Archive for January, 2009

Wind-Brewed Beer Brewery Raising 1st Generator Next Tuesday

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

The full name of Dave Anderson’s new farm/brewing venture in Wilson, Wisconsin is “Dave’s BrewFarm Brewery on Little Wolf Farmstead.” In part, that’s because he’s also planning to grow hops on the farm, too. But he’s also planning on making his own power using wind technology. If you’d like to help (or just watch, I […]

Marin Brewing Takes Top Honors at Three At Five Pairing Event

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Beer loyalists can celebrate a victory in the world of pairing food and beverage as Arne Johnson, Brewmaster at Marin Brewing took home top honors on January 20th, 2009 at the 3rd Annual Three on Five event in San Francisco. The brain child of Emily Wines, master sommelier at the Michelin rated Fifth Floor restaurant, […]

Karl Strauss Celebrating 20 Years

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Karl Strauss Brewing Company has completed their much anticipated brewery expansion and new bottling line just in time for their 20th Anniversary. With the recent brewery expansion and bottling line in place, the company has doubled their capacity from 31,000 barrels to 60,000 barrels and now has the flexibility to bottle their core beers, seasonals, […]

Pike Brewing Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Year By Release Old Bawdy Barley Wine 2008

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Old Bawdy Barley Wine is Pike’s most extreme beer. With a high, starting gravity of 1.096 Old Bawdy has 10% alcohol by volume. The color, like a shiny new penny has amber highlights and a nose that is floral and sensual, like a bouquet of freshly picked flowers. Old Bawdy was brewed by Head Brewer […]

Full Sail Strikes Black Gold

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Full Sail Brewing has announced the special release of Black Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 2009. This highly anticipated release from Full Sail’s vintage barrel series has been a Full Sail brewing tradition since 1998. Every year since, Full Sail’s talented team of brewers brew an Imperial style dark ale and fill roughly sixty […]

Washington homebrewers can use our help

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Support Your Local Brewery has issued an E-Action Alert for Washington, to help legalize homebrewing. There’s the news: The American Homebrewers Association has been working with the Washington Homebrewers Association (WAHA) to modify Washington’s regulations (RCW 66.28.140), which currently prohibit transportation or sharing of homemade beer and wine outside of the house of production, with […]

Despite Softening Economy, Magic Hat 2008 Numbers Remain Strong

Monday, January 19th, 2009

The Magic Hat Brewing Company & Performing Arts Center has announced sales results for the 2008 calendar year, and the numbers show that the brewer continues to perform well despite a shaky American economy and the rising prices in production costs. Magic Hat enjoyed a 26% growth in sales in 2008, with December sales up […]