Podcast EP 136 – Moving Up The Ranks – Sam Tierney

This week, we are joined by Sam Tierney, Head Brewer at Firestone Walker – The Propagator in Venice, CA. We discuss many topics with Sam including: – Sam’s early days on RateBeer, ticking and trading. – Being classically trained to brew at The Siebel Institute. – Knocking on doors looking for his first beer job. – Getting hired at Firestone ...

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Flying Fish Brewing Company Releases “Stormy Skies” New England IPA

May 14, 2019 SOMERDALE, NJ – Flying Fish Brewing Company, 10-time medal winners at the Great American Beer Festival, will be releasing Stormy Skies NEIPA, a beer that almost didn’t see the light of day. Flying Fish production employee, Mike Jadach, created this hazy, 7.3%, double dry hopped beauty for a home-brew competition. However, his entry in the competition was ...

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Karl Strauss and Cervecería Colorado Release Cajeta Borracha in Denver

May 14, 2019 DENVER, CO— Karl Strauss Brewing Company and Cervecería Colorado collaborated together to brew an English Mild called Cajeta Borracha during CBC week in Denver, Colorado. This beer, brewed with roasted plantains, cinnamon bark, vanilla beans, and Cajeta, and is now available at Cervecería Colorado. Even with more than 35 years of brewing experience between them, Jason Beuhler, ...

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Meet The Butterflies Breaking into the Brewing Business

May 14, 2019 GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The frosted elfin is a small brown butterfly about the size of a nickel. Despite its unremarkable appearance, this rare butterfly has the notable achievement of contributing to its own conservation by helping make a beer.  Brewers from First Magnitude Brewing Co. and scientists from the Florida Museum of Natural History teamed up to ...

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Perrin Brewing Hosts Day of Bikes And Beers to Benefit Kids

(Comstock Park, MI) On May 20, Perrin Brewing Company invites the public to enjoy a day of bikes and beers to benefit kids in the Grand Rapids Community. Perrin has partnered with Can’d Aid, West Michigan Mountain Bike Alliance (WMMBA) and Central District Cyclery to bring professional downhill trails rider Jeff Lenosky to Wahlfield Park in Comstock Park. Jeff will ...

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Dogfish Head Pulled Off The Greatest Exit Strategy of All Time

When I first got into craft beer fanatically in the mid 2000’s, Dogfish Head was the king of the mountain in terms of brand recognition, coolness and innovation. They were the textbook definition of what beer was supposed to be as opposed to the other options on the shelf at that time, which was either macro light lager or European imports. While ...

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Braxton Brewing Announces Barrel-Aging Brewery & Tap Room Destination

(COVINGTON, KY) – Braxton Brewing Co., a local brewery with national recognition, has announced major development plans to expand its presence to Fort Mitchell, Kentucky with the opening of the area’s first barrel-aging brewery and taproom. Expected to open its doors in Fall of 2019, the Braxton Barrel House will offer a unique experience for patrons by giving them the ...

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Tales from an Old Army Fort: Oozlefinch Brewing Rises Off Virginia’s Coast

Oozlefinch Brewing is built in a decommissioned Army fort in Virginia. (Dave Bounds) May 13, 2019 In 1905, a mythical bird sighted outside the officer’s club at Fort Monroe—a then active Army base off the coast of Virginia and one-time residence to Abraham Lincoln, among others—gave rise to the name “Oozlefinch.” While the Army unit that adopted the Oozlefinch as ...

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Can Release Daily 5/10/19 – El Segundo Brewing, Cerebral Brewing, Forest and Main + More!

We are back with the latest edition of Can Release Daily. Every day, around the world, small breweries are offering some of the freshest, most innovative beers right out of their tasting rooms. With so many breweries releasing so many brightly labeled beers, it’s hard to keep track of it all. Because we love centralized info, we decided to bring ...

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Taco Mac Encourages Guest to Think Nationally and Drink Locally For ACBW

May 10, 2019 ATLANTA – The sud’s the thing at Taco Mac May 13-19 as the beloved brew-centric eatery celebrates American Craft Beer Week. Brewniversity members will want to pace themselves to tap into the daily events that not only feature a different style of beer but afford the opportunity to earn up to six bonus credits daily. The time ...

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