Beer News

Press Release:(Escondido, CA) — Score one…or four that is, for Stone fans. Beginning this week, Stone Brewing Co. is offering Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale, the most popular Black IPA on Beer Advocate, in packs of four 12-ounce bottles. Previously, the deep-black-yet-amazingly-hoppy beer was only available in 22-ounce bottles and on draft. Stone Ruination IPA and OAKED Arrogant Bastard Ale will also be offered in four-packs.
Thursday, 26 July 2012 14:24

Maui Brewing / Dogfish Head Liquid Breadfruit

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Maui Brewing Co. and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery have teamed up to brew an Imperial Golden Ale brewed with local breadfruit and toasted papaya seeds. Breadfruit comes from a flowering tree in the mulberry family and is considered a staple fruit in tropical regions. Using “DNA”, a special yeast strain captured in a peach farm near the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, DE. Style: Fruit Beer (w/ papaya seeds, breadfruit)Availability: 12 oz cans, DraftArrival: Purported to debut at GABF in October7.5% abv up to 8% abv.Calypso Hops. Click Here for more information.
(Scottsdale, AZ) – Four Peaks Brewing Company filed a lawsuit earlier this month in order to rid itself of its only in-state distributor, Alliance Beverage Distributing, and enable it to proceed with a new distributor.
(Boulder, CO) – Expanding their one-and-done series of experimental barrel-aged beers, Avery Brewing Company sets the date to release Oud Floris, a sour brown ale blended from thirteen wine and liquor barrels. At a very limited release of 252 cases, the brew spent between 1-3 years maturing in 13 different barrels, and presents what the brewers describe as a “Flanders-esque” flavor profile, both sweet and sour with notes of fruitiness.
Sunday, 20 May 2012 16:12

The First Annual Mile High Brew Fest

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The corner of the historic Courthouse Plaza on Montezuma and Goodwin streets in downtown Prescott will be home to the 1st annual Mile High Brew Fest on June 16th. Savor beer samples from some of the Southwest's finest craft breweries. Enjoy performances by a variety of bands and live art demonstrations from local artists. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona.$20 will get you a writstband, a brew fest pint glass and 4 taster tickets.
Brewers from around the world received awards from an elite international panel of judges in the 2012 Brewers Association World Beer Cup. The ninth bi-annual competition boasted the strongest field of entrants on record, with 799 breweries from 54 countries and 45 U.S. states entering 3,921 beers in 95 beer style categories. A 17.7 percent increase over 2010, the entries were eligible for gold, silver and bronze awards in their respective categories. Judges presented a total of 284 awards.
Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:13

Breckenridge Brewery Adds Capacity Again This Year

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Denver, CO – April 19, 2012 - Breckenridge Brewery of Colorado added four more 300-barrel fermenters last week, bringing it's total capacity to 75,000 barrels. This expansion follows the addition of two 300-barrel tanks and a 200-barrel Brite tank in January. With a new kegging line to come this summer, the brewery expects record growth this year as the craft beer industry continues to boom.
Long Beach, CA | April 6, 2012 -- The tenth installment of the famed “DioNicEss” food & drink pairing series is coming to Long Beach’s celebrated Beachwood BBQ & Brewing on June 10.
Press Release:(Portland, OR) – This spring, Craft Brew Alliance will launch Omission Beer, the first craft beer brand in the United States focused exclusively on brewing great-tasting craft beers with traditional beer ingredients, including malted barley, that are specially crafted to be gluten-free.
Press Release:(Milton, DE) – Urkontinent is a social collaboration of worldwide proportions.
Sunday, 12 February 2012 16:07

Sweetwater Brewing Company To Commemorate 15 Years

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ATLANTA, GA (FEB 2012) - This Feb. 17 will mark 15 years since SweetWater Brewing Company officially sold its first drop of beer from its original brewery on Fulton Industrial Blvd. Fast forward 15 years, and the infamous Atlanta-based brewery is listed as the 27th largest craft brewery in the nation and growing faster than ever before. Planning to blow the doors off this anniversary, the SweetWater family is brewing up something special to celebrate – a big ol’ shindig at their newly expanded brewery along with a special ale created just for the occasion.