Archive for November, 2005

A beer named Valentine

Friday, November 11th, 2005

Bobby Valentine is so popular in Japan that Sapporo has named a beer after him.

New brewery in the heart of a winery

Friday, November 11th, 2005

An Australian winery starts brewing beer: Moorilla Estate winery staff call the place Moo. So when it came to naming their new beer, Moo Brew was their obvious choice. The three new microbeers from one of the state’s oldest wineries were unleashed on the public at a crowded launch at the Berridale estate last night. […]

Take that, hopheads

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Lew Bryson stands up for malty beers: This is probably my fifth or sixth direct rant about hopheads. I apologize, but only a little, and only because it might be boring. But there’s just so much more to the whole beer palate than the variety of flavors available from hops, and the enthusiasts, the people […]

Plenty of beer for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

The pilgrims and beer, beer with turkey, pumpkin beers and other holiday delights. Greg Kitsock offers plenty of beer suggestions in this once-a-month column in the Washington Post.

Food pairings included

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005

Delaware online offers a timely guide to winter beers from local breweries. As Ric Hoffman, who runs the brewery at Stewart’s Brewing Company in Bear puts it: “You want a darker beer for the cold weather. One that warms you and puts meat on your bones. A nice touch to the article is the addition […]

A Brit’s view of GABF

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

British beer writer Ben McFarland tells his countrymen about the Great American Beer Festival in The Publican. He begins: I’ve just returned from the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado, where my flabber was well and truly gasted. Later he writes: While nearly all US craft beers can trace their origins to European […]

Got Beer?

Monday, November 7th, 2005

The Wall Street Journal reports that beer industry leaders are considering working together to improve beer’s image. The Journal writes: In an unprecedented effort to reverse the industry’s decline, Anheuser-Busch, which controls roughly half of the U.S. beer market and has dominated it for decades, is trying to drum up support in the industry for […]