Archive for the 'Breweries' Category

Stay-at-home dad earns brewing scholarship

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

A stay-at-home dad is the first recipient of a brewing scholarship established to honor brewing legend Karl Strauss. Karl Strauss Brewing in San Diego estblished the Brewer’s Education fund in 2009. Now it is partnering with the UC San Diego Extension Brewing Program to fund an annual scholarship. “Karl was passionate about education and he […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America goes on tour

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is inviting every craft brewery in the country to take part in a multi-weekend traveling beer festival this summer, featuring both the 12 beers in its Beer Camp Across America project and local ones on each stop. “We’re about to open a second brewery in North Carolina, and while that’s exciting […]

Magazine honors Full Sail Brewing

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Beverage World magazine has chosen Full Sail Brewing as “Craft Brewer of the Year.” The publication cites Full Sail for 26 years of “sustainable stewardship, quality, consistency and operational ingenuity.” “It’s a great honor to receive this recognition from Beverage World,” Irene Firmat, Full Sail’s Founder and CEO, said for a press release. “When we […]

Stone donates $100,000 in memory of brewer

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Stone Brewing is donating $100,000 to the memory of brewer Matt Courtright, who died following an accident at the brewery last year. Stone recently released a beer it calls Matt’s Burning Rosids Imperial Cherrywood-Smoked Saison, based on one of his recipes. The $100,000 donation is made possible by proceeds from the sale of the beer. […]

Brewers Association revises mission, craft brewer definition

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

The Brewers Association Board of Directors has approved changes to its statements of purpose, mission, core values and beliefs, as well as its definition of craft brewer. “The changes to fundamental elements of our industry were undertaken with significant deliberation and consideration of many voices,” Paul Gatza, Brewers Association director, said for a press release […]