Archive for September, 2006

Inside the brewers’ heads

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

25th Great American Beer Festival, 14 days and counting . . . The GABF has announced a new feature – Inside the Brewers Studio, patterned after the television show “Inside the Actor’s Studio.” The shows will be presented in the Brewers Studio Pavilion at the center of the festival floor. Tom Dalldorf of Celebrator Beer […]

‘Flashbeer’ aims to match ‘Big Ad’

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Following up on last year’s “Big Ad” for Carlton, Foster’s has rolled out “Flashbeer.” Half a million people saw “Big Ad” in the first week of its life on the Internet and Foster’s hopes to surpass that figure before the ad launches on TV. The ad features a prospective Carlton brewer who wins over the […]

Sewage problem in Latrobe

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

The deal to keep Latrobe’s brewing plant – long the brewery for Rolling Rock – open has hit a possible snag. City Brewing out of La Crosse, Wis., plans to make not only beer in Latrobe, but sports drinks and other beverages like Mike’s Hard Lemonade and Arizona iced tea, drinks containing sugar and other […]

Beer alert

Monday, September 11th, 2006

A new beer (you’ll have to wait; it hasn’t been brewed yet), the return of a seasonal, and wider distribution: – Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant’s founding partners Kevin Finn, Kevin Davies and Mark Edelson will gather in the brewhouse at their Newark, Del., original location later this week brew their first ever collaborative beer […]

Breweriana Association honors ‘A Beer History’

Friday, September 8th, 2006

The American Breweriana Association has given Gregg Smith its 2006 “Excellence in Literature” award for his latest book, titled “A Beer History: A Day at a Time Through the Year.”

Keeping family breweries going

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

The BBC profiles Bateman’s Brewery, one of the UK’s (relatively) few remaining independent family brewers. George Bateman, 78, the grandson of the brewery’s founder, gets right to the point. So why was it so important to keep the brewery as a family concern? “This is back to the intangible of being a community,” he says. […]

Bud TV due after Super Bowl

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

When we wrote a couple of weeks back about Anheuser-Buisch’s push into providing program content the headline More ‘Bud TV’ seems likely was mostly meant to be flip. But not according to today’s New York Times (registration required; free), which reports: . . . as in Bud TV, an online entertainment network that Anheuser-Busch, the […]