Archive for May, 2014

Rogue Ales founder Jack Joyce dies

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Jack Joyce, who co-founded Rogue Ales, died Tuesday at the age of 71. Joyce, a former executive at Nike, and friends opened the Rogue Public House, also known as Rogue River Brewing Co., in 1988 in Ashland, Oregon. The next year they moved the brewery to Newport, hired John Maier as brewmaster, and not long […]

Garrett Oliver wins James Beard drinks award

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Garrett Oliver, brewmaster of The Brooklyn Brewery, has won the 2014 James Beard Foundation Award for Excellence in the category of “Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional.” This is the first time a beer professional has won the award since the James Beard Awards were established in 1990. “This is my 20th year at Brooklyn […]