Monthly Archives: July 2013

FIREMAN’S BREW ANNOUNCES NEW MULTI-STATE EXPANSION

http://www.firemansbrew.com/homepage Los Angeles-based craft beer company continues rapid expansion with distribution of its award-winning beers into Virginia, Iowa and Oklahoma LOS ANGELES – Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, today announced that it is … Continue reading

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Summer is half over, but there is still time to enjoy

What goes into IPA? Step inside Brooklyn Brewery and find out.If you’re stressed about the summer being half over, lean back in that office chair–or on that yoga ball–and relax. There are plenty of upcoming opportunities to live it up … Continue reading

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Stone Brewing Co. Releases Collaboration Coconut IPA

A tropically inspired ale brewed in collaboration with San Diego homebrewers and Society of Barley Engineers duo, Robert Masterson and Ryan Reschan, as well as San Marcos, CA-based Rip Current Brewing Company. Earlier this year, Masterson and Reschan’s homebrewed Coconut IPA was entered … Continue reading

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This man soon will be Chicago’s biggest brewer

llinois’ beer industry has grown at a heady clip since Goose Island Brewing Co. opened its first brewpub 25 years ago. But it will take a California company to vault the state into the nation’s top 10 in craft beer … Continue reading

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Please Bring Them on!!

‘Sessionable’ Craft Beer Trend Americans have been craving more approachable, drinkable, and sessionable beer In the 1970’s, there were only 44 brewing companies in the U.S. Now, there are almost 2,500. Over the past few years, craft beers have been … Continue reading

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Freezing Hops

I’m not sure what the big deal is, we freeze Hops all the time, they are fine, and they don’t impart any flavor or  smell on anything in the freezer. “Freezing Hops could lead to tastier Beer” BOISE, Idaho — … Continue reading

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Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout: The geekiest beer in the world

The beer is a collaboration between Stone Brewing co-founder and beer geek supreme Greg Koch, child actor turned geek hero Wil Wheaton, and Drew Curtis, the web geek behind Fark.com, a news website fueled by cleverly rewritten headlines and Photoshop … Continue reading

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Sleek Cans…

Cool Beer Brewing Company Launches Beers in Rexam SLEEK Cans CHICAGO – One of Ontario’s fastest growing regional breweries, Cool Beer Brewing Company, has launched two of its flagship beers – Stonewall Light and Millennium Buzz – in distinctive SLEEK® … Continue reading

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Short Course on Tasting….

Beer Tasting 101: An introductory lesson to craft beer appreciation Since around 7000 B.C. when some wonderful Sumerian stumbled across a strange concoction of bread, water and wild yeast, brewers have been trying to improve upon or add to one … Continue reading

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Strawberry Wine

Refreshingly Delicious and Easy to make. Ingredients:                                                                   … Continue reading

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Upside Down Brown

Nice rich color From dark grains Pulling the Hop Spider. Emptying used hops. Put the Spider back in during cooling, so the Cascade can be added When it’s 110 degrees outside, it’s hard to get the Wort below 9o degrees. … Continue reading

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Firefighter Tribute Beer, Well Done, Guys!!!

Arizona brews a special batch to honor Granite Mountain Hotshots PRESCOTT, Ariz. — A special batch of beer is brewing at the Prescott Brewing Company. Members of the Arizona Brewers Guild got together to create a blend called “Heroes 19,” … Continue reading

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Beer is base for trendy new drinks

A craft cocktail is serious business. You don’t free pour a craft cocktail: it’s carefully constructed, it’s precise and it’s steeped in tradition leading back as far as alcohol can be remembered. For a while, craft cocktails went by the … Continue reading

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Cider, Anyone?

Beer: Hard cider making a comeback In this image taken on August 27, 2012, from left, glasses of hard apple cider, apple beer, and apple wine, along with, from left, bottles of beer, wine, and hard cider are shown in … Continue reading

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Craft Beer Growth…

Craft Beer Brewers Feel Growing Pains Of Industry Boom It seems even people who get to brew delicious beer for a living can have a bad day at work. Craft brewers across America were frustrated this week after hundreds were … Continue reading

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