Beer: Peach Ale Brewery: Four Peaks Brewing Co. Style: Fruit Beer ABV: 4.5 percent Screw you guys; I like fruit beer. A combative start to the column, sure, but a necessary one, for although craft beer has made immeasurable strides in becoming an accepted -- if not integral -- part of our drinki ... More >>
From the sound of things, the folks over at Budweiser have a lot of free times on their hands. Otherwise there's no way they would have spent the past three years developing their new bow tie-shaped beer can. See also: - Chow Bella's Gift Guide for the Hipster - A Hipster's Guide to Farm Animals - ... More >>
A Phoenix dog-toy manufacturer who was once involved in a lawsuit with Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch over his dog toy called "Buttwiper" is now involved in a federal lawsuit with another brewer.This time, a lawsuit filed on behalf of Stephen Sacra's Phoenix-based company, VIP Products, claims that ... More >>
Beer: Budweiser Black Crown Brewery: Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Style: Amber lager ABV: 6 percent At the bar where I work, the most-requested beer we don't stock isn't Russian River Pliny the Elder. It's also not Three Floyds Dark Lord, or Westvleteren 12, or New Glarus Spotted Cow, or anything from Ciga ... More >>
Have you always wished you could hack Food Network? Now's your chance. The TV network has teamed up with Advertising Age to find the most innovative technological idea to help tailor Food Network's content (including the Cooking Channel and its digital presence) to local audiences. They want to know ... More >>
When we first saw that the American Apparel on Mill -- which had for the past several years been housed in the old Tempe National Bank Building -- was shuttering its doors, we were distraught. Where would we get our hipster glasses, unnecessary scarves, and bright pink hot pants? But then we found o ... More >>
Cider is so hot right now. On Monday, Miller Coors craft/import division Tenth & Blake purchased Minneapolis, Minn.-based Crispin Cider. The deal also includes Fox Barrel Cider Company, a Crispin affiliate that produces multiple varieties of pear cider. Not to be outdone, Anheuser-Busch ann ... More >>
There will be none of that in here sir. So you have found yourself on a date with that hot hipster chick from the office. Lucky you. She insists that the two of you stop by her favorite super-cool beer and wine bar because "Hipsters so don't hang out there." You know you have been tricked the sec ... More >>
A roundup of this weeks activities
RenjishinoFirst baseball, now beer's boycotted? What's next, lapdances?Budweiser, which in 2008 was bought out by a Belgian beer giant to form Anheuser-Busch InBev, has spent millions on advertising to the Latino market. According to a 2009 article in Hispanic Market Weekly, the company spent more t ... More >>
Valley filmmakers screen their two-day masterpieces
Whether you agree with his decisions or not, there can be no doubt that President Obama has already accomplished many things since entering office in January of 2009. He has closed Guantanamo Bay. He has supported stem cell research. But it is one of his most recent decisions that has me conf ... More >>
By Jonathan McNamara Once again I assembled a crew of able-bodied Phoenix New Times employees to the break room for a Brew Review. Sitting between the rows of plastic coffee cups and packages of creamer, a large, black sack awaited us. Inside was a substance with a reputation so vile that each memb ... More >>
Three-chord heroes take the hokey out of karaoke
John McCain derived his wealth from his marriage to Cindy Hensley McCain, whose father started his road to riches as a bootlegger. As a politician, the senator has remained beholden to the liquor industry and the family business
Senator John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped make him a presidential contender. Donations from special interests that appear before his Senate Commerce Committee haven't hurt, either
Lobbyists ride roughshod over the legislative process, going so far as to write the bills that lawmkers pass
Cheer and flag clothing on the campaign trail, 1998
Senator John McCain may have turned his back on tobacco, but alcohol still gets a free ride
The senator says extreme fighting should be banned. You got a problem with that? Eddie Goldman does.
Arizona Senator John McCain is ready for a presidential run if the national press corps has anything to say about it
Harvey McElhannon sells Diamondback Beer, and was the first to file for that trademark. Now Jerry Colangelo and Major League Baseball want him eighty-sixed.
IN THE WIDE-OPEN WORLD OF BULL RIDING, CODY CUSTER WALKS THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW.