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New Lagunitas Beers

New Lagunitas Beers

We have just received our latest order of Lagunitas beers complete with two new additions:

Hairy Eyeball 12 oz 8.8% abv $6.00

Lagunitas' spring release for the seasoned beer folks. Big, brown warmer with several types of crystal malt. No actual eyeballs can be found in the beer.

Gnarly Wine 22 oz 11% abv $9.00

The Annual Release of Lagunitas' BarleyWine Style Ale is Dated and Built to Last. Flavors Evolve as Hop Bitterness Yields to Crazy Caramel and Rich Toffee Flavors.

Cajun Corned Beef

Hell no we are not serving green beer.

Hell yes we are serving our killer Cajun Corned Beef and Cabbage.

Our Cajun seasoned corned beef is slow roasted and served with carrots, potatoes andabbage. Our take on the traditional St. Patrick's Day meal with a Cajun twist. Also served with a side salad.

Just say no to green American beer brewed by a company owned by the Belgians. That's not Irish. Say yes to a pint of Guinness. That's Irish.

SB 314 to kill Utah Beer Fest

Perhaps you have heard about the liquor law changes being proposed in the Utah Senate. You probably didn't hear that one of the changes in Senate Bill 314 would stop City Weekly from putting on their Second Annual Utah Beer Fest.

Didn't it feel great last summer, being part of a REAL beer fest where you could sample the brewers wares without the need of tokens or chits or any silly payment per sample. Ahh, it was just like everywhere else.

Well, Senator Valentine noticed you enjoying yourself and decided to put a stop to it. Here is the relevant summary from the bill:

prohibits event permittees from selling, offering for sale, or furnishing an indefinite 60 or unlimited number of alcoholic products during a set period for a fixed price

Other fun (read that sarcastically) changes are the push back of beer sales to 11:30 am, an hour and a half later than current law of 10:00 am.

Perhaps it would be worth your while to either go to the committee meeting or call your Senator and/or Committee members.

The committee meeting is tomorrow (Wed 23rd) at 7:30 am in room 210 of the Senate Building.

Link to text of SB-314:

Link to committee schedule:

Link to Legislative Roster:

Link to post on Utahbeer:

Here are the committee members contact information:

John L Valentine 
857 E 970 N 
(R) OREM UT 84097 
Utah Home (801) 224−1693 
Office (801) 373−6345 
Fax (801) 377−4991

Curtis S Bramble 3663 N 870 E
(R) PROVO UT 84604
Utah Home (801) 226−3663
Cell (801) 361−5802
Fax (801) 812−8297
Gene Davis 865 PARKWAY AVE
Salt Lake Home (801) 484−9428
Fax (801) 484−9442

David Hinkins P O BOX 485
Carbon, Emery, Home (435) 384−5550
Grand, San Juan, Office (435) 748−2828
Utah Fax (435) 748−2089

Dan Liljenquist 553 S DAVIS BLVD
Davis Home (801) 294−2378

Karen Mayne 5044 W BANNOCK CIR
Asst. Minority Whip Home (801) 968−7756
Salt Lake

Stephen H Urquhart 634 E 1100 S
(R) ST GEORGE UT 84790
Washington Phone (435) 668−7759
Fax (435) 272−4484

Kevin T Van Tassell 3424 W 1500 N
(R) VERNAL UT 84078
Daggett, Duchesne, Home (435) 789−0724
Summit, Uintah, Office (435) 789−7082
Wasatch Fax (435) 789−8411

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