• SIBA sells majority sharholding in Flying Firkin Distribution
    The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has sold its majority shareholding in Flying Firkin Distribution (FFD) to Marketing Maanagament Services, following a competitive tender process. Nina Bates remains in place as minority shareholder. The value of the transaction was by reference to FFD’s current ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By Darren
    51 mins ago
  • With sights set on his own brewery in McMinnville, Oregon, Sam Pecoraro departs Von Ebert Brewing.
    image sourced from Von Ebert Brewing Company Press ReleasePORTLAND, Ore. - September 24, 2020 - Von Ebert Brewing, the award-winning and locally owned Portland-based brewing company, has announced a restructuring of its brewing team, along with several corresponding promotions. Sam Pecoraro, formerly the Head Brewer at the company’s Pearl District location, ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By Northwest Beer Guide
    3 hours ago
  • Block 15 Brewing Releases Fresh Catch + Charlie’s Delights, Peaches and Dreams + Specular Reflections
    Good things come in three this week as Block 15 Brewing has a trio of new beer releases that are part of the brewery’s Saturday Drive-Thru Release in South Corvallis. Beers that are part of the release include Fresh Catch, its Fresh Hopped Pale Ale with label art from Ashland ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By D.J.
    4 hours ago
  • 2020 Hop Harvest Yields Two Fresh Hop Beers From Ecliptic Brewing
    The 2020 hop harvest brings us two fresh hop beers – Altair Fresh Hop Pale Ale and Astra Fresh Hop Lager – from Ecliptic Brewing. Both beers are on tap at Ecliptic Brewing and Altair Fresh Hop is also available in six-pack, 12oz cans at the brewery and soon in ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By D.J.
    4 hours ago
  • Abita Beer Launches New Brew: Jockamo Juicy IPA
    From Abita:ABITA SPRINGS, LA  – Louisiana’s original and largest craft brewery, Abita Brewing Company, is adding anew brew to its annual lineup. Jockamo Juicy IPA, a Double Dry Hopped India Pale Ale that has anintense hop flavor and aroma, will be available beginning this week at retail locations.“Our take on ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By MyBeer Buzz
    5 hours ago
  • AleSmith Releasing AleSchmidt Oktoberfest
    ALESCHMIDT OKTOBERFEST MAKES ITS RETURN FOR THE SEASONWe might not be able to attend Oktoberfest in Munich this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate from home! Our German-style Märzen Lager, AleSchmidt Oktoberfest is back in 6-pack cans and on draft. Traditionally brewed in March (März being March in ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By MyBeer Buzz
    5 hours ago
  • No-Li Threezy Does It Hazy IPA LO-CAL & HI-CRAFT
    Only 98 calories & 3.5% alc.        No-Li milestone achievements in imaginative craft brews.               THREEZY DOES IT HAZY IPA.    LO-CAL & HI-CRAFT!Threezy Does It Hazy IPA is only 3.5% alcohol and 98 calories.  “A full-flavored and complex Hazy IPA,” says Head Brewer Ryan Brookhart.Returning from London, England with a Gold ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By MyBeer Buzz
    5 hours ago
  • Urban South Brewery: Same Great Beer, Refreshed Brand and Packaging
    NEW ORLEANS, La. — September 24, 2020 — Urban South Brewery, the largest craft brewery in New Orleans, is excited to introduce its newly updated packaging and logo. After opening a new satellite location in Houston this year and with the brewery’s fifth anniversary quickly approaching, the brand refresh celebrates ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By MyBeer Buzz
    5 hours ago
  • Perrin Brewing Company Releases Malted Milk Ball Imperial Porter & Anniversary Ale
    Limited Release Beers Are Now Available at the Perrin PubComstock Park, Mich. (September 24, 2020) Perrin Brewing Company is toasting their eighth anniversary with two specialty beers: Malted Milk Ball Imperial Porter and Anniversary Amber Ale. Both limited release beers are available at the Pub starting today. Malted Milk Ball ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By MyBeer Buzz
    5 hours ago
  • Sample fresh hop season, at Coin Toss Brewing, for their 2nd annual Fresh Hop Showcase
    image courtesy Coin Toss Brewing Company Press ReleaseOREGON CITY, Ore.––Sept. 23, 2020––September in Oregon means fresh hop season has arrived. Coin Toss Brewing Co. is hosting its 2nd annual Fresh Hop Showcase, dedicating six of its 12 taps to fresh hop Oregon beers and cider, each made with a different strain of fresh hops picked off ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By Northwest Beer Guide
    6 hours ago
  • Montavilla Brew Works (MBW) releases three draft-exclusives, in cans, including Bipartisan Coffee Porter
    Press ReleasePORTLAND, Ore. … Montavilla Brew Works (MBW) has announced the canning of several long-established brands that previously were only available on draft. Just in time for the fall season, the brewery will be selling three seasonals throughout Oregon in 16-ounce four-packs: Stratamacue Fresh Hop IPA, Red Krush ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25By Northwest Beer Guide
    6 hours ago
  • Received: 2 Towns Ciderhouse Tropical Mayhem and Hollow Jack’d
