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2011-07-25 09:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Abita Brewing Company is pleased to announce it plans to offer three of its flagship brews in cans: Amber, Purple Haze and Jockamo I.P.A. Abita Brewing Company President David Blossman said, "We feel confident that today's cans are a quality solution that will preserve and protect the flavor of Abita. For many years people associated craft beer with glass bottles, but the perception and the technology of the aluminum beverage can has...

2011-07-05 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Tap & Beer Garden restaurant (www.theenglishtap.com), to open at the Shops of Boca Center in mid-July, 2011, announced today they have retained Simply the Best PR (www.simplythebestpublicrelations.com) as its Public Relations firm of record. The English Tap & Beer Garden brings the celebrated German "Biergarten" concept - an open air area where beer, other drinks, and local food are served - to South Florida. The...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'