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September 5 2006 Beer and Brewing Newsletter

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Women in Brewing - Georgina Young
What man does not find fascination in an intriguing woman, particularly
one who can straddle the line between femininity and competency in

Beer & Pub Magazine - Tokyo Style
Hiroyuki Fujiwara has created a high quality beer magazine with an
international flair.

Beer Fox - Craft Brew Awards - June 2, 2006 to November, 2006
As an easy reference tool, the Craft Brew of the Week Awards are listed by
date, extending over each six month period. This references 6/2/06 will
extend to November, 2006.

Beer Fox - Craft Brew Awards - December 4, 2005 to May 23, 2006
As an easy reference tool, the Craft Brew of the Week Awards are listed by
date, extending over each six month period. This section references
12/04/05 to 5/23/06.

Beer Fox - Craft Brew Awards - June 25, 2005 to November 27, 2005
As an easy reference tool, the Craft Brew of the Week Awards are listed by
date, extending over each six month period. This section references
6/25/05 to 11/27/05.

Beer Fox - Craft Brew Awards - December 04, 2004 to May 30, 2005
As an easy reference tool, the Craft Brew of the Week Awards are listed by
date, extending over each six month period. This section references
12/04/04 to 05/30/05.

Beer Fox Tip of the Week:

Gear up for a haywagon-full of brewfests this September:

NY Brewfest, hosted by Heartland Brewery, Friday, September 8, 2006,
5-10:00 p.m., South Street Seaport, piers 16 and 17, New York, New York,
USA - Showcases New York's 58 outstanding breweries.

Aotearoa Breweries NZ Ltd. Spring Fest will be held Saturday, September 9,
2006, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at the Spring Fest Marquee, Onslow Street,
Kewerau, New Zealand - Music, food, wine, and award winning Mata Beer. Woodworking and traditional carving add to the fun!

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival will be held in Telluride, Colorado from
September 15-17, 2006. Fest attendees will be treated to the music of
such big names as Lou Reed, John Mayer, Bruce Hornsby, Bobby Rush, and Joe Louis Walker. On Saturday, September 16, the Grand Tasting will be held
from noon until 3, showcasing 55 breweries and over 100 beers - Flying
Dog, Big Sky, Fort Collins, Lagunitas, Uinta, New Belgium, Stone, and
dozens more!

..and don't forget the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado,
in it's 25th year! From September 28-30, 2006.

Draft Magazine is sponsoring the First Annual Boulder County Brews Cruise,
taking off from the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado as a
kick-off to the GABF. Departs in front of the Convention Center at 14th
and Stout Streets at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2006, returning at
5 p.m. You will cruise to Avery Brewing, Boulder Beer Company, Left Hand
Brewing and Oskar Blues Brewery. For details:

Beer Fox Laugh of the Week:

Aging Mildred was a 93 year-old woman who was particularly despondent over
the recent death of her husband Earl. She decided that she would just
kill herself and join him in death.

Thinking that it would be best to get it over with quickly, she took out
Earl's old Army pistol and made the decision to shoot herself in the heart
since it was so badly broken in the first place.

Not wanting to miss the vital organ and become a vegetable and a burden to
someone, she called her doctor to inquire as to just exactly where the
heart would be.

"On a woman," the doctor said, "your heart would be just below your left

Later that night, Mildred was admitted to the hospital with a gunshot
wound to her knee.

Beer News:

ICBS Ltd. of Montreal, Quebec, Canada signed a letter of intent on August
30, 2006 to acquire Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company in Plattsburg, New
York, USA. Lake Placid Brewing celebrated its tenth year anniversary this

LPCB gained national attention when, during his Presidency, Bill Clinton
requested a substantial delivery of Ubu Ale, Lake Placid's English Strong Ale,
for the White House after his enjoyment of the tasty brew.

ICBS purchased Ramapo Valley Brewery of Hillburn, New York, USA in June,
2006. In addition to a full line of year-round and seasonal beers, Ramapo
Valley brews Honey Passover Beer, a blue ribbon winner during the Gluten
Free Beer Festival in Chesterfield, England in February, 2006.

In mid-August, 2006, ICBS also signed a letter of intent to acquire Maska
Laboratories of Quebec, a firm that does microbiological analysis for the
beer, wine and food products industry.

With his great vision, President and CEO Garth McIntosh, of ICBS, has set
his sights on making "an impressive mark on the craft brewing industry."

Craft Brew of the Week Award:

Bell's Expedition Stout - Bell's Brewery Inc/Eccentric Cafe & Beergarden,
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Lampblack India ink refuses to let any light through as a beautiful,
frothy sepia-tone head beckons you to come closer. As your nose nears the
glass, aromas of imported espresso, raisins, figs and chocolate fuse with
alcohol, engaging you in a seductive trance.

Velvet slides past the lips, enveloping your senses in charry malt
sweetness, rich coffee, dark fruits, wood and chocolate. Alcohol arises
at the last moment, with a satiating bitter bite at the back of the

Bold! Like I like my men!


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