Archive for the 'Breweries' Category

More ‘10% for KC’ beneficiaries picked

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Boulevard Brewing announced KC Pet Project was the consumer favorite in its first “10% for KC” voting. The new program, which donates 10% of the proceeds from KC Pils sales in the Kansas City area, splits the donation among three charities based on online voting. KC Pet Project had 56% of the votes and will […]

Alchemy & Science acquires Coney Island brands

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Alchemy & Science announced that it has acquired all rights to the Coney Island beer brands. Jeremy Cowan, who founded He’brew Beer in 1996, launched the Coney Island brand in 2007. Alan Newman, president of Alchemy & Science, said that as part of the transaction, Cowan will join Alchemy & Science in an advisory capacity. […]

Founder’s daughter resurrecting New Albion brand

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Renee DeLuca, daughter of craft brewing icon Jack McAuliffe, plans to resurrect his legendary New Albion Brewing brand. DeLuca has a deal with Mendocino Brewing Co., located down the road from where New Albion started in Sonoma, Calif., to make New Albion beers. The will begin with the flagship pale ale. She expects to begin […]

West Yorkshire porter champion at GBBF

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, announced that Elland 1872 Porter has been crowned the “Best Beer” in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival in London. And for the second year in a row the Champion Winter Beer winner also won Champion Beer of Britain at the GBBF. Competition chair Colin Valentine said: “It […]

GABF and craft beer growing pains

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

The increasing popularity of craft beer hasn’t made life any easier for organizers of the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Tickets to the 2013 Great American Beer Festival sold out in 20 minutes Wednesday. The Brewers Association handled the sale in two parts — Tuesday offering tickets only to members of the Brewers Association […]

Homebrewers honor Pliny the Elder, Stone

Monday, June 17th, 2013

American Homebrewers Association members have voted Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Elder the “Best Commercial Beer in America” for the fifth year running. The poll is conducted annually by Zymurgy magazine. This is the 11th year that AHA members voted for up to 20 of their favorite beers in an online poll. Members were […]

‘Baseball bat beer’ benefits troops

Friday, May 24th, 2013

If we call a beer made by adding hops to the conditioning tank “dry hopped” does that mean we should call a beer made instead by adding maple baseball bats “dry batted”? However you describe Homefront IPA, all proceeds from the beer will be donated to Operation Homefront, a national group that provides emergency financial […]