Archive for the 'Homebrewing' Category

Washington homebrewers can use our help

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Support Your Local Brewery has issued an E-Action Alert for Washington, to help legalize homebrewing. There’s the news: The American Homebrewers Association has been working with the Washington Homebrewers Association (WAHA) to modify Washington’s regulations (RCW 66.28.140), which currently prohibit transportation or sharing of homemade beer and wine outside of the house of production, with […]

Alabama homebrewers can use our help

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Support Your Local Brewery has issued an E-Action Alert for Alabama, to help legalize homebrewing. There’s the news: Dear Alabama Beer Enthusiasts: Your phone calls and emails have helped gain a hearing for Alabama’s Senate Bill 355 (SB355), which would legalize homebrewing in the state of Alabama. The bill will be considered by the Senate […]

Homebrew contest winners enjoy Samuel Adams’ spotlight

Monday, March 10th, 2008

“It’s a bit overwhelming. The weirdest thing was when [Samuel Adams] sent me pictures of my beer on the bottling line. I saw thousands of bottles with my face on it.”          - Rodney Kibzey The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Rodney Kibzey’s friends call him a “beer rock star.” Because Kibzey was a winner in the […]

Falconer brewing scholarship applications are open

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Applications are now being accepted for Falconer Foundation Brewing Scholarships. In co-sponsorship with the Seibel Institute of Technology, the foundation offers two full-tuition brewing education scholarships in 2008. One scholarship is for the World Brewing Academy Concise Course in Brewing Technology held at the Siebel Institute in Chicago in October/November 2008. The Concise Course in […]

National Organic Homebrew Challenge

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Seven Bridges Cooperative, a certified organic homebrew supplier, is hosting the worlds first all organic homebrew competition which is open to home brewers of beer throughout the United States. This is the first time a contest has been held for beer brewed at home using only organically grown ingredients, GMO free yeast (most yeast packaged […]

Open Source Beer: Yes, you can try this at home

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Flying Dog Brewery in Denver has finalized the recipe for its Collaborator Doppelbock. The brewery has posted the recipe its brewers will use to make the beer – which gets eight weeks lagering – in a way that makes it easy to convert into a recipe for a smaller (homebrew) system.

Zymurgy readers vote for Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Readers of Zymurgy, the journal of the American Homebrewers Association, have chosen Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA as the “Best Commercial Beer in America.” 90 Minute was a three-time champion of Real Beer’s Battle of the Beers. Zymurgy has been conducting the annual survey for five years, inviting readers to send in a list of […]