Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:
– Aaron Goldfarb charts the 10 most influential craft breweries in the country.
– In The New York Times, Eric Asimov sees a future for Madeira at the dinner table.
– Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad highlights the brand’s own immigrant story.
– Finally, legislators in Virginia are pushing for George Washington’s whiskey to become the official state spirit.
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