The blog Hot Knives has an interesting tale of Hugh Malone, an Irish hop farmer who loved his hops and may in fact been the first American to start the trend of over-hopping beers. He’s also the namesake of a great new beer from Allagash, Hugh Malone Ale, which is likewise quite appropriately hoppy.
Archive for July, 2008
If you’d like to have your own Kegerator to dispense draft beer in your home, all it takes it a video camera and enough creativity to be the next George Lucas or Martin Scorsese. Kegerators.com is holding a video contest with a grand prize of a kegerator. The deadline to submit your own kegerator-themed Citizen [...]
As Sierra Nevada Brewing puts their newest seasonal release, it’s “fresh from the field to the glass with no stops along the way.” With the third installment of Sierra Nevada’s Harvest Ale Series, they introduce a beer that is close to the brewery’s heart. Chico Estate Harvest Ale is a beer made with hops grown [...]
I can’t see any reason why I can’t toot my own horn here at Beer Therapy. A few months back I had this idea to start a new holiday, and today is the day. July 18 we celebrate the first International Brewers Day. If you see a brewer today, remember to give him or her [...]
Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan, the co-founders and iconic personalities behind the 21st Amendment Brewery, recently announced, “We Drink What We Can, We Can What We Drink!” The brewpub in San Francisco’s South of Market district has taken two of the pub’s beers, the award-winning, but renamed, “Hell or High Watermelon” Watermelon Wheat Beer [...]
On July 4th, a new American embassy opened in Berlin, Germany. Naturally, the opening was accompanied by American craft beer. A reception was held on Pariser Platz square and attended by over 4,500 guests, including former President George H. W. Bush, current German Chancellor Angela Merkel and a host of ministers from the German government.
InBev and Anheuser-Busch have now sent out an official press release regarding the agreement between the two brewing giants, a portion of which is listed below:
InBev and Anheuser-Busch today announced an agreement to combine the two companies, forming the world’s leading global brewer. Anheuser-Busch shareholders will receive $70 per share in cash, for an aggregate [...]