SF Beer Week Celebrates the Creativity of Craft Beer

January 7, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO – SF Beer Week is back. The SF Beer Week Opening Gala on Friday, February 7, will launch ten days of community, collaboration and independence. This annual craft beer extravaganza at the historic Pier 35, on San Francisco’s waterfront, shines a light on the region’s exceptional brewing creativity. Over 120 independent Northern California breweries will ...

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Podcast EP 166 – Craft Beer’s Nemesis: Katzenbrau Part 1

This week, we are joined by one of the most interesting characters in all of #BeerTwitter, @katzenbrau aka Daniel Katzen. We sit down for a two part interview with The Cat, where we discuss many of the topics surrounding beer and brewing that he feels strongly about including: – Danny explains The Cat’s online persona. – Who is this guy? ...

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J. Wakefield Brewing Begins Distributing Limited Quantities of Beer to Publix

(Miami, FL)—J. Wakefield Brewing will begin distributing two of its core beers in 40 Publix supermarkets, from Broward County to Key West, beginning this month. El Jefe and Hops 4 Teacher will be available in 4 packs of 16oz cans, in the craft beer section of the stores. All of the beer will be brewed and packaged exclusively at JWB’s brewery on 24th ...

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Boulder Beer Company is Closing its Boulder Brewpub

Boulder Beer Co. announces its brewpub will close in mid-January. (Boulder Beer Co.) January 7, 2020 Boulder Beer Company, which stakes claim as Colorado’s first craft brewery, has announced its brewpub will close later this month. In a letter to the brewery’s customers on Monday, owner Gina Day writes: “Some outside influences have recently transpired that have led us to ...

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Reuben’s Brews Shares 2020 Release Lineup

(SEATTLE, WA) – Reuben’s Brews, a family-owned and operated Pacific Northwest Brewery, today unveiled its beer release schedule for 2020. Adding to the breadth of its beer portfolio, having released more than 170 beers last year, Reuben’s Brews is introducing a new year-round IPA as well as two new series of seasonal releases to its 2020 calendar. Mind the Gap! ...

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Stone Brewing Pilots Stone Neverending Haze IPA Ahead of National Launch

(Escondido, CA) – There’s a lot ‘neverending’ about IPAs at Stone. Beginning with Stone IPA being one of the very first and most popular West Coast style IPAs on the planet, to the company’s celebrated explorations of double IPAs, fruited IPAs and ultra-fresh triple IPAs. But drinking a bold, badass Stone beer at 4% ABV has been nothing more than ...

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New Twist to Boulder Beer Company Saga: Brewpub Set to Close

(Boulder, CO) – Boulder Beer Company announced they would be ceasing distribution and packaging in fall of 2019 to focus on serving their brewpub customers. Shortly after, Boulder Beer announced that a company named Sleeping Giant would assume the duties of contract brewing, packaging and distributing Boulder Beer. Today, we just received an announcement from Boulder Beer that now, they ...

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Seedstock Brewery to Release its First Historical Beer of the Year

January 6, 2020 DENVER – Denver-based Seedstock Brewery is kicking off its year of historical beer releases beginning with its award-winning Dusseldorf Alt this Friday. Seedstock Brewery is known for creating beers that no one else in the U.S. is crafting, including its broyhan, polotmavy and its most recent release a Frederersorfer bier, the most popular beer in Berlin in the ...

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Grimm Brothers Announces Bleeding Heart 2020 Release

January 6, 2020 Loveland, CO – Grimm Brothers is thrilled to announce The Bleeding Heart 2020 release. Last year we liked the Baltic Porter with the addition of copious amounts of blackberries and tart cherries so much that we decided to bring it back for a second year. Lagered to perfection giving it a crisp finish with a hint of ...

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Virginia Beer Co. Rings in New Year with Night Shades Triple Black IPA

January 6, 2020 The Virginia Beer Company’s first can release of 2020 will be Night Shades, a 10.4% ABV Triple Black IPA. “January can be long and grey,” remarks Virginia Beer Co. co-founder Robby Willey. “Last year we toyed with the idea of bumping up our Brewmaster’s award-winning Black IPA recipe to showcase a style you don’t see very often ...

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