Monthly Archives: May 2007

Press Release: Leinenkugel’s and Jennie-O Turkey Store Brew New Heat and Serve Bratwurst

Leinenkugel’s adds flavor to easy and low-calorie summertime favorite Just in time for summer grilling, two Upper Midwestern favorites, the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and Jennie-O Turkey Store, are introducing the best new product since sliced buns. Leinenkugel’s, the leading craft brewer in the Midwest, has teamed with Jennie-O Turkey Store, to serve up a fully cooked, heat-and-serve turkey bratwurst seasoned with Leinenkugel’s Sunset Wheat. The popular summertime grilling favorite has been infused with Leinenkugel’s … Continue reading →

Press Release: 1st Anniversary Celebration featuring an Extreme Beer Festival

This came in via the contact form today. Come celebrate the 1st Anniversary of the Downtown Bar and Grill, and enjoy some extreme beers – details below. Where: Downtown Bar and Grill 160 Court Street (between Pacific and Amity) Brooklyn, NY 11201 Tel: (718) 625-2835 Contact: Robert When: Thursday May 31st — Saturday June 2nd starting at 6pm Featuring the following on Draft: Dogfish Black and Blue 10% Weyerbacher – Blasphemy 12.5% Weyerbacher – Blithering … Continue reading →

Liberty Ale

Anchor Brewing’s Liberty Ale is one of their beers that I can get here (unlike their Bock which I reviewed yesterday) but for some reason never had. It’s one of their older beers—first brewed in 1975—and according to their site is brewed "strictly according to traditional brewing methods." Traditional it is; this beer oozes tradition. That’s a good thing, by the way. Appearance: Yellowish-orange, clear with a hint of haze. Very traditional looking, if that … Continue reading →

Anchor Bock

Anchor produces some distinctive and excellent beers, and I was lucky to find one that I haven’t had before: Anchor Bock. I don’t recall seeing it available around here, and in fact I picked this up on the way back from our San Diego trip. Appearance: Dark brown with deep ruby highlights. Creamy beige head. Smell: Roasted grain, coffee, dark malt and dry roast. Taste: Dark and dry with dark coffee and roasted malt. Pretty … Continue reading →

Press Release: Woody Creek White Selected As Flying Dog’s New Summer Seasonal Name

This press release is a follow-up to Flying Dog‘s beer naming contest that I blogged about last December. Interesting to find out what was ultimately picked; bummer that they didn’t select any of the names that I submitted. New Belgian-Style Wit Beer to be Released in May The People’s Republic of Flying Dog responded in a big way when given the chance to play a role in Flying Dog Brewery’s fascinating, yet irreverent history. Over … Continue reading →