Archive for September, 2007

Celebrate the Beer Hunter toast with videos, photos

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

Real Beer will collect photos and videos from Sunday’s National Toast to Michael Jackson to post at the Beer Hunter website. You can help. Take a camera with you to whatever Toast you will be attending (or hosting). Capture the moment. We’ll soon post information about how to add your photos and videos to the […]

The 60-pint hangover

Friday, September 28th, 2007

What’s the result of drinking 60 pints of beer during the course of a four-day drinking binge? A hangover. A big hangover. But not necessarily as big as that of a man in Scotland, who had a non-stop headache for four weeks, blurred vision and didn’t recover for six months. The story: When a 37-year […]

Colorado passes California in beer production

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Colorado became the nation’s top beer-producing state in 2006, the first time it has led the nation since 1990. Primarily because of production at the very large Coors Brewing and Anheuser-Busch facilities in northern Colorado, the state’s brewers made more than 23.3 million barrels of beer according to the Beer Institute. “It’s true that most […]

Canadian craft brewers call for shake up

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Ontario Craft Brewers want to shake up the system in which their beer is sold. “Ontario Craft Brewers strongly believe that Ontario beer consumers are not well served by the restriction of The Beer Store ownership to only three competitors,” the craft brewers’ president John Hay said. Together, the country’s three largest brewers control a […]

Bud.TV renewed

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Beer in the Hollywood Reporter – who would have thunk it? Gail Schiller reports that despite dwindling traffic and reports it would be phased out by the end of this year the brewing giant is committed to Bud.TV through 2008. “We wanted to get through the step of, ‘OK, should we continue into ’08 as […]

Black Dog promotes Adopt-a-Dog month

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Black Dog Ale is working with humane shelters across the nation to support Adopt-A-Dog Month this October. Black Dog has set up space at its website to help prospective pet owners to find new dogs and puppies, including searchable listings of local humane society locations. The Black Dog label prominently features “Chug,” a black lab […]

Hoparama: Hops everywhere we look

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Fresh hop beers are fermenting away from the East Coast to the West Coast, and we can look for them on tap soon. Most will be available only close to where they are brewed, although Sierra Nevada is bottling its Harvest Ale this year and Deschutes Hop Trip can be found in several states. The […]