    2 Towns Ciderhouse has introduced a new year-round imperial cider to the lineup, and sent me a couple of bottles: Tropical Mayhem. It’s a 9% cider made from apples, passion fruit, and pineapple, and seems like welcome addition to fall. The cidery also included two bottles of its returning Hollow ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Jon Abernathy
    10 hours ago
  • Powell Brewery Releasing Light Lager
    VANCOUVER, BC – Following quickly on the release of the low-alcohol Hop Juice hazy IPAPowell Brewery has announced the addition of another lighter option to its line-up. Light Lager (4.3% abv) is described as follows: An American Style Light Lager brewed with Pilsner Malt and Cascade Hops. The malt character is clean, ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By CBN
    10 hours ago
  • Oakshire Brewing to Release Festbier and Hop Harvest 2020
    As we enter fall season, Oakshire Brewing has two new beer releases that celebrate this time of the year. Look for Festbier released today on September 24th and Hop Harvest 2020 released on September 29th. Both beers will be released and available at Oakshire Brewing’s Eugene Public House located at ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By D.J.
    11 hours ago
  • Naughty William Younger
     I just noticed this in some William Younger records for 1940.It shows how ullage - returned beer - was being added at racking time. Sounds like a good way to fuck up your beer. 10 hogsheads (15 barrels) for a batch of 135 barrels. That's about 10 ullage.Funnily enough, it's ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Ron Pattinson
    11 hours ago
  • Old Yale Brewing Simply Steeped Series Continues with Backyard Lemon Tea Radler
    CHILLIWACK, BC – Old Yale Brewing has announced the latest release in its Simply Steeped Series of radlers infused with custom blended local teas. Backyard Lemon Tea Radler (4% abv) is described as follows: Refreshing and crisp, our Radler is a light Golden Ale simply steeped with a delicious Lemon Herbal Tea blend. Bright, ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By CBN
    12 hours ago
  • Four Winds Brewing Brings Back Meli Farmhouse Ale
    DELTA, BC – Four Winds Brewing has announced the return of a beer brewed using some unique local ingredients. Meli (6% abv) is a farmhouse ale that was originally released in the summer of 2018, and is described as follows: This open foeder-fermented Farmhouse Ale was brewed with B.C. honey and bee ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By CBN
    14 hours ago
  • Date Night Ideas for Couples Who Love Beer
    Credit: Unsplash.com Having regular date nights can be one of the best things that you can do if you’re in a committed relationship. According to a study, going on just one date night every month can help to strengthen your bonds and even help you stay together, so why not plan a ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Bryan
    14 hours ago
  • Ultimate 6er | RuPaul’s Drag Race Vegas Revue
    The finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue airs tomorrow on VH1! This iteration of RuPaul’s Drag Race takes place pre-COVID, in the good ol’ days of live performances. For the very first time, Ru handpicked a team of former RPDR contestants for a traditional Las Vegas stage show at ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Jeannine Boisse
    15 hours ago
  • Lost Abbey Pils
    When a brewery known for sours and barrel-aged beers bring stout a Pils. Be it German, Italian or Czech, it is probably for the brewers so they can have something light and fun to drink because making these right is not easy. So I will be on the ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Sean Inman
    15 hours ago
  • Beer In Ads #3478: Stella Artois, By Train
    Wednesday’s ad is for Stella Artois, from fairly recently, around 2000 I think, although it’s meant to look more vintage. From the late 1800s until the 1980s, poster art really came into its own, and in Europe a lot of really cool posters, many of them for breweries, were produced.... [[Click through to ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Jay Brooks
    15 hours ago
  • Wiley Roots Brewing Hires New Production Manager
    (GREELEY, CO) – Wiley Roots Brewing Company announced today that Brandon Banbury, Co-Founder and Head Brewer of Hailstorm Brewing Company... read post The post Wiley Roots Brewing Hires New Production Manager appeared first on The Full Pint - Craft Beer News. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Dan
    15 hours ago
  • (Mostly Cancelled) Canadian Beer Festivals – September 25th to October 1st, 2020
    A month after Canada’s first post-lockdown beer festival-ish event took place at Field House Brewing in BC, we’re happy to list two events that are happening in the coming week, both adapted to current COVID-19 times: Friday, September 25, 2020 – Monday, October 12, 2020KITCHENER-WATERLOO OKTOBERFESTvarious locations in Kitchener-Waterloo, ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By CBN
    16 hours ago
  • Storm Stayed Brewing and Beertown Release Baie Sorbet Kettle Sour
    LONDON, ON – Craft beer bar chain Beertown have announced the release of its quarterly collaboration brew for autumn 2020, this one created together with Storm Stayed Brewing. Baie Sorbet Kettle Sour (5.2% abv) is described as follows: Inspired by Storm Stayed’s infamous Shook Series, Baie (French for “berry”) emulates ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By CBN
