Archive for June, 2015

Gambrinus chief donates another $1 million for beer education

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Carlos Alvarez, founder and owner of The Gambrinus Company of San Antonio, Texas, announced a $1 million gift to the brewing science program at UC Davis. The gift will fund new brewing and laboratory equipment at UC Davis to create the brewery of the future. Alvarez previously announced a similar gift, also worth $1 million, […]

BrewDog confirms it will build brewery in Ohio

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Scottish-based BrewDog confirmed today that it will build a new brewery in Columbus, Ohio, with a plan to make it the base of further expansion into the U.S. market. “Columbus has got a fantastic beer scene already, so it’s going to be fun to brew our beer in this vibrant Midwestern metro,” the company stated […]

Fuller’s Reg Drury dies

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Reg Drury, the longtime leader of Fuller’s brewing and operations team in London, has died. In the final years before he retired in 1999 and later as an ambassador for Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C. Drury was well known to American brewers and played a key educational role in the growing craft movement. He was […]

Karl Ockert to oversee brewing at Deschutes

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Deschutes Brewery has announced hiring of Karl Ockert as Director of Brewery Operations. A press release states hewill use his 30-plus years experience in the brewing industry to oversee and guide all functions and activities related to brewing, cellaring, packaging, safety, continuous improvement, maintenance and quality control. Ockert, who spent a total of two decades […]