Monthly Archives: June 2008

Wheat Beer Week

This week it’s Wheat Beer Week here at The Brew Site. All this week I’ll be blogging about wheat beers—mostly tasting reviews, as it turns out, and I think they’ve all been American-brewed. So a reasonable sub-title for this week might be "American Wheat." (I’m quite sure this won’t be the last "Wheat Beer Week" by a long shot, either.) With summertime (mostly) here, wheat beers seemed like a natural topic to tackle since they … Continue reading →

Deschutes beer news

It’s a Deschutes Brewery news day, I guess. But this is such exciting news (for us beer aficionados) that I had to share. Black Butte XX and the 20th Anniversary Wit were bottled on Wednesday, the 11th. This according to my source at the Brewery. Furthermore, they’re having the "waxing party" next week (for the XX; the tops of the bottles are wax-dipped like The Abyss was) in order to have the beer released into … Continue reading →

Press Release: 2008 Sagebrush Classic

It seems it’s both the 20th anniversary of Deschutes Brewery this year and their 20th annual Sagebrush Classic. What’s the Sagebrush Classic? Read on. Handcrafted Beer and Haute Cuisine Are Main Course at 2008 Sagebrush Classic Deschutes Brewery Celebrates 20th Annual Celebrity Chef Pairing Dinner At the Sagebrush Classic, celebrity chefs and beer are the perfect pairing. On July 18th & 19th, Deschutes Brewery celebrates the 20th Sagebrush Classic at the exclusive Broken Top Club … Continue reading →

Press Release: New, Improved Oregon Brewers Guild Website

I first caught wind of the new website for the Oregon Brewers Guild from Jeff’s post here (last week). But today I got the official press release, so here we are. Oregon Celebrates Craft Beer In July New, Improved Oregon Brewers Guild Website Helps Craft Beer Enthusiasts Maximize Oregon Craft Beer Month Experience The Oregon Brewers Guild (OBG) is unveiling a new and improved website. The long awaited website, designed by the creative team at … Continue reading →

A pair of press releases about St. Austell Brewery

I received these both early this morning. St. Austell Brewery is located in Cornwall, England, and dates to 1851. Since both press releases came in at the same time, I decided to run them together.