Archive for September, 2011

Reports AB InBev will buy SABMiller

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Reports are circulating that brewing giant AB InBev will buy SABMiller in what amounts to an $80 billion deal. We the deal to go through it would create a group brewing a third of the world’s beer. According to Reuters: Analysts and bankers suggest 2013 as a likely time frame for a takeover that is […]

Reunion Ale ’11 an Imperial Brown Ale

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Terrapin Beer Company, Schmaltz Brewing and Alan Shapiro of SBS Imports has released Reunion Ale ’11: A Beer for Hope, this year an Imperial Brown Ale. Now in its fifth year of production, Reunion is brewed annually in memory of Virginia MacLean, a dear friend of Shapiro and Pete Slosberg’s (creator of Pete’s Wicked Ale) […]

Jolly Pumpkin beer benefits Pints for Prostrates

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales of Michigan and The Rare Beer of the Month Club are teaming up on a special limited release beer to benefit the Pints for Prostates campaign. Jolly Pumpkin LĂșpulo de Hielo was brewed with pumpkin, cacao and spices, then aged in oak barrels. Brewed by Jolly Pumpkin to help raise awareness […]

Alaskan releases Perseverance Ale

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Alaskan Brewing today releases Alaskan Perseverance Ale to celebrate its 25th annivesary. The beer is a Russian Imperial Stout brewed with Alaska birch syrup, fireweed honey and alder-smoked malt. The birch syrup from Wasilla lends a deep, almost tart character to the dark malt profile, while fireweed honey from Delta Junction contributes a delicate sweetness […]