Bama Blogging Archive

Pop quiz: What are you doing tomorrow and the next day? If you enjoy delicious beer, scrumptious food and excellent music in a convivial atmosphere, you’ll be heading to the fourth annual Magic City Brewfest! The good folks at Free the Hops (why haven’t you joined yet?), whose efforts resulted in the lifting of the [...]

Eminent Domain abuse in NYC threatens award-winning neighborhood saloon: More here and here. Another gentle reminder to keep calling and emailing your state representatives and senators urging them to support the Alabama Brewery Modernization Act (Free the Hops’ legislative effort for this session) and the Homebrew Legalization Act (not an FTH effort, but of course [...]

Beer Roundup!

First things first: Remember to keep calling and emailing your state representatives and senators urging them to support the Alabama Brewery Modernization Act (Free the Hops’ legislative effort for this session) and the Homebrew Legalization Act (not an FTH effort, but of course they wholeheartedly support it.) As always, keep informed and active by visiting [...]

Update II: It’s snowing again! Maybe we’ll get a four-day weekend:) Update: Local filmmaker Chance Shirley captures the event better than I could hope to: ——————————— Original post: So it’s not as catchy as stars falling here, but still a notable event. It also gives me an opportunity to subject you to snow pictures along [...]

Update II: Our rally was quite a success! We had about 30 people at any given time down at Five Points and close to 50 back at the meeting on Highland Avenue. We also had several news outlets cover us including: The Birmingham News, Fox 6 and CBS 42. Here’s the video coverage from CBS [...]

And the beat goes on…After last year’s victory in raising the ABV limit for beer here in ‘bama, there are two more battles this legislative session (going on now!) important for folks who dig liberty as well as a tasty brew. Currently, Alabama brewers of which there aren’t many due to the regulations I’m about [...]

Hola Amigos, It’s been awhile since I rapped at ya, but I’m thinking about blogging again. Where have I been, you may wonder (or not)? I’ve been right here in Bama, as always, planning, scheming, failing and getting back up to do it all over again. I kind of lost my taste for blogging and [...]

Come on out to the 3rd annual Magic City Brewfest at Sloss this weekend! The Friday Session lasts from 7-11pm and the Saturday Session from 3-7pm. Enjoy over 200 beers, including several above the recently retired six percent limit, food and music. If you haven’t already, join Free the Hops, the sponsor of the Brewfest [...]

As most of you are no doubt aware, Governor Riley signed the Gourmet Beer Bill into law on Friday. While I’d like to think that my first post as Birmingham’s Political Issues Examiner this past Thursday had something to do with it, the truth is that this victory is the result of the efforts of [...]

This Tuesday, May 16th, will be the first meeting on the Birmingham chapter of Liberty on the Rocks, which is a social club for folks who are fans of freedom. The festivities begin at 7pm at the J. Clyde on Southside. Our very special guests for this initial event are the crew of the Motorhome [...]