Archive for the 'Just for fun' Category

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 […]

Oregon Brewers Festival adds European breweries to mix

Friday, April 4th, 2014

The Oregon Brewers Festival has invited 11 breweries from the Netherlands plus one from Germany to add their beers to the already imposing lineup for the 27th annual event July 23-27 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. The European breweries will serve their beers in the festival’s Specialty Tent, an area where an […]

Goose Island puts the black in Black Friday

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Chicago-based Goose Island Beer Co. once again plans to help make Black Friday, the day otherwise known as a grand shopping event, more beer friendly. The brewery will release several varieties of its Bourbon County Brand Stouts nationwide and hold special events in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Austin. Looking for beer gift ideas […]

Pumpkin brewers hold carving contest

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Voting has begun in The Big Craft CarveOff organized by New Belgium Brewing. The Colorado brewery and seven others have put their carving skills on display and consumers may vote for their favorites at Eater.com. New Belgium will donate $5,000 to a charity of the winner’s choice. Voting ends Oct. 15. New Belgium’s carved entry […]

A ‘pumpkin beer like no other’

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Once in a very rare while a press release shows up that simply must be run in it’s entirety. Witness: He Said let’s brew a dark beer with pumpkin and spices and put it in a light colored can. He Said let’s brew a light beer with pumpkin and spices and put it in a […]

Saint Arnold to host GABF weddings

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Weddings aren’t exactly new to the Great American Beer Festival. In one of the better known ones, Dave Keene of the Toronado Pub and Jennifer Smith got married in 2010. However, Saint Arnold Brewing in Texas wants to take it to a new level, constructing a chapel at its booth at this year’s GABF and […]

Arcade games and beer taps, oh my!

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The press release from Dream Arcades says “no quarters needed,” but that’s only after you pony up $5,000 for the Kegerator Pro 60. Nonetheless, we couldn’t resist posting a picture of this arcade machine with a 60 inch HD screen, three taps and a built in fridge. The unit comes loaded with over 140 classic […]