Tuesday, 28 January 2014 01:41 Written by Erin Peters
(Redlands, CA) Hangar 24 Craft Brewery updating on the latest beers from their newsletter ~ Our first beer release of 2014 is now hitting shelves! Local Fields: Vinaceous is an English-style Old Ale brewed with Mourvedre wine grapes from our friends at Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula. It clocks in at 8.7% ABV and it boasts flavors of rich malt, brown sugar and dark berries with a touch of oak in the finish.
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 01:37 Written by Erin Peters
(San Marcos, CA) Courtesy of the latest newsletter: --------------------------------------------------------------------- This year’s batch of Deliverance [is now available] and keep an eye out for our 2014 batch of Cuvee de Tomme. It should be hitting distribution in early February along with this years Red Poppy (Flanders Red Ale) and Carnevale Ale (Brett-Conditioned Saison). We’ve also locked in the date for our 2014 Carnevale celebration, February 22nd. January Releases: Serpent’s StoutThe history of the bible and religion is indeed the struggle of good vs. evil. Our Serpent’s Stout recognizes the evil of the dark side that we all struggle with. This is a massively thick and opaque beer that begs the saints to join the sinners in their path to a black existence. Midnight ExpressionAn incredibly dark but satisfying session lager. The beer has aromas of dark cocoa and fresh brewed coffee. The taste is initially sweet from the caramel malt but…
Friday, 17 January 2014 03:18 Written by Erin Peters
Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience March 1st, 2014 at Empire Polo Club Indio, CA: Empire Music Ventures is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Rhythm, Wine and Brews Experience on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at the Empire Polo Club. Live music will set the tone as guests enjoy an extraordinary afternoon of wine and beer tasting at one of the most beautiful venues in Coachella Valley, the Empire Polo Club. Attendees will enjoy wine and beer tasting from 2:00 – 6:00 PM. As the tasting winds down, the music heats up with an evening of rhythm & blues followed by the upbeat sounds of big band swing from 6:00 – 11:30 PM. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will headline the Rhythm, Wine and Brews Experience along with American blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy and R&B singer Aaron Neville. Other bands that will play during the wine and beer tasting include:…
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 10:02
America's Oldest Home Beer Brewing Club Celebrates its 40th Anniversary in 2014 With Commercial Collaboration Beers, Competitions, Brew Seeions and MoreWritten by Erin Peters
The Maltose Falcons Homebrewing Society, the oldest homebrewing club in the United States, marks its 40th anniversary with a year-long celebration filled with two commercial collaboration beers with acclaimed craft brewers Eagle Rock Brewery and Firestone Walker Brewing Co., homebrew competitions, monthly brewing sessions, monthly meetings, and brewing education events.
Friday, 01 November 2013 15:57 Written by Erin Peters
Ft. Collins, Colo. – (November 2013) – Attention, Lips Lovers! New Belgium Brewing’s two newest quarterly Lips of Faith offerings, Cigar City + New Belgium Collaboration Ale and Wild2 Dubbel are now out for all to enjoy. Collaborations have become a favorite in the Lips of Faith line and this meeting of the minds with Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing continues that tradition. Wild2 Dubbel will reintroduce the soon-to-be-famous Schisandra fruit to beer lovers everywhere.
Friday, 01 November 2013 15:46 Written by Erin Peters
(San Diego, CA) – Karl Strauss Brewing Company is proud to announce the return of its cult-classic, Peanut Butter Cup Porter. The company first brewed Peanut Butter Cup Porter for San Diego Beer Week last year and fans went wild for it, with all 80 kegs running out in less than 5 days. This year, the company more than doubled production to keep up with demand. The company is experiencing 27% growth in the more mature San Diego off-premise market, and looks forward to eventually adding Peanut Butter Cup porter to its list of bottled offerings.
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 08:10 Written by Erin Peters
Press Release: (Kent, WA) – Just in time for cooler autumn weather, Airways Brewing Company is releasing a tropical treat for craft beer lovers throughout the Puget Sound area. A long-time favorite in the Airways Tap Room, Maylani’s Coconut Stout will be now be available from October to April in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draught beginning Thursday, October 10.
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 08:02 Written by Erin Peters
Press Release: (New York, NY) – Independent Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has released three warming oak-aged brews in time for the festive season. These special editions, which are all made in Innis & Gunn’s signature style, are available now to US consumers, while stocks last.
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 07:21 Written by Erin Peters
Press Release: (Milton, DE) – American Beauty, the counterculture collaboration between Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and the Grateful Dead, will be hitting taps and shelves over the next few weeks. The band took the lead on deciding the style of beer, and they opted for a bold pale ale made with 100 percent U.S.-grown ingredients. The brewery and the band, who both built followings by connecting directly with their fans, asked their supporters to help decide on one righteous, off-centered ingredient to add to the recipe that would complement the pale ale base.
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 09:48 Written by Erin Peters
Sales and volume up double-digits in first six months of 2013 Boulder, CO • July 29, 2013—The steady and sustained growth of American craft brewing continued during the first half of 2013, according to mid-year data released by the Brewers Association (BA). The not-for-profit trade association, which represents the majority of U.S. breweries, announced that during the first six months of 2013, American craft beer dollar sales and volume were up 15 percent and 13 percent, respectively. Over the same period last year, dollar sales jumped 14 percent and volume increased 12 percent. During the first half of 2013, approximately 7.3 million barrels of beer were sold by small and independent1 craft brewers, up from 6.4 million barrels over the first half of 2012. American craft beer continues to grow despite decreased overall beer sales, which were down two percent through the first six months of the year. “Demand for…
Press Release: (Juneau, AK) – There’s still snow on the ground in Juneau, but in other parts of the country it’s already getting downright warm, and Alaskan Brewing is releasing their always-anticipated seasonal Alaskan Summer Ale in April for all their fans dwelling in warmer climates – and those of us still dreaming of summer in Alaska.