Archive for February, 2011

Wee Heavy latest in Samuel Adams Imperial Series

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Boston Beer has added a fourth beer to its Imperial Series, Wee Heavy. “As we did with the original three Imperials Series brews, Double Bock, Imperial White and Imperial Stout, we challenged ourselves to test the limits of a beer style and create a more intense version,” Samuel Adams founder Jim Koch said. “Wee Heavy […]

Festival celebrates beverages from the barrels

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Celebrating the end of Prohibition 78 years ago, Santa Margarita Ranch and Firestone Walker Brewing will host a festival April 8 that features bourbons, ports and barrel-aged beers. Tickets are $50 and the event runs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the historic ranch 20 miles south of Paso Robles, where Firestone Walker Brewing […]

Montana’s brewers ask for public’s help

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

The Montana Brewers Association has requested that beer enthusiasts take action to support legislation shifting tap room hours at breweries. The association provided the following information: The hearing for SB202 to shift the Tap Room Hours is scheduled for Thursday (Feb. 17) in the Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs Committee
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SAVOR, now June 3-4, adds second session

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

The Brewers Association has announced SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience has added a second session. It will be held June 3-4 in the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Attendees may sample beers from 72 craft brewers, who team up with a duo of expert chefs to pair each beer with special […]

Samuel Adams Hoppy Valentine’s Day basket

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

We’ve started a beer countdown to Valentine’s Day on our Twitter feed, but some things just don’t fit into 140 characters. Turns out that Boston Beer has partnered with to create a Samuel Adams Hoppy Valentine’s Day basket. The package includes dark chocolate, artisanal salami, gourmet smoked gouda cheese, an assortment of mixed nuts, […]

Wake to honor Don Younger set for Sunday

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

The Horse Brass Pub announced today that it would be closed for regular business on Sunday (Feb. 13) for a wake to honor its owner Don Younger, who died last week. Younger was one of America’s pioneering publicans, and is credited with helping turn Portland and the state of Oregon into “Beervana.” He operated the […]

Beerdrinker of the Year finalists chosen

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The finalist have been chosen to compete for Wynkoop Brewing Company’s 2011 Beerdrinker of the Year award. The finals are Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. at Wynkoop Brewing in Denver. The event is open to the public and admission is free. The competitors are: * James Clark, a Springfield, Va., homebrewer, beer traveler and beer […]