Opportunity Awaits — Deadline a month away for ABG Brewing Scholarship

A great opportunity for the right candidate, a full-tuition scholarship to the Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course offered by American Brewers Guild. Application deadline is November 8th. From Glen Hay Falconer Foundation: In collaboration with the American Brewers Guild, we are offering a full-tuition scholarship to the Guild’s Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering program.

Deschutes shines in European competition

Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery captured six medals in the 2010 European Beer Star competition, including gold medals for Obsidian Stout and Twilight Ale. Beers were judged last month in Germany and the awards handed out today in Nürnberg. Straslunder Brauerei from Straslund was the 2010 European Beer Star brewery of 2010, winning three gold medals. Deschutes

Holiday Ale Festival Serves 17,000

Sunny skies and mild temperatures set the mood for the 13th annual Holiday Ale Festival in Portland, Oregon, which witnessed attendance consistent with the year prior: final numbers reached 17,000. The West Coast’s most prestigious winter beer festival took place Dec. 3 through Dec. 7 at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Organizers added a fifth day to

Zymurgy readers vote for Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

Readers of Zymurgy, the journal of the American Homebrewers Association, have chosen Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA as the “Best Commercial Beer in America.” 90 Minute was a three-time champion of Real Beer’s Battle of the Beers. Zymurgy has been conducting the annual survey for five years, inviting readers to send in a list of

Monday morning beer news

Stuff to talk about around the water cooler today: – Deschutes Brewery is about to announce it will operate a pub in Portland. – Miller is shelving its broadcast Man Law commercials. Faced with an increasingly competitive light beer market, Miller Brewing Company is introducing new television ads that focus on the taste and heritage

Brewery stays in New Glarus

New Glarus Brewing will be staying in New Glarus, Wisconsin. Before you say “of course” read the report from the Capital Times. The brewery had threatened to pull up stakes and build on an alternative site. The dispute was settled last night when the village board agreed to provide an economic development incentive of $2

Cooking with dad – and beer

Is it just because of Father’s Day? Or the fact that summer begins officially in less than a week? For whatever reason, cooking with beer outdoors seem particularly prominent of late. You’ll find recipes for grilling with beer at website that promotes Lucy Saunders’ new book (“Grilling with Beer”). And Anheuser-Busch has created recipes for