Archive for the 'Breweries' Category

Karl Ockert to oversee brewing at Deschutes

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Deschutes Brewery has announced hiring of Karl Ockert as Director of Brewery Operations. A press release states hewill use his 30-plus years experience in the brewing industry to oversee and guide all functions and activities related to brewing, cellaring, packaging, safety, continuous improvement, maintenance and quality control. Ockert, who spent a total of two decades […]

Drinkers to decide which retired Sam Adams beers to resurrect

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Boston Beer Co., brewer of Samuel Adams beers, plans to bring back some retired favorites this year and next, and is letting drinkers determine just what those favorites are. Through online and in-person voting, drinkers will determine which two brews will emerge from the Samuel Adams “vault” for national distribution in early 2016. The choices […]

Brooklyn, Carlsberg to partner with Norwegian brewery

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Brooklyn Brewery and Denmark’s Carlsberg have announced another brewing collaboration, this time with Ringnes in Norway. The three companies will a new brewery with pub, restaurant, conference facilities and visitor center established at the existing Ringnes E.C. Dahls brewery site in Trondheim, Norway. The brewery will produce both popular local Dahls beer and new beers […]

Economic impact of brewing in New York

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

The numbers aren’t quite up to date — and given recent growth they would likely be even more impressive — but the growing economic impact of brewing in New York’s state economy is apparent. The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) &#151 whose motto is “Think New York, Drink New York” — found that in […]

Brew Hub to make Toppling Goliath beers

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Toppling Goliath, an Iowa brewery that makes bold-flavored beers highly pursued by beer enthusiasts across the country, has become the latest to strike a deal to have a portion of its beer made by Brew Hub. Brew Hub was founded in 2012 in St. Louis and is building a network of five breweries across the […]

Abita first partner for Enjoy Beer

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Abita Brewing in Louisiana has signed on as the founding brewery partner of Enjoy Beer, a new enterprise created to provide resources on a national scale to a select group of top independent U.S. craft brewers. Harpoon Brewery co-founder Richard Doyle, who last year sold his stake in the Boston brewery, created Enjoy Beer. A […]

CEO, New Belgium donate $1 million to Colorado State

Monday, April 6th, 2015

New Belgium Brewing and CEO Kim Jordan will donate $1 million to Colorado State University that will update and renovate facilities housing the university’s Fermentation Science and Technology program. Jordan will personally give $500,000 to the project and the remaining $500,000 will be allocated over five years through New Belgium’s philanthropy program. The gifts will […]