Archive for July, 2008

Flossmoor Station Brewing Up A Collaboration

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

For a number of years, Todd Ashman had the idea to formulate an interesting and unusual beer, share that recipe, and conduct tastings of the various interpretations. This collaboration would serve to demonstrate that just as each brewer has a distinctive brewing style, each brewery also has attributes that make it unique; the local water […]

Craft Beer Still Showing Double Digit Growth

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

The Brewers Association just released the numbers for the first half of 2008 and worried brewers everywhere can breath a quiet sigh of relief. There has been the worry that as prices have risen, sales would be slowed as a result. But for the first half of 2008, craft beer surged ahead 11% in dollars […]

SNOB’s Celebrate 2000th Membership

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

As usual, I was a little lost and a little late as I hammered the accelerator from light to light. I’d been to Portland’s infamous Horse Brass Pub before and count Don “The Caveman” Younger a Beerdom buddy. But I’d neglected to bring a map or even the address of the pub along with me. […]

Monday Link List

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Here are a few interesting links from around the blogoshpere: Beer-Drinking Tree Shrews: Sober As Judges on NPR Beers with more alcohol gain market share on MNSBC Betting The House On A Beer Made For Women—Recipe For Disaster? by Bob Skilnik on his Beer (& More) in Food Craft Brewers Reformulate Beer to Cope With […]

Finding Beer in Texas

Friday, July 25th, 2008

If you’re having trouble finding your favorite brews in Texas, help is on the way. Texas beer Maps has just launched a new website that aims to list “every single establishment in the state of Texas that serves, sells, or brews alcohol,” and that includes “restaurants, bars, night clubs, beer pubs, food marts, convenient stores, […]

Jim Koch Honored By Homebrewers

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Jim Koch, Founder of The Boston Beer Company (who makes the Samuel Adams line of beers), was recognized with an award for his outstanding service to the community of homebrewers at the opening session of the American Homebrewers Association’s (AHA) annual National Homebrewers Conference. The American Homebrewers Association Governing Committee Recognition Award was established to […]

Oxford Brookes awarded Beer Hunter’s papers

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

The executors of the estate of the late Michael Jackson, known as “The Beer Hunter,” have donated the contents of his office to the Oxford Brookes University Library. Don Marshall, of Oxford Brookes University Library, said: “We are very excited to receive this gift of the books and papers of ‘The Beer Hunter.’ The Michael […]