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Timothy Taylor’s Boltmaker British champion

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Timothy Taylor’s Boltmaker has been crowned the “Best Beer” in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival, which opened today in London. Citra from Oakham Ales won the silver and Salopian’s Darwin’s Origin capture bronze. “I’m speechless. We work very hard to produce great beers and we really believe this is the best beer we […]

Stone Brewing announces plans to build Berlin brewery

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Stone Brewing Co. has announced plans to open a production brewery and expansive destination restaurant in Berlin, Germany. Stone is making an initial investment of more than $25 million to renovate a historic gasworks complex in Marienpark Berlin, a two-acres (9,290 square meters) of indoor and outdoor space. Stone Brewing Co. – Berlin will encompass […]

GABF tickets on sale July 29

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Great American Beer Festival tickets go on sale July 29 for members of the American Homebrewers Association and Brewers Association. The general public sale begins (and ends) the next day. Remember, the festival has sold out each of the past six years, and in a matter of minutes in 2013. Sales begin each day at […]

Rogue Ales founder Jack Joyce dies

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Jack Joyce, who co-founded Rogue Ales, died Tuesday at the age of 71. Joyce, a former executive at Nike, and friends opened the Rogue Public House, also known as Rogue River Brewing Co., in 1988 in Ashland, Oregon. The next year they moved the brewery to Newport, hired John Maier as brewmaster, and not long […]

Garrett Oliver wins James Beard drinks award

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Garrett Oliver, brewmaster of The Brooklyn Brewery, has won the 2014 James Beard Foundation Award for Excellence in the category of “Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional.” This is the first time a beer professional has won the award since the James Beard Awards were established in 1990. “This is my 20th year at Brooklyn […]

World Beer Cup by the numbers

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Breweries from five continents won awards in the 2014 World Beer Cup, collecting their commemorative plaques when the winners were announced in Denver. The competition drew 4,754 entries from 1,403 breweries in 58 countries. “Brewers from around the globe participate in the World Beer Cup to win recognition for their creativity and brewing skills,” said […]

Achievement Awards honors BA members

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The Brewers Association honored its own during the opening session of the Craft Brewers Conference in Denver, handing out its annual Achievement Awards. The F.X. Matt Defense of the Small Brewing Industry Award is presented each year to those who have given aid and support to the causes of small, independent brewers and by doing […]