BreweriesBreweries’ historic buildings

The Lost Oregon blog is starting a “Beer and history” series that looks pretty interesting: Many, if not most, of our local breweries and drinking establishments are housed in older buildings just by the fact that rarely is a new brewery built from scratch because let’s face it, most older … Continue reading

EventsAmerican Craft Beer Week 2010

Today is the first day of American Craft Beer Week, which runs from the 17th until the 23rd. Of course, if you’re online and read beer blogs, you’re already aware of it, but just in case, here’s the blurb: Beer lovers, craft brewers, homebrewers, beer distributors, retailers, and even U.S. … Continue reading

Marketing/PRReceived: Black Star Beer

A nice little package came today: Black Star Beer, brewed by Great Northern Brewing Company, “on hiatus from the market for the past seven years.” It’s a “double-hopped golden lager” (a Pilsner) and is currently being brewed (according to the labels) in Milwaukee, although it was originally produced in Montana … Continue reading

The SessionThe next Session (#40): Session Beer

The topic for next month’s Session (#40!) is up, and being hosted by Top Fermented: Session Beer. What is your definition of a session beer? Is it, as Dr. Lewis suggested at the Craft Brewers Conference this year, “a pint of British wallop” or is your idea of a session … Continue reading

Press ReleasesPress Release: New Glarus Brewing Company’s Enigma

New Glarus Brewing Company’s Daniel Carey (Diploma Master Brewer) loves to play with flavor in unexpected ways. Due to this drive, New Glarus Brewing Company‘s offerings of over 50 different brews since their inception in 1993 are extremely broad and varied. There are few breweries, if any, that can make … Continue reading