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 L├║pulo 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 […]