Archive for the 'Just for fun' Category

New Belgium announces Tour de Fat schedule

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

New Belgium Brewing has announced the Tour de Fat schedule for its 13th season. Most Tour de Fat stops include a costumed bicycle parade, New Belgium beer, entertainment, local food, unusual bike contests and much more. This year the Tour will visit 15 cities. In 2012, Tour de Fat, which is a free event, will […]

Iowa man 2012 Beerdrinker of the Year

Monday, February 27th, 2012

J. Wilson won the title at the Beerdrinker of the Year finals, held Saturday at Wynkoop Brewing Co. “All three of the finalists were worthy of the 2012 title,” said Jack McDougall, Wynkoop’s first Beerdrinker of the Year and another finals judge. “But in the past year J. showed a total dedication to beer that […]

Beerdrinker of the Year finalists chosen

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

The three finalists for Wynkoop Beerdrinker of the Year have been chosen. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges (in traditional jurist wigs and robes) during public ceremonies that begin at 2 p.m. Feb. 25 a Wynkoop Brewing Co. in Denver. The finalists: Warren Monteiro, a New York City freelance writer, beer […]

‘Diary of a Part-Time Monk’ available

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Diary of a Part-Time Monk, the book about J. Wilson’s beer-and-water fast last spring, has been released. Iowan Wilson gained national exposure during his fast, after explaining his goal: “Working to nourish their bodies through during the lengthy 46-day fast during Lent, the Paulaner monks of Neudeck ob der Au in Munich are credited with […]

Search for Beer Drinker of the Year begins

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Once again, Wynkoop Brewing Company is seeking beer resumes for its 2012 Beerdrinker of the Year contest. The 16th annual contest “seeks and honors America’s most passionate, knowledgeable beer lovers and ambassadors.” The Beerdrinker of the Year wins free beer for life at Wynkoop Brewing Company, a $250 tab at their local brewpub or beer […]

Samuel Adams LongShot winners announced

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Pictures of homebrewers Joe Formanek, Corey Martin and Fred Hessler will grace bottles when the 2012 Samuel Adams LongShot beers are released next year. Formanek and Martin won the national homebrew contest Samuel Adams conducts annually, while Martin was first in the in-house competition. As winners they earned the opportunity to make their beers along […]

Stella Artois Draught Master competition returns

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Stella Artois has launched the U.S. portion of its World Draught Masters competition, which challenges entrants to master the Stella Artois 9-Step Pouring Ritual. From Sept. 9 through Sept 30, seven U.S. cities — Miami, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Boston, Denver, New York and Washington, D.C. — will host live competitions in which beer enthusiasts are […]