Classy Alternative Packaging

I have recently complained about the horrors of wax-dipped beer bottles. They have the benefit of signaling that the beer inside is special, but are in other ways terrible. Are there different ways of signaling "specialness?" Why yes, yes there are.

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When Obsolescence Strikes

Three recent news stories about light beer, diet soda, and craft beer all conspire to tell an interesting story. Consumer product categories that have been fixed for years may be going obsolete, and that could be bad news even for the products displacing them.

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2017 in Pictures

The end of the year means, of course, Jeff's old-timey picture show! Pull up a folding chair while I get out the carousel and begin loading in the slides and we'll get started. I promise beer and brief comments.

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More Best Posts 2017

As I was thinking about the year just ending, memory of one of my favorite posts came to mind--one not on the "best posts" list. A little scouring revealed three more. If you'll excuse some navel gazing (or solipsism, depending on how critical you're feeling), I'd like to direct you to these four further posts in case you missed them.

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Best Posts 2017

Tis the season ... for retrospectives. On this eve of Christmas Eve--or more properly because it's a long holiday weekend--I offer you the best posts that appeared here over the past calendar year.

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Having the Discussion

The beer world is a largely masculine one, populated by a majority of men, operating under the rules of men. Sexual harassment is an issue that has touched nearly every workplace in the country, so it seems unlikely the beer world is exempt.

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