Archive for the 'Just for fun' Category

Denver Rare Beer lineup; you may want to look

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

This is not intended to be mean, but the brewery and beer list just showed up for Denver Rare Beer Tasting V. Unfortunately, the fundraiser for the Pints for Prostates campaign Oct. 11, is sold out. At total of 41 brewers are scheduled to take part in the event, which will be held at the […]

Need GABF tickets? Trying winning a pair

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Didn’t manage to manage to buy tickets to the Great American Beer Festival in Denver in the minutes before they sold out? Well, you could try winning a pair. Denver’s Ultimate Beer-Cation Giveaway prize includes a trip to Denver as well as tickets to on session. Entries are being accepted at Facebook.com/VISITDENVER through Sept. 2. […]

Samuel Adams Brewlywed Ale: One day, one place

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Samuel Adams Brewlyed Ale will return Wednesday, for one day only and exclusively at its Boston’s Beer Company’s Jamaica Plain brewery. The brewery will release only 300 cases of the beer, a Belgian-influenced “bride ale.” Last year, three three beer-loving couples tied knot during the festivities, with founder Jim Koch serving as Best Man. Koch […]

‘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 […]

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.)

New Yorker 2013 Beerdrinker of the Year

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Warren Monteiro, a New York City freelance writer, beer traveler, homebrewer and beer columnist, was chosen as the 2013 Beerdrinker of the Year at Wynkoop Brewing Company in Denver. “This year was very difficult to judge,” said Cody Christman, the 2009 Beerdrinker of the Year and a judge at Saturday’s finals. “All three finalists were […]

OBF adds day, switches to glassware

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The Oregon Brewers Festival has added a fifth day to its celebration and for the first time drinkers will use taste beer from glassware rather than a plastic mug. The festival is scheduled for July 24-28 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon […]