Posts Tagged ‘James Crowley’

2009: The Year in Beer News #1

And now, a year-in-review look at beer happenings beyond DC. Today we bring you the first of two collections of snapshots of last year's national (and international) beer news stories. You'll laugh, you'll cry, so grab some tissues because Y&H is about to get all "graduation slide show." Beer Wars: Brewed in America – The […]

Oh, Canada: Obama and ‘The Suds That Soothe’

The Obama beer meeting was last night, and by all accounts nothing happened. (Although WaPo's Dana Milbank did totally hijack the Lagerheads' titular pun for his own use.) But my favorite post-summit coverage so far comes from Canada's CBC, which came up with not one but two entertaining animated graphics: "Beer Diplomacy" (in the intro) […]

What’s Worse Than Obama Drinking Budweiser?

Answer: President Obama drinking Bud Light. (I told you I wouldn't let this die.) I don't know if I should have seen it coming, but this light-beer position is even less excusable than, I don't know, torture. Light beer — especially the mass-produced variety— is less flavorful and less potent than "regular" beer. From both an […]

Obama’s Beer Meeting: Let the Lobbying Begin!

Every time President Obama eats a burger, Mr. Y&H (aka Tim Carman) has a goddamn field day. But now that Obama is set to crack beers with Officer James Crowley and Harvard prof Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to discuss Gates' false arrest at his Cambridge home, it's time for the liquid half of Young & […]