RECAP: MEETING OF THE MALTS V (2016)

March 29, 2016 3

It’s not often that you get to be in the presence of three major players in the craft beer industry in one place. Let alone be able to ask them questions about the future of American beer and have a few drinks with them. Well, that’s exactly what Tierney and I got to do at the Meeting of the Malts Read More

American Craft Beer Exports Top $116 Million per Brewer’s Association

March 29, 2016 0

American Craft Beer Exports Top $116 Million Small and Independent American Brewers Thrive Abroad Boulder, CO • March 29, 2016—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers—today reported export growth data for the American craft beer industry in 2015. Supported by the BA’s Export Development Program (EDP), craft beer export volume increased by 16.3 percent in 2015, now totaling Read More

Recap: 2016 Collaboration Fest

March 23, 2016 0

For the third year, Collaboration Fest kicked off Colorado Craft Beer Week. As you can probably guess, every beer at this festival is a collaboration between two or more breweries. The festival requires that one brewery must be based in Colorado and also a member of the Colorado Brewers Guild. The collaborating partners, however, could be from anywhere. This year, Read More

30 Second Beer Review: Starr Hill Daily Grind Peppercorn Farmhouse Ale

March 23, 2016 0

Spring is in full swing, as are pint glasses filled with delicious spring beer! You know I’m a big fan of saisons, and I was very excited to learn that Starr Hill Brewing Co. recently debuted a new one: Daily Grind Peppercorn Farmhouse Ale, a new beer that’s part of their Heavy Rotation series. The series not only brings excellent Read More

Covered Bridge Brewhaus, A Brewery in the Heart of Central PA

March 22, 2016 0

Planning a day trip to northern Pennsylvania? Or maybe you’re headed to Knoebels Grove Amusement Park and Campground. If so, you need to make a stop at Covered Bridge Brewhaus. Although Eric Kuijpers (owner and brewer) has been brewing beer for many years, this location in downtown Shamokin has only been open for seven months. The decision to expand came Read More

Review: Three Spirits Brewery

March 21, 2016 0

Charlotte has hit the brewery boom and one of the newest members of that team is Three Spirits Brewing. I had a chance to sit and chat with the head brewer and owner Tabu Terrell. He is a true renaissance man, he was at one time an ER doctor who dabbled in home brewing to relieve stress and now he owns a Read More

St. Patrick’s Day – How to Celebrate the RIGHT Way

March 17, 2016 0

The only green thing you need in your beer this St. Patrick’s Day is HOPS. Whether you go with a traditional Irish Dry Stout or an Irish Red, try to get an Irish-made variety, or grab one from your favorite local craft brewery. We don’t want to see your green Coors Lites. We don’t want to see your green Bud Read More

Beer Review: A Tale of Two Saisons

March 15, 2016 1

Sonora: Spring is my favorite season — flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and the weather is warm! I love toasting the season with a good saison. Saisons are a perfect springtime beer, as they offer a reprieve from winter stouts and heavy DIPAs while still packing a rich, flavorful punch. Amanda McGrory-Dixon and I were chatting about how we Read More

Summit Brewing Celebrates 30 Years

March 15, 2016 1

SUMMIT CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF CREATIVITY, CONSISTENCY AND COMMUNITY New beers, concerts, festivities to commemorate 30th anniversary PAUL, Minn. – (March 10, 2016) – Summit Brewing Company is raising a glass to its 30th anniversary with several limited-release beers, concerts, events and plenty of toasts throughout 2016. Summit will celebrate the year with a record number of small-batch brews, including Read More

Victory to Bring Back Sour Monkey and Kirsch Gose

March 14, 2016 0

As the Weather Warms Up, Two Wildly Popular Seasonal Brews Return Downingtown, PA, March 10, 2016- Victory Brewing Company announces the long-awaited return of Kirsch Gose, their refreshingly imaginative cherry fruit session ale and Sour Monkey, their sharp twist on their Belgian-style Tripel, Golden Monkey. Sweet, tart, salty and refreshing, Kirsch Gose incorporates natural tart cherry juice with a classic German-style gose Read More

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