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Tsunami of Beer Kills Nine

by Steven Doyle

A few years back we discussed the tragic and curious Boston Molasses Flood  that killed 21 and injured over 150, demolishing buildings and drowning livestock, causing millions of dollars in damages. There was another industrial accident that wreaked havoc on a city, killing many and causing damage that is equally as curious.

Like all tragic stories such as these a certain element of hubris rides high, not too unlike the massive container of molasses that exploded in Boston all those years ago, or even the supposedly unsinkable Titanic.    Continue reading

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Deep Ellum Brewing Company Leaving Texas

by Steven Doyle

Deep Ellum Brewing Company is leaving the state of Texas.  Oh, you can still get one of the many fine beers brewed locally at one of dozens of locations across the city of Dallas, and in Austin as well as Houston. But now whenever you travel to Massachusetts you can find the beer on tap.

This week  Tait Lifto (Sales and Brand Ninja), John Reardon (Chief Evangelist) and Tommy Miller (Sales and Delivery) will all make the pilgrimage to Boston to plant the texas flag inside a few pubs. The first to pour the Dallas beer is namesake Deep Ellum, a bar in Allston, Mass. that made Draft Magazine’s top beer bars in America list.           Continue reading

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Killer Molasses of 1919

Boston beware

by Steven Doyle

Boston has been the scene for many historic events including the Boston Tea Party, the start of the American Revolution, and Paul Revere’s famous ride. It is also the subject of the pop group The Standell’s tune Dirty Water that is a send up to the Charles River. But nothing is more heinous and at once more forgotten than the Great Molasses Flood of 1919. Continue reading

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