Archive for November, 2005

Still magical at Lost Coast Brewery

Monday, November 7th, 2005

The Times-Standard in Eureka, Calif., profiles Lost Coast Brewery and founder Barbara Groom. The brewery has been around for 15 years, but business is still growing. ”We keep thinking it’s going to slow down, because the larger you get the harder it is to make that percentage of growth,” Groom said. Brewery and Sales Manager […]

Rocky Mountain News picks Dale’s Pale

Friday, November 4th, 2005

Rocky Mountain News chooses Dale’s Pale Ale as the top Colorado-brewed beer. The explanation: Why it’s tops: The folks at Oskar Blues in Lyons have turned the craft-brewing world on its head by packing Dale’s in cans. This rich-tasting brew loaded with European malt and American hops has become popular because it tastes great, travels […]

Bay Area pub crawl

Friday, November 4th, 2005

Linda Murphy, San Francisco Chronicle wine editor, heads out on a major pub crawl with four Bay Area brewers. She writes: Four professional brewers took an out-of-touch beer lover on a pub crawl last month through their favorite haunts in the Bay Area. The itinerary was based on beer selection, ambience and the storytelling opportunities […]

Scottish & Newcastle outperforms market

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

Despite a “soft” underlying market due to weak consumer confidence, Scottish & Newcastle reports a 5.6% rise in UK branded beer and cider volumes during the third quarter. The company noted that in the three months to the end of September, the UK beer and cider market had grown by just 1.8%. In the United […]