Archive for the 'Beer & Food' Category

Garrett Oliver wins James Beard drinks award

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Garrett Oliver, brewmaster of The Brooklyn Brewery, has won the 2014 James Beard Foundation Award for Excellence in the category of “Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional.” This is the first time a beer professional has won the award since the James Beard Awards were established in 1990. “This is my 20th year at Brooklyn […]

Festival celebrates beverages from the barrels

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Celebrating the end of Prohibition 78 years ago, Santa Margarita Ranch and Firestone Walker Brewing will host a festival April 8 that features bourbons, ports and barrel-aged beers. Tickets are $50 and the event runs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the historic ranch 20 miles south of Paso Robles, where Firestone Walker Brewing […]

SAVOR, now June 3-4, adds second session

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

The Brewers Association has announced SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience has added a second session. It will be held June 3-4 in the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Attendees may sample beers from 72 craft brewers, who team up with a duo of expert chefs to pair each beer with special […]

Samuel Adams Hoppy Valentine’s Day basket

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

We’ve started a beer countdown to Valentine’s Day on our Twitter feed, but some things just don’t fit into 140 characters. Turns out that Boston Beer has partnered with to create a Samuel Adams Hoppy Valentine’s Day basket. The package includes dark chocolate, artisanal salami, gourmet smoked gouda cheese, an assortment of mixed nuts, […]

Samuel Adams offers first pumpkin beer

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Boston Beer Co. has added a pumpkin beer to its Sameul Adams “Harvest Collection,” a mixed pack of beers for the fall. The 12-pack includes two bottles each of Harvest Pumpkin Ale, Octoberfest, Boston Lager, Dunkelweizen, Irish Red and Black Lager. Harvest Pumpkin and Dunkelweizen are available only in the Harvest Collection. Samuel Adams first […]

Stone Brewing apologizes for ‘MustardGate’

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Stone Brewing has revealed that mustards — Stone Cali-Belgique IPA Cali-Dijon Mustard and Stone Pale Ale Stone Ground Mustard with Chipotle Peppers — Stone and consumers thought contain its beer do not. The San Diego area brewery offered a public apology for what it is calling “MustardGate”: “We had no idea this was happening, and […]

Sagebrush Classic Beer Dinner & Golf

Monday, June 15th, 2009

The Assignment: pick one of Deschutes Brewery’s adventurous craft beers and create a dish that pairs with it perfectly. For the average home cook, this might prove challenging. But for 18 outstanding chefs, it’s a piece of cake. Or, perhaps it’s a huckleberry white chocolate spice tart with toasted vanilla meringue. That’s what chef Gavin […]