Archive for October, 2013

Budweiser Project 12 offers more ZIP code beers

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Budweiser’s Project 12 – the program that produced Budweiser Black Crown – returns with three new ZIP code beers this month. This is the second year that Anheuser-Busch has packaged three beers that are named for the ZIP codes of the breweries where they were created. Each is fermented with the same yeast strain Budweiser […]

Duvel Moortgat buys Boulevard Brewing

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Belgium’s Duvel Moortgat Brewery today announced a deal to buy Boulevard Brewing in Kansas City, the 12-largest craft brewery in the United States. Michel Moorgat, whose family owns the Belgian company, indicated that it plans to expand distribution of Boulevard both in the United States and throughout the world. “I see here in Europe that […]

Michigan considers 16-ounce ‘pint-size’ law

Monday, October 7th, 2013

A bill introduced last week would amend the Michigan Liquor Control Act to require each pint of beer have at least 16 ounces. It would make it an offense to “advertise or sell any glass of beer as a pint in this state unless that glass contains at least 16 ounces of beer.” Rep. Brandon […]

Pumpkin brewers hold carving contest

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Voting has begun in The Big Craft CarveOff organized by New Belgium Brewing. The Colorado brewery and seven others have put their carving skills on display and consumers may vote for their favorites at Eater.com. New Belgium will donate $5,000 to a charity of the winner’s choice. Voting ends Oct. 15. New Belgium’s carved entry […]

More ‘10% for KC’ beneficiaries picked

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Boulevard Brewing announced KC Pet Project was the consumer favorite in its first “10% for KC” voting. The new program, which donates 10% of the proceeds from KC Pils sales in the Kansas City area, splits the donation among three charities based on online voting. KC Pet Project had 56% of the votes and will […]