Archive for June, 2006

Ice cold beer gets still colder

Monday, June 26th, 2006

What does CAMRA thinks of Coors announcement it will serve beer at a temperature lower than freezing? “If you serve any yellow liquid at that temperature you could probably drink it,” spokesman Iain Loe told The Telegraph. “Cynics would say that it was just a way of concealing the fact there’s no taste there. And […]

Bad beer news in Australia, and good

Monday, June 26th, 2006

The headline from Australia reads “Fine wines winning over former beer nuts.” But here is the real story: But according to Alex Hotel BWS retail manager Richard Bartlett the changing face of Australians’ drinking habits is shown by the increasing number of Coast drinkers choosing imported or boutique beer over the more “traditional” brands. Another […]

British breweries cooperate for ‘good taste’

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

Regional brewer Everards has stuck a chord with breweries that are in one sense competitors, getting them to sign up for its “tasting notes” campaign. In mid-April the British brewery invited 18 regional brewers up to the brewery in Leicester to explain why they should get involved. So far 16 regional brewers have opted to […]

Bennigan’s features recipes made with Guinness

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

The things you learn when you read press releases: The Bennigan’s chain sell $1 million of Guinness each year, making it the No. 1 U.S. account. The release itself deals with a recipe partnership between Bennigan’s and Guinness: Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern and Guinness have teamed up to create Bennigan’s Guinness Grill menu featuring Bennigan’s […]

Cooking with dad – and beer

Friday, June 16th, 2006

Is it just because of Father’s Day? Or the fact that summer begins officially in less than a week? For whatever reason, cooking with beer outdoors seem particularly prominent of late. You’ll find recipes for grilling with beer at website that promotes Lucy Saunders’ new book (“Grilling with Beer”). And Anheuser-Busch has created recipes for […]

Maine’s beer boom

Friday, June 16th, 2006

Maine’s beer boom. Aside from Allagash and Shipyard, you don’t hear a lot of abut Maine’s beers outside of New England. Their success reminds us that craft beer is first of all a local product. Craft beer sales have grown 22% in the last three years. [Via the Portland Press Herald]

Yuengling looking ahead to sixth generation

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

The fifth-generation president and owner of Pottsville-based Yuengling & Son Brewery president Dick Yuengling, 63, says that looks forward to handing the nation’s sixth-largest brewery over to his four daughters, each of whom works for the 177-year-old company. Speaking at a Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry meeting, Yuengling said he has no reservations about […]