Archive for May, 2010

Ska focuses on food bank for Craft Beer Week

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

American Craft Beer Week, also known as the “Mother of All Beer Weeks” and beginning Monday, reminds us that craft beer thrives at the local level. For example, consider that Ska Brewing in Colorado will support its hometown Durango Food Bank through a week-long food drive. From the press release: A food drive all week […]

New from Firestone Walker, Alaskan and Zatec

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Firestone Walker Brewing has made Parabola Imperial Stout available for the first time in bottles, and the limited one-time release isn’t expected to last long. Parabola has long been a component of Firestone‚Äôs anniversary beer series. The anniversary beers are a blend of barrel-aged beers released one time each year in very limited quantities. The […]

Tour de Fat swapping bikes for cars

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

New Belgium brewing has posted the tour dates for the 11th season of Tour de Fat, its “traveling celebration of all things bicycle.” The tour begins June 26 in Chicago and concludes Aug. 30 in Austin, Texas. For the fourth year in a row, Tour de Fat is looking for volunteers for the “swapper challenge.” […]

Sam Adams suspends brewing in Boston

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Boston Beer will not be brewing any of the Samuel Adams beers at its small Boston brewery for the next few days in an effort to conserve as the greater Boston area deals with a shortage of drinkable water, company spokeswoman Michelle Sullivan told Boston.com. Most Samuel Adams beer distributed nationally is brewed in Cincinnati […]

South Carolina breweries ask for consumer help

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

This call to action is intended for South Carolina residents. South Carolina Beer Lovers, We are asking you to get in touch with your elected officials to support legislation beneficial to SC breweries. House Bill 3693 will allow a brewery in SC the ability to sample 4 brands and sell up to a case equivalent […]