Archive for November, 2008

Bell’s To Brew At De Proef

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

SBS Imports of Seattle, Washington has announced that Bell’s Brewery has agreed to be the 2009 partner for the latest brew in the De Proef Brewmaster’s Collaboration Series. The yet to be designed beer will be brewed in March at De Proef in Lochristi, Belgium and released to the USA market in September 2009. The […]

Old Rasputin XI

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

North Coast Old Rasputin XI Available Friday, November 28th Only At the Brewery in Fort Bragg, California. North Coast Brewing has been making exceptional beers for over 20 years now. The Brew Guide has called them, “very big, very complex and downright kick-ass.” And, one of the biggest and most kick-ass has been their Old […]

Pike To Release Entire Wood-Aged Stout Monday

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Pike Entire is a blend of three beers: Pike’s XXXXX Extra Stout, (7% abv); the same beer aged for more than half a year in oak Bourbon barrels; and an Imperial Stout (12% abv). The Entire blend contains 42.7% barrel aged beer and finishes at 9.5% alcohol by volume. The taste is complex with velvety […]

Big O and Dukes Interview With Jim Koch

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Big O and Dukes, a radio show on 106.7 WJFK in Washington, DC interviewed Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer Co., earlier today. You can listen to the interview clicking on the play arrow below.

Iron Hill Bottles Lambic-Style Beers

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, the popular food and drink destination with seven area locations, has announced the release of four lambic-style beers in bottles: Kreik de Hill, Lambic de Hill, Framboise de Hill, and Cassis de Hill. Iron Hill will host two release parties, at the Wilmington and Media locations, to give beer enthusiasts […]

InBev Closes Anheuser-Busch Takeover

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

According to the Associated Press and otehrs, InBev is reporting that the deal to acquire Anheuser-Busch is officially closed. Beginning today, the new company — Anheuser-Busch InBev — will be the largest beer company in the world and in the top 5 of “global consumer products companies.” Other accounts include more details, such as CNN […]

Germans, Americans one-two in Beer Star Awards

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

American breweries claimed 27 medals in the 2008 European Beer Star Awards, second only to host Germany, whose brewers took home 61. The winners of the competition, judged in October, were announced at BRAU-Beviele, the giant brewing trade show in Nuremberg. High Falls Brewing in Rochester, N.Y. grabbed two golds, with Genesee winning for “Bottom […]