Archive for August, 2013

Beer writing contest launched

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

The North American Guild of Beer Writers has announced it will conduct an annual competition for writers, bloggers, broadcasters and authors. The NAGBW aims to broaden the conversation about beer and brewing, raise the standards of writing, provide leadership and continuing education for practitioners of our profession while also encouraging and supporting more participation throughout […]

Post office would like to deliver beer

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says the U.S. postal service would like to get into the business of shipping beer. In an interview with The Associated Press, Donahoe said Thursday delivery of alcoholic beverages is on his wish list as the agency considers ways to raise revenue and save money after losing $16 billion last year. […]

GABF and craft beer growing pains

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

The increasing popularity of craft beer hasn’t made life any easier for organizers of the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Tickets to the 2013 Great American Beer Festival sold out in 20 minutes Wednesday. The Brewers Association handled the sale in two parts — Tuesday offering tickets only to members of the Brewers Association […]