Tag Archives: New Belgium

• Ah, those crazy Brewdog guys to launch ‘beer hotel’

Ah, those crazy Brewdog guys to launch ‘beer hotel’

The Scottish craft brewery is raising £25m from fans to expand its factory, create a sour beer brewery, and launch its own ‘beer hotel’ where the craft brew will never stop flowing. Renegade craft brewer Brewdog is launching an ambitious new crowdfunding project to raise £25m from its international fanbase. It is bringing back its […]

• Sour Beer—Worth the Risk?

Sour Beer—Worth the Risk?

Sour beer has two holidays in September, which is quite apt. Sour beers have been becoming increasingly popular lately, and are spreading out from the specialty beer stores and onto the grocery store shelves. A complicated and somewhat dangerous beer to brew, sour beer is very old—dating from the time when brewers were not quite […]

• From Clothes to Booze: Patagonia Steps into Beer Market

From Clothes to Booze: Patagonia Steps into Beer Market

With its outdoor apparel business spanning for more than four decades, Patagonia enters the beer business working with Colorado’s New Belgium Brewing. Both companies are happy to announce the forthcoming launch of California Route, a limited edition organic lager later this month. Patagonia has long been developing innovative environment-friendly outdoor apparel. Partnering with New Belgium […]

• Craft Brewers Tap Big Expansion

Craft Brewers Tap Big Expansion

Niche Market Is Bucking the Broader U.S. Beer Industry. Craft brewers are making a big bet on their small-label beers. As sales of specialty craft beers increasingly encroach on established U.S. brands, dozens of regional brewers are pouring millions of dollars into new brew kettles, fermenting tanks and bottling lines, while others are buying land […]

• New Belgium announces 2 new beers, potential locations for East Coast brewery

New Belgium announces 2 new beers, potential locations for East Coast brewery

New Belgium Brewing Co. has revealed it is considering Philadelphia, Pa., Asheville, N.C., and two other cities for its new East Coast brewery and has announced two new beers in development. For the past year, New Belgium, known for such beers as Fat Tire and Sunshine Wheat, has been exploring locations for a second brewery […]

• TGI Friday’s introduces ‘Buy Your Friend A Beer’ app

TGI Friday’s introduces ‘Buy Your Friend A Beer’ app

TGI Friday’s, an America restaurant, has introduced ‘Buy Your Friend A Beer’ application for Facebook users to help their friends to buy a beer during summer. According to the company, the new application enables any Facebook user of 21 years and older to buy their friends up to five beers by ‘liking’ the Friday’s fan […]

• Deschutes’ brewmaster, Larry Sidor, starting own brewery

Deschutes’ brewmaster, Larry Sidor, starting own brewery

Larry Sidor leaving Deschutes by year’s end. Larry Sidor, brewmaster at one of the country’s most popular craft breweries, will leave Deschutes by year’s end to start his own brewery. He came to the Bend, Ore., operation after 23 years with Olympia. His eight years as Deschutes’ top brewer marked an era of growth and […]

• Nebraska Beer Lovers! Inaugural Omaha Beer Fest May 20 – 21

Nebraska Beer Lovers! Inaugural Omaha Beer Fest May 20 – 21

Nebraska Beer Lovers to Sample Craft Brews during American Craft Beer Week at the Inaugural Omaha Beer Fest. The largest craft beer festival in Nebraska will debut in Omaha this Spring. The inaugural Omaha Beer Fest takes place Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, during American Craft Beer Week at the Lewis and Clark […]

• Beer In Cans Tastes Just Fine, Thanks To The BPA Coating

Beer In Cans Tastes Just Fine, Thanks To The BPA Coating

My recent post Celebrating 76 Years of a Disposable Culture and Lousy Beer sparked some debate, not about the disposable can vs refillable bottle as I might have hoped, but about whether beer in cans is lousy or not. Many readers thought that beer in cans tastes just fine, and one pointed me to an […]

• ‘Beer Culture’ Documentary To Profile Colorado’s Craft Breweries

‘Beer Culture’ Documentary To Profile Colorado’s Craft Breweries

Denver-based production company, FM Productions, is currently producing a documentary called “Beer Culture,” about Colorado’s craft breweries. The movie, set to debut in the summer of 2011, “[tells] the stories of struggles and successes of some top brewers in Colorado including, New Belgium, Oskar Blues, Avery Brewing Company, Tommyknocker, Upslope.” FM Productions, which primarily makes […]