Archive for September, 2012

Samuel Adams simultaneous stein host Saturday

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Boston Beer Co. has brought back the Samuel Adams National Stein Hoisting Competition to celebrate Oktoberfest (or OctoberFest, in the case of the Samuel Adams beer) season. The brewery also will attempt to set a world record for the largest, simultaneous stein host tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 22). Participants can raise a record-setting stein at one […]

Study find OBF adds $30 million to Portland economy

Friday, September 14th, 2012

A study conducted by an Eastern Oregon University political science class estimates the 2012 Oregon Brewers Festival added $30 million to the local economy. Prof. Jeff Dense and his students administered 680 on-site interviews at Tom McCall Waterfront Park between July 26 and July 28. Dense then utilized IMPLAN (IMpact Analysis for PLANning), a data […]

New book explores every aspect of IPA

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

What should “the authoritative guide to the brewing techniques and history behind” India pale ale include? – A complete and accurate history of the style, one that addresses the various myths. Check. – Plenty of historic recipes. Check. – Lots of recipes for modern day versions, including many variations, and details about ingredients and process. […]