The Oregon Brewers Festival made a donation of $10,301 to the Oregon Commission for the Blind Foundation (OCBF) with money raised at the 20th annual Oregon Brewers Festival that took place at Tom McCall Waterfront Park July 27-30. From the press release: The $10,000 was a direct contribution from the festival; the additional $301 was […]
Archive for September, 2007
Get out your scorecard. Czech Business Weekly analyzes the chances that Budejovicky Budvar will be privatized, then a majority or minority stake sold to one of the word’s mega-brewers. Probably Anheuser-Busch. Bottom line: It’s not a done deal.
Brew Blog, sponsored by Miller Brewing, reports “Anheuser-Busch appears set on creating a brand to fight Miller Chill, according to Beer Business Daily.” BBD reports that A-B appears to be conducting Internet market research surveys to gauge consumer interest in brands with Latin influences. These bear more than passing resemblances to Miller Chill. There’s no […]
A brewery in Wales – just five square feet – that claims to be the smallest in the world has reopened, the BBC reports. Bragdy Gwynant brews ale for just one customer – the Tynllidiart Arms next door. Margaret and Mark Phillips, who own the Tynllidiart Arms and the brewery, said the beer had a […]
The British pint and mile are safe forever after the European Commission announced a policy change. The European Union executive said British and Irish pubs may go on serving beer in pints after 2009, when such measures were due to be phased out. A spokesman said the proposal, which must be rubber-stamped by member nations, […]
Just in case 1,600-plus beers to choose from at the Great American Beer Festival in 2006 wasn’t enough for you, here are the numbers for this year: – The GABF’s beer list has grown to 1,884 beers, a boost of 230 beers beyond last year. – 34 breweries have also been added to the GABF […]
Fat Tire and two other beers from Colorado’s New Belgium Brewing go on sale in Iowa this week, and some people figure that is good reason for a parade. The Iowa Press-Citizen reports on two fans who drove over from Des Moines to ride their bikes and drink the beer. About an hour later, they […]