Archive for the 'Breweries' Category

Ohio’s Fat Head’s bound for Beervana

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Ohio’s Fat Head’s Brewery, which makes one of America’s most celebrated India Pale Ales, plans to open a brewpub in Portland, Ore., one of America’s most celebrated beer cities. Co-owner and brewer Matt Cole said Fat Head’s, which already has both a production brewery and a restaurants, signed a deal for a 13,000-square-foot space in […]

Short hops, Alaskan Brewing drops Alaskan Pale

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Alaskan Brewing announced that it will no longer offer its Alaskan Pale as a year-round release. The brewery decided to cut production because it cannot get the hops that make the golden ale unique. “The U.S. Tettnanger hops availability, consistency and quality had started to become an ongoing issue for the past several years,” David […]

Small BREW Act reintroduced in Senate

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Three months after the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) was reintroduced in the House of Representatives as H.R. 494, Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Senator Susan Collins (R-Me.) have done likewise in the Senate. The Small BREW Act seeks to recalibrate the federal beer excise tax that small brewers pay […]

KC Pils sales will benefit Kansas City

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City has renamed Boulevard Pilsner, put it in a new package and promised Kansas City residents it will share 10% of sales of the new KC Pils. “From the beginning, we’ve worked hard to give back to the community,” Jeremy Ragonese, director of marketing, said for a press released. “The […]

Deschutes, Sierra Nevada win two International Awards each

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Deschutes Brewery and Sierra Nevada both won two overall champions awards at the International Brewing Awards 2013. The overall winners were honored in London’s Guildhall, the best of medalists previously announced immediately after the judging in February. The bi-annual competition attracted more than 1,000 entries from 45 countries. Forty judges, all professional brewers, assessed the […]

St. Louis newcomer already plans 2nd brewery

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Only two years old, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company in St. Louis has announced plans to open a second and significantly larger production brewery in the city. The new facility will immediately increase UCB’s annual brewing capacity to about 15,000 barrels. The project, expected to cost about $10 million, will add approximately 10 full-time and 30 […]

Oklahoma brewers ask for support on sampling law

Monday, April 15th, 2013

The Oklahoma Craft Brewers Guild is asking state residents to contract their state senator and ask him or her to support Oklahoma House Bill 1341, which would allow licensed brewers to serve free samples (limited to 12 ounces per day) to brewery visitors. The Senate is scheduled to vote on the bill on Tuesday or […]