    17 hours ago
  • Organic Mixology Liqueurs Review
    Published on 2020-09-24By G-LO
    17 hours ago
  • AleSmith Noble Empire: Choco Raisin Edition Coming To Order Of The Anvil
    Today I have your first look at a new beer heading to The Order Of The Anvil from AleSmith Brewing in San Diego, CA. This is Noble Empire: Choco Raisin Edition and it will be an imperial porter aged in maple syrup barrels with Dominican cacao nibs and flame raisins. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By MyBeer Buzz
    17 hours ago
  • Boulevard Smokestack Series The Calling Coming To 16oz Cans
    Here we have a new Smokestack Series can coming from Boulevard Brewing in Kansas City, MO. This is The Calling IPA and this DIPA will now be packaged in 16oz cans. The beer will use one malt, eight hops and “boundless determination.” The beer will remain at 8.5%-AbV & 75 ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By MyBeer Buzz
    17 hours ago
  • Lagunitas Adding Maximus Colossal IPA 19.2oz Cans
    Today I have a new big can coming from Lagunitas Brewing in Petaluma, CA and Chicago, IL. This is Maximus Colossal IPA and it will be an imperial IPA that slices in at 9%-AbV. This is the 19.2oz can and stay tuned for release info. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By MyBeer Buzz
    17 hours ago
  • 3 Daughters Brewing launches Former New England IPA after first win for Tampa’s new football stars
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg announced Thursday that they have created and will begin selling a New England themed India Pale Ale beer called Former New England IPA in honor of Tampa Bay’s new football stars, who formerly hailed from the New England region.Just in ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By MyBeer Buzz
    17 hours ago
  • Spires Social Brewing opens this weekend
    Spires Social Brewing is opening at Polaris this weekend. The new brewery is located in part of the former Claddagh Irish Pub building and features a 1,500 square foot taproom and a slightly larger outdoor patio. Owner and brewer Alex Spires has been homebrewing for 15 years. Spires ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Cheryl Harrison
    18 hours ago
  • Von Ebert Brewing Promotes Sam Pecoraro to Head Brewer as Sean Burke Departs to Open LandForm Beer
    Changes are taking place within the brew team at both Von Ebert Brewing locations in Portland as the brewery’s Head Brewer, Sean Burke, departs to open a new brewery in McMinnville, Oregon. Sam Pecoraro, formerly the Head Brewer at the company’s Pearl District location, has been promoted to Head Brewer ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By D.J.
    18 hours ago
  • Undercrown Maduro & Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
    Continuing the fire pit and power outage story… After rebuilding the fire, I headed inside to grab another smoke and a beer. The second cigar choice for the early evening was the Liga Undercrown Maduro from Drew Estate. This cigar has been mentioned before in these Musings and is a long-standing ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By David
    18 hours ago
  • Cedar Park Gets a New Brewery Amid a Global Pandemic
    Southpaw Brewing Co. located at 2415 S. Bell Blvd., Cedar Park In mid-August, Southpaw Brewing Co. quietly opened their doors. After years of planning, husband and wife team Rod and Tori Beavan did not expect to open to an empty taproom amid a global pandemic. But that’s exactly what happened ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Pam Catoe
    18 hours ago
  • N/A Haze
    The next round in the Non-Alcoholic beer game has begun with Boston Beer Co. adding a Hazy IPA to their roster but with no-low alcohol. The question remains, will this boost the category? Either because of limited distribution or bad taste, the niche hasn’t burst hard like seltzer’s. Personally ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Sean Inman
    18 hours ago
  • Oktoberfest Week at Kitchen & Beer Bar
    Haskell: Joe from Kitchen & Beer Bar sent information about Oktoberfest Week scheduled for Monday, September 28 from 12:00 pm to 09:00 pm. Joe says… Join us in our Beer Garden as we celebrate Oktoberfest all week long. Food specials1) Potato Pancakes w/ apple sauce 2) Bavarian Jumbo Pretzel w/ ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By New Jersey Craft Beer
    18 hours ago
  • Wellington Brewery Brings Back Cask Ale in a Box for 35th Anniversary
    GUELPH, ON – Wellington Brewery has announced that it has brought back a unique packaging format from its earliest days as part of the celebrations of the brewery’s 35th anniversary. As explained in the announcement: Way back in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s we were packaging bag-in-box cask ale, it was ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By CBN
    19 hours ago
  • Dankhouse expands ahead of third anniversary
    Dankhouse Brewing in Newark is under going a major transformation as it approaches its third anniversary. A recent building addition has doubled their total space, increased inside seating by 50%, quadrupled their brewing space, and added a new space for retail sales. The new brewing space includes the addition ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Bill Babbitt
    19 hours ago
  • Pinta Hop Tour – King Insam – krótka historia
