Archive for September, 2007

Silver Bullet, NASCAR united

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Molson Coors Brewing Co., the third-largest U.S. brewer, has outbid Anheuser-Busch for the rights of official beer sponsor of NASCAR auto racing. This means Coors Light – aka The Silver Bullet – replaces Budweiser. Budweiser had been the official beer of NASCAR since 1998. It also had sponsored Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 8 since he […]

Winning your weight in beer

Monday, September 24th, 2007

A man named Stephen Wood recently was the winner of a Greene King “Win Your Weight In Beer” drawing. The story doesn’t measure how much he weighted, or won, but in case you wondered how much beer that might be . . . There are several variables – different beers will vary slightly in weight. […]

One nose, one beer: Fill in the blank

Friday, September 21st, 2007

A Wisconsin man who can drink an entire beer through his nose is headed to New York to try out for the David Letterman show. Producers from the CBS late-night talk show called Chris Hansen after seeing a YouTube video of him draining a plastic cup of beer at a busy sports bar near Wrigley […]

Deschutes rolls out a traveling beer barrel

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery has built a a portable pub in the shape of a giant beer barrel. It will roll through several Seattle neighborhoods over the next few weeks. The enormous barrel, fabricated by Hollywood designer Eddie Paul, makes its first appearance at the Fremont Oktoberfest September 21-23, then stops at the Red Bull Soapbox […]

Thieves drive off with city’s supply of Moosehead

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Using two stolen trucks, thieves made off with two trailers full of Moosehead beer yesterday, stealing a total of 114,000 bottles and cans from a Toronto-area loading yard. Moosehead drinkers in Ontario would be wise to stock up today,” spokesman Joel Levesque said. “We expect it may take until early next week to replenish the […]

Pizza beer finds its way into bottles

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Pizza beer, first a homebrew, then a novelty that sparked a joke on the Tonight Show, soon will be sold in the Chicago area in bottles. St. Charles homebrewer Tom Seefurth told the Chicago Tribune that the beer made with tomatoes, garlic, basil and oregano will begin production at Sand Creek Brewing Company in Black […]

UK authorities ban Stella, Miller advertisements

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

UK authorities have banned a pair of beer ads – including one for Miller Genuine Draft they said appealed to children. The Advertising Standards Authority also told InBev, the brewer of Stella Artois, it can no longer boast that its lager is produced by a family that has been dedicated to brewing for six centuries. […]