Archive for September, 2009

Contest To Win Internship at Full Sail Brewery

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Oregon Bounty, which promotes travel to Oregon and specifically its local food and beverages, is sponsoring a very cool contest. They’re offering seven “cuisinternships” to local artisan businesses. You can be an intern chef, cheesemaker/choclatier, distiller, fisherman, rancher, winemaker, or — the coolest of the seven — craft brewer. Winners get an all-expenses paid trip […]

In other words, they spit in the beer

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

A New York Times writer ventures to Delaware to help Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery make a batch of chicha, a traditional Latin American corn beer. And in order to follow an authentic Peruvian method as closely as possible, the corn would be milled and moistened in the chicha maker’s mouth. In other […]

Samuel Adams offers ‘beer finder’

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Boston Beer has added a “beer finder” to its Samuel Adams website. The bad news is that this link won’t get you all the way. You’ll have to stop and show an ID to get in. The good news is that it works. Type in a ZIP codes and you get a list of places […]

OBF: More Than Just Another Beer Festival

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

This may be hard for some of you to believe, but sometimes there’s more to a beer festival than just the beer. I return to the Oregon Brewer’s Festival every year. The beers change and there’s plenty of great (and some not-so-great) brews to dissect and discuss. But in a town as big and beery […]

California State Fair 2009 Winners

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

The awards for the 2009 California State Fair and the California Commercial Craft Brewers Competition were handed out at a ceremony last weekend. Below is a list of all the winners. Amber Ales Imperial Red by Lagunitas Red Horse by Sacramento Brewing Green Lake Organic by Deschutes Light Ales Emma by Lock Down Brewing Kolsch […]