Archive for the 'Beers' Category

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 […]

Budweiser Project 12 offers more ZIP code beers

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Budweiser’s Project 12 – the program that produced Budweiser Black Crown – returns with three new ZIP code beers this month. This is the second year that Anheuser-Busch has packaged three beers that are named for the ZIP codes of the breweries where they were created. Each is fermented with the same yeast strain Budweiser […]

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 […]

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: […]

West Yorkshire porter champion at GBBF

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, announced that Elland 1872 Porter has been crowned the “Best Beer” in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival in London. And for the second year in a row the Champion Winter Beer winner also won Champion Beer of Britain at the GBBF. Competition chair Colin Valentine said: “It […]

Post office would like to deliver beer

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says the U.S. postal service would like to get into the business of shipping beer. In an interview with The Associated Press, Donahoe said Thursday delivery of alcoholic beverages is on his wish list as the agency considers ways to raise revenue and save money after losing $16 billion last year. […]

Homebrewers honor Pliny the Elder, Stone

Monday, June 17th, 2013

American Homebrewers Association members have voted Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Elder the “Best Commercial Beer in America” for the fifth year running. The poll is conducted annually by Zymurgy magazine. This is the 11th year that AHA members voted for up to 20 of their favorite beers in an online poll. Members were […]