Archive for January, 2009

Full Sail Releases Slipknot Imperial IPA

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

Full Sail Brewing Company recently released the first beer in their Brewmaster Reserve line-up for 2009, Slipknot Imperial IPA. This annual favorite and gold medal winner at the 2008 World Beer Championship will be available January to mid March. “As the name implies, every aspect of this American style IPA is amplified – from the […]

Katarina Van Derham Named 2009 St. Pauli Girl

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

After an historic election, St. Pauli Girl beer, the No. 2 German beer in the U.S., has officially named model Katarina Van Derham as the new St. Pauli Girl spokesmodel for the 2009 calendar year. Van Derham will bring the German barmaid brand icon to life, and will appear on the 2009 St. Pauli Girl […]

Pints For Peace: Israeli & Palestinian Brewers

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

“Tit-for-tat clashes in Gaza may escalate into the next quagmire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” Thus was the dire prediction of Time Magazine on Monday, March 3, 2008. And a scarce 10 months later, on Tuesday, December 30, 2008, Time unfortunately had to publish another headline: “Attacking Gaza: The Fog and Rain of War.” This unfortunately […]

Rogue’s Dead Guy Gets in the Whiskey Spirit

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Rogue’s Dead Guy family has a whole new spirit—Dead Guy Whiskey, created on the Pacific Ocean and Yaquina Bay in a multi-step process. Northwest Harrington, Maier Munich, Klages, and Carastan malts are combined with Free Range Coastal Water in a 100 BBL 3,000 gallon brew system. Distiller’s yeast is then added to the wort, fermented, […]

Odell To Release Red Ale

Monday, January 12th, 2009

On Groundhog Day, February 2nd, 2009 beer will see red with the release of Odell Brewing Company’s Red Ale, an American-style red with generous hops for an extra kick. For several months, Odell brewers crafted different varieties of red ales on the brewery’s five barrel Pilot Brewing System. The test batches were served in the […]

Torpedoes Away

Friday, January 9th, 2009

For a brewery known for its use of hops, it seems out of character to wait nearly 30 years to produce a year-round IPA. Torpedo is worth the wait. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is proud to announce the release of Torpedo Extra IPA as the newest addition to its year-round roster of beers. This is […]

New Widmer Beer Drifts In

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Kurt and Rob Widmer, innovators of American-style Hefeweizen, may be laid back guys but they are serious about brewing great beer. Their latest creation, Drifter Pale Ale, is no exception. Brewed with Summit hops, a new variety known for its intense and abundant citrus aroma and flavors, Drifter’s taste is unique to the category. True […]