Friday, March 8, 2013
Ambler joins efforts in New Jersey and California alleging Anheuser-Busch overstates the percentage of alcohol on their products’ labels.
Two Ambler brothers have joined class action lawsuits filed in California and New Jersey, claiming Anheuser-Busch waters down beers such as Budweiser, Michelob, Natural Ice and Bud Light Platinum. Lawsuits in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and California allege the company overstates the percentage of alcohol on their products’ labels. California attorney Josh Boxer, whose firm is coordinating several of the lawsuits, said there will be about a dozen total suits filed, Patch reported. The claims are based on statements from former Anheuser-Busch brewery employees, who say extra water was routinely added to beers before bottling, Time reported. Each class action lawsuit is seeking more than $5 million from Anheuser-Busch. People from Ohio and …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Looking to go out and watch the Big Game this Sunday?
Where can you find $1 domestics, $3 craft beers, and $10 buffets? Check out our picks for Super Bowl deals in the Upper Dublin area. Fireside Bar and Grille (Ambler) - Complimentary Appetizers and Pizza, $2.50 Coors Light drafts, $3 Silver Bullets, Bud and Bud Light Aluminums. Prizes and giveaways. L'Angolo Blue (Blue Bell) - Between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., $3 Peroni drafts and Sam Adams Winter Lager, $2 Domestic bottles, complimentary pizza, Italian, sausage, meatballs, and bruschetta. The Brick House (Willow Grove) - $2 select domestics 16 oz. drafts, and $5 snacks all day. MaGerk's (Fort Washington) - $5 buffet, $10 Coors pitchers with 10 free wings, $2 Coors bottles, $5 Transfusions, free block pool Want more Super Bowl specials? Check out…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Combining beer with fresh ingredients, product is poised for a breakthrough.
For 22-year-old Matt Kyle, the classic entrepreneurial timeline is almost complete. Sell your car for startup cash? Check. Drop out of college? Check. Build the prototype of an innovative product in Mom's basement? Check. Now all he needs is that elusive "watch your product's popularity skyrocket and take your bank account with" part. But if it does occur, it will have all started in the Plymouth Meeting Whole Foods. That's where you'll currently find Kyle's invention, the Fusion Tower, an upside-down, J-shaped metal tube that infuses fresh ingredients with draft beer to create a twist on your favorite suds. "The concept is very simple," says Kyle, a Bucks County native. "You take any ingredient, mix it with beer, and that ingredient …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The zoo's annual brewfest fundraiser will feature selections from over 40 brewers and food from local eateries.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
It's definitely party time for the Norristown area. Hot on the heals of last weekend's PAL-sponsored International Wine & Food Festival, the Elmwood Park Zoo is bringing us their annual Oktoberfest this Saturday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. on the grounds of the zoo. This year's 5th fest features an impressive list of over 40 craft brewers offering up their brews to thirtsy zoo patrons and food from Outback Steakhouse, Chickie's & Pete's, PineCrest Country Club and local favorite Zachary’s BBQ. Oktoberfest goers can stroll the grounds of the zoo and enjoy food and beverages while hobnobbing with zoo supporters from all over the Montgomery County area and enjoying the music and live entertainment. "People can learn about the animals and any…
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Watch the Ambler Beverage Exchange Facebook for their opening date.
One of Ambler’s most anticipated additions is Ambler Beverage Exchange. The beer distributor will carry all the standards, as well as a large craft and local beer selection. Jim Carter, one of the co-owners of Ambler Beverage Exchange, said the distributor will have a large refrigerator for cold beer selections. They have also installed three tasting taps so customers can try a new beer before they purchase a full case of it, or can try something new. He added that beer novices, or anyone who wants to know more about beer are welcome to come in and ask questions and learn more about beer and learn more about what they like in beer. “I love beer,” said Carter. They also plan on having tasting nights, and Prism Brewing, from North Wales, …