Archive for June, 2006

North American Beer Awards

Friday, June 9th, 2006

And the winners are . . . Results form the 2006 North American Beer Awards. The competition was held in conjunction with 12th Annual Mountain Brewers Beer Fest June 3 in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Town not sure it wants brewery

Friday, June 9th, 2006

Boston Beer Company’s plan to build a brewery in Freetown, Mass., has run into opposition. Voters will decide the issue Monday at the special town meeting. Boston Beer still hasn’t decided if it would develop a brewery in Freetown, but if the measure is approved and the company goes ahead a brewery could be producing […]

College students pick iPod over beer

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

The basic headline: iPod Beats Beer in College Popularity Survey (from Mac News) The one we like: American losers students prefer iPod to beer The details: Nearly three quarters (73%) of 1,200 students surveyed by Student Monitor said iPods were “in” – more than any other item in a list that also included text messaging, […]

Oregon brewers Summer Games

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

Oregon’s brewers have plenty planned for the Third Annual Brewers Summer Games June 24 (noon to 10 p.m.) at the Pelican Pub & Brewery in Pacific City. Starting at noon, brewer teams from around the state meet on the beach to battle it out for the Grand Champion Altitude Cup. Each participating brewery brings a […]


Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Here we are at 6/6/06 and if you are reading these then it would seem the apocalypse has not yet arrived and we should be thinking about what 06.06.06 means to a beer drinker. Why, of course, it’s the day Stone Vertical Epic Ale gets released, just as it did on 5/5/05, 4/4/04/, 3/3/03 and […]

New Belgium, Church Brew Works expanding

Monday, June 5th, 2006

– New Belgium Brewing Co. is planning a $21.5 million capital expansion after a 12% increase in sales last year. New Belgium will spend $11.5 million on the building and the remaining $10 million on new equipment, said Jim Spencer, director of engineering for New Belgium. “As we continue to grow, the only bottleneck we […]

Homebrewer’s beer mustard wins gold

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

A Connecticut man uses his homebrewed beer in a mustard he won gold with at the 2006 World-Wide Mustard Competition. His name is Porter, but for Bumpy Beer Mustard he used a homebrewed brown ale. From the News-Times in Danbury: (Michael) Porter’s Bumpy Beer Mustard took first place in the mustard with spirits category at […]