Archive for the 'Homebrewing' Category

The accidental brewery

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Making beer at home is one thing. Selling it is another. The British government has told a Hampshire man he must now pay duty, keep better records and undergo a background check for a license to sell his beer. The Metro reports it began when Robert Shields, who brews 100 pints (or 12.5 gallons) a […]

Dream double for homebrewer Ben Miller

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Homebrewer Ben Miller (center) thought he was having a pretty good day Saturday when he found out his beer was one of three big winners in Samuel Adams LongShot homebrew contests. But it was about to get better. Little more than two hours after the New Mexico homebrewer closed his eyes and sighed when he […]

I Am A Hombrewer

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

If you liked Greg Koch’s video I Am A Craft Brewer from April, you’re going to love this one about homebrewers, too.

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 […]