Archive for March, 2009

A Pint At the End of the Terminal

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

If you love beer and do any amount of traveling by plane, you’ll be happy to know that Cheapflights.com has just published a guide to beer at airports available for free as a pdf. The guide includes a look at sixteen U.S. airports, including most of the major one. The guide tells you what type […]

Sierra Nevada To Release Kellerweis

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is set to release Kellerweis Hefeweizen, their newest year-round beer. This is their second year-round release this year, and a great addition to their lineup of world-class beers. The name Sierra Nevada is synonymous with hops, and lots of them. Kellerweis is an exception to that rule, but fortunately, no less […]

Beer: An American Revolution

Monday, March 9th, 2009

In 1920, the National Prohibition Act destroyed the beer industry in the United States, putting some 1,500 breweries out of business. When the “noble experiment” was repealed in 1933, beer lovers rejoiced, and the beer industry staggered back to its feet. The industry had lost much of its diversity, however, and the emergence of national […]

Killing the Golden Goose: Oregon’s Proposed 1900% Beer Tax Increase Would Decimate Industry

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Killing the Golden Goose — The 1900% Beer Tax Hike would be a knife in the heart of Oregon’s Craft Beer Industry. I recently made a trip up to Portland to attend the “No New Oregon Beer Tax Rally” at the Green Dragon. What I found out about the tax hike proposed by Oregon House […]

Karl Strauss Introduces Tower 10 IPA

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Hop Heads rejoice! There’s a new IPA in town. Karl Strauss Brewing is excited to introduce Tower 10 IPA—a bold, flavorful American-style IPA and the latest addition to their core lineup. San Diego is well known for their IPA’s, and as a San Diego native, Karl Strauss wanted to release their version of what a […]