Archive for September, 2007

‘We Don’t Serve Teens Week’

Monday, September 10th, 2007

“We Don’t Serve Teens Week” begins today and Anheuser-Busch is placing ads in Newsweek, TIME and US News & World Report as well on nearly 900 billboards. The government initiated the program in 2006. “We Don’t Serve Teens” provides parents and other adults with tools and information to prevent underage drinking and its negative consequences. […]

Budvar could be sold; A-B in the picture

Friday, September 7th, 2007

State-owned Budejovicky Budvar could be partially sold off with a strategic shareholder preferably brought in, Czech minister of agriculture Petr Gandalovic said in a debate on the country’s public television network. And the leading candidate to buy into the brewery? American Anheuser-Busch, brewer of Budweiser, according to the Financial Times. Two bankers indicated that Heineken […]

Beerdrinker of the Year search begins

Friday, September 7th, 2007

And soon there will be 12. Hard to believe that when Wynkoop Brewing’s 2008 Beerdrinker of the Year is chosen next Feb. 23 that there will be a dozen in the club. The call has gone out for entries: Resumes must include each entrant’s beerdrinking philosophy and details highlighting their passion for beer. Resumes should […]

What’s on tap at Whole Foods?

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Would you shop some place that offered these beers? In growlers? At these prices? Brooklyn Brewery Blanche de Brooklyn Hazy, pale golden wheat beer. Refreshing palate with a fruity zing in the aroma. $8.99 / 64 oz. Sixpoint Brownstone Ale Diverse blend of 11 different malt varieties creates an unmistakable chocolate flavor. $8.99 / 64 […]

Oskar Blues to open second brewery

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Oskar Blues – the Lyons, Colo., brewpub that produced a modest 650 barrels in 2002 before it began to package beers in cans – is taking steps to open a second brewery. Best known for producing Dale’s Pale Ale, the brewery sold almost 8,500 barrels in 2006 and is on track to produce nearly 15,000 […]

Pub battle puts Greene King on hot seat

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

The Norwich Beer Festival might ban brewing giant Greene King from an upcoming UK festival because organizers are concerned if Greene King is committed to maintaining the traditional city center pub or turning it into a wine bar. Bosses at the Norwich Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) say they fear the Ferry Boat pub, on […]

What’s your beer pose say about you?

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007 offers a list “revealing” what your beer of choice says about you. Stuff like . . . “Stella : I’m a pretentious prick.” This sent to us the archives to find a 2001 study commissioned by Guinness about what can be learned from how people hold their glasses. Dr. Aric Sigman, a psychologist and […]