Archive for March, 2012

New Belgium announces Tour de Fat schedule

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

New Belgium Brewing has announced the Tour de Fat schedule for its 13th season. Most Tour de Fat stops include a costumed bicycle parade, New Belgium beer, entertainment, local food, unusual bike contests and much more. This year the Tour will visit 15 cities. In 2012, Tour de Fat, which is a free event, will […]

Craft beer sales surge 13% in 2011

Monday, March 26th, 2012

The Brewers Association announced that craft beer sales increased 13% in volume in 2011 and that revenue grew 15%. In 2011, craft brewers represented 5.68% of volume of the U.S. beer market, compared to 4.97% in 2010. Production increased 1.3 million barrels to 11.5 million barrles. The BA estimates the actual dollar sales figure from […]

Iowa brewers seek support for tourism program

Friday, March 16th, 2012

This call to action is intended for Iowa residents. The Iowa Brewer’s Guild is asking for your support in opposing certain provisions in Amendment S-5084 to HF 2337 (the specific language we are opposed to begins on line 20, page 14 and runs through line 1, page 16) that has been proposed by the Iowa […]

‘Art & Science of Bourbon Barrel Aged Beer’

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

A new video from Full Sail Brewing: