Archive for July, 2011

Hacker-Pschorr giving away Oktoberfest party

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

German brewing giant Hacker-Pschorr is giving away a trip for six to the 2012 Oktoberfest in Munich. Consumers qualify for the contest hosting a Hacker-Pschorr themed Oktoberfest party and uploading five photos to the Hacker-Pschorr contest Facebook page. Voting for best party photos begins when the contest entry period ends, October 1, and the 10 […]

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Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Seventeen 17 brewer-cyclists from Avery Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery, Ska Brewing and Sierra Nevada Brewing depart Monday from Avery Brewing Company in Boulder to kick off the Third Annual Tour of BoulDurango: a five-day, 470-mile bicycle odyssey over six mountain passes from Boulder to Durango. Each evening, after the day’s riding is finished, the brewers […]

GABF Rare Beer Tasting almost sold out

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

More than 90 percent of the tickets for the Denver Rare Beer Tasting III on Sept. 30 in Denver have already been sold, even as organizers work to finalize what beer will be served. Here is a partial list of confirmed participants and beers: Alaskan Brewing 2009 Baltic Porter with Cherries and Vanilla Beans; Avery […]

New Belgium boosts canning capacity

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

New Belgium Brewing will add a 16,000 square foot canning facility to its bottling hall in Fort Collins, Colo. The addition will increase New Belgium’s canning volume capacity six fold. “Cans have been a great addition to the packaging portfolio for us,” said New Belgium spokesperson Bryan Simpson. “We first introduced Fat Tire cans in […]

Alaskan Brewing denies acquisition rumors

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Alaskan Brewing issued a press release Wednesday to make it clear the Juneau company will remain independent. “Despite claims in a July 6 special edition of the Craft Brew News (CBN) that an acquisition deal was being discussed between North American Breweries (NAB) and Alaskan, the brewery unequivocally assures its many loyal customers that Alaskan […]