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Alabama craft brewers talk about Brewery Modernization

We’re still waiting to see if Governor Bentley will be signing the Beer Modernization Act passed last week in Montgomery before the end of the legislative session on Thursday. One group tremendously interested in his decision are those currently operating ¬†craft breweries in the state – and we got a chance to talk to a few of them at Magic City Brewfest last weekend.

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Free the Hops is continuing to ask people to contact the Governor’s office to voice their wanting him to sign it into law. We’ll let you know what happens.

Todd Bates talk about Steve McNair’s legacy

I had the privilege to sit and talk with former University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide captain Todd Bates, a Heflin, AL native who signed as an undrafted free agent with the NFL’s Tennessee Titans in 2005.

Bates was honest about his personal experience with former Titans teammate, quarterback Steve McNair, sharing his thoughts on what McNair’s legacy might be in light of his tragic and untimely death on Saturday in Nashville.

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