Archive for the 'Beer culture' Category

First stout-specific glass unveiled

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Glassware maker Spiegelau had collaborated with two breweries known for making excellent stouts to lanuch the first stout-specified beerglass. The Spiegelau x Left Hand Brewing Company x Rogue Ales Stout Glass was developed over a yearlong series of design workshops and tasting panels led by Riedel crystal glassware owner Georg Riedel and Spiegelau vice president […]

Oregon Brewers Festival impact = $31 million

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

The economic impact of the 2013 Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF) was $31.2 million, according to a study conducted by an Eastern Oregon University class. Jeff Dense, professor of political science at Eastern Oregon University, and his POLS 316 Politics and Beer class, administered 748 on-site interviews at the event in downtown Portland between July 24 […]

Great American Beer Bars honored

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

CraftBeer.com — the Brewers Association website for beer lovers — has announced the winners in voting for “Great American Beer Bar.” Readers selected their favorite bars in each of five U.S. geographical regions as well as picking overall winners. Overall Winners First Place: Mekong Restaurant, Richmond, VA Second Place: HopCat, Grand Rapids, MI Third Place: […]

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 […]

Rare Beer Tasting V tickets on sale June 16

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Tickets go on sale Sunday — Father’s Day (hint, hint) — for the fifth edition of the Pints for Prostrates Rare Beer Tasting. Once again, the event occurs at the same time as the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. More than 30 breweries from across the country will serve beer at the tasting, held […]

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 […]

A map for American Craft Beer Week

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

To celebrate American Craft Beer Week (May 13-19) the Brewers Association has assembled this graphic map of the United States, using logos submitted by breweries in every state. (Click on the map to enlarge it.)