Archive for October, 2008

Voting in the ALEction

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Half Moon Bay Brewing, on the coast of California near Pacifica, has come up with a unique way to decide the election. Their beer line, named Maverick’s, has taken their popular Harbor Light Ale, which their website describes as “a light colored beer brewed with European malt and hops, lager-like flavors and a light, clean […]

Charlie Papazian, from the ‘beer village’

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Real Beer co-founder Mark Silva interviews Charlie Papazian . . . with the help of Neal Stewart and Flying Dog Ales. Straight from the floor of the Great American Beer Festival. The Long Tail of Beer, Part 2 – Charlie Papazian from Neal Stewart on Vimeo. Check out the Pete Slosberg interview as well.

iBeer Suing iPint

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Steve Sheraton, magician and inventor, created a little application or the iPhone last year called iBeer. iBeer gives the illusion of a pint of beer on your iPhone, and even allows you to drink it down by tilting your iBeer to one side, the way you’d drain a real pint of beer. Coors appears to […]

GABF 2008: The Full Winner List

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

The 27th annual Great American Beer Festival awarded 222 medals for beers entered in 75 different style categories. Category: 1 American-Style Cream Ale or Lager – 25 EntriesGold: Lone Star, Pabst Brewing Co., Woodridge, ILSilver: Hamm’s, MillerCoors, Milwaukee, WIBronze: Henry Weinhard’s Blue Boar Pale Ale, MillerCoors, Milwaukee, WI Category: 2 American-Style Wheat Beer – 21 […]

Barney’s Beanery to “Rock the Beer Vote”

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Barney’s Beanery, the third oldest restaurant in Los Angeles and venerable roadhouse/famed celebrity hangout, will be hosting its third “Rock the Beer Vote” with patrons getting a head start casting their votes beginning on Tuesday, October 28th and running until polls close at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4th. As with the Kerry vs. Bush […]

Great American Beer Festival Winners Announced

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

More than 127 judges labored for three days to evaluate 2,902 beers and pick the best entries and top breweries for this year’s Great American Beer Festival, now in its 27th year. A total of 222 medals were awarded in 75 beer style categories and top breweries and brewers were designated based on the total […]

Peak Releases Organic Espresso Amber Ale

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Peak Brewing, the organic brewery in Portland, Maine, has released theior newest creation, Peak Organic Espresso Amber Ale! The Espresso Amber Ale is brewed with Maine-roasted, organic fair trade espresso in collaboration with Coffee By Design. The beer is in partnership with Transfair, a non-profit that works to ensure that farmers and farm workers behind […]