Archive for June, 2011

French likely homebrewing 2,500 years ago

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Archaeologists have discovered proof that residents of southeastern France were making beer at home during the Iron Age. Laurent Bouby from the Centre de Bio-Archeologie et d’Ecology in Montepellier, France, and colleagues unearthed the evidence of brewing in Mediterranean France as far back as the fifth century. Studying material collected at the Roquepertuse excavation site […]

What’s new? Wheat in cans, Keith’s from Canada

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Shock Top Belgian White is available in cans for the first time today. “Shock Top’s popularity just continues to increase year after year with a 24% growth in 2010 alone, and with the growth in canned beer sales over the past several years, we’re excited to bring the two together,” said Andy Goeler, vice president […]

Deschutes brewmaster stepping down

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Brewmaster Larry Sidor is leaving Deschutes Brewery at the end of the year to pursue a lifelong dream of starting and running his own brewery. Sidor has been at the brewery for eight years, following 23 years at Olympia Brewing, then working in the hop trade in Yakima. “My years at Deschutes Brewery have been […]