Archive for July, 2009

Beer Pioneers Coming

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Jay Sheveck has been working on a film about the early days of craft brewing, Beer Pioneers, for fifteen years. Now slated for a summer of 2010 release, he’s just released a teaser trailer and it’s work a look. I, for one, am looking very forward to this one.

Send a card, support Big Bros & Sisters

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

As of today Widmer Brothers Brewing is about halfway to it goal to raise $10,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters by Aug. 11, officially Brother’s Day in Oregon. The Widmers will donate $1 for each humorous e-card sent from the brewery’s website. The company also will donate $1 for each person who becomes a fan […]

Toast Tonight’s Beer Summit With An American Brew

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The good folks at Dogfish Head Brewery are planning a toast in a little less than an hour, at 6:00 p.m. EST. Here’s the plan: So the crew over at the White House have their beer summit planned – who knows what they’ll end up drinking – we’ve most recently heard it’s going to be […]

The First North Korean Beer Commercial

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Taedonggang is a brand of beer from North Korea. It’s brewed by the state-owned Taedonggang Brewing Company based in Pyongyang, and is named for the nearby Taedong River. The North Koreans bought an English brewery, Usher’s Brewery in Trowbridge (part of Wiltshire), in 2002 and shipped it back to Asia. They produce 4 brands of […]