Items filtered by date: May 2012
Sunday, 20 May 2012 16:12

The First Annual Mile High Brew Fest

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.

Published in Beer News

How many women out there serve as president of the oldest homebrewing club in the country? Well, there could only be one – and that is Nancy Gold.

Published in Women and Beer
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 08:32

2012 Craft Brewers Conference

“We are not in a bubble, we are knee deep in foam & the foam is still rising.” – Charlie Papazian

The author of The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, founder of the Great American Beer festival, the American Homebrewers Association and the Association of Brewers welcomed regional craft brewers, microbrewers, pub brewers, allied trade and media alike.

Thousands of people in the beer industry came to San Diego to network with one another at the 29th Craft Brewers Conference at the Town & Country Resort and Conference Center. Thirty five countries were in attendance, totaling approximately 4,500 people.

Published in The Beer Goddess Blog

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.

Published in Beer News