Archive for the 'Beers' Category

New beer Friday

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Imperial Smoked Porter is the second in Deschutes Brewery’s Class of ’88 collaboration series, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of craft breweries around the country that were founded in 1988. Deschutes and Great Lakes Brewing developed the recipe together, then made versions at their respective breweries. Their year-round porters, Deschutes Black Butte and Great Lakes […]

Deschutes, Sierra Nevada win two International Awards each

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Deschutes Brewery and Sierra Nevada both won two overall champions awards at the International Brewing Awards 2013. The overall winners were honored in London’s Guildhall, the best of medalists previously announced immediately after the judging in February. The bi-annual competition attracted more than 1,000 entries from 45 countries. Forty judges, all professional brewers, assessed the […]

Samuel Adams, Deschutes shine in UK judging

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Samuel Adams beers captured nine medals at the International Brewing Awards 2013 in England. The bi-annual competition attracted more than 1,000 entries from 45 countries. Forty judges, all professional brewers, assessed the beers over the course of three days. The medals winners in each category were announced at the National Brewery Center in Burton upon […]

Bud Black Crown to get Super treatment

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Anheuser-Busch InBev will feature its new Budweiser Black Crown in advertising during Super Bowl. The new beer is scheduled to be on sale nationwide by Jan. 21. Last year, A-B introduced Bud Light Platinum during the Super Bowl. “The Super Bowl really is the ideal venue to launch something new,” Budweiser Vice President Rob McCarthy […]

Stone plans a ‘Vertical’ party for 12.12.12

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

So who’s up for a 11-beer vertical tasting? You bring the Stone 02.02.02. We seem to be out. Stone Brewing Co. released the final beer in its Vertical Epic Ale series Monday, Stone 12.12.12. For those unaware, each year since Feb. 2, 2002 (02.02.02), Stone has released a Stone Vertical Epic Ale beer exactly one […]

Lost Abbey adds 13th beer to Ultimate Box Set

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Turns out that Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey has decided to make its Ultimate Box Set a baker’s dozen. The brewery announced that the suprise 13th beer, inspired by “Message in a Bottle” by the Police, will be available Dec. 1, along with a select number of Ultimate Box Set Collector’s Editions for purchase by the […]

Rogue’s latest includes pages from ‘Moby Dick’

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Powell’s Books and Rogue Ales & Spirits have collaborated to create Rogue’s latest beer – White Whale Ale. White Whale Ale is infused, literally, with the spirit of the book “Moby Dick.” Michael and Emily Powell took pages from a copy of the book and, along with Rogue brewmaster, John Maier, added them to the […]