Belgian Dubbel

Five-Ounce Pours

*** AB InBev misses earnings expectations, “goes flat.” Marketing costs for Lime-A-Rita, which apparently is a real thing, are killing them. [Reuters]

*** Bristol Brewing to release 750ml Belgian-style Dubbel and Tripel. Feel free to send some to me. []

*** Bulge bracket beer makers consolidating even more. Don’t worry boomers, your Euro Pale Lagers will stay as watery as ever. [Businessweek]

*** Bloomberg Putin says New York Russian beer taxes could rise again. You know, for the children. [Reuters]

*** Homebrewers can share their beer with friends and family at home, but don’t you fucking dare do it in public. Beer, the new public urination. [CBS Chicago]