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Raising a Glass to the 21st Amendment

Have you taken a walk down the beer aisle recently? It’s pretty incredible to see just how much choice the beer consumer has. From lagers to lambics, and porters to pilsners, it’s safe to say, there’s something for every beer consumer. For those of us who have been legal beer consumers for a couple of […]

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U.K. Vote Allows Pubs to Opt Out of Buying Owners’ Beer

LONDON—It looks like last call for a 400-year-old British rule requiring many pubs here to buy their beer from the large companies that own them. Shares in Britain’s largest pub companies fell sharply Wednesday after lawmakers voted the previous evening to allow “tenanted” pubs to buy their beer on the open market. The change would […]

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Florida Beer Wholesalers Association’s Response to the “Civil Rights” Lawsuit on the Prohibition of 64 Ounce “Growlers”.

Tallahassee, October 29, 2014 — Today the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association issued a statement in response to the “civil rights” lawsuit asking a Federal court to authorize 64 ounce “growlers”. Mitch Rubin of the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association stated that, “the Florida Legislature has the authority to regulate alcoholic beverages, including container sizes.” Rubin also […]

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Global Be(er) Responsible Day 09.19.14

Tallahassee, FL (Sept. 19, 2014) – Today, on Global Be(er) Responsible Day, employees of Tri-Eagle Sales, the local Budweiser distributor, are wearing red to share Budweiser’s message in every bottle: Designate a driver and enjoy the great times. More than 2,000 Anheuser-Busch employees across the United States are joining local wholesalers to encourage the use […]

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‘Garnet and Gold goes Green’ Celebrates 10 Years

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The traditional gift for a 10th anniversary is aluminum, which is fitting as Florida State University celebrates 10 years of its Garnet & Gold Goes Green (GGGG or G4) game day recycling program at Doak Campbell Stadium. Since its inception, the program has collected more than 145 tons of recyclable material cans, […]

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NBWA Recognizes Economic Impact of Its Workforce

ALEXANDRIA, VA – As Americans prepare to celebrate Labor Day, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the contributions of the men and women of the beer distribution industry whose work positively impacts the nation’s economy. “Labor Day is a perfect time to recognize the hard work that America’s beer distribution employees do day […]

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Hot Sun, Cold Beer: Great Bay Distributors Does it Right!

Hot summer months – especially FLORIDA summer months – make the challenge of keeping cold beer cold a difficult one. That’s especially true if you are storing, cataloguing, sorting, packing and shipping literally acres of the stuff. Nobody wants their beer sitting in an oven as it moves through the system, because it can ruin […]

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Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, Parachute Trial, Dr. Charles Lambert

FOX-13 and Dr. Jo feature Dr. Charles Lambert, Medical Director of Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, about a new innovative device and treatment for heart failure that is being studied in clinical trials. It’s called the Parachute Trial where a percutaneous device, that literally looks like a parachute, is implanted in the heart, giving new […]

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