Archive for August, 2013

Saint Arnold to host GABF weddings

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Weddings aren’t exactly new to the Great American Beer Festival. In one of the better known ones, Dave Keene of the Toronado Pub and Jennifer Smith got married in 2010. However, Saint Arnold Brewing in Texas wants to take it to a new level, constructing a chapel at its booth at this year’s GABF and […]

Alchemy & Science acquires Coney Island brands

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Alchemy & Science announced that it has acquired all rights to the Coney Island beer brands. Jeremy Cowan, who founded He’brew Beer in 1996, launched the Coney Island brand in 2007. Alan Newman, president of Alchemy & Science, said that as part of the transaction, Cowan will join Alchemy & Science in an advisory capacity. […]

Founder’s daughter resurrecting New Albion brand

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Renee DeLuca, daughter of craft brewing icon Jack McAuliffe, plans to resurrect his legendary New Albion Brewing brand. DeLuca has a deal with Mendocino Brewing Co., located down the road from where New Albion started in Sonoma, Calif., to make New Albion beers. The will begin with the flagship pale ale. She expects to begin […]

Arcade games and beer taps, oh my!

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The press release from Dream Arcades says “no quarters needed,” but that’s only after you pony up $5,000 for the Kegerator Pro 60. Nonetheless, we couldn’t resist posting a picture of this arcade machine with a 60 inch HD screen, three taps and a built in fridge. The unit comes loaded with over 140 classic […]

Denver Rare Beer lineup; you may want to look

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

This is not intended to be mean, but the brewery and beer list just showed up for Denver Rare Beer Tasting V. Unfortunately, the fundraiser for the Pints for Prostates campaign Oct. 11, is sold out. At total of 41 brewers are scheduled to take part in the event, which will be held at the […]

Need GABF tickets? Trying winning a pair

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Didn’t manage to manage to buy tickets to the Great American Beer Festival in Denver in the minutes before they sold out? Well, you could try winning a pair. Denver’s Ultimate Beer-Cation Giveaway prize includes a trip to Denver as well as tickets to on session. Entries are being accepted at Facebook.com/VISITDENVER through Sept. 2. […]

West Yorkshire porter champion at GBBF

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, announced that Elland 1872 Porter has been crowned the “Best Beer” in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival in London. And for the second year in a row the Champion Winter Beer winner also won Champion Beer of Britain at the GBBF. Competition chair Colin Valentine said: “It […]