Archive for February, 2007

Valentine’s Day beer suggestions

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

If you’re not drinking AleSmith My Bloody Valentine tomorrow what other choices do you have? – The Brewers Association offers something of a primer on beer and chocolate. – Stephen Beaumont has a more complete Valentine’s Day Beer & Chocolate Companion at World of Beer. – Donovan Hall gives us the recipe for a Liverpool […]

Young’s denies possible pubs deal

Monday, February 12th, 2007

The Publican reports that Young & Co. has denied weekend press speculation that the pub group is soon to be sold. Media reports suggested that following recent changes at the Wandsworth brewer – which have seen the sale of its historic Ram brewery – plus the death of its long time chairman John Young the […]

Monday morning beer links

Monday, February 12th, 2007

To help you ease into the work week: – Advertising Age reviews Bud.TV. Will web users spoiled by browsing right in to YouTube and other take to the “walled beer garden”? – Hedonist Beer Jive really likes the Double Tripel at 21st Amendment. – Enter the Desert Island Beer Contest at a Good Beer Blog. […]

All-malt Michelob coming Feb. 26

Friday, February 9th, 2007

More on all-malt Michelob, mentioned last week. The new Michelob and Michelob Light will be available Feb. 26 and the AmberBock March 5. You won’t have any trouble spotting the difference, because of new packaging. Anheuser-Busch is bringing back the teardrop bottles (but not for the AmberBock) it used between 1961 and 2002. The teardrops […]

Cornish cattle lapping up local beer

Friday, February 9th, 2007

A Cornish farmer is likely the first in England to feed his cattle beer, the BBC reports. They also get a massage to help produce the speciality Kobe-style beef, based on traditional Japanese production methods. In Japan, Kobe beef is produced only by the expensive Wagyu cattle, but outside the country it can be sold […]

New beers from the northeast

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

The three winning brews from the 2006 Samuel Adams American Homebrew Contest are now available nationally in the Samuel Adams LongShot mix six-pack. The homebrews, which include an Old Ale by Don Oliver of California and a Dortmunder Export brewed by Bruce Stott from Massachusetts, were chosen from more than 1,500 consumer entries. Rounding out […]

New organic beers on the way

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

Two new beers on the organic front: – Mateveza USA and Butte Creek Brewing are combining to introduce an organic, naturally caffeinated pale ale. Mateveza Yerba Mate Ale is brewed with yerba mate, the ancient tea from South America. Mateveza unites organic yerba mate (pronounced mah-tay) with cascade hops in a classic American pale ale. […]