    Sporo wody upłynęło w Wiśle, jak i w Taedong-gang, od momentu, kiedy raz ekipami Browaru Pinta oraz krakowskimi cesarzami wielokranowymi, wyruszyliśmy do Korei Północnej, by poznać tamtejszą sztukę piwowarską i spotkać się oko w oko z północnokoreańskim chmielem. Efektem tejże wyprawy, jest ostatnia odsłona cyklu Pinta Hop Tour, czyli piwo ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Browarnik Tomek
    19 hours ago
  • Cask Ale Week gets under way today
    Cask Ale Week starts today. That’s the same day new regulations for the hospitality sector, including extending the 10pm curfew to all pubs across the country, come into force. The timing of the Week couldn’t be worse. Or, as one of the industry’s leaders believes, couldn’t be better. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    19 hours ago
  • Gimme Shelter: Neighborhood Restaurant Group Strikes Again
    The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has led to many bar and restaurant closings, but some beer-centric spots are forging ahead with opening. One such beer bar, NRG’s Shelter, opens Thursday, September 24, as part of The Roost, at 1401 Potomac Avenue SE. The initial plan for Shelter was to feature fifty-ish ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Beer Infinity
    19 hours ago
  • Royal City Brewing Brings Back Remembrance Red Ale for Wounded Warriors Canada
    GUELPH, ON – Royal City Brewing has announced the return of an annual autumn seasonal that raises funds for a worthy charity supporting Canada’s military veterans. Remembrance Red Ale (5% abv) is a classic Irish red ale described as follows: Pours a deep brownish red with a tan coloured head. Aromas of ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By CBN
    20 hours ago
  • Cask Ale Week: promoting Fresh Pub Beer
    On the face of it, starting Cask Ale Week this Thursday has become a tough call. But maybe it’s actually a great time to celebrate our national drink. Fancy a pint? Photograph: Matt Curtis Cask ale matures in the pub or bar cellar. It’s a drinking experience ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • ‘Pubs can be part of the solution, not the problem’
    “These jokers are ruining the country,” Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin told Sky News this morning, in a joint interview with Fuller’s chief Simon Emeny. Photograph: Sky News “We need leadership, common sense, and good economics,” he told Sky’s Ian King, when asked about the government’s proposed hosptiality restrictions ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • Sharp’s celebrates six medals at World Beer Awards
    Sharp’s Brewery has scooped six medals at the World Beer Awards 2020, including world’s best pale bitter (in its ABV range) for Sea Fury. Sea Fury pictured at the Pendarves Arms, Camborne. Photograph: Beer Today There was a UK best in category award for the ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • Warning shots: pubs and brewers in the firing line
    By James Calder, chief executive, the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) A new week and new rules for pubs who have diligently implemented guidance to make their venues covid secure without receiving further financial support.After a month of being encouraged to support the hospitality trade, the public ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • Jobs support scheme and VAT cut extension announced
    Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a job support scheme, as well as extending the hospitality VAT cut until the end of March. Photograph: Kamal H. licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 He said the government will directly support the wages of people in work, giving businesses ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • Nearly a quarter of hospitality businesses could fail
    The British Beer & Pub Association, UKHospitality, and the British Institute of Innkeeping have unveiled new findings today showing that almost a quarter (23%) of their members think their businesses will fail by the end of the year without further government support. The findings, ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • Industry awaits prime minister’s hospitality announcement
    Boris Johnson is set to announce today that pubs and bars will have to close at 10pm from Thursday, and offer table service only. The measures come as the government looks to stem a rise in covid cases across the UK. The Guardian is reporting that police ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • A safe welcome for festival-goers in Bristol
    Bristol Craft Beer Festival safely welcomed more than 2,500 visitors for a series of ticketed sessions across three days at Bristol Harbourside. Despite the challenges of putting on a festival in the current climate, the team behind the festival put in place a number ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago
  • Bluestone’s green hop brew day brings community together
    The fourth annual Community Green Hop brew day has taken place at Bluestone Brewing Company, in Newport, Pembrokeshire. A few years ago now, the brewery bought some hop plants and gave them out to its neighbours. The neighbours were asked to grow the hops and then, once ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24By Darren
    20 hours ago

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