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Distributor's Death Shocks Houston Craft Beer Scene

Houston's tight-knit craft-beer community was coming to grips Saturday with news that a well-liked distributor was gunned down at his Montrose home. Ashley "Ash" Rowell was fatally shot about 7:45 p.m. Friday when he answered his front door in the 1800 block of Portsmouth, police said. (Houston Chronicle)

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Beer Will Help Power Alaskan Brewery

The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green, but instead of looking to solar and wind energy, it has turned to a very familiar source: beer. The Juneau-based beer maker has installed a unique boiler system in order to cut its fuel costs. It purchased a $1.8 million furnace that burns the company's spent grain - the waste accumulated from the brewing process - into steam which powers the majority of the brewery's operations. (Fox News)

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