Posts Tagged ‘Raise Your PInts’

Home-brewed beer supply salesman taps emerging market

by Stephen McDill Published: April 19,2013

Tags: alcohol, beer, Brewhaha Homebrewing, craft beer, homebrewing, JACKSON, Mac Rusling, Phil Bryant, Raise Your PInts

Mac Rusling saw it coming. After years of hiding in the shadows, Mississippi’s home-brewed beer enthusiasts were seeing a light emerge at the end of the tunnel. Rusling’s store Brewhaha Homebrew Supply had been open for four months when Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill in March that would legalize homebrewing in Mississippi in time […] [...]

Read March 29 issue of MBJ

WINNING Clinton snags Department of Revenue for old WorldCom site by Ted Carter SEMISOUTH CLOSES Starkville semiconductor company terminates operations by Wally Northway BEER After months of successful lobbying for brewing freedom, Raise Your Pints changes focus by Clay Chandler BIG GOSPEL Blackberry Records executive and entertainment lawyer talk about the past and future of gospel […] [...]

Raise Your Pints shifts gears

by Clay Chandler Published: March 28,2013

Tags: alcohol, Beer legislation, Craig Hendry, homebrewing, Raise Your PInts

Raise Your Pints is moving on to the next phase of its mission. “We’re still going to stay relevant, but it’s going to be more of an education and promotion type aspect where we continue to educate retailers about craft beer, help upcoming breweries, help with beer events, homebrew competitions, things like that,” said Craig […] [...]

Q&A: David Carn, Baker Donelson

by Clay Chandler Published: May 6,2012

Tags: Baker Donelson, craft beer, David Carn, Free the Hops, gourmet beer, Raise Your PInts

David Carn is an associate in the Birmingham, Ala., office of Baker Donelson Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz. Carn is experienced in licensing and general business and corporate matters regarding the alcohol industry. He also worked with craft beer breweries and beer entrepreneurs since before Alabama’s Gourmet Bill passed in 2009. His experience includes licensing and […] [...]

Change on Tap? Beer legislation supporters are being cautiously optimistic

Lawmakers and grassroots organizers who have unsuccessfully pushed for legislation to modernize Mississippi’s beer and brewing laws are optimistic their efforts stand a better chance of paying off this session. As he has the past few sessions, Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, has filed bills that would increase the state’s alcohol-by-weight limit in beer, […] [...]

Brew Ha Ha

by Stephen McDill Published: August 30,2011

Tags: Brent's Drugs, craft beer, Fondren, Raise Your PInts

Raise Your Pints, a grassroots craft beer organization, has got the volunteers, the energy, and yes even a lobbyist- all the makings of an up-and-coming statewide organization that has one message. Beer making and tasting is more than just a hobby, its a serious business that can bring revenue into Mississippi. [...]

First Craft Beer Week offers thanks, promotes culture

by Clay Chandler Published: August 1,2011

Tags: craft beer, Craft Beer Week, legislative, Raise Your PInts

It wasn’t quite a victory lap, but there was plenty of celebrating last week for the first Mississippi Craft Beer Week. Gov. Haley Barbour made Craft Beer Week with a proclamation, and Raise Your Pints took it from there, using the time to hold 23 events across the state to promote the state’s fledgling craft […] [...]

Recent Posts

Polls

How ready is your business for health care reform?

View Results

The MBJ poll should not be considered a scientific one. Results reflect only the opinion of those who participate.

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments