Thoughts On the Big Beer Merger

Well, it happened. AB InBev and SAB Miller have come to a merger deal. So now, pending regulatory approvals, the two big beer companies look to join forces to become one giant beer company. But what does this mean for craft beer? Not much, or it could even be a blessing, according to a story in Business Insider. BeerUnion caught up with Paul Leone, Executive Director of the New York State Brewers Association. He doesn’t think it will affect craft brewers too much. “The beauty of craft beer is that it’s all about the beer, and it’s all about what goes…

A Return to Homebrewing

This weekend we homebrewed for the first time in about two years. Homebrewing is close to our hearts, and was one of the catalysts for creating this blog. People ask us all the time how we got into beer. Here’s the abridged version. One of Giancarlo’s closest friends from college (he went to Union College,…